The table below looks at the statistics for EDIFACT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EDIFACT over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EDIFACT
Rank 612 607 578
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -29
Contract jobs citing EDIFACT 12 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.017% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.082% 0.065% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate £550 £488 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% +77.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £506 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +84.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -

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
14632 13891 13281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.42% 26.89% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10146 9263 8358
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 189 271
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -0.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

EDIFACT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EDIFACT within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

EDIFACT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

EDIFACT
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EDIFACT within the UK.

EDIFACT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

EDIFACT
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EDIFACT within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

EDIFACT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EDIFACT
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EDIFACT within the UK.

EDIFACT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

EDIFACT
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDIFACT within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 -28 10 £550 +17.33% 2
London +5 4 - -
Birmingham - 2 £550 -
South West - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £550 -
South East -4 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
Chester - 1 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

EDIFACT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing EDIFACT 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 EDIFACT.

1 12 (66.67%) EDI
2 11 (61.11%) XML
3 7 (38.89%) B2B
4 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (27.78%) Cash Management
5 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) MS Project
5 5 (27.78%) MS Office
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) EAI
6 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (16.67%) webMethods
7 3 (16.67%) XML Messaging
7 3 (16.67%) SOA
7 3 (16.67%) IBM
7 3 (16.67%) JBoss
7 3 (16.67%) ActionScript
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (11.11%) SAP
8 2 (11.11%) XSL
8 2 (11.11%) XSLT
8 2 (11.11%) Web Services
8 2 (11.11%) Unix
8 2 (11.11%) Linux
8 2 (11.11%) Python
8 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.11%) JMS
8 2 (11.11%) FTP

EDIFACT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing EDIFACT 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 EDIFACT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (5.56%) Mule
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
1 5 (27.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) FTP
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Advertising
1 2 (11.11%) German Language
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) EDI Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) EDI Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) EDI Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Developer
5 2 (11.11%) webMethods Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) EDI Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) ERP Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Principal Architect
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Integration Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SAP PI Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) EDI
2 11 (61.11%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) XML Messaging
4 2 (11.11%) JMS
4 2 (11.11%) SAP PI
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) XSL
4 2 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
5 1 (5.56%) JDBC
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) Kafka
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) SAP XI
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
5 1 (5.56%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) B2B
2 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Cash Management
4 4 (22.22%) EAI
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Data Transformation
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) ArchiMate
7 1 (5.56%) Change Data Capture
7 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (5.56%) ERP
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) ActionScript
3 2 (11.11%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) XPath
4 1 (5.56%) ABAP
4 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) RosettaNet
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) webMethods
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Software AG
4 1 (5.56%) Talend
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.56%) WSO2