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 3 months to 24 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)
England / Midlands
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing EDI 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.84% - 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +28.00% -6.25%  
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 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 21 18 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 17.65% 8.74% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 13
Median daily rate £400 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.82%  

EDI
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 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 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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Midlands region with a requirement for EDI.

1 4 (100.00%) ABAP
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Axis
3 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SAP CO

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 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Retail
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) ABAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) ABAP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP CO Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Integration Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP MM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP PI Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Retail Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Axis
1 1 (25.00%) JDBC
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) ABAP
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP