Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 755 734 748
Rank change year-on-year -21 +14 -18
Contract jobs citing EDI 146 126 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.41% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 85 80
UK median daily rate £415 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £260 £318 £262
90th Percentile £570 £630 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -15.79% +18.68% +3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
UK median hourly rate £34.00 - £50.00
10th Percentile £26.80 - £38.40
90th Percentile £46.80 - £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 - £50.00

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 35,066 30,927 31,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.94% 32.24% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,704 21,368 22,087
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £306 £289
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 382 405
UK median hourly rate £41.46 £40.38 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.68% +2.74%
10th Percentile £15.24 £15.00 £13.10
90th Percentile £57.88 £53.75 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +1.35%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for EDI in the UK

EDI
Top 13 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 22 July 2018. 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 -37 122 £450 -10.00% 43
UK excluding London -14 92 £400 -15.79% 38
South East +10 49 £400 -20.00% 7
London -33 38 £500 -9.09% 6
East of England +10 11 £500 +14.94% 7
Midlands -37 9 £550 +10.00% 9
Wales - 9 £175 - 1
West Midlands -26 8 £500 +17.65% 8
North of England -30 7 £400 +122.22% 11
Scotland -31 7 £400 - 1
Yorkshire -17 6 £400 -20.00% 8
East Midlands -23 1 £725 +42.16% 1
North West -26 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 89 (60.96%) SAP
2 29 (19.86%) Microsoft
3 28 (19.18%) Migration
4 26 (17.81%) XML
5 25 (17.12%) Finance
6 23 (15.75%) ERP
7 22 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (14.38%) SQL Server
8 21 (14.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (11.64%) SQL
11 17 (11.64%) EDIFACT
11 17 (11.64%) Data Migration
12 16 (10.96%) IDoc
13 15 (10.27%) Oracle
13 15 (10.27%) Retail
14 14 (9.59%) Procure-to-Pay
14 14 (9.59%) Billing
15 13 (8.90%) Workflow
15 13 (8.90%) .NET
16 12 (8.22%) SOAP
16 12 (8.22%) Ariba
16 12 (8.22%) Middleware
16 12 (8.22%) Degree
17 11 (7.53%) SAP FI/CO
17 11 (7.53%) SAP CO
17 11 (7.53%) SAP FI
17 11 (7.53%) BizTalk Server

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 11 (7.53%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.05%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.68%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.68%) MTS
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (6.85%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (7.53%) SAP CO
1 11 (7.53%) SAP FI
1 11 (7.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (6.16%) SAP SD
3 8 (5.48%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (5.48%) SAP MM
3 8 (5.48%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (3.42%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (2.74%) SAP PM
6 3 (2.05%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.37%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (1.37%) ProductWriter
7 2 (1.37%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 2 (1.37%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.68%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.05%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.37%) IaaS
3 2 (1.37%) PaaS
3 2 (1.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.48%) HTTP
1 8 (5.48%) SMTP
2 6 (4.11%) FTP
3 3 (2.05%) AMQP
3 3 (2.05%) SSL
4 1 (0.68%) Extranet
4 1 (0.68%) Firewall
4 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.68%) LAN
4 1 (0.68%) VPN
4 1 (0.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 9 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.05%) Big Data
6 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.05%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.37%) DataStage
8 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.68%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.68%) QlikView
8 1 (0.68%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.42%) LSMW
2 5 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.05%) Fiddler
3 3 (2.05%) ReSharper
4 2 (1.37%) Ant
4 2 (1.37%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (1.37%) Toad
5 1 (0.68%) eCATT
5 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.68%) MorphX
5 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (17.12%) Finance
2 15 (10.27%) Retail
3 14 (9.59%) Billing
4 8 (5.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (4.11%) Back Office
5 6 (4.11%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.05%) Marketing
7 2 (1.37%) Banking
7 2 (1.37%) German Language
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Automotive
8 1 (0.68%) French Language
8 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.68%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (24.66%) Consultant
2 30 (20.55%) Analyst
3 20 (13.70%) Developer
4 17 (11.64%) SAP Consultant
5 16 (10.96%) Architect
6 15 (10.27%) EDI Consultant
7 9 (6.16%) BizTalk Developer
8 8 (5.48%) EDI Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) SAP Analyst
9 7 (4.79%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.79%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Business Systems Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) EDI Specialist
10 6 (4.11%) Functional Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Integration Consultant
10 6 (4.11%) Integration Specialist
10 6 (4.11%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.11%) SAP Functional Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (3.42%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.81%) XML
2 17 (11.64%) EDIFACT
3 16 (10.96%) IDoc
4 13 (8.90%) .NET
5 12 (8.22%) Middleware
5 12 (8.22%) SOAP
6 10 (6.85%) REST
6 10 (6.85%) WCF
7 8 (5.48%) JSON
8 6 (4.11%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (3.42%) JMS
9 5 (3.42%) SAP ALE
10 4 (2.74%) CSS
10 4 (2.74%) HTML
10 4 (2.74%) SAP PI
10 4 (2.74%) XSLT
11 3 (2.05%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.05%) HTML5
11 3 (2.05%) Mason
11 3 (2.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (4.11%) User Experience
3 5 (3.42%) Clustering
4 3 (2.05%) AS400
4 3 (2.05%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.05%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.37%) DataPower
5 2 (1.37%) FMCG
5 2 (1.37%) iSeries
5 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.37%) NHS
6 1 (0.68%) Fedwire
6 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.68%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.42%) Windows
2 4 (2.74%) Unix
3 3 (2.05%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.37%) AIX
4 2 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.18%) Migration
2 23 (15.75%) ERP
3 22 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (14.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (11.64%) Data Migration
7 14 (9.59%) Procure-to-Pay
8 13 (8.90%) Workflow
9 11 (7.53%) E-Commerce
10 10 (6.85%) B2B
10 10 (6.85%) Logistics
10 10 (6.85%) Process Improvement
11 9 (6.16%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (6.16%) Project Management
11 9 (6.16%) SAP Security
11 9 (6.16%) Translating Business Requirements
12 8 (5.48%) SAP Implementation
12 8 (5.48%) SOA
13 7 (4.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.64%) SQL
2 11 (7.53%) C#
3 9 (6.16%) ActionScript
3 9 (6.16%) ActionScript 2.0
4 7 (4.79%) ABAP
5 5 (3.42%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.74%) Java
7 3 (2.05%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.05%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.37%) C
8 2 (1.37%) C++
8 2 (1.37%) Korn
8 2 (1.37%) Perl
8 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.37%) RPG
8 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.68%) Lingo
9 1 (0.68%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.68%) VBA
9 1 (0.68%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (8.22%) Degree
2 11 (7.53%) SAP Certification
3 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.74%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.74%) PMP
5 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.79%) GxP
1 7 (4.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (4.11%) SLA
3 4 (2.74%) PMO
4 3 (2.05%) SEPA
5 2 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.37%) QA
6 1 (0.68%) FATCA
6 1 (0.68%) GDPR
6 1 (0.68%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.68%) PSD2
6 1 (0.68%) TARGET2
Systems Management
1 9 (6.16%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.37%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
3 1 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 89 (60.96%) SAP
2 29 (19.86%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.27%) Oracle
4 12 (8.22%) Ariba
5 11 (7.53%) SEEBURGER
6 9 (6.16%) HP
6 9 (6.16%) IBM
7 8 (5.48%) JD Edwards
8 6 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (3.42%) Cognos
10 3 (2.05%) MuleSoft
10 3 (2.05%) webMethods
11 2 (1.37%) Fiorano
11 2 (1.37%) Google
11 2 (1.37%) hybris
11 2 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (1.37%) Workday
12 1 (0.68%) Axway
12 1 (0.68%) Kronos
12 1 (0.68%) OpenText