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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EDIFACT
Rank 624 641 625
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing EDIFACT 12 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.040% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.074% 0.14% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 1
Median daily rate £413 £385 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
16252 16360 15724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.86% 28.34% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11253 11310 10280
Median daily rate £418 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 294 169
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.04 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.69% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.33 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 1 October 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 13 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 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +20 11 £413 +3.12% 1
North West - 6 £450 -
Merseyside - 5 £450 -
Liverpool - 5 £450 -
London +9 3 £425 -
East of England +14 2 £400 -
Colchester - 2 £400 -
Essex - 2 £400 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

EDIFACT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 14 (77.78%) XML
2 10 (55.56%) EDI
2 10 (55.56%) B2B
3 6 (33.33%) SAP
3 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) Middleware
4 5 (27.78%) HTTPS
4 5 (27.78%) SOA
5 4 (22.22%) SOAP
5 4 (22.22%) FTP
5 4 (22.22%) Use Case
6 3 (16.67%) Logistics
6 3 (16.67%) XML Messaging
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (16.67%) SMTP
6 3 (16.67%) Gentran
7 2 (11.11%) Presales
7 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
7 2 (11.11%) JMS
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) Unix
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (11.11%) TRADACOMS
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) BPEL
8 1 (5.56%) Retail

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 3 (16.67%) Gentran
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTPS
2 4 (22.22%) FTP
3 3 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) GIS
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) EDI Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Integration Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (16.67%) EDI Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Messaging Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Web Architect
5 2 (11.11%) EDI Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Navision Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SAP EDI Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SOA Developer
6 1 (5.56%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) XML
2 10 (55.56%) EDI
3 5 (27.78%) Middleware
4 4 (22.22%) SOAP
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) XML Messaging
6 2 (11.11%) JMS
7 1 (5.56%) cXML
7 1 (5.56%) SAP ALE
7 1 (5.56%) SAP PI
7 1 (5.56%) XSD
7 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) B2B
2 5 (27.78%) SOA
3 4 (22.22%) Use Case
4 3 (16.67%) Logistics
5 2 (11.11%) BPEL
5 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Presales
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Data Transformation
6 1 (5.56%) EAI
6 1 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Order to Cash
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) System Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
1 1 (5.56%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (5.56%) RedPrairie
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) TIBCO