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 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 539 544 492
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -52
Contract jobs citing EDI 89 71 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.47% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 31 33
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+33.16% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.75 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 - £35.00

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
15632 15239 14446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.87% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10530 9822 9171
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 221 291
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 -22 72 £400 +33.33% 24
London 0 22 £425 +21.42% 5
South East -7 21 £400 -4.76% 6
Wales - 10 £385 -
South Wales - 9 £385 -
Cardiff - 9 £385 -
Berkshire +11 8 £400 +29.03%
West Midlands +5 8 £388 - 5
North West -13 8 £400 -5.88% 4
Surrey +2 7 £406 -14.52% 1
Bracknell - 7 - -
East of England -9 6 £428 +55.45% 2
Cheshire - 6 £375 -
City of London -5 5 £350 +14.28%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £413 - 2
Warrington - 5 £375 -
Uxbridge +3 3 £450 -
Bedfordshire 0 3 £380 +38.18%
East Midlands -5 3 £388 - 1
West Sussex -12 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 £475 -
Weybridge - 3 £413 -
Milton Keynes - 3 - - 2
Camberley - 3 - -
Coventry - 3 £400 -
Gatwick - 3 - -
Watford - 2 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £388 -
Warwickshire - 2 £350 - 2
Maidenhead +3 1 £400 -

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 64 (38.55%) SAP
2 47 (28.31%) XML
3 30 (18.07%) BizTalk Server
3 30 (18.07%) EDIFACT
4 26 (15.66%) ERP
5 25 (15.06%) SQL Server
5 25 (15.06%) Project Management
6 24 (14.46%) Finance
7 21 (12.65%) Migration
7 21 (12.65%) Web Services
7 21 (12.65%) .NET
8 18 (10.84%) Data Migration
9 17 (10.24%) ETL
10 16 (9.64%) SQL
10 16 (9.64%) Oracle
10 16 (9.64%) Microsoft
11 14 (8.43%) B2B
12 13 (7.83%) WCF
12 13 (7.83%) CRM
12 13 (7.83%) ITIL
12 13 (7.83%) ABAP
13 12 (7.23%) JMS
13 12 (7.23%) IBM
13 12 (7.23%) Manufacturing
14 11 (6.63%) Citrix
15 10 (6.02%) PRINCE2
15 10 (6.02%) PACS
15 10 (6.02%) Fiorano
15 10 (6.02%) Data Integration
15 10 (6.02%) HL7

EDI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 30 (18.07%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.01%) JBoss
3 3 (1.81%) Apache
3 3 (1.81%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.81%) SAS
3 3 (1.81%) IIS
4 2 (1.20%) Gentran
5 1 (0.60%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.60%) Mule
5 1 (0.60%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.60%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (4.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.41%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS Project
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.82%) SAP SD
2 6 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (3.01%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (3.01%) SAP MM
4 3 (1.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.81%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.81%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.20%) SAP R/3
5 2 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.20%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.60%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.60%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.60%) SAP CCM
6 1 (0.60%) Movex
6 1 (0.60%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.60%) SAP HUM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) SaaS
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.82%) FTP
2 7 (4.22%) HTTP
3 3 (1.81%) SMTP
3 3 (1.81%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.20%) X.400
4 2 (1.20%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.60%) SAN
5 1 (0.60%) Internet
5 1 (0.60%) LAN
5 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.41%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.20%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.60%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.81%) Fiddler
3 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.60%) JIRA
4 1 (0.60%) PROIV
4 1 (0.60%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.60%) NWDS
General
1 24 (14.46%) Finance
2 12 (7.23%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.61%) Retail
5 4 (2.41%) French Language
5 4 (2.41%) Banking
6 3 (1.81%) Legal
6 3 (1.81%) Electronics
6 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.20%) Automotive
7 2 (1.20%) German Language
7 2 (1.20%) Korean Language
7 2 (1.20%) Billing
8 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (26.51%) Consultant
2 39 (23.49%) Developer
3 27 (16.27%) Analyst
4 24 (14.46%) SAP Consultant
5 19 (11.45%) Project Manager
6 15 (9.04%) EDI Consultant
7 14 (8.43%) BizTalk Developer
8 12 (7.23%) EDI Developer
9 10 (6.02%) SAP EDI Consultant
10 9 (5.42%) EDI Analyst
11 8 (4.82%) Architect
11 8 (4.82%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (3.61%) BizTalk Consultant
13 5 (3.01%) Data Manager
13 5 (3.01%) IT Project Manager
14 4 (2.41%) ABAP Consultant
14 4 (2.41%) Analyst Developer
14 4 (2.41%) SAP SD Consultant
14 4 (2.41%) Clinical Data Manager
14 4 (2.41%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (28.31%) XML
2 30 (18.07%) EDIFACT
3 21 (12.65%) Web Services
3 21 (12.65%) .NET
4 13 (7.83%) WCF
5 12 (7.23%) JMS
6 7 (4.22%) XSLT
7 6 (3.61%) Middleware
7 6 (3.61%) XML Messaging
7 6 (3.61%) REST
8 5 (3.01%) SAP ALE
8 5 (3.01%) J2EE
8 5 (3.01%) HTML
9 4 (2.41%) SOAP
9 4 (2.41%) XSD
10 3 (1.81%) MSMQ
10 3 (1.81%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.81%) SAP PI
10 3 (1.81%) RESTful
10 3 (1.81%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.02%) PACS
1 10 (6.02%) Data Integration
2 8 (4.82%) NHS
3 7 (4.22%) FMCG
3 7 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.41%) iSeries
4 4 (2.41%) Clustering
4 4 (2.41%) Statistics
5 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.81%) AS400
5 3 (1.81%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.20%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (0.60%) User Experience
7 1 (0.60%) EPoS
7 1 (0.60%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.60%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.01%) UNIX
2 3 (1.81%) Windows
3 2 (1.20%) HPUX
4 1 (0.60%) VMS
4 1 (0.60%) OS/400
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.66%) ERP
2 25 (15.06%) Project Management
3 21 (12.65%) Migration
4 18 (10.84%) Data Migration
5 17 (10.24%) ETL
6 14 (8.43%) B2B
7 13 (7.83%) ITIL
7 13 (7.83%) CRM
8 10 (6.02%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.42%) Load Balancing
9 9 (5.42%) SOA
10 8 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.22%) E-Commerce
12 6 (3.61%) EAI
12 6 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.61%) Logistics
13 5 (3.01%) Workflow
13 5 (3.01%) Integration Testing
13 5 (3.01%) Data Mapping
13 5 (3.01%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.64%) SQL
2 13 (7.83%) ABAP
3 8 (4.82%) Java
4 6 (3.61%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.61%) ActionScript
4 6 (3.61%) ActionScript 2.0
5 4 (2.41%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.41%) C
5 4 (2.41%) C#
6 3 (1.81%) PHP
7 2 (1.20%) Perl
7 2 (1.20%) RPG
7 2 (1.20%) SAPscript
7 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.60%) XPath
8 1 (0.60%) PHP5
8 1 (0.60%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (0.60%) VB
8 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (3.61%) Degree
2 5 (3.01%) PMP
2 5 (3.01%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.81%) SAP Certification
3 3 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.20%) HND
4 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.60%) ACCA
5 1 (0.60%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.02%) HL7
1 10 (6.02%) DICOM
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.60%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.60%) XenApp
1 1 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 64 (38.55%) SAP
2 16 (9.64%) Oracle
2 16 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.23%) IBM
4 11 (6.63%) Citrix
5 10 (6.02%) Fiorano
6 7 (4.22%) Ariba
6 7 (4.22%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.01%) JD Edwards
8 4 (2.41%) Epicor
9 3 (1.81%) SEEBURGER
9 3 (1.81%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.20%) OpenText
10 2 (1.20%) Northgate
10 2 (1.20%) Civica
11 1 (0.60%) Zend
11 1 (0.60%) VMware
11 1 (0.60%) Teradata
11 1 (0.60%) Kronos
11 1 (0.60%) Lagan
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