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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 98 103 102
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing EDI 12 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.093% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.24% 0.37% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£438 £460 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% -8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £370 £415
% change year-on-year
+10.13% -10.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.25 £58.15 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-80.65% +78.92%
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
536 547 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.51% 25.31% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 325 286
Average daily rate £360 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 19
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EDI across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

EDI Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
(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
Birmingham -6 1 £365 +4.28% 1
Dudley - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
EDI
England

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (78.95%) SAP
2 7 (36.84%) Mainframe
2 7 (36.84%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) C
3 6 (31.58%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) VB
3 6 (31.58%) MQSeries
3 6 (31.58%) Pascal
3 6 (31.58%) FTP
3 6 (31.58%) Middleware
3 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
4 4 (21.05%) VMS
4 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (15.79%) B2B
6 2 (10.53%) IBM
6 2 (10.53%) CRM
6 2 (10.53%) SAP SD
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.53%) zOS
6 2 (10.53%) ActionScript
6 2 (10.53%) UNIX
6 2 (10.53%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
6 2 (10.53%) Automotive
6 2 (10.53%) SAP WM
6 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (31.58%) MQSeries
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP SD
1 2 (10.53%) SAP WM
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.26%) QlikView
General
1 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
6 2 (10.53%) EDI Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) SAP EDI Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) SAP SD Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Applications Manager
7 1 (5.26%) ERP Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
7 1 (5.26%) ERP Manager
7 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) Middleware
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.53%) DataPower
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) VMS
2 2 (10.53%) zOS
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
1 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (21.05%) SAP Implementation
2 3 (15.79%) B2B
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) EAI
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) RUP
4 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) VB
1 6 (31.58%) Pascal
2 2 (10.53%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (10.53%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) SAP
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.26%) TIBCO