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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 144 106 118
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +12
Contract jobs citing EDI 4 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.55% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 2.50% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 4
Median daily rate £585 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £375 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £590 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.50 -
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
780 559 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.13% 22.03% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 355 344
Median daily rate £363 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 13
Median hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.84 £34.20 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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
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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 -4 2 £593 +69.28%
Coventry -17 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £95 -
EDI
England

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 11 (57.89%) Logistics
2 10 (52.63%) SAP
3 9 (47.37%) ERP
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) Manufacturing
4 8 (42.11%) CRM
5 6 (31.58%) CSS
5 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) Retail
6 5 (26.32%) Quality Management
6 5 (26.32%) PLM
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (26.32%) Lean Manufacturing
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (21.05%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) LSMW
8 3 (15.79%) Billing
8 3 (15.79%) Data Management
8 3 (15.79%) SAP PM
8 3 (15.79%) PDM
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) Change Management
8 3 (15.79%) Publishing
8 3 (15.79%) Automotive
8 3 (15.79%) LIMS

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 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Infor LN
1 3 (15.79%) SAP MII
1 3 (15.79%) SAP PM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) QlikView
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) LSMW
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Manufacturing
3 6 (31.58%) Retail
4 3 (15.79%) Automotive
4 3 (15.79%) Billing
4 3 (15.79%) Publishing
5 2 (10.53%) Games
6 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Architect
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
1 5 (26.32%) Lead Architect
1 5 (26.32%) Lead Solutions Architect
1 5 (26.32%) SAP Architect
1 5 (26.32%) SAP Solutions Architect
1 5 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.79%) SAP PM Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) ERP Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) ERP Support
4 2 (10.53%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) CSS
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.53%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware
5 1 (5.26%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) LIMS
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Logistics
2 9 (47.37%) ERP
3 8 (42.11%) CRM
4 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (26.32%) Lean Manufacturing
4 5 (26.32%) PLM
4 5 (26.32%) Quality Management
5 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Data Management
6 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Demand Management
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) PDM
6 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C#
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) ABAP
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Infor
3 1 (5.26%) Ariba
3 1 (5.26%) Hyperion
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle