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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 563 522 489
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -33
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 16 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.062% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.22% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.90 -
SAP ALE
UK

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
13504 12995 12697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.24% 27.75% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9391 8465 8103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 279 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

SAP ALE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP ALE across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ALE within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -35 6 £325 -23.52% 1
East Midlands - 4 - -
North West - - - -
London - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
SAP ALE
UK

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAP ALE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP ALE.

1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (66.67%) ABAP
3 12 (44.44%) BAPI
4 8 (29.63%) EDI
5 7 (25.93%) CRM
5 7 (25.93%) SAP CRM
6 6 (22.22%) Migration
6 6 (22.22%) Workflow
7 5 (18.52%) SAP Smart Forms
8 4 (14.81%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
8 4 (14.81%) SAP SD
8 4 (14.81%) ERP
9 3 (11.11%) OO
9 3 (11.11%) SAPscript
9 3 (11.11%) Finance
9 3 (11.11%) LSMW
10 2 (7.41%) Syclo
10 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
10 2 (7.41%) SAP PI
10 2 (7.41%) SAP ECC
10 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
10 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (7.41%) SAP Business Workflow
10 2 (7.41%) Billing
10 2 (7.41%) Retail

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAP ALE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP ALE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.41%) NetWeaver
1 2 (7.41%) CMS
1 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) SAP CRM
2 4 (14.81%) SAP SD
2 4 (14.81%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (7.41%) SAP ECC
3 2 (7.41%) SAP ERP
4 1 (3.70%) SAP FI
4 1 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (3.70%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (7.41%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) LSMW
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Billing
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Consultant
2 19 (70.37%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Functional Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) SAP CRM Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) ABAP Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) EDI Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Management Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) SAP EDI Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) SAP ISU Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) EDI Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Developer
7 1 (3.70%) ABAP Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) SAP HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) BAPI
2 8 (29.63%) EDI
3 5 (18.52%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (7.41%) EDIFACT
4 2 (7.41%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (7.41%) SAP XI
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Business Workflow
4 2 (7.41%) SAP PI
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) CRM
2 6 (22.22%) Workflow
2 6 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) ERP
3 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) B2C
5 2 (7.41%) Content Management
5 2 (7.41%) Logistics
5 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) ABAP
2 3 (11.11%) SAPscript
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) CCA
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
2 2 (7.41%) Syclo
2 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
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