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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 598 578 588
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Contract jobs citing EDI 51 92 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.56% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 53 23
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £358 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £542 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.50 -

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
16252 16367 15677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.72% 28.23% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11254 11273 10177
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 306 180
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £17.33 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £71.00
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 25 September 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 27 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 25 September 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 +2 48 £450 +9.09% 29
London -2 11 £475 +11.43% 2
North West +23 8 £444 +10.93% 3
Midlands - 8 £525 -
Manchester +4 6 £450 -5.26%
South East -6 5 £563 +34.32% 6
West Midlands -28 5 £340 -15.00%
Buckinghamshire +16 3 £563 +26.76% 1
East of England +15 3 £413 - 1
Milton Keynes +8 3 £563 +18.42% 1
Warwickshire 0 2 £593 +69.28%
Essex - 2 £400 -
Staffordshire - 2 £95 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £95 -
Colchester - 2 £400 -
Scotland +16 1 - -
City of London +16 1 £800 -
Glasgow +12 1 - -
Hampshire +8 1 - -
Cheshire +8 1 - -
Warrington +8 1 - -
Berkshire +8 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire -5 1 £425 -
Coventry -15 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 £425 -

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 62 (42.76%) SAP
2 35 (24.14%) Finance
3 29 (20.00%) ERP
3 29 (20.00%) Logistics
4 28 (19.31%) XML
5 21 (14.48%) Manufacturing
6 19 (13.10%) Retail
6 19 (13.10%) .NET
6 19 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (12.41%) CRM
7 18 (12.41%) ABAP
8 16 (11.03%) Java
8 16 (11.03%) SOA
8 16 (11.03%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (10.34%) Migration
10 14 (9.66%) B2B
10 14 (9.66%) Web Services
11 13 (8.97%) JavaScript
11 13 (8.97%) C#
11 13 (8.97%) SAP SD
11 13 (8.97%) EDIFACT
12 11 (7.59%) Change Management
12 11 (7.59%) Oracle
12 11 (7.59%) ASP.NET
12 11 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (7.59%) Billing
12 11 (7.59%) REST
13 10 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (6.90%) Data Migration
13 10 (6.90%) HTML

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 16 (11.03%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.76%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.07%) Gentran
4 2 (1.38%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 2 (1.38%) IIS
4 2 (1.38%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.38%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.69%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (8.97%) SAP SD
2 7 (4.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (4.14%) SAP MII
3 6 (4.14%) SAP MM
4 5 (3.45%) JDE World
4 5 (3.45%) SAP SRM
5 4 (2.76%) SAP Retail
6 3 (2.07%) Infor LN
6 3 (2.07%) Infor M3
6 3 (2.07%) Movex
6 3 (2.07%) SAP CRM
6 3 (2.07%) SAP PM
6 3 (2.07%) SAP QM
7 2 (1.38%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.69%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.45%) PaaS
2 4 (2.76%) Boomi
3 3 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.83%) HTTP
2 6 (4.14%) FTP
3 2 (1.38%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.38%) Network Security
4 1 (0.69%) Internet
4 1 (0.69%) Intranet
4 1 (0.69%) ISDN
4 1 (0.69%) SSL
4 1 (0.69%) VoIP
4 1 (0.69%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.69%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.83%) SAP Data Services
2 6 (4.14%) DB2
2 6 (4.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.07%) Data Lake
3 3 (2.07%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.38%) Big Data
4 2 (1.38%) MySQL
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.38%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.69%) GIS
5 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.69%) OLTP
5 1 (0.69%) QlikView
5 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (6.21%) LSMW
2 7 (4.83%) ERwin
3 3 (2.07%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.07%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.69%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.69%) XMLSpy
General
1 35 (24.14%) Finance
2 21 (14.48%) Manufacturing
3 19 (13.10%) Retail
4 11 (7.59%) Billing
5 5 (3.45%) Legal
6 4 (2.76%) Banking
6 4 (2.76%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.76%) Publishing
7 3 (2.07%) Automotive
8 2 (1.38%) Games
8 2 (1.38%) Marketing
8 2 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.69%) Advertising
9 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.69%) Electronics
9 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (34.48%) Consultant
2 34 (23.45%) SAP Consultant
3 30 (20.69%) Architect
4 28 (19.31%) Developer
5 23 (15.86%) Analyst
6 21 (14.48%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (9.66%) EDI Consultant
8 10 (6.90%) EDI Analyst
9 9 (6.21%) Business Analyst
9 9 (6.21%) Lead Architect
10 8 (5.52%) Data Architect
10 8 (5.52%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.52%) SAP Architect
10 8 (5.52%) SAP SD Consultant
10 8 (5.52%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.14%) BizTalk Architect
11 6 (4.14%) Navision Consultant
11 6 (4.14%) SAP EDI Consultant
11 6 (4.14%) Support Analyst
12 5 (3.45%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.31%) XML
2 19 (13.10%) .NET
3 14 (9.66%) Web Services
4 13 (8.97%) EDIFACT
5 11 (7.59%) ASP.NET
5 11 (7.59%) REST
6 10 (6.90%) HTML
7 9 (6.21%) CSS
7 9 (6.21%) SOAP
7 9 (6.21%) XSLT
8 6 (4.14%) SAP PI
9 5 (3.45%) JSON
9 5 (3.45%) Middleware
9 5 (3.45%) WCF
9 5 (3.45%) WSDL
10 4 (2.76%) BAPI
10 4 (2.76%) JDBC
10 4 (2.76%) WF
11 3 (2.07%) JMS
11 3 (2.07%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.14%) AS400
2 6 (4.14%) LIMS
3 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.76%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.76%) FMCG
5 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.07%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.38%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.38%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.38%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.69%) DataPower
7 1 (0.69%) iSeries
7 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.69%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.76%) Linux
1 4 (2.76%) Unix
2 2 (1.38%) Windows
3 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.69%) Solaris
3 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.00%) ERP
1 29 (20.00%) Logistics
2 19 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (12.41%) CRM
4 16 (11.03%) SOA
5 15 (10.34%) Migration
6 14 (9.66%) B2B
7 11 (7.59%) Change Management
7 11 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (6.90%) Data Migration
8 10 (6.90%) Quality Management
9 9 (6.21%) Data Architecture
9 9 (6.21%) Order to Cash
10 8 (5.52%) Data Management
10 8 (5.52%) ERD
10 8 (5.52%) Integration Testing
10 8 (5.52%) Lean Manufacturing
10 8 (5.52%) PLM
10 8 (5.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.41%) ABAP
2 16 (11.03%) Java
3 13 (8.97%) C#
3 13 (8.97%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.52%) SQL
5 6 (4.14%) RPG
6 5 (3.45%) C
7 4 (2.76%) ActionScript
7 4 (2.76%) ActionScript 2.0
7 4 (2.76%) PHP
8 3 (2.07%) XPath
9 2 (1.38%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.69%) Perl
10 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (4.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.76%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) HL7
3 1 (0.69%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (42.76%) SAP
2 11 (7.59%) Oracle
3 7 (4.83%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.14%) IBM
4 6 (4.14%) JD Edwards
5 5 (3.45%) Ariba
5 5 (3.45%) Dell
5 5 (3.45%) ForgeRock
5 5 (3.45%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.76%) NetSuite
7 3 (2.07%) HP
7 3 (2.07%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.07%) IBM Sterling
7 3 (2.07%) Infor
7 3 (2.07%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.38%) SEEBURGER
9 1 (0.69%) Adobe
9 1 (0.69%) Apple
9 1 (0.69%) Pega
9 1 (0.69%) RedPrairie
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