The table below looks at the statistics for SAP ALE skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
UK / England
Rank 555 577 554
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 13 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.028% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.097% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Median daily rate £430 £475 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +37.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £475 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £475 £340
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +39.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12901 13395 12488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.06% 29.24% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8910 9355 8519
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 241 168
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

SAP ALE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SAP ALE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP ALE Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAP ALE
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP ALE across the England region.

SAP ALE Daily Rate Trend in England

SAP ALE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP ALE across the England region.

SAP ALE Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAP ALE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ALE within the England region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
London -2 3 £420 -
West Midlands -4 2 - -
South East - 2 £450 - 1
South West - 2 £430 - 2
SAP ALE
UK

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP ALE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for SAP ALE.

1 41 (100.00%) SAP
2 35 (85.37%) ABAP
3 19 (46.34%) Workflow
4 15 (36.59%) SAP HANA
5 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (29.27%) BAPI
6 10 (24.39%) Data Modelling
6 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
7 9 (21.95%) Eclipse
7 9 (21.95%) SQL
7 9 (21.95%) SAP Smart Forms
8 8 (19.51%) Web Dynpro
9 7 (17.07%) Finance
9 7 (17.07%) Web Services
9 7 (17.07%) OO
10 6 (14.63%) SAPscript
11 5 (12.20%) NetWeaver
11 5 (12.20%) ERP
11 5 (12.20%) SAP Fiori
11 5 (12.20%) SAP Business Workflow
11 5 (12.20%) Logistics
12 4 (9.76%) Data Structures
12 4 (9.76%) Process Improvement
12 4 (9.76%) Java
12 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (9.76%) Retail
13 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
13 3 (7.32%) LSMW
13 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (7.32%) ETL

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 5 (12.20%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.44%) Gentran
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP EWM
2 2 (4.88%) SAP CRM
2 2 (4.88%) SAP EHS
2 2 (4.88%) SAP ERP
2 2 (4.88%) SAP HCM
2 2 (4.88%) SAP LE
3 1 (2.44%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.44%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.44%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (2.44%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Retail
3 1 (2.44%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Boomi
1 2 (4.88%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SAP HANA
2 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.88%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.44%) GIS
4 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.32%) LSMW
3 1 (2.44%) NWDS
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Composer
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Consultant
1 19 (46.34%) SAP Consultant
2 12 (29.27%) ABAP Consultant
3 10 (24.39%) Developer
4 9 (21.95%) SAP Developer
4 9 (21.95%) SAP HANA Consultant
5 7 (17.07%) Architect
6 6 (14.63%) ABAP Developer
7 5 (12.20%) SAP Architect
8 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.88%) CRM Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) SAP CRM Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) SAP EWM Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) SAP HR Architect
9 2 (4.88%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.88%) SAPUI5 Consultant
10 1 (2.44%) SAP Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) SAP PI Consultant
10 1 (2.44%) SAP PI Developer
10 1 (2.44%) SAP Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) BAPI
2 9 (21.95%) SAP Smart Forms
3 8 (19.51%) Web Dynpro
4 7 (17.07%) Web Services
5 5 (12.20%) SAP Business Workflow
5 5 (12.20%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (7.32%) HTML
6 3 (7.32%) HTML5
6 3 (7.32%) SAP PI
6 3 (7.32%) XML
7 2 (4.88%) SAP XI
7 2 (4.88%) SAPUI5
7 2 (4.88%) Spring
8 1 (2.44%) EDI
8 1 (2.44%) EDIFACT
8 1 (2.44%) EJB
8 1 (2.44%) JDBC
8 1 (2.44%) Middleware
8 1 (2.44%) OLE
8 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.44%) TRADACOMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Workflow
2 10 (24.39%) Data Modelling
3 7 (17.07%) OO
4 5 (12.20%) ERP
4 5 (12.20%) Logistics
5 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.76%) Process Improvement
6 3 (7.32%) ETL
6 3 (7.32%) Order to Cash
6 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.88%) CRM
7 2 (4.88%) EAI
7 2 (4.88%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) MVC
7 2 (4.88%) Programme Governance
7 2 (4.88%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (4.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 35 (85.37%) ABAP
2 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) SAPscript
4 4 (9.76%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (4.88%) Kronos
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (2.44%) TIBCO