The table below looks at the statistics for EDI skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EDI over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 116 105 107
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing EDI 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 0.83% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£385 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 £415
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -13.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +94.44%
EDI
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
621 606 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.91% 28.25% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 367 300
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

EDI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EDI across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

EDI Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

EDI
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EDI across the West Midlands region.

EDI Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

EDI
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EDI across the West Midlands region.

EDI Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

EDI
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 August 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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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
Coventry - 2 £380 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
Worcestershire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
EDI
England

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing EDI 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 EDI.

1 7 (43.75%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) webMethods
3 3 (18.75%) SAP SD
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Document Management
4 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) ActionScript
4 2 (12.50%) B2B
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) zOS
4 2 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (12.50%) DataPower
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware
5 1 (6.25%) ReportNet
5 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
5 1 (6.25%) BMC
5 1 (6.25%) Pascal

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing EDI 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 EDI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) ReportNet
1 1 (6.25%) Informix
1 1 (6.25%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 1 (6.25%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (6.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) webMethods Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) SAP SD Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) EDI Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) SAP EDI Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) zOS
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) Document Management
2 2 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) Logistics
3 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) ActionScript
2 1 (6.25%) Pascal
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) ABAP
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) webMethods
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) BMC
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos
4 1 (6.25%) StreamServe
4 1 (6.25%) Infor
Coventry
Modis International - London
Rate: £385 per day
Posted: 20 days ago