Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 November 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 > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 183 199
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16 -16
Contract jobs citing EDI 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.079% 0.023% 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.084% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Scotland median daily rate £400 - £325
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £34.43 - £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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1349 1185 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.78% 27.47% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 709 680
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 16
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £43.75 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.14% +8.35% +1.58%
10th Percentile £17.89 £24.63 £25.00
90th Percentile £40.03 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%

EDI
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for EDI in Scotland

EDI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EDI in Scotland

EDI
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDI within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Edinburgh - 4 £400 -
EDI
UK

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

1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Online Banking
3 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) EPoS

EDI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (50.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) EDI Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Product Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP EDI Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SD Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
1 1 (25.00%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP