The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 April 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)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 519 570 548
Rank change year-on-year +51 -22  
Contract jobs citing EDI 70 57 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.39% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 33 29
Median daily rate £515 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £381 £413
% change year-on-year +31.14% -7.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +194.11%  
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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13856 14466 13862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.86% 28.16% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9663 10209 9104
Median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 177 181
Median hourly rate £42.50 £33.60 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.48% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £11.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

EDI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

EDI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EDI in England

EDI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EDI in England over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EDI in England

EDI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EDI in England

EDI
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
London +29 28 £550 +46.66% 4
East Midlands +10 18 £515 - 2
South East +11 8 £500 +39.86% 6
North West +41 4 £140 -65.04% 3
West Midlands +27 3 £388 - 1
East of England - 3 £438 - 1
North East +17 1 £350 -22.22%
South West -8 1 - - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
EDI
UK

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

1 63 (60.00%) SAP
2 20 (19.05%) ERP
3 16 (15.24%) ABAP
3 16 (15.24%) EDIFACT
4 14 (13.33%) WebSphere
5 13 (12.38%) REST
5 13 (12.38%) Project Management
5 13 (12.38%) B2B
5 13 (12.38%) Order to Cash
6 12 (11.43%) XML
7 11 (10.48%) Java
7 11 (10.48%) SAP SD
7 11 (10.48%) Workflow
7 11 (10.48%) Finance
7 11 (10.48%) SC Cleared
7 11 (10.48%) Security Cleared
7 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (9.52%) Retail
8 10 (9.52%) SAP ALE
8 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (8.57%) Manufacturing
9 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
9 9 (8.57%) SOAP
9 9 (8.57%) OO
10 8 (7.62%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (7.62%) HTTP
10 8 (7.62%) Migration
10 8 (7.62%) Billing
10 8 (7.62%) Logistics
10 8 (7.62%) Supplier Management

EDI
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 14 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.62%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.81%) Gentran
3 4 (3.81%) JBoss
3 4 (3.81%) Mule ESB
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.90%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.95%) IIS
6 1 (0.95%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (10.48%) SAP SD
2 6 (5.71%) SAP WM
3 4 (3.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (2.86%) SAP Business One
5 2 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.90%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.90%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.95%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.95%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.95%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.95%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.95%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.95%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.95%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.95%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.95%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.95%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) HTTP
2 7 (6.67%) Internet
3 5 (4.76%) FTP
4 3 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) SAP HANA
3 5 (4.76%) DB2
3 5 (4.76%) SAP BW
4 4 (3.81%) DataStage
5 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.86%) QlikView
6 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.90%) MySQL
7 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.95%) JIRA
2 1 (0.95%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.95%) LSMW
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (10.48%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Retail
3 9 (8.57%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.62%) Billing
5 6 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (4.76%) Automotive
7 2 (1.90%) Banking
7 2 (1.90%) French Language
7 2 (1.90%) German Language
7 2 (1.90%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.90%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.95%) Advertising
8 1 (0.95%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.95%) Electronics
8 1 (0.95%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.95%) Legal
8 1 (0.95%) Marketing
8 1 (0.95%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (28.57%) Consultant
1 30 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
2 21 (20.00%) Developer
3 15 (14.29%) Analyst
4 14 (13.33%) Architect
5 11 (10.48%) ABAP Developer
5 11 (10.48%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (9.52%) SAP Developer
7 9 (8.57%) EDI Analyst
7 9 (8.57%) SAP SD Consultant
8 8 (7.62%) Integration Architect
8 8 (7.62%) WebSphere Architect
9 6 (5.71%) BizTalk Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.71%) SAP PI Consultant
10 5 (4.76%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.76%) SAP Manager
11 4 (3.81%) EDI Business Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) EDI Consultant
11 4 (3.81%) SAP EDI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.24%) EDIFACT
2 13 (12.38%) REST
3 12 (11.43%) XML
4 10 (9.52%) SAP ALE
5 9 (8.57%) SOAP
6 8 (7.62%) SAP PI
7 7 (6.67%) SAP Smart Forms
8 6 (5.71%) Middleware
9 4 (3.81%) .NET
9 4 (3.81%) JDBC
9 4 (3.81%) JMS
9 4 (3.81%) Web Services
10 3 (2.86%) XSLT
11 2 (1.90%) JSON
11 2 (1.90%) SAP Fiori
12 1 (0.95%) Apache Axis
12 1 (0.95%) Backbone.js
12 1 (0.95%) BAPI
12 1 (0.95%) SAP XI
12 1 (0.95%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.67%) FMCG
3 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.76%) TRADACOMS
4 4 (3.81%) DataPower
5 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.86%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.90%) AS400
6 2 (1.90%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.90%) iSeries
7 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.95%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.90%) Windows
2 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.05%) ERP
2 13 (12.38%) B2B
2 13 (12.38%) Order to Cash
2 13 (12.38%) Project Management
3 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (10.48%) Workflow
4 9 (8.57%) OO
5 8 (7.62%) Logistics
5 8 (7.62%) Migration
5 8 (7.62%) Supplier Management
6 7 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.71%) Data Integration
7 6 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.76%) CRM
8 5 (4.76%) IT Strategy
8 5 (4.76%) SOA
9 4 (3.81%) Analytics
9 4 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.24%) ABAP
2 11 (10.48%) Java
3 7 (6.67%) SAPscript
3 7 (6.67%) SQL
4 3 (2.86%) C#
5 2 (1.90%) RPG
5 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.95%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.95%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.95%) C
6 1 (0.95%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) SC Cleared
1 11 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) GxP
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 63 (60.00%) SAP
2 7 (6.67%) Oracle
3 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.81%) Apigee
4 4 (3.81%) IBM
4 4 (3.81%) IBM Sterling
5 3 (2.86%) JD Edwards
5 3 (2.86%) OpenText
5 3 (2.86%) Pega
6 2 (1.90%) Ariba
6 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.95%) Adobe
7 1 (0.95%) Capita
7 1 (0.95%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.95%) HP
7 1 (0.95%) SEEBURGER
7 1 (0.95%) Talend
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