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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
England / West Midlands
Rank 120 126 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs citing EDI 2 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.23% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.92% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Median daily rate £313 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £300 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £313 £395
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -20.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 £14.38
% change year-on-year
- +204.34%

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
632 653 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.25% 24.95% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 405 322
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham -2 1 £175 -68.18%
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
EDI
England

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) EDIFACT
2 2 (40.00%) Automotive
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Struts
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java

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 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) EDIFACT
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Struts
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) webMethods