The table below looks at the statistics for EDI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EDI over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 601 558 550
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -8
Contract jobs citing EDI 29 86 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.54% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 44 26
Median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £625 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £408
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -11.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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
15423 15952 15279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.94% 28.78% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10671 11113 10434
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 263 169
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £17.77 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

EDI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing EDI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 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
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDI within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 29 £425 - 24
London -3 8 £375 -40.00% 2
South East +4 5 £575 +76.92% 5
Yorkshire +18 4 £225 -43.75% 5
West Midlands -27 4 £450 -12.14% 2
South Yorkshire - 4 £225 -
North West +2 3 £450 +16.12% 3
Doncaster - 3 £250 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £588 -
Warwickshire - 3 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £588 -
East of England +7 2 £400 +33.33% 1
Manchester - 2 £481 - 2
Norfolk +12 1 - -
Surrey +8 1 £351 -41.58% 1
East Midlands -4 1 £238 -20.83%
Midlands - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £238 -
Colchester - 1 £400 -
Nottingham - 1 £238 -
Sheffield - 1 £200 -
Essex - 1 £400 -

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing EDI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for EDI.

1 44 (43.56%) SAP
2 28 (27.72%) Finance
3 24 (23.76%) Logistics
4 18 (17.82%) XML
4 18 (17.82%) ABAP
5 16 (15.84%) Manufacturing
5 16 (15.84%) Retail
6 14 (13.86%) Migration
6 14 (13.86%) ERP
6 14 (13.86%) SOA
7 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
8 12 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (10.89%) SAP SD
9 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (9.90%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (8.91%) B2B
11 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
11 9 (8.91%) CRM
11 9 (8.91%) C#
11 9 (8.91%) .NET
11 9 (8.91%) Data Migration
12 8 (7.92%) Billing
12 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (6.93%) ERD
13 7 (6.93%) SDLC
13 7 (6.93%) TOGAF
13 7 (6.93%) Integration Testing
13 7 (6.93%) Data Architecture

EDI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.90%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.96%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.97%) IIS
4 2 (1.98%) Gentran
4 2 (1.98%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.99%) Apache
5 1 (0.99%) Confluence
5 1 (0.99%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 1 (0.99%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.99%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (10.89%) SAP SD
2 5 (4.95%) JDE World
3 4 (3.96%) SAP MII
3 4 (3.96%) SAP Retail
4 3 (2.97%) SAP MM
4 3 (2.97%) SAP PM
4 3 (2.97%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.99%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.99%) Movex
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.99%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.99%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.99%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.99%) SAP LE
5 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.99%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Azure Active Directory
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (5.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) FTP
1 2 (1.98%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) ISDN
2 1 (0.99%) SSL
2 1 (0.99%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) DB2
2 5 (4.95%) SAP BW
2 5 (4.95%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.96%) SAP HANA
4 3 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.97%) Data Lake
4 3 (2.97%) MySQL
4 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.99%) Big Data
5 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.99%) GIS
5 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.99%) MS Access
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) ERwin
1 6 (5.94%) LSMW
2 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.99%) JIRA
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.99%) Subversion
2 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (27.72%) Finance
2 16 (15.84%) Manufacturing
2 16 (15.84%) Retail
3 8 (7.92%) Billing
4 5 (4.95%) Banking
5 4 (3.96%) Automotive
5 4 (3.96%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.96%) Publishing
6 2 (1.98%) Games
7 1 (0.99%) Advertising
7 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.99%) Electronics
7 1 (0.99%) Legal
7 1 (0.99%) Marketing
7 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (35.64%) Consultant
2 29 (28.71%) Architect
3 27 (26.73%) SAP Consultant
4 19 (18.81%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (17.82%) Developer
6 15 (14.85%) Analyst
7 10 (9.90%) EDI Analyst
8 7 (6.93%) Data Architect
8 7 (6.93%) Lead Architect
8 7 (6.93%) SAP SD Consultant
9 6 (5.94%) Azure Architect
9 6 (5.94%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) EDI Consultant
9 6 (5.94%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.94%) SAP Architect
9 6 (5.94%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.95%) ABAP Consultant
11 4 (3.96%) ABAP Developer
11 4 (3.96%) SAP Developer
11 4 (3.96%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.82%) XML
2 9 (8.91%) .NET
3 7 (6.93%) EDIFACT
4 6 (5.94%) Web Services
5 5 (4.95%) HTML
5 5 (4.95%) REST
5 5 (4.95%) SOAP
6 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.96%) CSS
6 4 (3.96%) JDBC
6 4 (3.96%) SAP PI
6 4 (3.96%) Struts
6 4 (3.96%) XSLT
7 3 (2.97%) cXML
7 3 (2.97%) Spring
8 2 (1.98%) Apache Axis
8 2 (1.98%) ebXML
8 2 (1.98%) JMS
8 2 (1.98%) SAP ALE
9 1 (0.99%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.94%) AS400
2 6 (5.94%) LIMS
3 5 (4.95%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.98%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.99%) DataPower
6 1 (0.99%) FMCG
6 1 (0.99%) iSeries
6 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) Linux
2 3 (2.97%) Windows
3 2 (1.98%) Unix
4 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.99%) Solaris
4 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.76%) Logistics
2 14 (13.86%) ERP
2 14 (13.86%) Migration
2 14 (13.86%) SOA
3 12 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (8.91%) B2B
6 9 (8.91%) CRM
6 9 (8.91%) Data Migration
7 7 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (6.93%) Data Architecture
7 7 (6.93%) ERD
7 7 (6.93%) Integration Testing
7 7 (6.93%) SDLC
7 7 (6.93%) TOGAF
8 6 (5.94%) Demand Management
8 6 (5.94%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (5.94%) Order to Cash
8 6 (5.94%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.82%) ABAP
2 9 (8.91%) C#
3 7 (6.93%) Java
3 7 (6.93%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.94%) RPG
5 4 (3.96%) ActionScript
5 4 (3.96%) ActionScript 2.0
5 4 (3.96%) SQL
6 2 (1.98%) C
6 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.99%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (0.99%) PHP
7 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) Data Quality
1 5 (4.95%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (43.56%) SAP
2 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.94%) ForgeRock
3 6 (5.94%) Sitecore
4 5 (4.95%) JD Edwards
5 4 (3.96%) Oracle
6 1 (0.99%) Adobe
6 1 (0.99%) Apple
6 1 (0.99%) Ariba
6 1 (0.99%) Capita
6 1 (0.99%) Dell
6 1 (0.99%) HP
6 1 (0.99%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.99%) IBM
6 1 (0.99%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (0.99%) OpenText
6 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.99%) SEEBURGER
6 1 (0.99%) Sun
6 1 (0.99%) webMethods
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