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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 120 106 96
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing EDI 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.43% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 1.69% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
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£425 £288 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -39.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £25.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
-39.74% -
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
609 592 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.89% 25.33% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 332 205
Average daily rate £345 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 11
Average hourly rate £31.50 £11.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.36% -61.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £37.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 2015. 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
Coventry +6 4 £425 -
Birmingham -7 1 - -
EDI
England

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) SAP
2 7 (43.75%) ERP
3 4 (25.00%) JD Edwards
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) JMS
5 2 (12.50%) VMS
5 2 (12.50%) Automotive
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) ABAP
5 2 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) SAP SD
5 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (12.50%) Logistics
5 2 (12.50%) WCF
5 2 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (12.50%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Data Conversion
6 1 (6.25%) Learning Management System
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Resource Management

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP SD
2 1 (6.25%) SAP HCM
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) LSMW
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
1 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Consultant
1 8 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) SAP SD Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 2 (12.50%) ERP Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) ERP Manager
3 2 (12.50%) EDI Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) SAP EDI Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SAP HCM Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Support
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) JMS
2 2 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) WCF
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Conversion
1 1 (6.25%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ERP
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Logistics
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) ABAP
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy