Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 27 July 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 > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 234 217
Rank change year-on-year +31 -17 -5
Contract jobs citing EDI 38 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.49% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.83% 1.02% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 12
Midlands median daily rate £500 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £310 £148 £325
90th Percentile £542 £600 £472
England median daily rate £500 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Midlands median hourly rate - - £17.25
England median hourly rate - £50.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +66.67% -23.08%

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 Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2077 2362 2048
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 26.93% 24.60% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1360 1457 1254
Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £513 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 32
Midlands median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +21.99% -11.72%
10th Percentile £21.00 £11.20 £12.93
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.50 £42.12
England median hourly rate £40.50 £37.25 £36.38
% change year-on-year +8.72% +2.41% +3.93%

EDI
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for EDI in the Midlands

EDI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EDI in the Midlands

EDI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EDI in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EDI in the Midlands

EDI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EDI in the Midlands

EDI
Contract Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
East Midlands +22 27 £510 +13.33%
West Midlands +25 10 £425 +9.68% 3
EDI
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for EDI.

1 28 (73.68%) SAP
2 16 (42.11%) ERP
3 12 (31.58%) Project Management
3 12 (31.58%) IDoc
4 10 (26.32%) ABAP
5 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
5 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
6 8 (21.05%) Order to Cash
7 7 (18.42%) OO
7 7 (18.42%) Workflow
8 6 (15.79%) SAP ALE
8 6 (15.79%) SAP Smart Forms
8 6 (15.79%) SOAP
8 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
8 6 (15.79%) HTTP
8 6 (15.79%) SAP WM
8 6 (15.79%) SAPscript
8 6 (15.79%) Internet
8 6 (15.79%) REST
8 6 (15.79%) QA
9 4 (10.53%) e-Learning
9 4 (10.53%) Finance
10 3 (7.89%) Migration
10 3 (7.89%) EDIFACT
10 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (7.89%) Retail
10 3 (7.89%) XML
10 3 (7.89%) SAP PI
11 2 (5.26%) IBM Sterling

EDI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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:

Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) SAP WM
2 1 (2.63%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.63%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.63%) SAP GTS
2 1 (2.63%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP PP
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Retail
2 1 (2.63%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) HTTP
1 6 (15.79%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) FTP
3 1 (2.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Consultant
2 7 (18.42%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (18.42%) SAP Developer
3 6 (15.79%) ABAP Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) EDI Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) EDI Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) SAP PI Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) EDI Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Integration Developer
7 1 (2.63%) SAP CO Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) SAP FI Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) SAP Manager
7 1 (2.63%) SAP PI Developer
7 1 (2.63%) SAP Retail Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) SAP SD Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) IDoc
2 6 (15.79%) REST
2 6 (15.79%) SAP ALE
2 6 (15.79%) SAP Smart Forms
2 6 (15.79%) SOAP
3 3 (7.89%) EDIFACT
3 3 (7.89%) SAP PI
3 3 (7.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) e-Learning
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) ERP
2 12 (31.58%) Project Management
3 8 (21.05%) Order to Cash
4 7 (18.42%) OO
4 7 (18.42%) Workflow
5 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) B2B
7 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Logistics
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.26%) Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (5.26%) Release Management
7 2 (5.26%) Scorecard
7 2 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (2.63%) Coaching
8 1 (2.63%) Line Management
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) ABAP
2 6 (15.79%) SAPscript
3 2 (5.26%) ActionScript
3 2 (5.26%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) SAP
2 2 (5.26%) IBM
2 2 (5.26%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (2.63%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.63%) NEC
3 1 (2.63%) OpenText
3 1 (2.63%) Progress
3 1 (2.63%) QAD
3 1 (2.63%) SEEBURGER
3 1 (2.63%) webMethods