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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 534 499 404
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -95
Contract jobs citing EDI 67 71 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.47% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 73
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £270 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £415
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -12.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00

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
15664 15050 14876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.94% 29.12% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10485 9800 8966
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 282 370
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 October 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
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 October 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
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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 -44 56 £425 +17.24% 20
East Midlands +17 15 £600 - 1
London +1 13 £485 +29.33% 4
West Midlands -1 11 £425 +21.42% 3
South East -44 6 £325 -10.34% 5
Berkshire - 4 £338 - 1
Nottinghamshire +9 3 £600 -
Midlands +2 3 £475 -
North West -13 3 - - 3
East of England -18 3 £400 - 4
Scotland - 3 - - 1
City of London +23 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -5 2 - - 1
Peterborough +3 1 - - 1
Manchester -11 1 - - 3
Hertfordshire -15 1 £400 - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 £325 - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Enfield - - - -
Epping - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 69 (50.36%) SAP
2 31 (22.63%) XML
3 26 (18.98%) B2B
4 23 (16.79%) SAP SD
4 23 (16.79%) SQL
5 22 (16.06%) ABAP
5 22 (16.06%) Oracle
5 22 (16.06%) SQL Server
6 21 (15.33%) EDIFACT
7 20 (14.60%) FTP
8 19 (13.87%) Middleware
9 18 (13.14%) ERP
10 17 (12.41%) Java
11 16 (11.68%) CRM
12 15 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (10.22%) IBM
14 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
14 13 (9.49%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (9.49%) HTTP
14 13 (9.49%) Manufacturing
15 12 (8.76%) XPath
15 12 (8.76%) Oracle EBS
15 12 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (8.03%) Oracle Database
16 11 (8.03%) SOA
16 11 (8.03%) Business Analysis
17 10 (7.30%) BPEL
17 10 (7.30%) EAI
17 10 (7.30%) ActionScript

EDI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 8 (5.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (5.11%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.38%) MQSeries
4 4 (2.92%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.46%) Gentran
6 1 (0.73%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.73%) IIS
6 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.73%) Apache
6 1 (0.73%) SAS
6 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.73%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.46%) MS Project
4 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (16.79%) SAP SD
2 12 (8.76%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (3.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (2.92%) MFGPRO
4 4 (2.92%) SAP WM
5 2 (1.46%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.46%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.46%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.46%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.73%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.73%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.73%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.73%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.73%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.73%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.73%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.60%) FTP
2 13 (9.49%) HTTP
3 9 (6.57%) Internet
4 3 (2.19%) NAS
5 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (8.03%) Oracle Database
4 9 (6.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.92%) SAP BW
6 3 (2.19%) EDMS
6 3 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.19%) MS Access
7 1 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.73%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.73%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.73%) PVCS
2 1 (0.73%) Toad
2 1 (0.73%) Subversion
2 1 (0.73%) LSMW
2 1 (0.73%) JIRA
General
1 13 (9.49%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.38%) Retail
2 6 (4.38%) Finance
3 4 (2.92%) Billing
4 3 (2.19%) Automotive
5 2 (1.46%) German Language
6 1 (0.73%) Back Office
6 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.73%) Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Advertising
6 1 (0.73%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.73%) French Language
6 1 (0.73%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 36 (26.28%) Analyst
2 33 (24.09%) Consultant
3 20 (14.60%) Developer
4 17 (12.41%) EDI Analyst
5 15 (10.95%) Architect
6 13 (9.49%) SAP Consultant
7 12 (8.76%) Business Analyst
7 12 (8.76%) EDI Consultant
8 10 (7.30%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.11%) SAP EDI Consultant
10 6 (4.38%) Implementation Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) EDI Project Manager
11 5 (3.65%) EDI Business Analyst
12 4 (2.92%) Functional Consultant
12 4 (2.92%) SAP SD Consultant
12 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (2.92%) SAP Developer
12 4 (2.92%) Support Analyst
13 3 (2.19%) EDI Specialist
13 3 (2.19%) SAP PI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.63%) XML
2 21 (15.33%) EDIFACT
3 19 (13.87%) Middleware
4 9 (6.57%) .NET
4 9 (6.57%) SOAP
4 9 (6.57%) WSDL
4 9 (6.57%) Web Services
4 9 (6.57%) jQuery
5 8 (5.84%) Spring
5 8 (5.84%) JMS
5 8 (5.84%) XSD
5 8 (5.84%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (5.84%) REST
6 6 (4.38%) SAP ALE
6 6 (4.38%) XML Messaging
7 4 (2.92%) XSLT
8 3 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (2.19%) SAP Smart Forms
8 3 (2.19%) SAP PI
8 3 (2.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.11%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.38%) FMCG
4 5 (3.65%) DataPower
5 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.92%) TRADACOMS
6 2 (1.46%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.73%) iSeries
7 1 (0.73%) AS400
7 1 (0.73%) NHS
7 1 (0.73%) PMI
7 1 (0.73%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.11%) UNIX
1 7 (5.11%) Linux
2 5 (3.65%) Windows
3 2 (1.46%) AIX
3 2 (1.46%) zOS
3 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.73%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.98%) B2B
2 18 (13.14%) ERP
3 16 (11.68%) CRM
4 15 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (8.03%) SOA
5 11 (8.03%) Business Analysis
6 10 (7.30%) BPEL
6 10 (7.30%) EAI
7 9 (6.57%) Logistics
7 9 (6.57%) Workflow
7 9 (6.57%) BPMN
8 7 (5.11%) Project Management
8 7 (5.11%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.38%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (3.65%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.65%) PRINCE2
11 4 (2.92%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (2.92%) Data Mapping
11 4 (2.92%) Document Management
11 4 (2.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.79%) SQL
2 22 (16.06%) ABAP
3 17 (12.41%) Java
4 12 (8.76%) XPath
5 10 (7.30%) ActionScript
5 10 (7.30%) ActionScript 2.0
6 8 (5.84%) Groovy
6 8 (5.84%) VB
6 8 (5.84%) XQuery
7 6 (4.38%) C
7 6 (4.38%) Pascal
8 5 (3.65%) C#
9 4 (2.92%) VBA
10 3 (2.19%) SAPscript
11 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.46%) Perl
11 2 (1.46%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.38%) MCTS
1 6 (4.38%) MCITP
1 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (0.73%) PMP
2 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (2.19%) SLA
1 3 (2.19%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (50.36%) SAP
2 22 (16.06%) Oracle
3 14 (10.22%) IBM
4 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.49%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.19%) TARGIT
5 3 (2.19%) Adobe
6 2 (1.46%) QAD
6 2 (1.46%) Ariba
6 2 (1.46%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.46%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.73%) Aveksa
7 1 (0.73%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.73%) BMC
7 1 (0.73%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.73%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.73%) Cognos
7 1 (0.73%) NetSuite
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