The table below looks at the statistics for EDI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EDI over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 235 211 198
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -13
Contract jobs citing EDI 9 27 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.097% 0.31% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 1.21% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 19
Average daily rate
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£420 £360 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -15.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
EDI
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2202 2234 2461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.67% 25.96% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1300 1202
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 57 81
Average hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.27 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

EDI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EDI across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

EDI Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

EDI
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EDI across the South East region.

EDI Daily Rate Trend in the South East

EDI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EDI across the South East region.

EDI Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

EDI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDI within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex - 4 £420 -
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Berkshire +11 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
EDI
England

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing EDI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited EDI.

1 13 (65.00%) SAP
2 7 (35.00%) EDIFACT
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) ABAP
3 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (20.00%) SAP ALE
4 4 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) XML
4 4 (20.00%) SAP BW
4 4 (20.00%) Middleware
4 4 (20.00%) SAP SD
5 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) Workflow
5 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.00%) UNIX
5 3 (15.00%) ETL
5 3 (15.00%) FTP
5 3 (15.00%) MS Office
6 2 (10.00%) AS400
6 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (10.00%) Retail
6 2 (10.00%) SSH
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) iSeries
6 2 (10.00%) SAP GRC
6 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) VBA
6 2 (10.00%) HTTP

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing EDI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited EDI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SAP SD
2 2 (10.00%) SAP GRC
2 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) FTP
2 2 (10.00%) SSH
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (10.00%) MS Access
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Base SAS
3 1 (5.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) EDI Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) SAP EDI Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Middleware Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) EDI Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) EDIFACT
2 4 (20.00%) SAP ALE
2 4 (20.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (10.00%) BAPI
3 2 (10.00%) SAP XI
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) JSP
4 1 (5.00%) Servlets
4 1 (5.00%) Struts
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.00%) MyBatis
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) AS400
2 2 (10.00%) iSeries
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) TRADACOMS
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Workflow
1 3 (15.00%) ETL
2 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) Validation
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) B2B
3 1 (5.00%) Line Management
3 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) ABAP
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) VBA
3 2 (10.00%) SAPscript
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
4 1 (5.00%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (5.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) SAP
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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