Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 882 881 858
Rank change year-on-year -1 -23 +28
Contract jobs citing EDIFACT 27 14 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.014% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.074% 0.042% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 15
UK median daily rate £415 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% -17.65% +10.39%
10th Percentile £298 £306 £385
90th Percentile £630 £538 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £350 £451
% change year-on-year +35.71% -22.35% +17.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 - -

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 36,613 33,223 31,727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.74% 32.18% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,860 23,479 21,894
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £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 311 365 364
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.50 £18.00 £14.52
90th Percentile £60.00 £51.88 £51.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £38.63
% change year-on-year +3.83% +3.56% +3.00%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 0 22 £350 - 8
London +24 11 £300 -2.83%
UK excluding London -14 10 £475 +35.71% 8
South East -10 4 £333 -24.00% 3
Midlands -12 3 £450 +41.18% 2
West Midlands -19 3 £450 - 1
North West - 2 £575 - 2
North of England - 2 £575 - 2
East of England - 1 £475 - 1

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 17 (62.96%) EDI
2 12 (44.44%) SAP
3 11 (40.74%) XML
4 7 (25.93%) HTTP
4 7 (25.93%) ActionScript
4 7 (25.93%) ActionScript 2.0
5 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 6 (22.22%) .NET
5 6 (22.22%) C#
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 6 (22.22%) IBM
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (18.52%) TestDirector
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (18.52%) XML Schema
6 5 (18.52%) MVC
6 5 (18.52%) Clustering
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) XSLT
6 5 (18.52%) Unix
6 5 (18.52%) JMS
6 5 (18.52%) SMTP
6 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (18.52%) PACS
6 5 (18.52%) SWIFT
6 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
6 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Defect Management

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 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) HTTP
2 5 (18.52%) SMTP
3 1 (3.70%) FTP
3 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.70%) DB2
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) JIRA
1 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (18.52%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Functional Tester
3 5 (18.52%) Payments Tester
3 5 (18.52%) Senior BizTalk Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Systems Tester
3 5 (18.52%) Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) EDI Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) EDI Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Integration Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Implementation Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) EDI
2 11 (40.74%) XML
3 6 (22.22%) .NET
3 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
4 5 (18.52%) JMS
4 5 (18.52%) WCF
4 5 (18.52%) XML Schema
4 5 (18.52%) XSLT
5 4 (14.81%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (14.81%) CSS
5 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
5 4 (14.81%) HTML
5 4 (14.81%) J2EE
5 4 (14.81%) JSP
5 4 (14.81%) Spring
5 4 (14.81%) Taglibs
6 3 (11.11%) IDoc
7 2 (7.41%) cXML
8 1 (3.70%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
1 5 (18.52%) PACS
1 5 (18.52%) SWIFT
2 2 (7.41%) TRADACOMS
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
1 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
1 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
1 5 (18.52%) MVC
1 5 (18.52%) Scenario Testing
1 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
2 4 (14.81%) Business Process Modelling
2 4 (14.81%) High Availability
2 4 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (14.81%) RUP
2 4 (14.81%) Service Design
2 4 (14.81%) UML
2 4 (14.81%) Unified Process
2 4 (14.81%) Use Case
2 4 (14.81%) Web Development
3 3 (11.11%) B2B
3 3 (11.11%) Logistics
4 2 (7.41%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) ActionScript
1 7 (25.93%) ActionScript 2.0
2 6 (22.22%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) ABAP
5 1 (3.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
1 5 (18.52%) SEPA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) SAP
2 6 (22.22%) IBM
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) FIS
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Ariba
6 1 (3.70%) Axway
6 1 (3.70%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) IBM Sterling