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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 507 488 421
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -67
Contract jobs citing EDI 85 82 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.58% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 55
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £258 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £370 £415
% change year-on-year
+10.13% -10.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £11.25 £58.15 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.65% +78.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.25 £58.15 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-80.65% +78.92%

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
14718 14100 13785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.54% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10077 9008 8644
Average daily rate £395 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -30 77 £425 +6.25% 21
London +19 21 £525 +16.66% 3
East Midlands +15 14 £170 - 1
West Midlands +5 12 £438 -4.89% 1
South East -53 8 £400 +8.10% 6
Yorkshire -10 6 £325 +10.63% 6
Berkshire - 5 £338 - 1
North West -9 4 - - 2
City of London +6 3 £669 +174.35% 1
East of England -10 3 £350 - 2
West Yorkshire -16 3 £363 +23.40% 4
South Yorkshire - 3 £325 - 2
Leeds -17 2 £310 +5.53% 1
Oxfordshire -19 2 £525 +41.89% 3
Birmingham -6 1 £365 +4.28% 1
Peterborough -7 1 - - 2
Scotland -8 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -12 1 - - 2
Manchester -14 1 - - 1
Hampshire -25 1 £325 -23.52% 1
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 £350 -
Slough - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £325 -
Uxbridge - 1 £525 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Harlow - 1 £350 -
Huddersfield - - - - 2
Guildford - - - -

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 78 (54.93%) SAP
2 26 (18.31%) EDIFACT
3 25 (17.61%) XML
4 21 (14.79%) ERP
5 19 (13.38%) B2B
5 19 (13.38%) Manufacturing
6 18 (12.68%) SAP SD
7 17 (11.97%) Oracle
7 17 (11.97%) Logistics
8 15 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (9.86%) IBM
10 13 (9.15%) Middleware
10 13 (9.15%) Project Management
10 13 (9.15%) Finance
11 12 (8.45%) FTP
11 12 (8.45%) SQL
12 11 (7.75%) SQL Server
12 11 (7.75%) ABAP
13 10 (7.04%) ActionScript
13 10 (7.04%) ActionScript 2.0
13 10 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (6.34%) SAP ALE
14 9 (6.34%) VMS
15 8 (5.63%) .NET
15 8 (5.63%) Java
15 8 (5.63%) Business Analysis
15 8 (5.63%) XML Messaging
16 7 (4.93%) TRADACOMS
16 7 (4.93%) FMCG
16 7 (4.93%) VB

EDI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (4.93%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (4.23%) MQSeries
3 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.11%) Gentran
4 2 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (0.70%) SAS
5 1 (0.70%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.70%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.41%) MS Office
4 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (12.68%) SAP SD
2 6 (4.23%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (3.52%) SAP WM
3 5 (3.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (2.11%) SAP CO
4 3 (2.11%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (2.11%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.41%) SAP MDM
5 2 (1.41%) SAP SRM
5 2 (1.41%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.70%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.70%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.70%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.70%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.70%) SAP GTS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.45%) FTP
2 5 (3.52%) HTTP
3 3 (2.11%) NAS
4 1 (0.70%) LAN
4 1 (0.70%) DHCP
4 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.70%) DNS
4 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.82%) SAP BW
4 3 (2.11%) EDMS
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.41%) QlikView
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.70%) MS Access
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) LSMW
General
1 19 (13.38%) Manufacturing
2 13 (9.15%) Finance
3 5 (3.52%) Billing
4 4 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.82%) Retail
5 3 (2.11%) Advertising
5 3 (2.11%) Banking
5 3 (2.11%) Automotive
6 2 (1.41%) Back Office
6 2 (1.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) German Language
7 1 (0.70%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 40 (28.17%) Consultant
2 31 (21.83%) Analyst
3 22 (15.49%) SAP Consultant
4 21 (14.79%) EDI Analyst
5 15 (10.56%) Developer
5 15 (10.56%) Architect
6 14 (9.86%) EDI Consultant
7 12 (8.45%) Project Manager
8 11 (7.75%) Business Analyst
9 9 (6.34%) SAP EDI Consultant
10 7 (4.93%) SAP SD Consultant
11 6 (4.23%) Implementation Analyst
12 5 (3.52%) Functional Consultant
12 5 (3.52%) SAP Manager
12 5 (3.52%) EDI Business Analyst
13 4 (2.82%) SAP Project Manager
13 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Architect
14 3 (2.11%) Delivery Manager
14 3 (2.11%) ABAP Developer
14 3 (2.11%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.31%) EDIFACT
2 25 (17.61%) XML
3 13 (9.15%) Middleware
4 9 (6.34%) SAP ALE
5 8 (5.63%) .NET
5 8 (5.63%) XML Messaging
6 4 (2.82%) SAP Smart Forms
7 3 (2.11%) J2EE
7 3 (2.11%) XSLT
7 3 (2.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (1.41%) XML Schema
8 2 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.41%) XSL
8 2 (1.41%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.70%) BAPI
9 1 (0.70%) CSS
9 1 (0.70%) JSP
9 1 (0.70%) Servlets
9 1 (0.70%) Struts
9 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.93%) TRADACOMS
2 7 (4.93%) Mainframe
2 7 (4.93%) FMCG
3 5 (3.52%) DataPower
4 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.70%) Life Science
5 1 (0.70%) GIS
5 1 (0.70%) PMI
5 1 (0.70%) NHS
5 1 (0.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.34%) VMS
2 7 (4.93%) Linux
3 6 (4.23%) Windows
4 5 (3.52%) UNIX
5 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.41%) zOS
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.70%) AIX
6 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.79%) ERP
2 19 (13.38%) B2B
3 17 (11.97%) Logistics
4 15 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (9.15%) Project Management
6 8 (5.63%) Business Analysis
7 7 (4.93%) CRM
8 5 (3.52%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.52%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (3.52%) Line Management
9 4 (2.82%) Procure-to-pay
9 4 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (2.82%) Document Management
9 4 (2.82%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (2.82%) Data Mapping
9 4 (2.82%) Change Management
9 4 (2.82%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (2.82%) Operations Management
9 4 (2.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.45%) SQL
2 11 (7.75%) ABAP
3 10 (7.04%) ActionScript
3 10 (7.04%) ActionScript 2.0
4 8 (5.63%) Java
5 7 (4.93%) VB
6 6 (4.23%) C
6 6 (4.23%) Pascal
7 4 (2.82%) SAPscript
7 4 (2.82%) XPath
7 4 (2.82%) C#
8 1 (0.70%) C++
8 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.70%) Perl
8 1 (0.70%) VBA
8 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.41%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (0.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (0.70%) MCP
2 1 (0.70%) MCSE
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.70%) PMP
2 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) SLA
2 3 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 78 (54.93%) SAP
2 17 (11.97%) Oracle
3 14 (9.86%) IBM
4 7 (4.93%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.52%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.11%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.11%) Adobe
7 3 (2.11%) Ariba
7 3 (2.11%) TARGIT
8 2 (1.41%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.70%) Open Text
9 1 (0.70%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.70%) Infor
9 1 (0.70%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.70%) BMC
9 1 (0.70%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.70%) JDA
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