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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EDIFACT
Rank 652 632 616
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -16
Contract jobs citing EDIFACT 12 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.026% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.078% 0.099% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate £400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £400 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £52.50

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
15410 15204 14820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.57% 26.80% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 9851 9713
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 204 205
Average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 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 9 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 1 May 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 -7 10 £500 +25.00% 4
South West - 6 £335 -
Wiltshire - 4 £335 -
North West -9 3 £600 +50.00%
Swindon - 3 £338 -
Merseyside - 3 £600 -
Liverpool - 2 £600 -
London -20 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -

EDIFACT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 17 (73.91%) XML
2 13 (56.52%) EDI
3 10 (43.48%) B2B
4 7 (30.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
6 5 (21.74%) Web Services
7 4 (17.39%) EAI
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 4 (17.39%) ERP
7 4 (17.39%) HTTPS
7 4 (17.39%) MS Project
7 4 (17.39%) MS Office
7 4 (17.39%) Cash Management
7 4 (17.39%) Use Case
7 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) ActionScript
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle
8 3 (13.04%) IBM
8 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.04%) webMethods
8 3 (13.04%) SOA
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (8.70%) Logistics
9 2 (8.70%) XPath
9 2 (8.70%) Degree
9 2 (8.70%) FTP

EDIFACT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (4.35%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) Mule
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
1 4 (17.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.70%) FTP
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) German Language
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) EDI Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Integration Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Navision Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) EDI Developer
4 2 (8.70%) webMethods Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) EDI Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) ERP Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Principal Architect
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Integration Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) SAP PI Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) XML
2 13 (56.52%) EDI
3 5 (21.74%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) JMS
4 2 (8.70%) SAP PI
4 2 (8.70%) XSL
4 2 (8.70%) XSLT
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
5 1 (4.35%) JDBC
5 1 (4.35%) JSON
5 1 (4.35%) Kafka
5 1 (4.35%) Middleware
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) SAP XI
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) B2B
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
4 4 (17.39%) Cash Management
4 4 (17.39%) EAI
4 4 (17.39%) ERP
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Use Case
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Transformation
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) Logistics
6 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Service Design
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) ActionScript
3 2 (8.70%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (8.70%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) XPath
4 1 (4.35%) ABAP
4 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) RosettaNet
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) IBM
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
1 3 (13.04%) webMethods
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Software AG
3 1 (4.35%) Talend
3 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.35%) WSO2