The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 506 498 509
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing EDI 90 53 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.41% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 24
Average daily rate £388 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £340 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £25.50 - £60.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.34 - £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 - £61.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - £60.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15175 12984 15242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 26.79% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9801 8121 9015
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 355 380
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 23 April 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
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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -37 60 £433 +8.12% 13
London -1 27 £450 -55.00% 5
Scotland +17 20 £268 -
Edinburgh -3 20 £268 -
West Midlands -13 12 £395 -16.84% 1
South East -18 11 £375 -3.22% 3
West Sussex - 5 - -
Warwickshire -4 4 £440 -
Yorkshire -20 4 £350 -3.44% 2
North West -27 3 £275 -21.42%
Kent +10 2 £375 +50.00%
City of London -6 2 - -
Manchester -8 2 £275 -21.42%
East Midlands -9 2 £575 -
Weybridge +5 1 £385 +6.94%
South Yorkshire +4 1 £350 -3.44%
Berkshire +2 1 - -
North Yorkshire -7 1 - - 1
Birmingham -9 1 - - 1
Surrey -15 1 £385 +2.66%
East of England -39 1 £388 -3.12% 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 82 (46.59%) SAP
2 35 (19.89%) XML
3 30 (17.05%) SQL
3 30 (17.05%) ABAP
4 25 (14.20%) Windows
5 24 (13.64%) ERP
5 24 (13.64%) SAP SD
6 23 (13.07%) Microsoft
6 23 (13.07%) Finance
7 22 (12.50%) IBM
8 19 (10.80%) Project Management
9 18 (10.23%) SAP PI
10 17 (9.66%) Oracle
10 17 (9.66%) SOAP
10 17 (9.66%) Web Services
11 16 (9.09%) Middleware
12 15 (8.52%) Workflow
12 15 (8.52%) SAP ALE
13 14 (7.95%) Logistics
13 14 (7.95%) UNIX
13 14 (7.95%) ITIL
14 13 (7.39%) .NET
14 13 (7.39%) Java
14 13 (7.39%) SOA
14 13 (7.39%) EDIFACT
14 13 (7.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 13 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (6.82%) SAP MM
16 11 (6.25%) webMethods
16 11 (6.25%) SAP FI

EDI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 5 (2.84%) MQSeries
2 4 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.70%) SAS
3 3 (1.70%) IIS
3 3 (1.70%) Sonic ESB
3 3 (1.70%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.70%) Gentran
4 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.57%) Apache
5 1 (0.57%) Moodle
5 1 (0.57%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.11%) MS Office
3 3 (1.70%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.70%) MS Project
3 3 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (13.64%) SAP SD
2 12 (6.82%) SAP MM
3 11 (6.25%) SAP FI
4 9 (5.11%) SAP ERP
5 7 (3.98%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (3.98%) SAP CO
6 6 (3.41%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (2.84%) Movex
7 5 (2.84%) SAP PP
7 5 (2.84%) Infor M3
8 4 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (2.27%) SAP MDM
9 3 (1.70%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (1.70%) SAP LE
10 2 (1.14%) SAP ECC
10 2 (1.14%) SAP PP-PI
10 2 (1.14%) Agresso
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (1.14%) SAP R/3
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.55%) FTP
2 5 (2.84%) HTTP
2 5 (2.84%) WAN
3 3 (1.70%) Firewall
3 3 (1.70%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.70%) Intranet
3 3 (1.70%) VoIP
3 3 (1.70%) SSH
4 2 (1.14%) Network Security
4 2 (1.14%) LAN
4 2 (1.14%) SMS
4 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.14%) SAN
4 2 (1.14%) X.400
5 1 (0.57%) Wireless
5 1 (0.57%) MPLS
5 1 (0.57%) OSPF
5 1 (0.57%) BGP
5 1 (0.57%) Internet
5 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.11%) SQL Server
1 9 (5.11%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.98%) SAP Data Services
3 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.84%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.27%) DB2
5 4 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.70%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.70%) Informix
6 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.14%) OLAP
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.57%) ReportNet
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (2.84%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.14%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.14%) Selenium
3 2 (1.14%) Toad
3 2 (1.14%) LSMW
4 1 (0.57%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.57%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.57%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.57%) JIRA
4 1 (0.57%) MSBuild
General
1 23 (13.07%) Finance
2 10 (5.68%) Retail
3 6 (3.41%) Automotive
3 6 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.27%) French Language
5 3 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.70%) Billing
5 3 (1.70%) Dutch Language
5 3 (1.70%) German Language
6 2 (1.14%) Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Advertising
6 2 (1.14%) Publishing
6 2 (1.14%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (35.80%) Consultant
2 39 (22.16%) Developer
2 39 (22.16%) SAP Consultant
3 19 (10.80%) Project Manager
4 18 (10.23%) EDI Consultant
5 12 (6.82%) SAP SD Consultant
6 11 (6.25%) Architect
6 11 (6.25%) SAP EDI Consultant
7 8 (4.55%) SAP Manager
7 8 (4.55%) SAP PI Consultant
8 7 (3.98%) SAP Developer
8 7 (3.98%) webMethods Developer
9 6 (3.41%) SAP Architect
9 6 (3.41%) Technical Manager
9 6 (3.41%) SAP Project Manager
9 6 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.84%) Support Consultant
10 5 (2.84%) Analyst
10 5 (2.84%) Web Developer
10 5 (2.84%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.89%) XML
2 18 (10.23%) SAP PI
3 17 (9.66%) SOAP
3 17 (9.66%) Web Services
4 16 (9.09%) Middleware
5 15 (8.52%) SAP ALE
6 13 (7.39%) .NET
6 13 (7.39%) EDIFACT
6 13 (7.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 8 (4.55%) HTML
8 7 (3.98%) BAPI
9 6 (3.41%) XSD
10 5 (2.84%) SAP Smart Forms
10 5 (2.84%) JMS
10 5 (2.84%) XML Schema
10 5 (2.84%) JDBC
10 5 (2.84%) JSON
10 5 (2.84%) Ajax
10 5 (2.84%) REST
11 4 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.25%) SWIFT
2 7 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.41%) GIS
4 5 (2.84%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.27%) FMCG
5 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.70%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.70%) TRADACOMS
7 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.57%) AS400
8 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.57%) EPoS
8 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.57%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.57%) DataPower
8 1 (0.57%) iSeries
8 1 (0.57%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.20%) Windows
2 14 (7.95%) UNIX
3 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.27%) HPUX
4 4 (2.27%) Linux
4 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.14%) AIX
6 2 (1.14%) zOS
6 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.57%) VMS
7 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.64%) ERP
2 19 (10.80%) Project Management
3 15 (8.52%) Workflow
4 14 (7.95%) Logistics
4 14 (7.95%) ITIL
5 13 (7.39%) SOA
5 13 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 10 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (5.68%) TDD
8 9 (5.11%) Validation
8 9 (5.11%) Migration
9 8 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 8 (4.55%) CRM
9 8 (4.55%) B2B
10 7 (3.98%) Integration Testing
11 6 (3.41%) Data Governance
11 6 (3.41%) Waterfall
11 6 (3.41%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.05%) SQL
1 30 (17.05%) ABAP
2 13 (7.39%) Java
3 10 (5.68%) PL/SQL
4 9 (5.11%) C#
4 9 (5.11%) ActionScript
4 9 (5.11%) ActionScript 2.0
5 8 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.98%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.41%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.27%) XPath
8 4 (2.27%) PHP
8 4 (2.27%) VB
8 4 (2.27%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.27%) SAPscript
9 3 (1.70%) Perl
10 1 (0.57%) C
10 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.25%) Degree
2 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.70%) CCNP
3 3 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) ISEB
5 1 (0.57%) CCIP
5 1 (0.57%) CCDP
5 1 (0.57%) MCSE
5 1 (0.57%) MCSA
5 1 (0.57%) MCP
5 1 (0.57%) MCSD
5 1 (0.57%) MCPD
5 1 (0.57%) ACTC
5 1 (0.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.68%) RosettaNet
2 3 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.70%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.27%) vSphere
2 4 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.14%) SCCM
3 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (46.59%) SAP
2 23 (13.07%) Microsoft
3 22 (12.50%) IBM
4 17 (9.66%) Oracle
5 11 (6.25%) webMethods
6 7 (3.98%) HP
7 4 (2.27%) EMC
7 4 (2.27%) VMware
8 3 (1.70%) Symantec
8 3 (1.70%) Cognos
8 3 (1.70%) SEEBURGER
8 3 (1.70%) Green Hat
9 2 (1.14%) Vizioncore
9 2 (1.14%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.14%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.14%) Adobe
9 2 (1.14%) Epicor
9 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.14%) Mitel
10 1 (0.57%) TIBCO
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