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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 551 500 469
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -31
Contract jobs citing EDI 61 86 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.57% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 54
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £509 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £360 £425
% change year-on-year
+17.36% -15.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%

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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -41 50 £425 +13.33% 31
London +6 12 £438 +2.94% 5
South East -9 10 £420 +16.66% 7
East of England -17 8 £288 - 5
West Midlands -12 7 £405 +15.71% 3
East Midlands +1 5 £600 +47.23% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £275 -
North West -7 4 £425 +70.00% 6
Scotland - 4 £325 -
West Sussex - 4 £420 -
Nottinghamshire +11 3 £600 -
Manchester -13 3 £425 +70.00% 5
Hampshire - 3 - - 1
Coventry - 3 £385 -
City of London +25 2 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +3 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Peterborough +9 1 - -
Berkshire +6 1 - -
Midlands -1 1 £475 -
Hertfordshire -24 1 £400 - 4
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 3
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
Essex - - - -

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 62 (46.27%) SAP
2 30 (22.39%) SQL
3 27 (20.15%) XML
4 23 (17.16%) ABAP
4 23 (17.16%) SQL Server
5 22 (16.42%) Oracle
6 21 (15.67%) ERP
7 20 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (14.18%) Microsoft
8 19 (14.18%) Middleware
9 18 (13.43%) B2B
9 18 (13.43%) SAP SD
9 18 (13.43%) CRM
9 18 (13.43%) FTP
10 16 (11.94%) Java
10 16 (11.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (11.19%) EDIFACT
11 15 (11.19%) IBM
11 15 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (10.45%) Oracle Database
13 13 (9.70%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (9.70%) HTTP
14 12 (8.96%) SOAP
14 12 (8.96%) Oracle EBS
14 12 (8.96%) Finance
14 12 (8.96%) XPath
15 11 (8.21%) Workflow
15 11 (8.21%) UNIX
15 11 (8.21%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (7.46%) jQuery

EDI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (5.22%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.73%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.49%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.49%) SAS
5 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (0.75%) Apache
5 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.75%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.22%) MS Office
3 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (13.43%) SAP SD
2 12 (8.96%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (3.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (2.99%) SAP FI
4 4 (2.99%) MFGPRO
4 4 (2.99%) SAP CO
4 4 (2.99%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (2.24%) SAP ERP
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (2.24%) SAP MM
5 3 (2.24%) SAP GRC
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.75%) SAP CS
7 1 (0.75%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.75%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.75%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.75%) SAP ECC
7 1 (0.75%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Heroku
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.43%) FTP
2 13 (9.70%) HTTP
3 9 (6.72%) Internet
4 3 (2.24%) SSH
4 3 (2.24%) NAS
5 2 (1.49%) Extranet
5 2 (1.49%) VoIP
5 2 (1.49%) WAN
6 1 (0.75%) VLAN
6 1 (0.75%) Wireless
6 1 (0.75%) Firewall
6 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.75%) Broadband
6 1 (0.75%) ISDN
6 1 (0.75%) LAN
6 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (10.45%) Oracle Database
4 11 (8.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.99%) SAP BW
6 4 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.99%) MS Access
7 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.24%) EDMS
7 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.75%) Informix
8 1 (0.75%) OLAP
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.75%) ReportNet
Development Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.75%) Subversion
2 1 (0.75%) LSMW
2 1 (0.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.75%) PVCS
2 1 (0.75%) Toad
2 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (8.96%) Finance
2 10 (7.46%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.22%) Retail
4 2 (1.49%) Back Office
4 2 (1.49%) German Language
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Korean Language
5 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.75%) French Language
5 1 (0.75%) Automotive
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (24.63%) Consultant
2 26 (19.40%) Analyst
3 25 (18.66%) Developer
4 15 (11.19%) SAP Consultant
5 11 (8.21%) Business Analyst
6 10 (7.46%) EDI Consultant
6 10 (7.46%) Architect
7 8 (5.97%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.22%) SAP EDI Consultant
9 6 (4.48%) SAP Developer
9 6 (4.48%) EDI Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) EDI Project Manager
11 4 (2.99%) EDI Business Analyst
11 4 (2.99%) SAP PI Consultant
11 4 (2.99%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.99%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (2.99%) webMethods Developer
12 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Developer
12 3 (2.24%) SOA Architect
12 3 (2.24%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.15%) XML
2 19 (14.18%) Middleware
3 15 (11.19%) EDIFACT
4 12 (8.96%) SOAP
5 10 (7.46%) jQuery
5 10 (7.46%) Web Services
6 9 (6.72%) WSDL
7 8 (5.97%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (5.97%) REST
7 8 (5.97%) JMS
7 8 (5.97%) XSD
7 8 (5.97%) Spring
8 6 (4.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 6 (4.48%) SAP PI
8 6 (4.48%) SAP ALE
9 5 (3.73%) .NET
10 4 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (2.99%) SAP Smart Forms
11 3 (2.24%) BAPI
11 3 (2.24%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.73%) DataPower
2 5 (3.73%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.24%) FMCG
3 3 (2.24%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.49%) iSeries
4 2 (1.49%) TRADACOMS
4 2 (1.49%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.49%) AS400
4 2 (1.49%) Life Science
5 1 (0.75%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.75%) PMI
5 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.21%) UNIX
2 7 (5.22%) Windows
3 4 (2.99%) Linux
4 3 (2.24%) AIX
5 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.49%) zOS
6 1 (0.75%) VMS
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.67%) ERP
2 20 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (13.43%) B2B
3 18 (13.43%) CRM
4 11 (8.21%) Workflow
5 10 (7.46%) SOA
5 10 (7.46%) Business Analysis
5 10 (7.46%) BPEL
6 9 (6.72%) EAI
6 9 (6.72%) BPMN
7 7 (5.22%) Incident Management
7 7 (5.22%) ITIL
7 7 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (4.48%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (4.48%) Project Management
8 6 (4.48%) Document Management
9 5 (3.73%) Logistics
9 5 (3.73%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.99%) Data Mapping
10 4 (2.99%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.39%) SQL
2 23 (17.16%) ABAP
3 16 (11.94%) Java
4 12 (8.96%) XPath
5 9 (6.72%) ActionScript
5 9 (6.72%) ActionScript 2.0
6 8 (5.97%) Groovy
6 8 (5.97%) XQuery
7 6 (4.48%) C#
8 5 (3.73%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.99%) SAPscript
9 4 (2.99%) VBA
9 4 (2.99%) VB
9 4 (2.99%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.99%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.24%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.49%) Pascal
11 2 (1.49%) Perl
11 2 (1.49%) C
12 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (4.48%) MCTS
1 6 (4.48%) MCITP
2 2 (1.49%) Degree
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.75%) PMP
3 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) RosettaNet
1 3 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.49%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) vSphere
2 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (46.27%) SAP
2 22 (16.42%) Oracle
3 19 (14.18%) Microsoft
4 15 (11.19%) IBM
5 13 (9.70%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.73%) webMethods
7 4 (2.99%) Cognos
8 3 (2.24%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.24%) Adobe
8 3 (2.24%) TARGIT
9 2 (1.49%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.49%) QAD
9 2 (1.49%) Google
10 1 (0.75%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.75%) StreamServe
10 1 (0.75%) VMware
10 1 (0.75%) ReadSoft
10 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.75%) HP
10 1 (0.75%) EMC
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