The table below looks at the statistics for EDIFACT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EDIFACT over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EDIFACT
UK
Rank 584 614 613
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -1
Contract jobs citing EDIFACT 12 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.020% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.085% 0.069% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Median daily rate £350 £550 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £445 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £620 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £550 £506
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +8.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
14112 14564 13890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.12% 28.47% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9817 10041 9189
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 245 189
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

EDIFACT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing EDIFACT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDIFACT within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 12 £350 -36.36% 3
North West - 4 £350 - 1
Manchester - 4 £350 -
West Midlands +3 3 £288 -47.72%
London +7 2 £550 - 1
Birmingham +1 2 £288 -47.72%
South East - 2 £500 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £500 - 1

EDIFACT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EDIFACT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for EDIFACT.

1 30 (85.71%) XML
2 20 (57.14%) Unix
3 16 (45.71%) Oracle
4 12 (34.29%) SAP
4 12 (34.29%) Migration
5 11 (31.43%) Java
6 10 (28.57%) EDI
7 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.00%) webMethods
8 7 (20.00%) Degree
8 7 (20.00%) Pega
9 6 (17.14%) FTP
9 6 (17.14%) IBM
9 6 (17.14%) SQL
10 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
10 5 (14.29%) MySQL
10 5 (14.29%) JMS
10 5 (14.29%) PVCS
10 5 (14.29%) Windows
10 5 (14.29%) AIX
10 5 (14.29%) HTTP
10 5 (14.29%) B2B
10 5 (14.29%) Project Management
10 5 (14.29%) Workflow
10 5 (14.29%) Scrum
10 5 (14.29%) JSON
10 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 4 (11.43%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
11 4 (11.43%) NoSQL

EDIFACT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) Documentum
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (8.57%) Confluence
3 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.71%) Gentran
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (11.43%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) FTP
2 5 (14.29%) HTTP
3 4 (11.43%) HTTPS
3 4 (11.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.43%) HBase
2 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) GIS
4 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) PVCS
2 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.57%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Project Manager
3 6 (17.14%) webMethods Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) EDI Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Product Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.71%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Implementation Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (5.71%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Project Implementation Manager
6 2 (5.71%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (85.71%) XML
2 10 (28.57%) EDI
3 5 (14.29%) JMS
3 5 (14.29%) JSON
4 4 (11.43%) J2EE
4 4 (11.43%) JDBC
4 4 (11.43%) ODBC
5 2 (5.71%) XML Messaging
5 2 (5.71%) XSLT
6 1 (2.86%) .NET
6 1 (2.86%) Middleware
6 1 (2.86%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) SAP ALE
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Basis
6 1 (2.86%) SAP PI
6 1 (2.86%) SAP XI
6 1 (2.86%) SOAP
6 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) FMCG
2 1 (2.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Unix
2 5 (14.29%) AIX
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Migration
2 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.29%) B2B
3 5 (14.29%) Project Management
3 5 (14.29%) Scrum
3 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 5 (14.29%) Workflow
4 4 (11.43%) Content Management
4 4 (11.43%) Data Ingestion
5 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) OO
5 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.71%) CRM
6 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) SOA
6 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 4 (11.43%) ABAP
4 4 (11.43%) ActionScript
4 4 (11.43%) ActionScript 2.0
4 4 (11.43%) ActionScript 3.0
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.71%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Oracle
2 12 (34.29%) SAP
3 7 (20.00%) Pega
3 7 (20.00%) webMethods
4 6 (17.14%) IBM
5 4 (11.43%) Axway
5 4 (11.43%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.86%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.86%) SEEBURGER
6 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
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