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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
UK
Rank 565 548 520
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -28
Contract jobs citing EDI 27 77 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.53% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 29
Median daily rate £351 £463 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% +13.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £260 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £590 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +233.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £11.25
% change year-on-year
- +233.33%

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
13729 14466 13888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.68% 29.00% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9442 9931 9409
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 258 184
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -17 27 £351 -26.21% 40
London -10 10 £500 +4.71% 2
South East +6 8 £438 +45.91% 3
Berkshire +9 6 £375 -
Yorkshire +14 3 £250 -37.50% 9
Doncaster - 3 £250 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £250 -
Reading +11 2 £225 -
West Midlands -14 2 £313 -37.50% 2
North East -20 2 £275 -45.00% 1
Surrey +13 1 £351 -
East Midlands +7 1 £238 -45.71% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 1 £588 - 1
Birmingham -3 1 £175 -68.18% 1
City of London -8 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £238 -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £588 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £238 -

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 35 (44.87%) SAP
2 17 (21.79%) Logistics
3 15 (19.23%) Finance
3 15 (19.23%) XML
4 13 (16.67%) ABAP
5 12 (15.38%) ERP
5 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (11.54%) Migration
8 9 (11.54%) EDIFACT
8 9 (11.54%) B2B
8 9 (11.54%) Manufacturing
8 9 (11.54%) Retail
9 7 (8.97%) SOA
9 7 (8.97%) RPG
9 7 (8.97%) .NET
9 7 (8.97%) AS400
9 7 (8.97%) SAP SD
10 6 (7.69%) Scrum
10 6 (7.69%) Java
10 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
10 6 (7.69%) DB2
10 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
10 6 (7.69%) CRM
10 6 (7.69%) JD Edwards
10 6 (7.69%) SAP BW
10 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (6.41%) Web Services
11 5 (6.41%) C#

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 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.13%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.85%) Gentran
4 2 (2.56%) IIS
4 2 (2.56%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.28%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) Confluence
5 1 (1.28%) JBoss
5 1 (1.28%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) MS Office
4 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) SAP SD
2 5 (6.41%) JDE World
3 3 (3.85%) SAP MM
3 3 (3.85%) SAP QM
3 3 (3.85%) SAP Retail
4 2 (2.56%) SAP Business One
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.28%) SAP LE
5 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) FTP
3 1 (1.28%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) ISDN
3 1 (1.28%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) DB2
1 6 (7.69%) SAP BW
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) SAP HANA
3 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.28%) DataStage
5 1 (1.28%) GIS
5 1 (1.28%) MS Access
5 1 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) LSMW
2 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.28%) ERwin
3 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.28%) JIRA
3 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 9 (11.54%) Retail
3 4 (5.13%) Billing
4 2 (2.56%) Advertising
4 2 (2.56%) Automotive
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) French Language
4 2 (2.56%) German Language
4 2 (2.56%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.56%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.28%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Games
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.28%) Publishing
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (33.33%) Consultant
2 21 (26.92%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (21.79%) Architect
4 15 (19.23%) Developer
5 12 (15.38%) Analyst
6 10 (12.82%) EDI Analyst
7 9 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.69%) SAP SD Consultant
9 5 (6.41%) ABAP Consultant
10 4 (5.13%) ABAP Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Azure Architect
10 4 (5.13%) BizTalk Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Integration Architect
10 4 (5.13%) SAP Developer
11 3 (3.85%) EDI Developer
11 3 (3.85%) SAP Programmer
11 3 (3.85%) SAP QM Consultant
11 3 (3.85%) SAP Retail Consultant
11 3 (3.85%) SAP Support
11 3 (3.85%) SAP Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) XML
2 9 (11.54%) EDIFACT
3 7 (8.97%) .NET
4 5 (6.41%) SAP PI
4 5 (6.41%) SOAP
4 5 (6.41%) Web Services
5 4 (5.13%) XSLT
6 3 (3.85%) JDBC
6 3 (3.85%) REST
6 3 (3.85%) Spring
6 3 (3.85%) Struts
7 2 (2.56%) Apache Axis
7 2 (2.56%) CSS
7 2 (2.56%) cXML
7 2 (2.56%) ebXML
7 2 (2.56%) HTML
7 2 (2.56%) JMS
7 2 (2.56%) Middleware
7 2 (2.56%) SAP XI
8 1 (1.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) AS400
2 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.13%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.13%) TRADACOMS
4 3 (3.85%) LIMS
5 2 (2.56%) iSeries
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) DataPower
6 1 (1.28%) FMCG
6 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.28%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Unix
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) Logistics
2 12 (15.38%) ERP
3 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.54%) B2B
4 9 (11.54%) Migration
5 7 (8.97%) SOA
6 6 (7.69%) CRM
6 6 (7.69%) Scrum
7 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.41%) Data Migration
7 5 (6.41%) Feature Driven Development
7 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.13%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (5.13%) Integration Testing
8 4 (5.13%) Order to Cash
9 3 (3.85%) Change Management
9 3 (3.85%) Performance Testing
9 3 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) ABAP
2 7 (8.97%) RPG
3 6 (7.69%) Java
4 5 (6.41%) C#
4 5 (6.41%) SQL
5 3 (3.85%) ActionScript
5 3 (3.85%) ActionScript 2.0
5 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.28%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (1.28%) PHP
7 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (44.87%) SAP
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.69%) JD Edwards
4 4 (5.13%) ForgeRock
4 4 (5.13%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle
6 2 (2.56%) IBM
6 2 (2.56%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (1.28%) Apigee
7 1 (1.28%) Ariba
7 1 (1.28%) Capita
7 1 (1.28%) HP
7 1 (1.28%) OpenText
7 1 (1.28%) SEEBURGER
7 1 (1.28%) webMethods
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