Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 344 370 345
Rank change year-on-year +26 -25 +18
Contract jobs citing EDI 32 11 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.066% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.25% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 21
South East median daily rate £350 £575 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.13% +39.39% +3.13%
10th Percentile £303 £494 £300
90th Percentile £603 £675 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
South East median hourly rate £34.43 - £37.50
10th Percentile £31.94 - £31.75
90th Percentile £35.72 - £38.75
England 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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4641 4473 5095
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.56% 26.82% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2856 2710 3290
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £515
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 122
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.16 £12.25 £14.46
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.05 £51.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley +16 21 £375 -34.78% 3
Berkshire +5 9 £425 -15.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -17 9 £325 -44.68% 2
Hampshire +18 5 £350 - 2
Kent -8 3 £550 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £596 -
West Sussex - 2 £300 - 1
Surrey -12 1 £450 - 1
EDI
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for EDI.

1 18 (56.25%) XML
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) Java
4 12 (37.50%) SAP
4 12 (37.50%) SMTP
4 12 (37.50%) HTTP
5 11 (34.38%) SSL
5 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
5 11 (34.38%) Internet
6 10 (31.25%) ActionScript
6 10 (31.25%) ActionScript 2.0
6 10 (31.25%) High Availability
7 9 (28.13%) ActionScript 3.0
7 9 (28.13%) DataPower
7 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (28.13%) API Development
7 9 (28.13%) FTP
7 9 (28.13%) EAI
7 9 (28.13%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (28.13%) webMethods
7 9 (28.13%) ebXML
7 9 (28.13%) IBM
7 9 (28.13%) XML Schema
7 9 (28.13%) B2B
7 9 (28.13%) Data Security
7 9 (28.13%) RosettaNet
7 9 (28.13%) cXML
7 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
8 7 (21.88%) .NET
9 6 (18.75%) HTML

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 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.13%) SAP CS
2 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.13%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) HTTP
1 12 (37.50%) SMTP
2 11 (34.38%) Internet
2 11 (34.38%) SSL
3 9 (28.13%) FTP
4 2 (6.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Fiddler
2 2 (6.25%) ReSharper
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Billing
3 3 (9.38%) Publishing
4 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.13%) French Language
5 1 (3.13%) German Language
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Consultant
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Business Process Expert
3 3 (9.38%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (6.25%) EDI Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Java Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Java Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) SAP Architect
4 2 (6.25%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) XML
2 9 (28.13%) cXML
2 9 (28.13%) ebXML
2 9 (28.13%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (28.13%) XML Schema
3 7 (21.88%) .NET
4 6 (18.75%) HTML
4 6 (18.75%) JSON
4 6 (18.75%) REST
4 6 (18.75%) SOAP
5 4 (12.50%) WCF
6 3 (9.38%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.38%) CSS
6 3 (9.38%) JSP
6 3 (9.38%) Servlets
6 3 (9.38%) Spring
6 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (9.38%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) DataPower
1 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) High Availability
2 9 (28.13%) API Development
2 9 (28.13%) B2B
2 9 (28.13%) Data Security
2 9 (28.13%) EAI
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.50%) Change Management
4 4 (12.50%) DevOps
4 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.50%) SOA
4 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.38%) ERP
5 3 (9.38%) Logistics
5 3 (9.38%) Order to Cash
5 3 (9.38%) Process Improvement
5 3 (9.38%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (9.38%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) ActionScript
3 10 (31.25%) ActionScript 2.0
4 9 (28.13%) ActionScript 3.0
5 4 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ISEB
1 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) RosettaNet
2 3 (9.38%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) SAP
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (28.13%) IBM
3 9 (28.13%) webMethods
4 3 (9.38%) Ariba
5 2 (6.25%) Concur
5 2 (6.25%) JD Edwards
5 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.25%) Workday
6 1 (3.13%) Baan
6 1 (3.13%) OpenText
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle