The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 502 469 438
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -31
Contract jobs citing EDI 75 89 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.68% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 43 42
Average daily rate
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£383 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £252 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £11.25 £58.15 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.65% +78.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.25 £58.15 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-80.65% +78.92%

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
13701 13155 12880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.96% 27.01% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9189 8297 8174
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 275 335
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.46 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.02 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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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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 -30 66 £383 -4.37% 31
London -7 20 £450 +2.85% 6
West Midlands +3 10 £450 -21.05% 3
Yorkshire +2 7 £333 - 6
South East -39 7 £488 +30.00% 6
East of England 0 6 £325 -18.75% 1
Midlands - 6 - - 2
East Midlands +7 4 £170 - 3
North West -11 4 - - 6
South Yorkshire - 4 £333 -
Essex - 4 £325 -
City of London +17 3 £669 +174.35% 4
Berkshire +2 3 £475 -13.63%
West Yorkshire +1 3 £363 - 5
Oxfordshire -18 3 £525 +41.89% 1
Birmingham - 2 £408 - 2
Cambridgeshire -12 1 - - 1
Hampshire -23 1 £450 +5.88% 2
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £525 -
Harlow - 1 £350 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £450 - 2
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
East Anglia - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 2

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 79 (55.63%) SAP
2 23 (16.20%) EDIFACT
3 22 (15.49%) Manufacturing
3 22 (15.49%) XML
4 20 (14.08%) ERP
5 19 (13.38%) SAP SD
6 17 (11.97%) B2B
7 15 (10.56%) Logistics
8 14 (9.86%) Middleware
8 14 (9.86%) Finance
8 14 (9.86%) Oracle
9 13 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (9.15%) Project Management
10 12 (8.45%) FTP
10 12 (8.45%) IBM
10 12 (8.45%) Java
11 11 (7.75%) .NET
12 10 (7.04%) Billing
13 9 (6.34%) Change Management
13 9 (6.34%) VMS
13 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (5.63%) VB
14 8 (5.63%) ABAP
14 8 (5.63%) ActionScript
14 8 (5.63%) XML Messaging
14 8 (5.63%) ActionScript 2.0
15 7 (4.93%) TRADACOMS
15 7 (4.93%) SAP ALE
15 7 (4.93%) Service Delivery
15 7 (4.93%) Mainframe

EDI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 6 (4.23%) MQSeries
2 4 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.82%) Gentran
3 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.70%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (0.70%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.82%) MS Office
3 3 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (13.38%) SAP SD
2 6 (4.23%) SAP WM
3 4 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.11%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (2.11%) SAP CO
4 3 (2.11%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.41%) SAP SCM
5 2 (1.41%) SAP MDM
5 2 (1.41%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.41%) SAP HCM
5 2 (1.41%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.41%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.70%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.70%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.45%) FTP
2 4 (2.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.70%) NAS
3 1 (0.70%) Internet
3 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.70%) DNS
3 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.70%) DHCP
3 1 (0.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.82%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.82%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.41%) QlikView
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.70%) EDMS
3 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (2.11%) LSMW
General
1 22 (15.49%) Manufacturing
2 14 (9.86%) Finance
3 10 (7.04%) Billing
4 6 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.82%) Marketing
5 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.11%) Banking
6 3 (2.11%) Automotive
6 3 (2.11%) Advertising
7 2 (1.41%) Retail
8 1 (0.70%) Back Office
8 1 (0.70%) Electronics
8 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (33.80%) Consultant
2 31 (21.83%) Analyst
2 31 (21.83%) SAP Consultant
3 22 (15.49%) EDI Analyst
4 15 (10.56%) Architect
5 13 (9.15%) Developer
5 13 (9.15%) SAP SD Consultant
5 13 (9.15%) EDI Consultant
6 11 (7.75%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.34%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.93%) SAP EDI Consultant
9 6 (4.23%) Implementation Analyst
10 5 (3.52%) SAP Manager
10 5 (3.52%) Service Manager
11 4 (2.82%) SAP Project Manager
11 4 (2.82%) Functional Consultant
11 4 (2.82%) Services Delivery Manager
11 4 (2.82%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Architect
12 3 (2.11%) EDI Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.20%) EDIFACT
2 22 (15.49%) XML
3 14 (9.86%) Middleware
4 11 (7.75%) .NET
5 8 (5.63%) XML Messaging
6 7 (4.93%) SAP ALE
7 4 (2.82%) SAP Smart Forms
8 2 (1.41%) Web Services
8 2 (1.41%) XSLT
8 2 (1.41%) J2EE
8 2 (1.41%) SAP XI
8 2 (1.41%) BAPI
8 2 (1.41%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (0.70%) Web Dynpro
9 1 (0.70%) HTML
9 1 (0.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.93%) TRADACOMS
2 7 (4.93%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.23%) FMCG
4 3 (2.11%) DataPower
5 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.70%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.70%) DTV
6 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) GIS
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.34%) VMS
2 5 (3.52%) Windows
3 4 (2.82%) Linux
4 3 (2.11%) UNIX
5 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.08%) ERP
2 17 (11.97%) B2B
3 15 (10.56%) Logistics
4 13 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (9.15%) Project Management
5 9 (6.34%) Change Management
6 7 (4.93%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.93%) Line Management
7 6 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (3.52%) Operations Management
8 5 (3.52%) Business Analysis
8 5 (3.52%) Migration
8 5 (3.52%) CRM
9 4 (2.82%) SOA
9 4 (2.82%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.82%) Workflow
9 4 (2.82%) TOGAF
9 4 (2.82%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (2.82%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (2.82%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.45%) Java
2 8 (5.63%) VB
2 8 (5.63%) ABAP
2 8 (5.63%) ActionScript
2 8 (5.63%) ActionScript 2.0
3 7 (4.93%) C
4 6 (4.23%) Pascal
5 4 (2.82%) SQL
5 4 (2.82%) SAPscript
5 4 (2.82%) XPath
6 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.70%) Perl
6 1 (0.70%) C#
6 1 (0.70%) C++
6 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.41%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) MCP
2 1 (0.70%) MCSE
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (55.63%) SAP
2 14 (9.86%) Oracle
3 12 (8.45%) IBM
4 7 (4.93%) JD Edwards
5 6 (4.23%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.11%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.11%) Adobe
6 3 (2.11%) Ariba
7 2 (1.41%) JDA
7 2 (1.41%) Pegasus
7 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.41%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.70%) TARGIT
8 1 (0.70%) Infor
8 1 (0.70%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.70%) Remedy
8 1 (0.70%) webMethods
8 1 (0.70%) Open Text
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