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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EDI over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 127 109 100
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Contract jobs citing EDI 4 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.55% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 2.43% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 7
Median daily rate £450 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £285 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £415
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -12.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
717 575 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.08% 22.50% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 351 347
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £31.85 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% -4.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

EDI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing EDI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Warwickshire - 3 £450 -
EDI
England

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing EDI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for EDI.

1 8 (53.33%) SAP
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
1 8 (53.33%) Manufacturing
2 7 (46.67%) Logistics
3 4 (26.67%) ERP
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 4 (26.67%) Automotive
3 4 (26.67%) Quality Management
3 4 (26.67%) PLM
3 4 (26.67%) Lean Manufacturing
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Demand Management
4 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Publishing
4 3 (20.00%) LSMW
4 3 (20.00%) Billing
4 3 (20.00%) SAP PM
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (20.00%) IIS
4 3 (20.00%) LIMS
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) HTML

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SAP PM
2 2 (13.33%) SAP MII
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) LSMW
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
1 8 (53.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (26.67%) Automotive
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Billing
3 3 (20.00%) Publishing
4 2 (13.33%) Games
5 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Lead Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 4 (26.67%) SAP Architect
2 4 (26.67%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) SAP PM Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Graduate
4 2 (13.33%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Architect
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SAP PI Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Spring
2 2 (13.33%) Struts
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) EDIFACT
3 1 (6.67%) SAP PI
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) LIMS
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Logistics
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
2 4 (26.67%) Lean Manufacturing
2 4 (26.67%) PLM
2 4 (26.67%) Quality Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Demand Management
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Game Development
4 2 (13.33%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) ABAP
1 3 (20.00%) C#
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) webMethods