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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 392 387 373
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.018% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.095% 0.062% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£335 £488 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.28% +25.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +28.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.80 -
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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
6298 6485 5952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.66% 29.67% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4610 4563 4327
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 59 50
Average hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +81.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £147.50 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 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 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) BAPI
3 3 (50.00%) ABAP
4 2 (33.33%) SAPscript
4 2 (33.33%) SAP CCM
4 2 (33.33%) SAP SRM
4 2 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (33.33%) LSMW
4 2 (33.33%) Content Management
4 2 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) SAP MDM
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (16.67%) FMCG
5 1 (16.67%) SAP PI
5 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter
5 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP CCM
1 2 (33.33%) SAP SRM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP MDM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (16.67%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LSMW
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Consultant
1 6 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) SAP SRM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP MDM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP WM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) BAPI
2 2 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (16.67%) SAP PI
3 1 (16.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) ABAP
2 2 (33.33%) SAPscript
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects