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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 572 551 570
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Contract jobs citing EDI 73 111 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.68% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 67 33
Median daily rate £456 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £353 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 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
16167 16419 15518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.92% 28.02% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11211 11157 9833
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 289 216
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -16 70 £450 +9.75% 30
London -19 28 £469 +8.38% 3
West Midlands -26 11 £518 +33.54% 2
Midlands - 9 £538 -
City of London +28 7 £463 +8.82%
North West +17 7 £444 +10.93% 5
Manchester +5 6 £444 -1.38% 1
East of England +16 3 £425 -10.52% 1
Warwickshire -3 3 £600 +100.00%
Birmingham -8 3 £450 -5.26% 1
South East -16 3 £525 +27.27% 4
Staffordshire - 3 £95 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £95 - 1
Norwich - 2 £418 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £600 -
Norfolk - 2 £418 -
Hampshire +11 1 - -
Warrington +10 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £525 +18.30% 1
Cheshire +2 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes +2 1 £525 +10.52% 1
Bedfordshire -4 1 £425 -
Coventry -19 1 - -
Kent - 1 - - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 £425 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £600 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 60 (38.96%) SAP
2 36 (23.38%) Finance
3 34 (22.08%) ERP
4 30 (19.48%) XML
4 30 (19.48%) Logistics
5 22 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 21 (13.64%) .NET
6 21 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (12.34%) ABAP
7 19 (12.34%) Java
7 19 (12.34%) Retail
8 18 (11.69%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (11.69%) CRM
9 16 (10.39%) SOA
9 16 (10.39%) SQL
9 16 (10.39%) Web Services
9 16 (10.39%) Migration
10 15 (9.74%) Oracle
10 15 (9.74%) JavaScript
11 14 (9.09%) SAP SD
12 13 (8.44%) C#
13 12 (7.79%) Change Management
13 12 (7.79%) EDIFACT
13 12 (7.79%) REST
14 11 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (7.14%) Billing
14 11 (7.14%) HTML
14 11 (7.14%) ASP.NET
14 11 (7.14%) B2B
15 10 (6.49%) XSLT

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 18 (11.69%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (2.60%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.95%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 3 (1.95%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.30%) IIS
4 2 (1.30%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.65%) Gentran
5 1 (0.65%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (9.09%) SAP SD
2 8 (5.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (3.90%) SAP MII
4 5 (3.25%) SAP MM
4 5 (3.25%) SAP SRM
5 4 (2.60%) JDE World
5 4 (2.60%) SAP CRM
5 4 (2.60%) SAP Retail
6 3 (1.95%) Infor LN
6 3 (1.95%) Infor M3
6 3 (1.95%) Movex
6 3 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (1.95%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (1.95%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (1.95%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.95%) SAP PM
6 3 (1.95%) SAP QM
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (2.60%) Boomi
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.60%) PaaS
2 3 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.84%) FTP
2 8 (5.19%) HTTP
3 3 (1.95%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.30%) Network Security
4 2 (1.30%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.65%) Internet
5 1 (0.65%) Intranet
5 1 (0.65%) ISDN
5 1 (0.65%) SSL
5 1 (0.65%) VoIP
5 1 (0.65%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
2 6 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.25%) DB2
4 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.95%) Data Lake
5 3 (1.95%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.30%) Big Data
6 2 (1.30%) MySQL
6 2 (1.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.30%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.30%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.65%) MS Access
7 1 (0.65%) OLTP
7 1 (0.65%) QlikView
7 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (5.84%) LSMW
2 7 (4.55%) ERwin
3 3 (1.95%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.95%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.95%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.30%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.30%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.65%) Toad
General
1 36 (23.38%) Finance
2 22 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 19 (12.34%) Retail
4 11 (7.14%) Billing
5 5 (3.25%) Legal
6 4 (2.60%) Banking
6 4 (2.60%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.95%) Automotive
7 3 (1.95%) Publishing
8 2 (1.30%) Games
8 2 (1.30%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.65%) Electronics
9 1 (0.65%) German Language
9 1 (0.65%) Marketing
9 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (33.12%) Consultant
2 35 (22.73%) SAP Consultant
3 33 (21.43%) Analyst
4 29 (18.83%) Developer
5 27 (17.53%) Architect
6 19 (12.34%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (9.09%) EDI Consultant
8 13 (8.44%) EDI Analyst
9 9 (5.84%) Business Analyst
9 9 (5.84%) Lead Architect
9 9 (5.84%) SAP SD Consultant
9 9 (5.84%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.19%) Data Architect
10 8 (5.19%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.19%) SAP Architect
10 8 (5.19%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.55%) Navision Consultant
12 6 (3.90%) EDI Developer
12 6 (3.90%) SAP Analyst
12 6 (3.90%) SAP EDI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.48%) XML
2 21 (13.64%) .NET
3 16 (10.39%) Web Services
4 12 (7.79%) EDIFACT
4 12 (7.79%) REST
5 11 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 11 (7.14%) HTML
6 10 (6.49%) CSS
6 10 (6.49%) XSLT
7 9 (5.84%) SOAP
8 7 (4.55%) SAP PI
9 6 (3.90%) JSON
9 6 (3.90%) Middleware
9 6 (3.90%) WSDL
10 5 (3.25%) WCF
11 4 (2.60%) BAPI
11 4 (2.60%) JDBC
11 4 (2.60%) JMS
11 4 (2.60%) WF
11 4 (2.60%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.90%) LIMS
3 5 (3.25%) AS400
3 5 (3.25%) FMCG
4 4 (2.60%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.60%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.30%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.30%) iSeries
6 2 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.65%) DataPower
7 1 (0.65%) EFT
7 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.65%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.19%) Unix
2 7 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (1.30%) Windows
4 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.65%) Solaris
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.08%) ERP
2 30 (19.48%) Logistics
3 21 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (11.69%) CRM
5 16 (10.39%) Migration
5 16 (10.39%) SOA
6 12 (7.79%) Change Management
7 11 (7.14%) B2B
8 10 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (6.49%) Quality Management
8 10 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.84%) Data Architecture
9 9 (5.84%) Data Management
9 9 (5.84%) Data Migration
9 9 (5.84%) Integration Testing
10 8 (5.19%) ERD
10 8 (5.19%) Lean Manufacturing
10 8 (5.19%) PLM
10 8 (5.19%) SDLC
10 8 (5.19%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.34%) ABAP
1 19 (12.34%) Java
2 16 (10.39%) SQL
3 15 (9.74%) JavaScript
4 13 (8.44%) C#
5 6 (3.90%) RPG
6 5 (3.25%) ActionScript
6 5 (3.25%) ActionScript 2.0
6 5 (3.25%) C
6 5 (3.25%) PHP
7 3 (1.95%) Perl
7 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.95%) XPath
8 2 (1.30%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.30%) SAPscript
8 2 (1.30%) VB
9 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (5.19%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) ISEB
2 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.60%) QA
3 2 (1.30%) HL7
3 2 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.30%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (38.96%) SAP
2 15 (9.74%) Oracle
3 8 (5.19%) IBM
3 8 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.25%) Ariba
4 5 (3.25%) Dell
4 5 (3.25%) JD Edwards
4 5 (3.25%) NetSuite
5 4 (2.60%) ForgeRock
5 4 (2.60%) HP
5 4 (2.60%) IBM Sterling
5 4 (2.60%) Infor
5 4 (2.60%) SEEBURGER
5 4 (2.60%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.95%) Hyperion
6 3 (1.95%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.30%) Baan
7 2 (1.30%) Remedy
8 1 (0.65%) Axway
8 1 (0.65%) OpenText
Frating, Essex
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
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