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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 609 610 599
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 10 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.016% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.071% 0.057% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £333 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00
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
14087 14140 13737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.94% 27.81% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10053 9639 9098
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 195 196
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP ALE across the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

SAP ALE Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 3 £265 -
South East +2 1 - - 2
South West - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
SAP ALE
UK

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) ABAP
1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (70.59%) Workflow
2 12 (70.59%) BAPI
3 9 (52.94%) SAP Smart Forms
3 9 (52.94%) SAPscript
4 7 (41.18%) SAP HANA
5 5 (29.41%) Web Dynpro
5 5 (29.41%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) CRM
6 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
6 4 (23.53%) Adobe
6 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
6 4 (23.53%) Retail
7 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
7 3 (17.65%) Workflow Development
7 3 (17.65%) SAP XI
7 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) Publishing
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
7 3 (17.65%) SAP HR
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) ERP
8 2 (11.76%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) SAP PI
8 2 (11.76%) LSMW
9 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (5.88%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP HR
2 1 (5.88%) SAP CO
2 1 (5.88%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (5.88%) SAP MM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SAP HANA
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) LSMW
General
1 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
1 7 (41.18%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) ABAP Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) SAP Developer
3 4 (23.53%) ABAP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SAP PI Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Retail Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) BAPI
2 9 (52.94%) SAP Smart Forms
3 5 (29.41%) Web Dynpro
4 3 (17.65%) SAP XI
5 2 (11.76%) SAP PI
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis
6 1 (5.88%) SAP BSP
6 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Workflow
2 5 (29.41%) OO
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow Development
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) ETRM
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) ABAP
2 9 (52.94%) SAPscript
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (23.53%) Adobe