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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 534 514 498
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -16
Contract jobs citing EDI 63 79 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.53% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £39.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
-39.74% -

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
14908 14984 12930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.07% 27.65% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9842 9913 8138
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 193 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.04 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 28 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EDI within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

EDI Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 May 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 -27 55 £400 +6.66% 23
London +7 19 £420 +5.00% 4
South East -16 13 £325 - 9
North West - 7 £400 - 7
Surrey - 6 - - 4
City of London +11 4 £313 +2.04% 1
Berkshire +10 4 - - 2
West Midlands -13 4 £425 +47.82% 1
Manchester - 4 £475 - 4
Bracknell - 4 - -
Coventry +8 3 £425 -
West Sussex -21 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 £400 - 1
Camberley - 3 - -
Chertsey - 3 - - 1
Chester - 3 £400 -
Gatwick - 3 - -
Uxbridge - 3 £450 - 1
East Midlands -5 2 - - 1
North East - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Larne - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Ruislip - 2 £350 -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Middlesex +8 1 £500 -
East of England +4 1 £380 -1.93%
Bedfordshire +3 1 £380 +14.71%
Brentford -3 1 £450 -11.33%

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 75 (54.35%) SAP
2 31 (22.46%) ERP
3 22 (15.94%) Finance
4 20 (14.49%) Manufacturing
5 18 (13.04%) Project Management
6 16 (11.59%) .NET
7 14 (10.14%) CRM
7 14 (10.14%) SAP SD
8 13 (9.42%) XML
8 13 (9.42%) ABAP
9 12 (8.70%) Migration
10 11 (7.97%) SQL Server
10 11 (7.97%) B2B
10 11 (7.97%) JMS
11 10 (7.25%) Data Migration
11 10 (7.25%) Java
11 10 (7.25%) Oracle
11 10 (7.25%) PRINCE2
12 9 (6.52%) Web Services
12 9 (6.52%) VMS
12 9 (6.52%) Microsoft
12 9 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (5.80%) EDIFACT
13 8 (5.80%) Change Management
13 8 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (5.80%) Billing
13 8 (5.80%) SAP ALE
14 7 (5.07%) Line Management
14 7 (5.07%) WCF
14 7 (5.07%) Integration Testing

EDI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.90%) SAS
3 2 (1.45%) Gentran
4 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (10.14%) SAP SD
2 5 (3.62%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.90%) SAP FI
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.90%) SAP ERP
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.17%) SAP CO
4 3 (2.17%) SAP CRM
4 3 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (2.17%) SAP MM
5 2 (1.45%) SAP R/3
5 2 (1.45%) SAP WM
5 2 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.72%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.72%) SAP HUM
6 1 (0.72%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.72%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.72%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.17%) SMTP
1 3 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (2.17%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.72%) MySQL
3 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.72%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.45%) LSMW
2 1 (0.72%) NWDS
2 1 (0.72%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.72%) PROIV
2 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 22 (15.94%) Finance
2 20 (14.49%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (5.80%) Billing
4 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.62%) Retail
6 4 (2.90%) French Language
7 3 (2.17%) Marketing
7 3 (2.17%) Banking
7 3 (2.17%) Electronics
8 2 (1.45%) Automotive
8 2 (1.45%) Legal
8 2 (1.45%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.72%) German Language
9 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.72%) Advertising
9 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (36.23%) Consultant
2 38 (27.54%) SAP Consultant
3 23 (16.67%) Developer
4 22 (15.94%) Analyst
5 12 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 11 (7.97%) SAP SD Consultant
6 11 (7.97%) EDI Consultant
7 8 (5.80%) SAP EDI Consultant
7 8 (5.80%) EDI Analyst
7 8 (5.80%) EDI Developer
8 7 (5.07%) BizTalk Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Architect
10 4 (2.90%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (2.90%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (2.90%) ABAP Consultant
10 4 (2.90%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (2.17%) Integration Consultant
11 3 (2.17%) Service Manager
11 3 (2.17%) SAP WM Consultant
11 3 (2.17%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.59%) .NET
2 13 (9.42%) XML
3 11 (7.97%) JMS
4 9 (6.52%) Web Services
5 8 (5.80%) EDIFACT
5 8 (5.80%) SAP ALE
6 7 (5.07%) WCF
6 7 (5.07%) Middleware
7 5 (3.62%) J2EE
7 5 (3.62%) REST
8 4 (2.90%) HTML
8 4 (2.90%) SAP PI
9 3 (2.17%) RESTful
9 3 (2.17%) BAPI
10 2 (1.45%) SOAP
10 2 (1.45%) JSON
11 1 (0.72%) SAP Business Workflow
11 1 (0.72%) Symfony
11 1 (0.72%) CodeIgniter
11 1 (0.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.62%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.90%) Clustering
2 4 (2.90%) Statistics
2 4 (2.90%) FMCG
3 3 (2.17%) iSeries
3 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.72%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.72%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.72%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.72%) AS400
4 1 (0.72%) Replication
4 1 (0.72%) DTV
4 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.52%) VMS
2 3 (2.17%) Windows
3 2 (1.45%) UNIX
4 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.72%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.46%) ERP
2 18 (13.04%) Project Management
3 14 (10.14%) CRM
4 12 (8.70%) Migration
5 11 (7.97%) B2B
6 10 (7.25%) Data Migration
6 10 (7.25%) PRINCE2
7 8 (5.80%) Change Management
8 7 (5.07%) Line Management
8 7 (5.07%) Integration Testing
8 7 (5.07%) SOA
8 7 (5.07%) ITIL
9 5 (3.62%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.62%) ETL
9 5 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.62%) SDLC
10 4 (2.90%) E-Commerce
10 4 (2.90%) EAI
10 4 (2.90%) Workflow
10 4 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.42%) ABAP
2 10 (7.25%) Java
3 4 (2.90%) SQL
4 3 (2.17%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (2.17%) C
4 3 (2.17%) ActionScript
5 2 (1.45%) SAPscript
5 2 (1.45%) VB
5 2 (1.45%) PHP
6 1 (0.72%) PHP5
6 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.35%) Degree
2 5 (3.62%) PMP
2 5 (3.62%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.17%) SAP Certification
3 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.45%) HND
5 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.72%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 75 (54.35%) SAP
2 10 (7.25%) Oracle
3 9 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.07%) JD Edwards
5 4 (2.90%) Ariba
6 3 (2.17%) Epicor
6 3 (2.17%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.45%) IBM
7 2 (1.45%) JDA
7 2 (1.45%) Northgate
7 2 (1.45%) Civica
7 2 (1.45%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.72%) Infor
8 1 (0.72%) Zend
8 1 (0.72%) SEEBURGER
8 1 (0.72%) Kronos
8 1 (0.72%) Teradata
8 1 (0.72%) Remedy
8 1 (0.72%) webMethods
8 1 (0.72%) Cognos
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