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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 580 563 524
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -39
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 5 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.026% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.035% 0.094% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
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£375 £448 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.20% -0.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £448 £450
% change year-on-year
- -0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
14402 13879 13547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.91% 28.07% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9876 9038 8764
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 202 264
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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 3 August 2015. 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 -24 3 - -
London - 2 £375 - 4
SAP ALE
UK

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (61.11%) ABAP
3 10 (55.56%) BAPI
4 9 (50.00%) Workflow
5 8 (44.44%) SAP PI
6 7 (38.89%) SAP Smart Forms
6 7 (38.89%) SAPscript
7 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (33.33%) OO
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
8 5 (27.78%) SAP FI
9 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
9 4 (22.22%) Web Dynpro
9 4 (22.22%) Retail
9 4 (22.22%) SAP XI
9 4 (22.22%) XML
9 4 (22.22%) Adobe
9 4 (22.22%) SAP BW
9 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (22.22%) Data Structures
10 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (16.67%) Data Quality
10 3 (16.67%) SAP HANA
10 3 (16.67%) SAP MII
10 3 (16.67%) Master Data Management
10 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
10 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 3 (16.67%) NetWeaver
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.56%) SAP EP
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SAP FI
2 3 (16.67%) SAP MDM
2 3 (16.67%) SAP Retail
2 3 (16.67%) SAP MII
3 2 (11.11%) SAP CO
3 2 (11.11%) SAP MM
3 2 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (11.11%) SAP SD
4 1 (5.56%) SAP BPC
4 1 (5.56%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (22.22%) SAP BW
3 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (16.67%) SAP HANA
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LSMW
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics
4 1 (5.56%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Consultant
1 9 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) ABAP Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) SAP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) ABAP Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAP MDM Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) SAP FI Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) BAPI
2 8 (44.44%) SAP PI
3 7 (38.89%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (22.22%) SAP XI
4 4 (22.22%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (16.67%) EDI
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Structures
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Life Science
4 1 (5.56%) FMCG
4 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) VMS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Workflow
2 6 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) OOP
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
4 3 (16.67%) Data Management
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Logistics
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) ABAP
2 7 (38.89%) SAPscript
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP Certification
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (22.22%) Adobe
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Twitter
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago