Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 744 757 716
Rank change year-on-year +13 -41 +30
Contract jobs citing EDI 106 141 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.42% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 77 79
UK median daily rate £475 £415 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.46% -17.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £332 £278 £263
90th Percentile £579 £550 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +30.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
UK median hourly rate £32.25 £38.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.69% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.25 -
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -

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 29,971 33,324 28,885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.71% 32.83% 31.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,968 23,466 19,999
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £300
90th Percentile £644 £625 £607
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +7.27% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 338 353
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.13 £40.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +4.63% +5.95%
10th Percentile £17.48 £16.25 £16.19
90th Percentile £60.00 £63.25 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +5.96%

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 25 May 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing EDI over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for EDI in the UK

EDI
Top 12 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 25 May 2019. 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 +4 75 £470 +11.90% 15
UK excluding London -2 59 £450 +12.50% 9
London +35 23 £470 +11.90% 6
South East -7 17 £425 +11.48% 3
North of England +23 14 £425 -17.07% 3
Midlands +12 12 £475 -13.64% 1
West Midlands +6 12 £475 -13.64% 1
North West +21 10 £425 +21.43% 1
Scotland +20 8 £433 +8.13%
East of England -1 8 £450 -5.26% 2
Yorkshire +9 3 - - 2
North East - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing EDI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for EDI.

1 39 (36.79%) SAP
2 32 (30.19%) SQL
3 31 (29.25%) XML
4 23 (21.70%) Oracle
5 22 (20.75%) ERP
6 19 (17.92%) Finance
7 18 (16.98%) Relational Database
8 17 (16.04%) C#
8 17 (16.04%) Data Integration
9 16 (15.09%) JSON
9 16 (15.09%) Web Services
10 15 (14.15%) ActionScript
10 15 (14.15%) Project Management
10 15 (14.15%) ActionScript 2.0
11 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
11 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
11 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (12.26%) EDIFACT
12 13 (12.26%) SAP PI
13 12 (11.32%) Data Mapping
13 12 (11.32%) Logistics
13 12 (11.32%) FTP
13 12 (11.32%) .NET
14 11 (10.38%) ETL
14 11 (10.38%) JD Edwards
14 11 (10.38%) Italian Language
15 10 (9.43%) DB2 UDB
15 10 (9.43%) MS Visio
15 10 (9.43%) DB2
15 10 (9.43%) SOAP

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 7 (6.60%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.89%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 1 (0.94%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Project
1 10 (9.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) SAP WM
2 7 (6.60%) SAP SD
3 6 (5.66%) SAP QM
4 5 (4.72%) NetSuite
4 5 (4.72%) SAP SCM
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (2.83%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (1.89%) Magento
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle iSupplier
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.89%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.89%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.94%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.94%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Boomi
2 3 (2.83%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.32%) FTP
2 9 (8.49%) HTTP
3 3 (2.83%) SMTP
4 1 (0.94%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.94%) LAN
4 1 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.94%) VPN
4 1 (0.94%) VSAT
4 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.98%) Relational Database
2 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.43%) DB2
3 10 (9.43%) DB2 UDB
4 8 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.89%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.94%) GIS
8 1 (0.94%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.89%) Gatling
2 2 (1.89%) Geb
2 2 (1.89%) JUnit
2 2 (1.89%) Selenium
3 1 (0.94%) JMeter
3 1 (0.94%) MSI
3 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (17.92%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Italian Language
3 10 (9.43%) Manufacturing
4 9 (8.49%) French Language
5 4 (3.77%) Retail
6 3 (2.83%) Banking
7 2 (1.89%) Publishing
8 1 (0.94%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.94%) Law
8 1 (0.94%) Legal
8 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (29.25%) Consultant
2 25 (23.58%) Analyst
3 13 (12.26%) Developer
4 11 (10.38%) EDI Consultant
5 10 (9.43%) JDE Consultant
5 10 (9.43%) Technical Consultant
6 9 (8.49%) SAP Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) SAP Consultant
8 7 (6.60%) Architect
8 7 (6.60%) Logistics Analyst
8 7 (6.60%) SAP Logistics Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) BizTalk Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Functional Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) SAP Functional Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) SAP WM Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Integration Architect
10 5 (4.72%) SAP MM Analyst
11 4 (3.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.25%) XML
2 16 (15.09%) JSON
2 16 (15.09%) Web Services
3 13 (12.26%) EDIFACT
3 13 (12.26%) SAP PI
4 12 (11.32%) .NET
5 10 (9.43%) SOAP
6 7 (6.60%) Middleware
7 6 (5.66%) IDoc
7 6 (5.66%) REST
8 5 (4.72%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.77%) BAPI
9 4 (3.77%) jQuery
9 4 (3.77%) SAP ALE
9 4 (3.77%) XSLT
10 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.83%) cXML
10 3 (2.83%) Entity Framework
10 3 (2.83%) JMS
10 3 (2.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.77%) TRADACOMS
3 3 (2.83%) Clustering
3 3 (2.83%) iSeries
4 2 (1.89%) AS400
4 2 (1.89%) FMCG
4 2 (1.89%) NHS
4 2 (1.89%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.94%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.94%) Life Science
5 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.94%) AIX
1 1 (0.94%) Linux
1 1 (0.94%) Windows
1 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.75%) ERP
2 17 (16.04%) Data Integration
3 15 (14.15%) Project Management
4 12 (11.32%) Data Mapping
4 12 (11.32%) Logistics
5 11 (10.38%) ETL
6 9 (8.49%) B2B
6 9 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.55%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.66%) SOA
9 5 (4.72%) Data Migration
9 5 (4.72%) Decision-Making
9 5 (4.72%) Migration
9 5 (4.72%) Regression Testing
9 5 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.77%) Data Architecture
10 4 (3.77%) Information Architecture
10 4 (3.77%) Microservices
10 4 (3.77%) Technical Leadership
10 4 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.19%) SQL
2 17 (16.04%) C#
3 15 (14.15%) ActionScript
3 15 (14.15%) ActionScript 2.0
4 9 (8.49%) VB
5 6 (5.66%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.72%) ABAP
7 4 (3.77%) Java
8 3 (2.83%) C++
8 3 (2.83%) RPG
9 2 (1.89%) Groovy
9 2 (1.89%) XPath
10 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.94%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.72%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.94%) PMP
4 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) GxP
3 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (36.79%) SAP
2 23 (21.70%) Oracle
3 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
4 11 (10.38%) JD Edwards
5 8 (7.55%) Epicor
6 6 (5.66%) Dell
7 5 (4.72%) MuleSoft
7 5 (4.72%) Talend
8 4 (3.77%) Informatica
8 4 (3.77%) SEEBURGER
9 3 (2.83%) IBM
9 3 (2.83%) Teradata
9 3 (2.83%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.89%) Infor
11 1 (0.94%) Altiris
11 1 (0.94%) IBM Sterling
11 1 (0.94%) Ivanti
11 1 (0.94%) Jitterbit
11 1 (0.94%) RedPrairie
11 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com