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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 534 548 574
Rank change year-on-year +14 +26  
Contract jobs citing EDI 68 95 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.62% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 51 35
Median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £645 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +14.28% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £44.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +47.50%  

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 15019 15261 15400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.08% 28.36% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10384 10752 10284
Median daily rate £427 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.66% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 178 208
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.69% -1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £16.60 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £51.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 23 June 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 30 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 23 June 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 +5 65 £500 +17.64% 27
East Midlands +14 20 £510 +13.33% 3
Derbyshire - 17 £515 -
South East +12 16 £500 - 7
Derby - 14 £510 -
Berkshire +31 13 £500 - 4
London -22 12 £581 +45.31% 1
North West +25 6 £125 -81.48% 6
Maidenhead - 5 £500 - 2
East of England -4 4 £430 +2.80% 4
Cheshire - 3 £125 -
Chester - 3 £125 -
Reading +14 2 £500 -
Manchester +10 2 - - 1
West Midlands +2 2 £500 +25.00% 1
City of London -11 2 £700 +51.35%
Yorkshire - 2 £430 -
Essex - 2 £430 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £438 - 2
Colchester - 2 £430 -
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Birmingham +13 1 £500 +11.11%
Surrey +4 1 £450 +23.28%
Kent -1 1 £550 - 1
Nottinghamshire -7 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £500 - 2
Lancashire - 1 - - 2
Leicestershire - 1 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £430 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 73 (59.84%) SAP
2 32 (26.23%) ERP
3 26 (21.31%) IDoc
4 23 (18.85%) EDIFACT
5 20 (16.39%) B2B
6 19 (15.57%) Project Management
7 17 (13.93%) XML
8 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (12.30%) WebSphere
10 14 (11.48%) ABAP
10 14 (11.48%) Manufacturing
11 13 (10.66%) Finance
11 13 (10.66%) Retail
11 13 (10.66%) SAP ALE
12 12 (9.84%) Workflow
12 12 (9.84%) SAP SD
12 12 (9.84%) Order to Cash
12 12 (9.84%) REST
13 11 (9.02%) SOAP
14 10 (8.20%) Oracle
14 10 (8.20%) Java
14 10 (8.20%) HTTP
14 10 (8.20%) OO
14 10 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (8.20%) TRADACOMS
15 9 (7.38%) SC Cleared
15 9 (7.38%) Security Cleared
15 9 (7.38%) FMCG
15 9 (7.38%) SAP PI
15 9 (7.38%) Supplier Management

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 15 (12.30%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.74%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.92%) Gentran
4 4 (3.28%) JBoss
4 4 (3.28%) Mule ESB
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.64%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.82%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (9.84%) SAP SD
2 7 (5.74%) SAP WM
3 4 (3.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (3.28%) SAP ERP
4 3 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.64%) SAP Business One
5 2 (1.64%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.64%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.64%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.82%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.82%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.82%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.82%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.82%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.82%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.20%) HTTP
2 8 (6.56%) FTP
3 6 (4.92%) Internet
4 3 (2.46%) SAN
5 1 (0.82%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.10%) DB2
3 4 (3.28%) DataStage
3 4 (3.28%) SAP HANA
4 3 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.46%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.46%) QlikView
5 2 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.64%) MySQL
5 2 (1.64%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.82%) GIS
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) JIRA
1 1 (0.82%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.82%) LSMW
1 1 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (11.48%) Manufacturing
2 13 (10.66%) Finance
2 13 (10.66%) Retail
3 8 (6.56%) Billing
4 7 (5.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (4.10%) Automotive
6 3 (2.46%) French Language
7 2 (1.64%) German Language
8 1 (0.82%) Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Electronics
8 1 (0.82%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.82%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.82%) Legal
8 1 (0.82%) Marketing
8 1 (0.82%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.82%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (26.23%) Consultant
2 30 (24.59%) SAP Consultant
3 22 (18.03%) Developer
4 14 (11.48%) Analyst
4 14 (11.48%) Architect
5 13 (10.66%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (9.02%) Project Manager
7 9 (7.38%) ABAP Developer
7 9 (7.38%) Integration Architect
7 9 (7.38%) SAP SD Consultant
8 8 (6.56%) EDI Analyst
8 8 (6.56%) SAP Developer
8 8 (6.56%) WebSphere Architect
9 6 (4.92%) EDI Consultant
9 6 (4.92%) SAP EDI Consultant
9 6 (4.92%) SAP Manager
9 6 (4.92%) SAP PI Consultant
10 5 (4.10%) BizTalk Developer
10 5 (4.10%) EDI Developer
11 4 (3.28%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.31%) IDoc
2 23 (18.85%) EDIFACT
3 17 (13.93%) XML
4 13 (10.66%) SAP ALE
5 12 (9.84%) REST
6 11 (9.02%) SOAP
7 9 (7.38%) SAP PI
8 8 (6.56%) SAP Smart Forms
9 6 (4.92%) Middleware
10 5 (4.10%) JMS
11 4 (3.28%) .NET
11 4 (3.28%) JDBC
11 4 (3.28%) XSLT
12 3 (2.46%) JSON
12 3 (2.46%) Web Services
13 2 (1.64%) BAPI
13 2 (1.64%) SAP Fiori
13 2 (1.64%) WCF
13 2 (1.64%) Web Dynpro
14 1 (0.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.20%) TRADACOMS
3 9 (7.38%) FMCG
4 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.28%) DataPower
6 3 (2.46%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.64%) AS400
7 2 (1.64%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.64%) iSeries
8 1 (0.82%) Clustering
8 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.82%) EPoS
8 1 (0.82%) Social Media
8 1 (0.82%) Social Network
8 1 (0.82%) User Experience
8 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.10%) Windows
2 3 (2.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.23%) ERP
2 20 (16.39%) B2B
3 19 (15.57%) Project Management
4 12 (9.84%) Order to Cash
4 12 (9.84%) Workflow
5 10 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.20%) OO
6 9 (7.38%) Supplier Management
7 8 (6.56%) Logistics
7 8 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.74%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.92%) Data Integration
9 6 (4.92%) Data Modelling
9 6 (4.92%) Migration
10 5 (4.10%) CRM
10 5 (4.10%) Data Transformation
10 5 (4.10%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.10%) SOA
11 4 (3.28%) Analytics
11 4 (3.28%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.48%) ABAP
2 10 (8.20%) Java
3 7 (5.74%) SAPscript
4 6 (4.92%) SQL
5 5 (4.10%) ActionScript
5 5 (4.10%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (3.28%) C#
7 2 (1.64%) RPG
8 1 (0.82%) C
8 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) SC Cleared
1 9 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) QA
2 4 (3.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.82%) GxP
3 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 73 (59.84%) SAP
2 10 (8.20%) Oracle
3 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.56%) IBM
4 8 (6.56%) IBM Sterling
5 5 (4.10%) OpenText
6 4 (3.28%) Apigee
6 4 (3.28%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.46%) Pega
7 3 (2.46%) VMware
8 2 (1.64%) Adobe
8 2 (1.64%) Ariba
8 2 (1.64%) RedPrairie
8 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.82%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.82%) Informatica
9 1 (0.82%) QAD
9 1 (0.82%) Talend
9 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.82%) webMethods
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
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