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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 519 484 477
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -7
Contract jobs citing EDI 74 84 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.59% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 43
Average daily rate
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£318 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £301 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £513 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £360 £413
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
15077 14208 14854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.84% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9714 9035 9071
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 296 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%

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 25 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 25 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -35 68 £300 -20.00% 30
London +10 23 £350 -26.31% 8
East of England -9 19 £275 - 1
South East -21 15 £420 +16.66% 10
Bedfordshire - 14 £275 -
West Sussex - 5 £420 -
Peterborough +4 4 £273 - 1
Cambridgeshire -8 4 £273 - 1
West Midlands -12 4 - - 3
City of London +15 3 £306 -38.13% 2
Yorkshire +8 3 - -
Berkshire -1 3 £310 - 2
Hampshire -17 3 - - 3
North West -6 2 £425 +21.42% 6
Manchester -7 2 £425 +21.42% 6
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £338 -
South Yorkshire +1 1 - -
East Midlands -2 1 - - 2
Surrey -13 1 £475 +31.94% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £475 -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 3
Luton - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 78 (48.45%) SAP
2 36 (22.36%) SQL
3 34 (21.12%) XML
4 33 (20.50%) ABAP
5 28 (17.39%) SAP SD
6 27 (16.77%) SQL Server
7 24 (14.91%) ERP
7 24 (14.91%) Microsoft
8 23 (14.29%) Oracle
9 21 (13.04%) SOAP
10 20 (12.42%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (11.18%) CRM
11 18 (11.18%) Windows
11 18 (11.18%) SAP PI
12 17 (10.56%) IBM
13 16 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (9.94%) Oracle Database
14 15 (9.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 15 (9.32%) B2B
14 15 (9.32%) Middleware
14 15 (9.32%) Web Services
14 15 (9.32%) UNIX
14 15 (9.32%) Java
15 13 (8.07%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (8.07%) EDIFACT
15 13 (8.07%) Finance
16 12 (7.45%) FTP
17 11 (6.83%) ITIL
17 11 (6.83%) SOA
17 11 (6.83%) Oracle EBS

EDI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (4.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (3.73%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.24%) IIS
3 2 (1.24%) SAS
4 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.62%) Apache
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.62%) Moodle
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.62%) Lync
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (5.59%) MS Office
1 9 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (17.39%) SAP SD
2 11 (6.83%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (5.59%) SAP ERP
4 8 (4.97%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (4.97%) SAP CO
4 8 (4.97%) SAP FI
5 7 (4.35%) SAP MM
6 4 (2.48%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (2.48%) MFGPRO
7 3 (1.86%) SAP LE
7 3 (1.86%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (1.24%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (1.24%) Agresso
8 2 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (1.24%) SAP ECC
8 2 (1.24%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.62%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.62%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.62%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) Heroku
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.45%) FTP
2 9 (5.59%) HTTP
2 9 (5.59%) Internet
3 5 (3.11%) WAN
4 4 (2.48%) SSH
5 3 (1.86%) Firewall
5 3 (1.86%) VoIP
6 2 (1.24%) Network Security
6 2 (1.24%) NAS
6 2 (1.24%) LAN
6 2 (1.24%) Extranet
6 2 (1.24%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.62%) VPN
7 1 (0.62%) DNS
7 1 (0.62%) SAN
7 1 (0.62%) MPLS
7 1 (0.62%) OSPF
7 1 (0.62%) BGP
7 1 (0.62%) SMS
7 1 (0.62%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (9.94%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.11%) SAP BW
4 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.86%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 3 (1.86%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (1.86%) MS Access
6 3 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.86%) Informix
6 3 (1.86%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.24%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.24%) EDMS
7 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.86%) Toad
4 2 (1.24%) Selenium
4 2 (1.24%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.24%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.62%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.62%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.62%) PVCS
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.62%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.62%) Subversion
5 1 (0.62%) JIRA
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (8.07%) Finance
2 11 (6.83%) Retail
3 7 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.86%) Back Office
5 2 (1.24%) Advertising
5 2 (1.24%) Billing
5 2 (1.24%) French Language
5 2 (1.24%) German Language
5 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.62%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.62%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.62%) Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.62%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 45 (27.95%) Consultant
2 34 (21.12%) SAP Consultant
3 26 (16.15%) Developer
4 24 (14.91%) Analyst
5 15 (9.32%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.21%) EDI Consultant
7 9 (5.59%) SAP EDI Consultant
7 9 (5.59%) SAP PI Consultant
8 8 (4.97%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.97%) SAP SD Consultant
9 7 (4.35%) SAP Developer
10 5 (3.11%) SAP Manager
10 5 (3.11%) EDI Project Manager
10 5 (3.11%) Architect
10 5 (3.11%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (2.48%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.48%) Tester
11 4 (2.48%) Functional Consultant
11 4 (2.48%) SAP Project Manager
11 4 (2.48%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.12%) XML
2 21 (13.04%) SOAP
3 18 (11.18%) SAP PI
4 15 (9.32%) Web Services
4 15 (9.32%) Middleware
4 15 (9.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 13 (8.07%) EDIFACT
6 11 (6.83%) jQuery
6 11 (6.83%) SAP ALE
7 9 (5.59%) XSD
7 9 (5.59%) WSDL
8 8 (4.97%) Spring
8 8 (4.97%) JMS
8 8 (4.97%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (4.97%) REST
9 7 (4.35%) .NET
10 6 (3.73%) HTML
10 6 (3.73%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (3.73%) BAPI
11 4 (2.48%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.83%) SWIFT
2 6 (3.73%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.48%) FMCG
3 4 (2.48%) TRADACOMS
3 4 (2.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.86%) DataPower
5 2 (1.24%) iSeries
5 2 (1.24%) AS400
5 2 (1.24%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.24%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.24%) Life Science
6 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.62%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.62%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.18%) Windows
2 15 (9.32%) UNIX
3 7 (4.35%) Linux
4 4 (2.48%) zOS
4 4 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.86%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.86%) AIX
6 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.62%) VMS
7 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.91%) ERP
2 20 (12.42%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (11.18%) CRM
4 15 (9.32%) B2B
5 11 (6.83%) SOA
5 11 (6.83%) ITIL
6 10 (6.21%) Workflow
6 10 (6.21%) BPEL
6 10 (6.21%) Logistics
6 10 (6.21%) Business Analysis
7 9 (5.59%) BPMN
7 9 (5.59%) EAI
7 9 (5.59%) Project Management
8 8 (4.97%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (4.35%) OO
9 7 (4.35%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (3.11%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.36%) SQL
2 33 (20.50%) ABAP
3 15 (9.32%) Java
4 9 (5.59%) C#
4 9 (5.59%) XPath
5 8 (4.97%) Groovy
5 8 (4.97%) XQuery
6 7 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.73%) ActionScript 2.0
7 6 (3.73%) ActionScript
8 5 (3.11%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.11%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.48%) Perl
9 4 (2.48%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.86%) VBA
10 3 (1.86%) SAPscript
11 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.24%) PHP
12 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (6.21%) Degree
2 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.73%) MCTS
3 6 (3.73%) MCITP
4 3 (1.86%) CCNP
4 3 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.24%) ISEB
5 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.24%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.62%) PMP
6 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.62%) CCIP
6 1 (0.62%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.21%) RosettaNet
2 5 (3.11%) QA
3 3 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.24%) SLA
5 1 (0.62%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.86%) vSphere
3 2 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.62%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.86%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.62%) WSUS
2 1 (0.62%) SCCM
2 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 78 (48.45%) SAP
2 24 (14.91%) Microsoft
3 23 (14.29%) Oracle
4 17 (10.56%) IBM
5 13 (8.07%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.11%) webMethods
7 4 (2.48%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.48%) Cognos
8 3 (1.86%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.86%) EMC
8 3 (1.86%) Symantec
8 3 (1.86%) VMware
9 2 (1.24%) Mitel
9 2 (1.24%) Google
9 2 (1.24%) Vizioncore
9 2 (1.24%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.24%) QAD
9 2 (1.24%) Adobe
10 1 (0.62%) HP
10 1 (0.62%) McAfee
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