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 3 months to 28 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.

EDIFACT
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 643 625
Rank change year-on-year +47 -18  
Contract jobs citing EDIFACT 14 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.015% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.093% 0.052% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 12
Median daily rate £463 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.62% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £321 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £520 £589
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +16.00% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

EDIFACT 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 15073 15351 15194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.50% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40527 42125 37909
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £298 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 521 675
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £48.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 7 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 3 months to 28 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 +44 14 £463 +15.62% 2
UK excluding London +42 10 £435 +16.00% 2
East of England - 5 £430 - 1
London +14 3 £550 +37.50%
South East +27 2 £500 +42.85% 1
Midlands - 2 £400 -
North of England +60 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EDIFACT 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 EDIFACT.

1 23 (82.14%) EDI
2 13 (46.43%) B2B
2 13 (46.43%) SAP
3 11 (39.29%) FTP
3 11 (39.29%) XML
4 9 (32.14%) Supplier Management
4 9 (32.14%) WebSphere
4 9 (32.14%) TRADACOMS
5 8 (28.57%) ActionScript 2.0
5 8 (28.57%) IBM
5 8 (28.57%) JMS
5 8 (28.57%) ActionScript
6 7 (25.00%) JDBC
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle
7 6 (21.43%) HTTP
8 5 (17.86%) MySQL
8 5 (17.86%) Windows
8 5 (17.86%) IDoc
8 5 (17.86%) Retail
9 4 (14.29%) IBM Sterling
9 4 (14.29%) Axway
9 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
9 4 (14.29%) Linux
9 4 (14.29%) ODBC
9 4 (14.29%) Unix
9 4 (14.29%) HTTPS
9 4 (14.29%) SSL
9 4 (14.29%) ERP
9 4 (14.29%) Java

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 9 (32.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.14%) Gentran
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
4 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.57%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.57%) SAP R/3
1 1 (3.57%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) FTP
2 6 (21.43%) HTTP
3 4 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 4 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (3.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) GIS
3 1 (3.57%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) JMeter
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Architect
1 9 (32.14%) Integration Architect
1 9 (32.14%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (25.00%) WebSphere Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
4 4 (14.29%) EDI Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) EDI Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Product Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) SAP PI Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) EDI Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) SAP EDI Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Integration Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Senior BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) EDI
2 11 (39.29%) XML
3 8 (28.57%) JMS
4 7 (25.00%) JDBC
5 5 (17.86%) IDoc
6 4 (14.29%) ODBC
7 3 (10.71%) SAP PI
8 2 (7.14%) .NET
8 2 (7.14%) XSLT
9 1 (3.57%) J2EE
9 1 (3.57%) JSON
9 1 (3.57%) REST
9 1 (3.57%) SAP ALE
9 1 (3.57%) SAP Basis
9 1 (3.57%) SAP XI
9 1 (3.57%) SOAP
9 1 (3.57%) WCF
9 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) TRADACOMS
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) B2B
2 9 (32.14%) Supplier Management
3 4 (14.29%) ERP
3 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Logistics
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Order to Cash
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Scrum
5 1 (3.57%) SDLC
5 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.57%) TDD
5 1 (3.57%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.57%) User Stories
5 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) ActionScript
1 8 (28.57%) ActionScript 2.0
2 4 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
2 4 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) GxP
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) SAP
2 8 (28.57%) IBM
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) Axway
4 4 (14.29%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) OpenText
5 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com