The table below looks at the statistics for SAP ALE skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 406 412 383
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -29
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.012% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.060% 0.042% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £488 £461
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.35% +5.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £380 £330
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 -
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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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6672 7111 6374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.91% 29.36% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4738 5103 4617
Average daily rate £425 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 64
Average hourly rate £22.50 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £170.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

SAP ALE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP ALE across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP ALE Jobs Demand Trend in London

SAP ALE
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SAP ALE Daily Rate Trend in London

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) Workflow
2 5 (62.50%) BAPI
2 5 (62.50%) ABAP
3 3 (37.50%) SAPscript
3 3 (37.50%) Web Dynpro
3 3 (37.50%) LSMW
3 3 (37.50%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) SAP PI
4 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 2 (25.00%) SAP CCM
4 2 (25.00%) SAP SRM
5 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
5 1 (12.50%) FMCG
5 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter
5 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) Data Structures

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP CCM
1 2 (25.00%) SAP SRM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (12.50%) SAP WM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (12.50%) SAP MDM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) LSMW
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) SAP Consultant
1 7 (87.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) ABAP Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SAP SRM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP MDM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SAP WM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) BAPI
2 3 (37.50%) Web Dynpro
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (25.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (12.50%) SAP XI
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
3 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) ABAP
2 3 (37.50%) SAPscript
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects