Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 21 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 763 769 701
Rank change year-on-year +6 -68 +37
Contract jobs citing EDI 114 112 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.35% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 59 105
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £307 £244 £300
90th Percentile £656 £750 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 14
UK median hourly rate £34.43 - £37.50
10th Percentile £31.94 - £31.75
90th Percentile £35.72 - £43.75
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33044 31776 32166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.04% 30.34% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23329 22020 22052
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 363 552
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.45 £14.36 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.74%

EDI
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for EDI in the UK

EDI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EDI in the UK

EDI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EDI over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EDI in the UK

EDI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EDI in the UK

EDI
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDI within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +10 101 £450 - 31
UK excluding London +40 82 £425 -5.56% 27
South East +20 31 £350 -39.13% 10
London -32 24 £611 +32.11% 4
Midlands +14 21 £431 -4.27% 3
North of England +54 16 £413 -7.04% 11
East Midlands +11 12 £510 +114.74%
North West +22 9 £413 -8.33% 7
West Midlands +15 9 £425 -5.61% 3
Yorkshire +26 7 £440 +95.56% 3
East of England -6 5 £450 +7.59% 3
Wales - 5 £500 -
Scotland -3 4 £400 -
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 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 with a requirement for EDI.

1 39 (34.21%) SAP
2 29 (25.44%) XML
3 25 (21.93%) ERP
4 23 (20.18%) SQL
5 19 (16.67%) Finance
5 19 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (13.16%) B2B
6 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (12.28%) ActionScript
7 14 (12.28%) ActionScript 2.0
7 14 (12.28%) REST
8 13 (11.40%) Java
8 13 (11.40%) FTP
8 13 (11.40%) HTTP
9 12 (10.53%) Manufacturing
9 12 (10.53%) SAP SD
9 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.53%) .NET
9 12 (10.53%) Logistics
9 12 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
10 11 (9.65%) Migration
10 11 (9.65%) EAI
10 11 (9.65%) SMTP
10 11 (9.65%) webMethods
11 10 (8.77%) Internet
11 10 (8.77%) SSL
11 10 (8.77%) IBM
11 10 (8.77%) High Availability
12 9 (7.89%) Data Quality

EDI
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (7.89%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.39%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Confluence
5 1 (0.88%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.75%) FileZilla
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
1 12 (10.53%) SAP SD
2 3 (2.63%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.75%) Infor M3
3 2 (1.75%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.75%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.75%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.75%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.88%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.88%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.88%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.88%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.88%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.63%) Slack
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.88%) Boomi
3 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.88%) Office 365
3 1 (0.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.40%) FTP
1 13 (11.40%) HTTP
2 11 (9.65%) SMTP
3 10 (8.77%) Internet
3 10 (8.77%) SSL
4 3 (2.63%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.63%) SMS
5 2 (1.75%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.88%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.63%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.75%) QlikView
5 2 (1.75%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.88%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) JIRA
2 3 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.63%) MorphX
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.88%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.88%) GitLab
4 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.88%) JUnit
4 1 (0.88%) Maven
4 1 (0.88%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.88%) TestDirector
General
1 19 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.26%) Automotive
3 6 (5.26%) Billing
4 5 (4.39%) Retail
5 4 (3.51%) French Language
5 4 (3.51%) German Language
6 3 (2.63%) Advertising
6 3 (2.63%) Banking
6 3 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.63%) Publishing
6 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.75%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.88%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 27 (23.68%) Consultant
2 18 (15.79%) Analyst
3 15 (13.16%) Architect
4 14 (12.28%) SAP Consultant
5 13 (11.40%) Developer
6 10 (8.77%) Business Analyst
6 10 (8.77%) Project Manager
7 9 (7.89%) EDI Analyst
7 9 (7.89%) Enterprise Architect
8 7 (6.14%) EDI Business Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.26%) Dynamics AX Developer
10 5 (4.39%) SAP SD Consultant
10 5 (4.39%) Senior Architect
10 5 (4.39%) Senior Enterprise Architect
10 5 (4.39%) Technical Leader
11 4 (3.51%) EDI Consultant
11 4 (3.51%) EDI Specialist
12 3 (2.63%) Business Process Expert
12 3 (2.63%) SAP EDI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.44%) XML
2 14 (12.28%) REST
3 12 (10.53%) .NET
4 9 (7.89%) cXML
4 9 (7.89%) ebXML
4 9 (7.89%) SOAP
4 9 (7.89%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (7.89%) XML Schema
5 8 (7.02%) EDIFACT
5 8 (7.02%) Middleware
6 7 (6.14%) JSON
6 7 (6.14%) SAP PI
7 6 (5.26%) HTML
7 6 (5.26%) IDoc
8 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.63%) CSS
8 3 (2.63%) JSP
8 3 (2.63%) Servlets
8 3 (2.63%) Web Services
8 3 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.89%) DataPower
3 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.51%) FMCG
5 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.75%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.75%) PMI
5 2 (1.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) AS400
6 1 (0.88%) Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) EPoS
6 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Social Media
6 1 (0.88%) Social Network
6 1 (0.88%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.93%) ERP
2 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (13.16%) B2B
3 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 12 (10.53%) Logistics
4 11 (9.65%) EAI
4 11 (9.65%) Migration
5 10 (8.77%) High Availability
6 9 (7.89%) API Development
6 9 (7.89%) Data Security
6 9 (7.89%) Project Management
7 8 (7.02%) ETL
8 7 (6.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (6.14%) Order to Cash
8 7 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.26%) Analytics
9 6 (5.26%) Change Management
9 6 (5.26%) Software Architecture
10 5 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.39%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.18%) SQL
2 14 (12.28%) ActionScript
2 14 (12.28%) ActionScript 2.0
3 13 (11.40%) Java
4 9 (7.89%) ActionScript 3.0
5 6 (5.26%) C#
6 5 (4.39%) X++
7 4 (3.51%) Progress 4GL
8 3 (2.63%) ABAP
8 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.75%) ISEB
3 2 (1.75%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.75%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.88%) CCA
4 1 (0.88%) Degree
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) Data Quality
1 9 (7.89%) RosettaNet
2 4 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) GCP
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (34.21%) SAP
2 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.65%) webMethods
4 10 (8.77%) IBM
5 8 (7.02%) Oracle
6 7 (6.14%) JD Edwards
7 6 (5.26%) Progress
8 5 (4.39%) QAD
9 3 (2.63%) Ariba
9 3 (2.63%) Cognos
10 2 (1.75%) Concur
10 2 (1.75%) Infor
10 2 (1.75%) RedPrairie
10 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.75%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.75%) Workday
11 1 (0.88%) Splunk
11 1 (0.88%) Talend
11 1 (0.88%) WSO2
11 1 (0.88%) Xamarin