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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 593 554 529
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -25
Contract jobs citing EDI 65 77 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.51% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 38
Average daily rate £375 £400 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.57% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £17.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.11% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £17.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+194.11% -33.33%

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
15413 14955 14841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.57% 26.78% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10766 9686 9710
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 202 204
Average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 30 April 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EDI within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

EDI Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -40 57 £375 -6.25% 11
London -9 23 £375 - 1
South East -14 14 £358 +10.00% 2
South West +21 13 £368 -
Wiltshire - 7 £335 -
Surrey -9 5 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £500 -
Swindon - 4 £338 -
City of London +41 3 £375 +9.09%
West Midlands -12 3 £388 -8.82% 1
Gloucester - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £325 -
Scotland -16 2 £300 -
Glasgow - 2 £300 -
Oxfordshire +6 1 £350 +27.27%
East Midlands +5 1 - - 1
Cheshire -5 1 £401 +0.12%
North West -12 1 £401 +0.12% 3
North East -33 1 £450 -
Tyne and Wear -36 1 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 1 £450 -
Worcestershire - 1 £650 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £350 -
Oxford - 1 £350 -
Weybridge - 1 - - 1
Warrington - 1 £401 -
Redditch - 1 £650 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 42 (30.43%) XML
2 41 (29.71%) SQL
3 38 (27.54%) ERP
4 33 (23.91%) SAP
5 32 (23.19%) Java
6 30 (21.74%) Web Services
7 27 (19.57%) REST
8 24 (17.39%) SOAP
8 24 (17.39%) SOA
9 23 (16.67%) FTP
10 22 (15.94%) Oracle
11 20 (14.49%) EAI
12 19 (13.77%) WSDL
12 19 (13.77%) IBM
12 19 (13.77%) Finance
13 17 (12.32%) XSLT
13 17 (12.32%) JSON
14 16 (11.59%) .NET
14 16 (11.59%) HTTP
14 16 (11.59%) XSL
14 16 (11.59%) BizTalk Server
15 15 (10.87%) Middleware
15 15 (10.87%) Unix
15 15 (10.87%) JavaScript
15 15 (10.87%) XSD
15 15 (10.87%) HL7
15 15 (10.87%) SWIFT
16 14 (10.14%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
16 14 (10.14%) HP Quality Center
16 14 (10.14%) WinSCP

EDI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (11.59%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (10.14%) MQSeries
2 14 (10.14%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.07%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.17%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.45%) Apache
8 1 (0.72%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 10 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.07%) MS Office
3 5 (3.62%) MS Project
3 5 (3.62%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (9.42%) SAP SD
2 10 (7.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (2.90%) SAP AFS
3 4 (2.90%) SAP MM
4 3 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.45%) BPCS
5 2 (1.45%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) Boomi
1 4 (2.90%) SaaS
2 2 (1.45%) PaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) IaaS
3 1 (0.72%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.67%) FTP
2 16 (11.59%) HTTP
3 14 (10.14%) HTTPS
3 14 (10.14%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.72%) Intranet
4 1 (0.72%) Network Security
4 1 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.07%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.90%) DTS
3 4 (2.90%) MySQL
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.72%) Big Data
4 1 (0.72%) MS Access
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (10.14%) ClearCase
1 14 (10.14%) XMLSpy
2 4 (2.90%) Subversion
3 3 (2.17%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.17%) Toad
4 2 (1.45%) git-flow
4 2 (1.45%) Hudson
4 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.45%) LSMW
4 2 (1.45%) Maven
4 2 (1.45%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.45%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.72%) ERwin
5 1 (0.72%) IntelliJ
General
1 19 (13.77%) Finance
2 8 (5.80%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.62%) Retail
4 4 (2.90%) Billing
4 4 (2.90%) General Ledger
4 4 (2.90%) Legal
5 3 (2.17%) Advertising
5 3 (2.17%) German Language
6 2 (1.45%) Marketing
6 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (30.43%) Analyst
2 27 (19.57%) Developer
3 26 (18.84%) Consultant
4 22 (15.94%) EDI Analyst
5 16 (11.59%) SAP Consultant
6 13 (9.42%) SAP SD Consultant
7 10 (7.25%) Applications Support
7 10 (7.25%) Architect
7 10 (7.25%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.80%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.80%) Designer
9 7 (5.07%) EDI Consultant
9 7 (5.07%) Navision Consultant
9 7 (5.07%) Oracle Analyst
10 6 (4.35%) Oracle Support Analyst
10 6 (4.35%) SAP AFS Consultant
11 5 (3.62%) EDI Developer
11 5 (3.62%) Project Manager
12 4 (2.90%) Oracle Financials Functional Analyst
12 4 (2.90%) Oracle Financials Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.43%) XML
2 30 (21.74%) Web Services
3 27 (19.57%) REST
4 24 (17.39%) SOAP
5 19 (13.77%) WSDL
6 17 (12.32%) JSON
6 17 (12.32%) XSLT
7 16 (11.59%) .NET
7 16 (11.59%) XSL
8 15 (10.87%) Middleware
8 15 (10.87%) XSD
9 14 (10.14%) JMS
10 13 (9.42%) EDIFACT
10 13 (9.42%) HTML
11 9 (6.52%) CSS
12 5 (3.62%) ASP.NET
13 4 (2.90%) HTML5
13 4 (2.90%) WCF
13 4 (2.90%) WF
14 3 (2.17%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.87%) SWIFT
2 8 (5.80%) DataPower
3 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.17%) FMCG
6 2 (1.45%) AS400
6 2 (1.45%) EPoS
6 2 (1.45%) Fintech
6 2 (1.45%) iSeries
7 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.87%) Unix
2 13 (9.42%) Linux
3 5 (3.62%) Windows
3 5 (3.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.54%) ERP
2 24 (17.39%) SOA
3 20 (14.49%) EAI
4 14 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.14%) Defect Tracking
4 14 (10.14%) Project Management
5 12 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (7.97%) Logistics
7 10 (7.25%) B2B
8 9 (6.52%) CRM
8 9 (6.52%) Migration
8 9 (6.52%) Workflow
9 8 (5.80%) Business Analysis
9 8 (5.80%) Cash Management
9 8 (5.80%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.07%) Change Management
11 5 (3.62%) ITIL
11 5 (3.62%) Service Management
12 4 (2.90%) E-Commerce
12 4 (2.90%) UML
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.71%) SQL
2 32 (23.19%) Java
3 15 (10.87%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.52%) PHP
4 9 (6.52%) VB
5 7 (5.07%) XPath
6 4 (2.90%) ABAP
6 4 (2.90%) ActionScript
6 4 (2.90%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (2.90%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.17%) Perl
7 3 (2.17%) SAPscript
7 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.45%) C
8 2 (1.45%) C#
8 2 (1.45%) PHP 5
8 2 (1.45%) RPG
8 2 (1.45%) VBA
9 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.72%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 9 (6.52%) Degree
2 3 (2.17%) ISEB
2 3 (2.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.72%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.87%) HL7
2 14 (10.14%) SEPA
3 7 (5.07%) QA
4 3 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.45%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.45%) SLA
6 1 (0.72%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.72%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 14 (10.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (23.91%) SAP
2 22 (15.94%) Oracle
3 19 (13.77%) IBM
4 14 (10.14%) HP
4 14 (10.14%) Remedy
5 10 (7.25%) Baan
6 9 (6.52%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.07%) Hyperion
8 5 (3.62%) Concur
8 5 (3.62%) NetSuite
8 5 (3.62%) Tripwire
9 4 (2.90%) Dell
9 4 (2.90%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.45%) Infor
10 2 (1.45%) SEEBURGER
10 2 (1.45%) webMethods
11 1 (0.72%) Apigee
11 1 (0.72%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.72%) Pegasus
11 1 (0.72%) WSO2