The table below looks at the statistics for EDI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EDI over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 567 498 418
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -80
Contract jobs citing EDI 62 83 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.54% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 74
Average daily rate
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£450 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £420
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15760 15286 15435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 29.02% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10386 9943 9257
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 277 390
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

EDI
Jobs Demand Trend

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

EDI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

EDI
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EDI within the UK.

EDI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

EDI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EDI within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

EDI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EDI
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EDI within the UK.

EDI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

EDI
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDI within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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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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
England -58 50 £438 +20.68% 25
East Midlands +14 14 £600 +90.47% 1
London +13 12 £485 +29.33% 8
West Midlands -11 7 £425 +21.42% 3
South East -37 5 £325 -10.34% 6
North West -12 4 £425 +93.18% 2
Nottinghamshire +12 3 £600 -
Midlands +3 3 £475 -
East of England -27 3 £400 - 4
Scotland - 3 - - 2
City of London +23 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -3 2 - - 1
Manchester -11 2 £425 +93.18% 2
Berkshire - 2 - - 3
Peterborough +6 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -27 1 £400 - 2
Lancashire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £325 - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Enfield - - - -
Epping - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 65 (47.45%) SAP
2 32 (23.36%) XML
3 25 (18.25%) SQL
3 25 (18.25%) B2B
4 24 (17.52%) SQL Server
5 23 (16.79%) SAP SD
6 21 (15.33%) ABAP
6 21 (15.33%) Oracle
6 21 (15.33%) EDIFACT
7 20 (14.60%) FTP
8 19 (13.87%) ERP
8 19 (13.87%) Middleware
9 17 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (12.41%) Java
9 17 (12.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (11.68%) CRM
11 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
12 14 (10.22%) IBM
13 13 (9.49%) Business Analysis
13 13 (9.49%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (9.49%) HTTP
13 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (8.76%) Oracle Database
14 12 (8.76%) XPath
14 12 (8.76%) Oracle EBS
14 12 (8.76%) Manufacturing
15 10 (7.30%) Workflow
15 10 (7.30%) BPEL
15 10 (7.30%) Logistics
15 10 (7.30%) SOA

EDI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (5.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (5.11%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.92%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.92%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.46%) Gentran
5 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.73%) IIS
5 1 (0.73%) Apache
5 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.73%) SAS
5 1 (0.73%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS Project
3 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (16.79%) SAP SD
2 12 (8.76%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (3.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (2.92%) MFGPRO
5 2 (1.46%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.46%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.46%) SAP GRC
5 2 (1.46%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.46%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.73%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.73%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.73%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.73%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.73%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.73%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.73%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Heroku
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.60%) FTP
2 13 (9.49%) HTTP
3 9 (6.57%) Internet
4 3 (2.19%) NAS
5 2 (1.46%) Extranet
5 2 (1.46%) SSH
6 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.52%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (8.76%) Oracle Database
4 9 (6.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.92%) SAP BW
7 3 (2.19%) MS Access
7 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.19%) EDMS
8 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.73%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.73%) PVCS
2 1 (0.73%) Toad
2 1 (0.73%) LSMW
2 1 (0.73%) Subversion
2 1 (0.73%) JIRA
2 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (8.76%) Manufacturing
2 7 (5.11%) Finance
3 6 (4.38%) Retail
4 4 (2.92%) Billing
5 2 (1.46%) Automotive
5 2 (1.46%) German Language
6 1 (0.73%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.73%) Advertising
6 1 (0.73%) Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.73%) Back Office
6 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.73%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.73%) French Language
Job Titles
1 38 (27.74%) Analyst
2 34 (24.82%) Consultant
3 21 (15.33%) Developer
4 16 (11.68%) EDI Analyst
5 14 (10.22%) SAP Consultant
6 13 (9.49%) Business Analyst
7 12 (8.76%) Architect
7 12 (8.76%) EDI Consultant
8 8 (5.84%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.11%) SAP EDI Consultant
10 6 (4.38%) Implementation Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) EDI Project Manager
11 5 (3.65%) EDI Business Analyst
12 4 (2.92%) SAP SD Consultant
12 4 (2.92%) Functional Consultant
12 4 (2.92%) SAP Developer
13 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Developer
13 3 (2.19%) Oracle Consultant
13 3 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.36%) XML
2 21 (15.33%) EDIFACT
3 19 (13.87%) Middleware
4 9 (6.57%) WSDL
4 9 (6.57%) SOAP
4 9 (6.57%) Web Services
4 9 (6.57%) jQuery
5 8 (5.84%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (5.84%) Spring
5 8 (5.84%) XSD
5 8 (5.84%) JMS
5 8 (5.84%) REST
6 6 (4.38%) .NET
6 6 (4.38%) XML Messaging
6 6 (4.38%) SAP ALE
7 3 (2.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (2.19%) SAP PI
7 3 (2.19%) SAP Smart Forms
7 3 (2.19%) XSLT
7 3 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.38%) FMCG
3 5 (3.65%) DataPower
3 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.92%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.92%) TRADACOMS
5 2 (1.46%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.46%) Life Science
6 1 (0.73%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.73%) AS400
6 1 (0.73%) PMI
6 1 (0.73%) NHS
6 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.73%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.57%) UNIX
2 7 (5.11%) Linux
3 5 (3.65%) Windows
4 2 (1.46%) AIX
4 2 (1.46%) zOS
4 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.73%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.25%) B2B
2 19 (13.87%) ERP
3 17 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (11.68%) CRM
5 13 (9.49%) Business Analysis
6 10 (7.30%) Logistics
6 10 (7.30%) SOA
6 10 (7.30%) Workflow
6 10 (7.30%) BPEL
7 9 (6.57%) EAI
7 9 (6.57%) BPMN
8 8 (5.84%) Project Management
9 7 (5.11%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.38%) Technical Analysis
11 5 (3.65%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (3.65%) PRINCE2
12 4 (2.92%) ITIL
12 4 (2.92%) Document Management
12 4 (2.92%) Data Analysis
12 4 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.25%) SQL
2 21 (15.33%) ABAP
3 17 (12.41%) Java
4 12 (8.76%) XPath
5 10 (7.30%) ActionScript
5 10 (7.30%) ActionScript 2.0
6 8 (5.84%) Groovy
6 8 (5.84%) XQuery
7 6 (4.38%) VB
8 5 (3.65%) C#
9 4 (2.92%) C
9 4 (2.92%) Pascal
9 4 (2.92%) VBA
10 3 (2.19%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.19%) SAPscript
10 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.46%) Perl
11 2 (1.46%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.38%) MCTS
1 6 (4.38%) MCITP
1 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.73%) PMP
2 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.73%) Degree
2 1 (0.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) SLA
1 3 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.46%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) SCCM
1 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (47.45%) SAP
2 21 (15.33%) Oracle
3 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
4 14 (10.22%) IBM
5 13 (9.49%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.19%) Adobe
6 3 (2.19%) TARGIT
7 2 (1.46%) Ariba
7 2 (1.46%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.46%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.46%) QAD
7 2 (1.46%) Google
8 1 (0.73%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.73%) Aveksa
8 1 (0.73%) webMethods
8 1 (0.73%) ReadSoft
8 1 (0.73%) BMC
8 1 (0.73%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.73%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.73%) Cognos
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