The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 29 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 123 123
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs citing EDI 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.047% 0.040% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.16% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +41.66% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the East of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 619 618 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.12% 24.92% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 372 425
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 26
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £40.00
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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

EDI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EDI in the East of England

EDI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDI in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for EDI in the East of England

EDI
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDI within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Cambridgeshire +3 1 - -
EDI
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East of England region with a requirement for EDI.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) GxP
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) EDIFACT
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0

EDI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ERP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) EDI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) EDIFACT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP