The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 June 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 260 248
Rank change year-on-year +33 -12  
Contract jobs citing EDI 16 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.38% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
Median daily rate £500 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £480 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £520 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +28.33%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2109 2395 2371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.29% 26.68% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5889 5571 5609
Median daily rate £403 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £281 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 192 66
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.63 £12.25 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

EDI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for EDI in the South East

EDI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EDI in the South East

EDI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EDI in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EDI in the South East

EDI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EDI in the South East

EDI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDI within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Berkshire +31 13 £500 - 3
Surrey +8 1 £450 -
Kent -3 1 £550 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £500 - 1
EDI
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South East region with a requirement for EDI.

1 17 (77.27%) SAP
2 7 (31.82%) XML
3 5 (22.73%) ERP
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 4 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (18.18%) IDoc
5 3 (13.64%) SAP HANA
5 3 (13.64%) SAP ALE
5 3 (13.64%) EDIFACT
5 3 (13.64%) Finance
5 3 (13.64%) SAP SD
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) OpenText
5 3 (13.64%) Logistics
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) .NET
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (9.09%) SOAP
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) SAP PS
6 2 (9.09%) JSON
6 2 (9.09%) French Language

EDI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP SD
2 2 (9.09%) SAP Business One
2 2 (9.09%) SAP ERP
2 2 (9.09%) SAP PS
3 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (4.55%) SAP GTS
3 1 (4.55%) SAP R/3
3 1 (4.55%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SAP HANA
3 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Billing
3 2 (9.09%) French Language
3 2 (9.09%) German Language
4 1 (4.55%) Italian Language
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Polish Language
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Consultant
1 10 (45.45%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) EDI Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) SAP EDI Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (13.64%) SAP Manager
3 3 (13.64%) SAP Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) SAP SD Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Project Leader
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) IDoc
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) EDIFACT
3 3 (13.64%) SAP ALE
4 2 (9.09%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) REST
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
4 2 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) JMS
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) FMCG
1 2 (9.09%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ERP
2 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
2 3 (13.64%) Logistics
2 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) B2B
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
4 1 (4.55%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Source to Pay
4 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) ABAP
3 1 (4.55%) ActionScript
3 1 (4.55%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) SAP
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) OpenText
4 1 (4.55%) Ariba
4 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) SEEBURGER