The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 518 479 492
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +13
Contract jobs citing EDI 70 84 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.59% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 38
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £302 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £513 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £360 £406
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +94.44%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15088 14292 15009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.96% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9707 9068 9177
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 284 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%

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 July 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 July 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 -43 64 £305 -18.66% 42
London +19 21 £361 -23.94% 9
East of England -4 17 £275 - 3
South East -23 14 £420 +16.66% 10
Bedfordshire - 13 £275 -
Peterborough +4 4 £273 - 3
Cambridgeshire -10 4 £273 - 3
West Midlands -15 4 - - 6
West Sussex - 4 £420 -
City of London +14 3 £306 -38.13% 4
Yorkshire +6 3 - -
North West +1 3 £425 +21.42% 8
Berkshire -4 3 £310 - 2
Hampshire -7 3 - - 3
Manchester -8 3 £425 +21.42% 7
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £338 - 1
South Yorkshire -3 1 - -
East Midlands -4 1 - - 2
Surrey -10 1 £475 +31.94% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 3
Luton - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 77 (48.43%) SAP
2 37 (23.27%) SQL
3 33 (20.75%) ABAP
3 33 (20.75%) XML
4 28 (17.61%) SAP SD
5 27 (16.98%) SQL Server
6 24 (15.09%) ERP
6 24 (15.09%) Microsoft
7 22 (13.84%) Oracle
8 21 (13.21%) SOAP
8 21 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (11.32%) CRM
10 17 (10.69%) IBM
10 17 (10.69%) SAP PI
11 16 (10.06%) Windows
11 16 (10.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (9.43%) Web Services
12 15 (9.43%) Java
12 15 (9.43%) B2B
12 15 (9.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 15 (9.43%) Oracle Database
13 14 (8.81%) Middleware
13 14 (8.81%) UNIX
14 13 (8.18%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (8.18%) Finance
15 12 (7.55%) EDIFACT
15 12 (7.55%) FTP
16 11 (6.92%) SOA
16 11 (6.92%) Oracle EBS
16 11 (6.92%) SWIFT

EDI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (5.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (3.77%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.26%) SAS
3 2 (1.26%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.63%) Moodle
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.63%) Lync
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (5.66%) MS Office
1 9 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (17.61%) SAP SD
2 11 (6.92%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (5.66%) SAP ERP
4 8 (5.03%) SAP FI
4 8 (5.03%) SAP CO
4 8 (5.03%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (4.40%) SAP MM
6 4 (2.52%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (2.52%) MFGPRO
7 3 (1.89%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (1.89%) SAP LE
7 3 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (1.26%) SAP ECC
8 2 (1.26%) SAP GRC
8 2 (1.26%) Agresso
8 2 (1.26%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.63%) SAP CS
9 1 (0.63%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.63%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.63%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) Heroku
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.55%) FTP
2 9 (5.66%) HTTP
2 9 (5.66%) Internet
3 4 (2.52%) WAN
3 4 (2.52%) SSH
4 3 (1.89%) VoIP
4 3 (1.89%) NAS
5 2 (1.26%) Network Security
5 2 (1.26%) Extranet
5 2 (1.26%) LAN
5 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.26%) Firewall
6 1 (0.63%) Wireless
6 1 (0.63%) Broadband
6 1 (0.63%) ISDN
6 1 (0.63%) VPN
6 1 (0.63%) SAN
6 1 (0.63%) DNS
6 1 (0.63%) RIP
6 1 (0.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (9.43%) Oracle Database
4 11 (6.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.14%) SAP BW
6 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.89%) EDMS
8 3 (1.89%) Informix
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.89%) MS Access
8 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.26%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.26%) Toad
4 1 (0.63%) Subversion
4 1 (0.63%) PVCS
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.63%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.63%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.63%) JIRA
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.63%) Selenium
4 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.63%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (8.18%) Finance
2 10 (6.29%) Retail
3 7 (4.40%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.89%) Back Office
5 2 (1.26%) French Language
5 2 (1.26%) German Language
5 2 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.26%) Advertising
5 2 (1.26%) Billing
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.63%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 45 (28.30%) Consultant
2 34 (21.38%) SAP Consultant
3 27 (16.98%) Developer
4 24 (15.09%) Analyst
5 15 (9.43%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.29%) EDI Consultant
7 9 (5.66%) SAP EDI Consultant
7 9 (5.66%) SAP PI Consultant
8 8 (5.03%) SAP SD Consultant
8 8 (5.03%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.40%) SAP Developer
10 5 (3.14%) Architect
10 5 (3.14%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (3.14%) EDI Project Manager
11 4 (2.52%) Middleware Specialist
11 4 (2.52%) SAP Manager
11 4 (2.52%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.52%) Functional Consultant
11 4 (2.52%) SAP Project Manager
11 4 (2.52%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.75%) XML
2 21 (13.21%) SOAP
3 17 (10.69%) SAP PI
4 15 (9.43%) Web Services
4 15 (9.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 14 (8.81%) Middleware
6 12 (7.55%) EDIFACT
7 11 (6.92%) jQuery
7 11 (6.92%) SAP ALE
8 9 (5.66%) XSD
8 9 (5.66%) WSDL
9 8 (5.03%) Spring
9 8 (5.03%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (5.03%) REST
9 8 (5.03%) JMS
10 7 (4.40%) .NET
11 6 (3.77%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (3.77%) HTML
11 6 (3.77%) BAPI
12 4 (2.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.92%) SWIFT
2 6 (3.77%) Data Integration
3 5 (3.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.52%) FMCG
5 3 (1.89%) TRADACOMS
5 3 (1.89%) DataPower
6 2 (1.26%) iSeries
6 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.26%) Life Science
6 2 (1.26%) AS400
6 2 (1.26%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.63%) PMI
7 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.63%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.06%) Windows
2 14 (8.81%) UNIX
3 7 (4.40%) Linux
4 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.52%) zOS
5 3 (1.89%) AIX
5 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.63%) VMS
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.09%) ERP
2 21 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (11.32%) CRM
4 15 (9.43%) B2B
5 11 (6.92%) SOA
6 10 (6.29%) Logistics
6 10 (6.29%) Business Analysis
6 10 (6.29%) Workflow
6 10 (6.29%) BPEL
6 10 (6.29%) ITIL
7 9 (5.66%) EAI
7 9 (5.66%) Project Management
7 9 (5.66%) BPMN
8 7 (4.40%) OO
8 7 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (4.40%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (4.40%) Incident Management
9 6 (3.77%) Document Management
10 5 (3.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.27%) SQL
2 33 (20.75%) ABAP
3 15 (9.43%) Java
4 10 (6.29%) C#
5 9 (5.66%) XPath
6 8 (5.03%) Groovy
6 8 (5.03%) XQuery
7 7 (4.40%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.77%) ActionScript 2.0
8 6 (3.77%) ActionScript
9 5 (3.14%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.14%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.52%) Perl
10 4 (2.52%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.89%) VBA
11 3 (1.89%) SAPscript
12 2 (1.26%) PHP
12 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (5.03%) Degree
2 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.77%) MCITP
3 6 (3.77%) MCTS
4 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.26%) CCNP
4 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.63%) CCIP
5 1 (0.63%) CCDP
5 1 (0.63%) PMP
5 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) RosettaNet
2 4 (2.52%) QA
3 3 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.26%) SLA
5 1 (0.63%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.89%) vSphere
3 2 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.89%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.63%) SCCM
2 1 (0.63%) WSUS
2 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (48.43%) SAP
2 24 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 22 (13.84%) Oracle
4 17 (10.69%) IBM
5 13 (8.18%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.14%) webMethods
7 4 (2.52%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.52%) Cognos
8 3 (1.89%) VMware
8 3 (1.89%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.89%) EMC
8 3 (1.89%) Symantec
9 2 (1.26%) Vizioncore
9 2 (1.26%) Google
9 2 (1.26%) Adobe
9 2 (1.26%) QAD
10 1 (0.63%) Mitel
10 1 (0.63%) ReadSoft
10 1 (0.63%) BMC
10 1 (0.63%) Hitachi
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Scotland
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Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
South East England
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