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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
England / London
Rank 397 403 411
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.044% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.044% 0.14% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £420 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £475 £340
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +39.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6765 6646 6372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.71% 32.19% 30.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5081 4968 4780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +27.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

SAP ALE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 23 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for SAP ALE.

1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (88.24%) ABAP
3 10 (58.82%) Workflow
4 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
5 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (47.06%) SAP HANA
5 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
5 8 (47.06%) Eclipse
6 4 (23.53%) SAP Smart Forms
6 4 (23.53%) BAPI
7 3 (17.65%) Logistics
7 3 (17.65%) SAPscript
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) OO
7 3 (17.65%) Web Dynpro
8 2 (11.76%) SAP Fiori
8 2 (11.76%) SAP EWM
8 2 (11.76%) SAP Business Workflow
8 2 (11.76%) Java
8 2 (11.76%) SAP LE
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 1 (5.88%) Validation
9 1 (5.88%) Migration
9 1 (5.88%) SAP XI
9 1 (5.88%) MVC
9 1 (5.88%) SAP EHS
9 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
9 1 (5.88%) C
9 1 (5.88%) ERP

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (11.76%) SAP EWM
1 2 (11.76%) SAP LE
2 1 (5.88%) SAP EHS
2 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
2 8 (47.06%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) NWDS
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Composer
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Consultant
1 10 (58.82%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (47.06%) ABAP Consultant
2 8 (47.06%) SAP HANA Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) SAP Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) SAP Architect
5 2 (11.76%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) BAPI
1 4 (23.53%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (17.65%) Web Dynpro
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Business Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) OLE
4 1 (5.88%) SAP PI
4 1 (5.88%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Conversion
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Workflow
2 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) Logistics
3 3 (17.65%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Validation
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) ABAP
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) SAPscript
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) C
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) SAP