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 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
UK
Rank 554 564 553
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing EDI 48 63 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 28
Median daily rate £488 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £505 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £313 £395
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -20.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £43.75 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +204.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 £14.38
% change year-on-year
- +204.34%

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
13979 14840 14022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.23% 28.54% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9757 10205 9249
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 £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 248 193
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.95 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 February 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 26 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 February 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 +44 46 £488 +39.28% 30
London +27 19 £525 +40.00% 5
South East +18 10 £450 +33.33% 7
Berkshire +18 8 £450 -
East Midlands - 5 £475 - 1
Derbyshire - 4 £500 -
Derby - 4 £500 -
Midlands - 3 - -
Reading +16 2 £225 -
West Midlands 0 2 £313 -40.47% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £500 -
Uxbridge - 2 £513 - 1
North East - 2 £275 - 2
North West +22 1 £180 - 5
Lancashire +14 1 £180 -
City of London +9 1 - -
Surrey +4 1 £351 -
South West +2 1 - -
Bristol +2 1 - -
Oxford 0 1 £500 +42.85% 1
Birmingham 0 1 £175 -68.18%
Preston -3 1 £180 -
Oxfordshire -5 1 £500 +53.84% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 40 (47.06%) SAP
2 17 (20.00%) XML
3 14 (16.47%) Finance
3 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
5 11 (12.94%) SAP SD
5 11 (12.94%) B2B
5 11 (12.94%) Logistics
6 10 (11.76%) ERP
6 10 (11.76%) EDIFACT
6 10 (11.76%) Manufacturing
7 9 (10.59%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (10.59%) Order to Cash
8 8 (9.41%) WebSphere
8 8 (9.41%) ABAP
9 7 (8.24%) Oracle
9 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
9 7 (8.24%) DB2
9 7 (8.24%) RPG
9 7 (8.24%) SQL
9 7 (8.24%) Web Services
9 7 (8.24%) Migration
9 7 (8.24%) AS400
9 7 (8.24%) Project Management
9 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (7.06%) Java
10 6 (7.06%) JD Edwards
10 6 (7.06%) CRM
10 6 (7.06%) Retail

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 9 (10.59%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (9.41%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.71%) Gentran
4 2 (2.35%) JBoss
4 2 (2.35%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.18%) Apache
5 1 (1.18%) Confluence
5 1 (1.18%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.18%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) MS Office
4 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (12.94%) SAP SD
2 5 (5.88%) JDE World
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.35%) SAP Business One
3 2 (2.35%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.35%) SAP MM
3 2 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (1.18%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.18%) SAP QM
4 1 (1.18%) SAP R/3
4 1 (1.18%) SAP Retail
4 1 (1.18%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.35%) PaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) FTP
1 2 (2.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) DB2
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.71%) SAP HANA
3 3 (3.53%) MySQL
4 2 (2.35%) DataStage
4 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) GIS
5 1 (1.18%) MS Access
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.18%) ERwin
2 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.18%) JIRA
2 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.18%) LSMW
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.18%) Subversion
2 1 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.06%) Billing
3 6 (7.06%) Retail
4 5 (5.88%) Automotive
4 5 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.53%) Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Advertising
6 2 (2.35%) Electronics
6 2 (2.35%) French Language
6 2 (2.35%) German Language
6 2 (2.35%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.35%) Marketing
6 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.18%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.18%) Polish Language
7 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Consultant
2 22 (25.88%) SAP Consultant
3 16 (18.82%) Developer
4 15 (17.65%) Architect
5 13 (15.29%) Analyst
6 9 (10.59%) EDI Analyst
6 9 (10.59%) SAP SD Consultant
7 7 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.88%) ABAP Developer
8 5 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Integration Architect
8 5 (5.88%) SAP Developer
9 4 (4.71%) ABAP Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) EDI Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) ABAP Programmer
10 3 (3.53%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (3.53%) SAP Manager
10 3 (3.53%) SAP Programmer
10 3 (3.53%) SAP Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) XML
2 10 (11.76%) EDIFACT
3 7 (8.24%) Web Services
4 5 (5.88%) Middleware
4 5 (5.88%) SOAP
5 4 (4.71%) .NET
5 4 (4.71%) REST
6 3 (3.53%) SAP PI
6 3 (3.53%) Spring
6 3 (3.53%) XSLT
7 2 (2.35%) cXML
7 2 (2.35%) ebXML
7 2 (2.35%) JSON
7 2 (2.35%) Struts
8 1 (1.18%) JDBC
8 1 (1.18%) JMS
8 1 (1.18%) LAMP
8 1 (1.18%) SAP Basis
8 1 (1.18%) SAP XI
8 1 (1.18%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (8.24%) AS400
2 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.71%) TRADACOMS
4 2 (2.35%) DataPower
4 2 (2.35%) FMCG
4 2 (2.35%) iSeries
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) LIMS
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.53%) Linux
2 2 (2.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) Unix
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.94%) B2B
2 11 (12.94%) Logistics
3 10 (11.76%) ERP
4 9 (10.59%) Order to Cash
5 7 (8.24%) Migration
5 7 (8.24%) Project Management
6 6 (7.06%) CRM
7 5 (5.88%) Data Integration
7 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.88%) Feature Driven Development
7 5 (5.88%) Scrum
7 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.71%) Change Management
8 4 (4.71%) SOA
9 3 (3.53%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.53%) OO
9 3 (3.53%) Time Management
9 3 (3.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.41%) ABAP
2 7 (8.24%) RPG
2 7 (8.24%) SQL
3 6 (7.06%) Java
4 3 (3.53%) C#
5 2 (2.35%) ActionScript
5 2 (2.35%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.18%) C
6 1 (1.18%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.18%) PHP
6 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (47.06%) SAP
2 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle
4 6 (7.06%) JD Edwards
5 3 (3.53%) IBM
5 3 (3.53%) IBM Sterling
6 2 (2.35%) Apigee
6 2 (2.35%) Ariba
6 2 (2.35%) ForgeRock
6 2 (2.35%) OpenText
6 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.35%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.18%) Baan
7 1 (1.18%) Cognos
7 1 (1.18%) HP
7 1 (1.18%) Informatica
7 1 (1.18%) JDA
7 1 (1.18%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.18%) Talend
7 1 (1.18%) webMethods
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