The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EDIFACT
Rank 587 563 568
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Contract jobs citing EDIFACT 7 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.014% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.046% 0.049% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Average daily rate
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£485 £414 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £387 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £441 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15090 14302 15031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.98% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9690 9078 9190
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 285 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 31 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDIFACT within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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
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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 -24 7 £485 +17.14% 1
South East -5 4 £420 -
London +18 2 £550 +32.85%
City of London +24 1 £550 +22.76%
Hampshire - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

EDIFACT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (92.31%) EDI
2 8 (61.54%) SAP
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) Retail
4 3 (23.08%) QA
4 3 (23.08%) TRADACOMS
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) XSLT
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) SAP ALE
5 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (15.38%) B2B
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Cucumber

EDIFACT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Broadband
1 1 (7.69%) ISDN
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
1 1 (7.69%) VLAN
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
2 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.69%) Toad
2 1 (7.69%) XMLSpy
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) EDI Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) SAP EDI Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) EDI Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) EDI Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) EDI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) EDI Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) EDI
2 5 (38.46%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) XSLT
3 2 (15.38%) SAP ALE
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) SAP PI
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.69%) OLE DB
4 1 (7.69%) ODBC
4 1 (7.69%) XSD
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) JSP
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) B2B
1 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
1 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
2 1 (7.69%) SOA
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
2 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Web Development
2 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
1 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
1 1 (7.69%) XPath
1 1 (7.69%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) HP
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