Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for EDIFACT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EDIFACT over the 6 months to 23 September 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.

EDIFACT
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 858 848 873
Rank change year-on-year -10 +25 -7
Contract jobs citing EDIFACT 29 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.018% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.082% 0.057% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 11
UK median daily rate £400 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +15.63% -
10th Percentile £300 £378 £325
90th Percentile £500 £614 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +1.74% +7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00

EDIFACT 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 35,410 31,713 32,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.02% 32.37% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,991 22,024 22,448
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £294
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 387 384
UK median hourly rate £41.77 £40.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +10.34% -2.08%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.40 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.75 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -3.87%

EDIFACT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for EDIFACT in the UK

EDIFACT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EDIFACT in the UK

EDIFACT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EDIFACT over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EDIFACT in the UK

EDIFACT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EDIFACT in the UK

EDIFACT
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDIFACT within the UK over the 6 months to 23 September 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 -2 19 £325 -29.73% 1
London -10 12 £300 -48.39%
UK excluding London -13 7 £438 +1.74% 1
Midlands -15 3 £325 -10.34%
West Midlands -25 3 £325 -
South East -14 2 £463 -7.50%
East of England -6 1 £500 +16.28% 1
North of England -19 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing EDIFACT 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 EDIFACT.

1 19 (65.52%) EDI
2 18 (62.07%) SAP
3 13 (44.83%) C#
3 13 (44.83%) .NET
3 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
3 13 (44.83%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (41.38%) ActionScript 2.0
4 12 (41.38%) ActionScript
5 11 (37.93%) HTTP
5 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (34.48%) JMS
6 10 (34.48%) SMTP
6 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
6 10 (34.48%) Clustering
6 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (34.48%) WCF
6 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (31.03%) XML
8 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
9 6 (20.69%) SWIFT
9 6 (20.69%) SEPA
9 6 (20.69%) XSLT
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle
10 5 (17.24%) MVC
10 5 (17.24%) PACS
10 5 (17.24%) TestDirector
10 5 (17.24%) FIS
10 5 (17.24%) Scenario Testing

EDIFACT
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 13 (44.83%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.45%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) HTTP
2 10 (34.48%) SMTP
3 1 (3.45%) FTP
3 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.24%) JIRA
2 5 (17.24%) TestDirector
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Automotive
1 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Italian Language
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) BizTalk Developer
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Senior BizTalk Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Senior Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Functional Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Payments Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Systems Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) EDI Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Software Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) EDI
2 13 (44.83%) .NET
3 10 (34.48%) JMS
3 10 (34.48%) WCF
4 9 (31.03%) XML
5 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
5 6 (20.69%) XSLT
6 5 (17.24%) Entity Framework
7 4 (13.79%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (13.79%) CSS
7 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
7 4 (13.79%) HTML
7 4 (13.79%) J2EE
7 4 (13.79%) JSP
7 4 (13.79%) Spring
7 4 (13.79%) Taglibs
7 4 (13.79%) XML Schema
8 3 (10.34%) IDoc
9 1 (3.45%) REST
9 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Clustering
2 6 (20.69%) SWIFT
3 5 (17.24%) PACS
4 1 (3.45%) Fedwire
4 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.45%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
2 5 (17.24%) Defect Management
2 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
2 5 (17.24%) MVC
2 5 (17.24%) Scenario Testing
2 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
3 4 (13.79%) Business Process Modelling
3 4 (13.79%) ERP
3 4 (13.79%) High Availability
3 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (13.79%) RUP
3 4 (13.79%) Service Design
3 4 (13.79%) UML
3 4 (13.79%) Unified Process
3 4 (13.79%) Use Case
3 4 (13.79%) Web Development
4 2 (6.90%) Logistics
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Product Management
5 1 (3.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) ActionScript
2 12 (41.38%) ActionScript 2.0
3 4 (13.79%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SEPA
2 5 (17.24%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) FATCA
3 1 (3.45%) ISO 20022
3 1 (3.45%) PSD2
3 1 (3.45%) TARGET2
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) SAP
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) FIS
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle
4 4 (13.79%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) JD Edwards
6 1 (3.45%) Axway
6 1 (3.45%) SEEBURGER