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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
UK
Rank 542 578 540
Rank change year-on-year +36 -38  
Contract jobs citing EDI 54 64 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.43% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 28
Median daily rate £500 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £234 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £300 £413
% change year-on-year +37.50% -27.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +194.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +194.11%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14206 14834 13989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.36% 27.99% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9854 10283 9074
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 227 189
Median hourly rate £42.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.38% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.75 £47.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

EDI
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing EDI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EDI in the UK

EDI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EDI in the UK

EDI
Top 28 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 3 months to 24 March 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
England +43 52 £500 +42.85% 20
London +31 22 £550 +46.66% 2
South East +24 7 £488 +39.28% 3
Berkshire +30 6 £475 -
East Midlands +1 5 £475 - 1
North West +30 4 £140 -65.04% 4
Midlands - 4 - -
Uxbridge - 4 £513 -
Derby - 4 £500 -
Derbyshire - 4 £500 -
West Midlands +8 3 £225 -25.00% 1
Birmingham - 3 £225 - 1
North East -12 2 £275 -38.88% 1
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £500 -
Cheshire +31 1 £100 -75.03%
Reading +20 1 - -
Lancashire +17 1 £180 - 2
Cambridgeshire +5 1 - -
Bristol +4 1 - -
Preston -2 1 £180 -
East of England -3 1 - - 2
South West -6 1 - -
Oxford -9 1 £500 +42.85%
Oxfordshire -13 1 £500 +42.85%
Cambridge - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £100 -
Bracknell - 1 - -

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 38 (46.91%) SAP
2 13 (16.05%) XML
2 13 (16.05%) ERP
2 13 (16.05%) WebSphere
3 12 (14.81%) B2B
4 11 (13.58%) EDIFACT
4 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
4 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.35%) SAP SD
6 9 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 9 (11.11%) Project Management
6 9 (11.11%) Order to Cash
7 8 (9.88%) Finance
7 8 (9.88%) SQL
7 8 (9.88%) ABAP
8 7 (8.64%) Retail
8 7 (8.64%) Logistics
8 7 (8.64%) Data Integration
8 7 (8.64%) Oracle
8 7 (8.64%) Automotive
8 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (7.41%) Middleware
9 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
9 6 (7.41%) Billing
10 5 (6.17%) Supplier Management
10 5 (6.17%) Web Services
10 5 (6.17%) SAP BW
10 5 (6.17%) CRM

EDI
Top Related 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 13 (16.05%) WebSphere
2 9 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.94%) Gentran
3 4 (4.94%) JBoss
3 4 (4.94%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.23%) Apache
4 1 (1.23%) Confluence
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.23%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (12.35%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.47%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.47%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.23%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.23%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.23%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.23%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.23%) SAP Retail
3 1 (1.23%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) FTP
1 2 (2.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) SAP BW
3 4 (4.94%) DataStage
3 4 (4.94%) SAP HANA
4 3 (3.70%) MySQL
5 2 (2.47%) DB2
5 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) MS Access
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) JIRA
1 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.23%) Subversion
2 1 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 8 (9.88%) Finance
3 7 (8.64%) Automotive
3 7 (8.64%) Retail
4 6 (7.41%) Billing
5 5 (6.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.70%) Banking
7 2 (2.47%) French Language
7 2 (2.47%) German Language
7 2 (2.47%) Italian Language
7 2 (2.47%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.23%) Advertising
8 1 (1.23%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.23%) Electronics
8 1 (1.23%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.23%) Marketing
8 1 (1.23%) Polish Language
8 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (28.40%) Consultant
2 22 (27.16%) SAP Consultant
3 15 (18.52%) Developer
4 13 (16.05%) Architect
5 12 (14.81%) Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) EDI Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) SAP SD Consultant
7 7 (8.64%) Integration Architect
8 6 (7.41%) BizTalk Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.41%) WebSphere Architect
9 5 (6.17%) ABAP Developer
9 5 (6.17%) SAP Developer
10 4 (4.94%) ABAP Consultant
10 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.70%) Business Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
11 3 (3.70%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Programmer
11 3 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) XML
2 11 (13.58%) EDIFACT
3 6 (7.41%) Middleware
4 5 (6.17%) Web Services
5 4 (4.94%) .NET
5 4 (4.94%) REST
5 4 (4.94%) SOAP
6 3 (3.70%) SAP PI
6 3 (3.70%) Spring
6 3 (3.70%) XSLT
7 2 (2.47%) JSON
7 2 (2.47%) Struts
8 1 (1.23%) cXML
8 1 (1.23%) ebXML
8 1 (1.23%) J2EE
8 1 (1.23%) JDBC
8 1 (1.23%) JMS
8 1 (1.23%) LAMP
8 1 (1.23%) SAP Basis
8 1 (1.23%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.94%) DataPower
4 2 (2.47%) AS400
4 2 (2.47%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.47%) FMCG
4 2 (2.47%) iSeries
4 2 (2.47%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Linux
2 2 (2.47%) Windows
3 1 (1.23%) Unix
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) ERP
2 12 (14.81%) B2B
3 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.11%) Order to Cash
4 9 (11.11%) Project Management
5 7 (8.64%) Data Integration
5 7 (8.64%) Logistics
6 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.17%) CRM
7 5 (6.17%) Supplier Management
8 4 (4.94%) Analytics
8 4 (4.94%) Change Management
8 4 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.94%) Data Transformation
8 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (4.94%) IT Strategy
8 4 (4.94%) Migration
9 3 (3.70%) Regression Testing
9 3 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) ABAP
1 8 (9.88%) SQL
2 4 (4.94%) Java
3 3 (3.70%) C#
4 2 (2.47%) ActionScript
4 2 (2.47%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (2.47%) RPG
4 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.23%) C
5 1 (1.23%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.23%) PHP
5 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) GxP
3 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (46.91%) SAP
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.64%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) Apigee
4 4 (4.94%) IBM
4 4 (4.94%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (2.47%) Ariba
5 2 (2.47%) OpenText
5 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.23%) Baan
6 1 (1.23%) Capita
6 1 (1.23%) Cognos
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) Informatica
6 1 (1.23%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.23%) JDA
6 1 (1.23%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.23%) Talend
6 1 (1.23%) webMethods
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