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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 589 631 612
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -19
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 28 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.011% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.040% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Median daily rate £300 £475 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £475 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £475 £410
% change year-on-year
-20.52% +15.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
15257 15166 14319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.18% 28.88% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10613 10596 9505
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 261 156
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +16 12 £288 -23.33% 3
South East +14 5 £373 -21.57%
West Midlands -15 4 - - 1
East of England - 2 - -
South West - 1 £600 -
SAP ALE
UK

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 39 (100.00%) SAP
2 35 (89.74%) ABAP
3 22 (56.41%) SAP HANA
4 17 (43.59%) Workflow
5 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (33.33%) Eclipse
7 12 (30.77%) SQL
7 12 (30.77%) Data Modelling
7 12 (30.77%) SAP Smart Forms
7 12 (30.77%) Relational Database
8 10 (25.64%) BAPI
8 10 (25.64%) OO
9 9 (23.08%) Web Services
10 6 (15.38%) NetWeaver
10 6 (15.38%) SAPscript
10 6 (15.38%) CRM
10 6 (15.38%) Finance
11 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
11 5 (12.82%) Web Dynpro
11 5 (12.82%) Retail
11 5 (12.82%) SOA
11 5 (12.82%) EAI
11 5 (12.82%) SAP HR
11 5 (12.82%) Boomi
11 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (12.82%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (12.82%) SAP HCM
12 4 (10.26%) SAP Fiori
12 4 (10.26%) Publishing
13 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

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 6 (15.38%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.56%) Gentran
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SAP HCM
1 5 (12.82%) SAP HR
2 3 (7.69%) SAP SD
3 2 (5.13%) SAP CRM
3 2 (5.13%) SAP EWM
3 2 (5.13%) SAP LE
3 2 (5.13%) SAP Retail
4 1 (2.56%) SAP EHS
4 1 (2.56%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.56%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.56%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Boomi
1 5 (12.82%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) SAP HANA
2 12 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) SAP BW
3 2 (5.13%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.56%) GIS
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.56%) LSMW
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.82%) Retail
3 4 (10.26%) Publishing
4 3 (7.69%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Consultant
1 19 (48.72%) SAP Consultant
2 13 (33.33%) ABAP Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Architect
3 9 (23.08%) SAP HANA Consultant
4 8 (20.51%) SAP Architect
5 7 (17.95%) Developer
6 6 (15.38%) ABAP Developer
6 6 (15.38%) SAP Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (10.26%) SAP HR Architect
8 4 (10.26%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 2 (5.13%) CRM Consultant
9 2 (5.13%) SAP CRM Consultant
9 2 (5.13%) SAPUI5 Consultant
10 1 (2.56%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
10 1 (2.56%) SAP MM Consultant
10 1 (2.56%) SAP PI Consultant
10 1 (2.56%) SAP Retail Consultant
10 1 (2.56%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) SAP Smart Forms
2 10 (25.64%) BAPI
3 9 (23.08%) Web Services
4 5 (12.82%) Web Dynpro
5 4 (10.26%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (7.69%) SAP XI
7 2 (5.13%) EDI
7 2 (5.13%) HTML
7 2 (5.13%) HTML5
7 2 (5.13%) SAP PI
7 2 (5.13%) SAPUI5
8 1 (2.56%) EDIFACT
8 1 (2.56%) Middleware
8 1 (2.56%) SAP Basis
8 1 (2.56%) SAP BSP
8 1 (2.56%) Spring
8 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) TRADACOMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Workflow
2 12 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 10 (25.64%) OO
4 6 (15.38%) CRM
5 5 (12.82%) EAI
5 5 (12.82%) SOA
6 3 (7.69%) Logistics
6 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Workflow Development
7 2 (5.13%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.13%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.13%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Time Management
7 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) ABAP
2 12 (30.77%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) SAPscript
4 3 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (7.69%) Adobe
2 3 (7.69%) Kronos
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Sterling