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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 567 562 544
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing EDI 84 84 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.54% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 48 33
Median daily rate £437 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £503 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £385 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.25% +28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £31.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.75 -

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
15715 15662 15113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.10% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10993 10542 9762
Median daily rate £415 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 225 216
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.67 £16.76 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 28 July 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 30 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 28 July 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 -1 80 £437 +9.31% 23
London +15 31 £413 -5.71% 5
West Midlands -24 16 £400 +6.66% 2
City of London +52 9 £463 +32.14%
Manchester +5 8 £444 +4.41% 1
North West +4 8 £444 +10.93% 6
South East -1 5 £500 +25.00% 4
Staffordshire - 5 £200 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £200 -
Midlands - 4 £550 -
Birmingham - 3 £450 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £600 -
East of England +19 2 £418 -2.16% 1
Worcestershire +2 2 £400 +14.28%
Surrey -4 2 - -
Warwickshire -5 2 £600 +71.42% 1
Berkshire -7 2 £500 +25.00% 1
Norwich - 2 £418 -
Weybridge - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £500 -
Redditch - 2 £400 -
Norfolk - 2 £418 -
Nottinghamshire -2 1 £450 +16.12%
East Midlands -6 1 £450 +16.12% 1
Coventry -14 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £600 -
South West - 1 - - 2

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 50 (34.01%) SAP
2 34 (23.13%) ERP
3 32 (21.77%) XML
4 31 (21.09%) Finance
5 22 (14.97%) SQL
6 21 (14.29%) Java
6 21 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (14.29%) Logistics
7 19 (12.93%) Web Services
7 19 (12.93%) .NET
8 17 (11.56%) CRM
8 17 (11.56%) SOA
9 16 (10.88%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (10.88%) Manufacturing
9 16 (10.88%) Retail
9 16 (10.88%) REST
10 15 (10.20%) Oracle
10 15 (10.20%) JavaScript
11 14 (9.52%) Migration
12 13 (8.84%) FTP
12 13 (8.84%) SAP SD
13 12 (8.16%) IBM
13 12 (8.16%) ABAP
13 12 (8.16%) SOAP
13 12 (8.16%) XSLT
14 11 (7.48%) C#
14 11 (7.48%) HTML
14 11 (7.48%) HTTP
14 11 (7.48%) WSDL
14 11 (7.48%) Unix

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 (10.88%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (5.44%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 8 (5.44%) MQSeries
3 5 (3.40%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.04%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.36%) IIS
5 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) Gentran
6 1 (0.68%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.68%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (8.84%) SAP SD
2 10 (6.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (4.08%) SAP MII
4 5 (3.40%) SAP SRM
5 4 (2.72%) SAP CRM
5 4 (2.72%) SAP MM
6 3 (2.04%) Infor M3
6 3 (2.04%) Movex
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (2.04%) SAP PM
6 3 (2.04%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Boomi
2 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.04%) PaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.84%) FTP
2 11 (7.48%) HTTP
3 8 (5.44%) HTTPS
4 7 (4.76%) WinSCP
5 2 (1.36%) Network Security
6 1 (0.68%) Internet
6 1 (0.68%) Intranet
6 1 (0.68%) SSL
6 1 (0.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.08%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (3.40%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.04%) Data Lake
4 3 (2.04%) MySQL
4 3 (2.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (2.04%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (1.36%) Big Data
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.36%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) DB2
6 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.68%) MS Access
6 1 (0.68%) OLTP
6 1 (0.68%) QlikView
6 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (4.76%) ClearCase
1 7 (4.76%) XMLSpy
2 6 (4.08%) ERwin
2 6 (4.08%) LSMW
3 4 (2.72%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.04%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.36%) Toad
6 1 (0.68%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.68%) Subversion
6 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (21.09%) Finance
2 16 (10.88%) Manufacturing
2 16 (10.88%) Retail
3 10 (6.80%) Billing
4 5 (3.40%) Banking
4 5 (3.40%) Legal
5 4 (2.72%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.04%) Automotive
6 3 (2.04%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.04%) Publishing
7 2 (1.36%) Games
7 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) German Language
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (26.53%) Analyst
2 38 (25.85%) Consultant
3 33 (22.45%) Developer
4 25 (17.01%) SAP Consultant
5 22 (14.97%) Architect
6 18 (12.24%) EDI Analyst
7 15 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (8.16%) EDI Consultant
9 10 (6.80%) Business Analyst
9 10 (6.80%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.44%) Lead Architect
10 8 (5.44%) SAP SD Consultant
11 7 (4.76%) Data Architect
11 7 (4.76%) Designer
11 7 (4.76%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.76%) Navision Consultant
11 7 (4.76%) SAP Architect
11 7 (4.76%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 6 (4.08%) BizTalk Architect
12 6 (4.08%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.77%) XML
2 19 (12.93%) .NET
2 19 (12.93%) Web Services
3 16 (10.88%) REST
4 12 (8.16%) SOAP
4 12 (8.16%) XSLT
5 11 (7.48%) HTML
5 11 (7.48%) WSDL
6 10 (6.80%) ASP.NET
6 10 (6.80%) CSS
6 10 (6.80%) EDIFACT
6 10 (6.80%) JSON
6 10 (6.80%) Middleware
7 8 (5.44%) XSD
8 7 (4.76%) JMS
8 7 (4.76%) XSL
9 4 (2.72%) BAPI
9 4 (2.72%) SAP PI
9 4 (2.72%) WCF
9 4 (2.72%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.12%) SWIFT
3 4 (2.72%) FMCG
4 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.04%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.04%) DataPower
4 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.04%) LIMS
4 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.36%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.36%) iSeries
6 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.68%) EFT
6 1 (0.68%) Fintech
6 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.68%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.48%) Unix
2 7 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (1.36%) Windows
4 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.68%) Solaris
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.13%) ERP
2 21 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (14.29%) Logistics
3 17 (11.56%) CRM
3 17 (11.56%) SOA
4 14 (9.52%) Migration
5 11 (7.48%) Change Management
6 10 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (6.12%) B2B
7 9 (6.12%) EAI
7 9 (6.12%) Quality Management
8 8 (5.44%) Data Architecture
8 8 (5.44%) Data Management
8 8 (5.44%) Order to Cash
8 8 (5.44%) Project Management
8 8 (5.44%) SDLC
9 7 (4.76%) Defect Tracking
9 7 (4.76%) ERD
9 7 (4.76%) Lean Manufacturing
9 7 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.97%) SQL
2 21 (14.29%) Java
3 15 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.16%) ABAP
5 11 (7.48%) C#
6 6 (4.08%) PHP
7 5 (3.40%) C
8 4 (2.72%) ActionScript
8 4 (2.72%) ActionScript 2.0
9 3 (2.04%) Perl
9 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.04%) VB
9 3 (2.04%) XPath
10 2 (1.36%) RPG
10 2 (1.36%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.68%) RPG/400
11 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) ISEB
2 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 7 (4.76%) HL7
1 7 (4.76%) SEPA
2 3 (2.04%) QA
3 2 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (34.01%) SAP
2 15 (10.20%) Oracle
3 12 (8.16%) IBM
4 9 (6.12%) HP
5 8 (5.44%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.76%) Remedy
7 5 (3.40%) Ariba
7 5 (3.40%) Dell
7 5 (3.40%) NetSuite
8 4 (2.72%) IBM Sterling
8 4 (2.72%) Infor
9 3 (2.04%) ForgeRock
9 3 (2.04%) Hyperion
9 3 (2.04%) MuleSoft
9 3 (2.04%) SEEBURGER
9 3 (2.04%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.36%) Baan
11 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
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