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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
England / London
Rank 403 423 414
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.009% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.044% 0.030% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £425 - £335
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
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
6818 6702 6406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.06% 31.68% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5138 4951 4722
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 £345 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 22
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £22.62 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £52.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 27 February 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 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (80.00%) ABAP
3 5 (50.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (40.00%) BAPI
4 4 (40.00%) Logistics
4 4 (40.00%) OO
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) SAPscript
5 3 (30.00%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (20.00%) SAP ERP
6 2 (20.00%) SAP LE
6 2 (20.00%) SAP Business Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) ERP
6 2 (20.00%) SAP EWM
6 2 (20.00%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (20.00%) SAP MDG
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
7 1 (10.00%) Validation
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) MVC

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 (10.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP ERP
1 2 (20.00%) SAP EWM
1 2 (20.00%) SAP LE
1 2 (20.00%) SAP MDG
2 1 (10.00%) SAP EHS
2 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) NWDS
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Composer
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Architect
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) ABAP Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SAP MDG Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 4 (40.00%) BAPI
3 3 (30.00%) Web Dynpro
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) SAP Business Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware
5 1 (10.00%) OLE
5 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
5 1 (10.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Logistics
1 4 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) ABAP
2 3 (30.00%) SAPscript
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) C
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP