The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for EDI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EDI over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing EDI 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.48% - 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% - 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £225 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £313 £375
% change year-on-year +36.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +194.11%  

EDI is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 177 144 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.46% 21.05% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 100 123
Median daily rate £390 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

EDI
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing EDI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for EDI in Birmingham

EDI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing EDI in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for EDI in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for EDI.

1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) e-Learning
1 2 (66.67%) Scorecard
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) EDIFACT
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT

EDI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) EDIFACT
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scorecard
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
1 1 (33.33%) SAP