Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 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
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 724 746 709
Rank change year-on-year +22 -37 +12
Contract jobs citing EDI 109 76 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.085% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.27% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 40 76
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £306 £218 £283
90th Percentile £639 £644 £625
UK median daily rate £438 £450 £415
% change year-on-year -2.78% +8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 15
England median hourly rate £35.85 - £37.50
10th Percentile £32.37 - £32.05
90th Percentile £42.17 - £43.75
UK median hourly rate £35.85 - £37.50

EDI is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29,792 28,048 28,604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.27% 31.25% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,457 19,488 19,891
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 309 514
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.00 £15.20 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £55.55
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

EDI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing EDI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East 0 33 £350 -35.63% 11
London -25 33 £506 +3.85% 9
North of England +40 19 £413 +10.00% 6
Midlands +1 15 £325 -27.82% 11
North West +16 10 £400 -11.11% 5
Yorkshire +27 9 £475 +111.11% 1
East Midlands +11 9 £388 +63.16% 4
West Midlands +5 6 £300 -33.37% 7
East of England -13 4 £469 +13.64% 8
South West - 1 £338 - 1
EDI
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 37 (33.94%) SAP
2 30 (27.52%) XML
3 28 (25.69%) SQL
4 22 (20.18%) Finance
5 20 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (17.43%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (16.51%) ERP
7 18 (16.51%) Microsoft
8 17 (15.60%) Migration
9 15 (13.76%) Internet
10 14 (12.84%) Java
10 14 (12.84%) ActionScript
10 14 (12.84%) ActionScript 2.0
11 13 (11.93%) REST
11 13 (11.93%) SSL
11 13 (11.93%) IBM
11 13 (11.93%) SMTP
11 13 (11.93%) HTTP
11 13 (11.93%) B2B
11 13 (11.93%) webMethods
12 12 (11.01%) Manufacturing
12 12 (11.01%) FTP
12 12 (11.01%) .NET
13 11 (10.09%) Dynamics AX
13 11 (10.09%) High Availability
14 10 (9.17%) ActionScript 3.0
14 10 (9.17%) DataPower
14 10 (9.17%) Data Quality
14 10 (9.17%) API Development
14 10 (9.17%) WebSphere

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 10 (9.17%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.42%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.92%) Confluence
4 1 (0.92%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.83%) FileZilla
4 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (8.26%) SAP SD
3 5 (4.59%) BPCS
4 3 (2.75%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.83%) Infor M3
5 2 (1.83%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.83%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.83%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.83%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.83%) SAP MM
5 2 (1.83%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.92%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.92%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.92%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.92%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.92%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.92%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.92%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.75%) Slack
2 2 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.92%) Boomi
3 1 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.76%) Internet
2 13 (11.93%) HTTP
2 13 (11.93%) SMTP
2 13 (11.93%) SSL
3 12 (11.01%) FTP
4 3 (2.75%) SMS
5 2 (1.83%) AMQP
5 2 (1.83%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.92%) Extranet
6 1 (0.92%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.67%) DB2
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.75%) QlikView
4 3 (2.75%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (2.75%) SAP HANA
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.92%) Big Data
6 1 (0.92%) GIS
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.92%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.92%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) JIRA
2 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.75%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.75%) Fiddler
3 3 (2.75%) MorphX
3 3 (2.75%) ReSharper
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.92%) Selenium
5 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.92%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.92%) TestPartner
General
1 22 (20.18%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.50%) Automotive
3 6 (5.50%) German Language
4 5 (4.59%) Billing
4 5 (4.59%) French Language
5 4 (3.67%) Banking
5 4 (3.67%) Retail
5 4 (3.67%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.75%) Advertising
6 3 (2.75%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.75%) Publishing
6 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.83%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.92%) Legal
8 1 (0.92%) Marketing
8 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.92%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 28 (25.69%) Consultant
2 16 (14.68%) Architect
3 14 (12.84%) Developer
4 13 (11.93%) Analyst
5 12 (11.01%) SAP Consultant
6 9 (8.26%) Enterprise Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.34%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (6.42%) EDI Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Functional Consultant
10 5 (4.59%) Senior Architect
10 5 (4.59%) Senior Enterprise Architect
10 5 (4.59%) Technical Leader
11 4 (3.67%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.67%) Systems Manager
12 3 (2.75%) E-Commerce Manager
12 3 (2.75%) Infor Consultant
12 3 (2.75%) SAP SD Consultant
12 3 (2.75%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.52%) XML
2 13 (11.93%) REST
3 12 (11.01%) .NET
4 10 (9.17%) cXML
4 10 (9.17%) ebXML
4 10 (9.17%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (9.17%) XML Schema
5 7 (6.42%) HTML
5 7 (6.42%) IDoc
5 7 (6.42%) JSON
5 7 (6.42%) SAP PI
5 7 (6.42%) SOAP
5 7 (6.42%) Web Services
6 6 (5.50%) EDIFACT
7 4 (3.67%) CSS
7 4 (3.67%) HTML5
7 4 (3.67%) Middleware
8 3 (2.75%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.75%) CSS3
8 3 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (9.17%) DataPower
3 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.75%) AS400
6 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.83%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.83%) FMCG
6 2 (1.83%) iSeries
6 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.83%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.83%) PMI
6 2 (1.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.92%) Replication
7 1 (0.92%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.67%) Windows
2 3 (2.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.83%) Unix
3 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.92%) OS/400
4 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.51%) ERP
3 17 (15.60%) Migration
4 13 (11.93%) B2B
5 11 (10.09%) High Availability
6 10 (9.17%) API Development
6 10 (9.17%) Data Security
6 10 (9.17%) EAI
7 9 (8.26%) E-Commerce
7 9 (8.26%) ETL
7 9 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (7.34%) Analytics
8 8 (7.34%) CRM
9 7 (6.42%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (6.42%) Project Management
10 6 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.50%) Change Management
10 6 (5.50%) Logistics
10 6 (5.50%) Scrum
10 6 (5.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.69%) SQL
2 14 (12.84%) ActionScript
2 14 (12.84%) ActionScript 2.0
2 14 (12.84%) Java
3 10 (9.17%) ActionScript 3.0
4 6 (5.50%) C#
5 5 (4.59%) ABAP
5 5 (4.59%) RPG
5 5 (4.59%) RPG IV
5 5 (4.59%) X++
6 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.67%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.75%) Progress 4GL
7 3 (2.75%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) ISEB
3 3 (2.75%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.83%) Degree
4 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.83%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.92%) CCA
5 1 (0.92%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) Data Quality
1 10 (9.17%) RosettaNet
2 6 (5.50%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (33.94%) SAP
2 18 (16.51%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.93%) IBM
3 13 (11.93%) webMethods
4 9 (8.26%) Oracle
5 6 (5.50%) Infor
6 5 (4.59%) Progress
7 4 (3.67%) Ariba
7 4 (3.67%) Cognos
7 4 (3.67%) JD Edwards
8 3 (2.75%) QAD
9 2 (1.83%) Concur
9 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.83%) SEEBURGER
9 2 (1.83%) Workday
10 1 (0.92%) Baan
10 1 (0.92%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.92%) Informatica
10 1 (0.92%) Talend
10 1 (0.92%) Xamarin