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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 431 424 434
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.014% 0.044% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £486 £475 £413
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
SAP ALE
England

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
7239 6847 6978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.45% 30.53% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5478 4871 5068
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 31
Average hourly rate £25.13 £22.18 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -50.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £19.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 29 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) BAPI
2 6 (85.71%) SAP XI
2 6 (85.71%) SAP PI
3 5 (71.43%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (71.43%) SAP HANA
4 4 (57.14%) WSO2
4 4 (57.14%) High Availability
4 4 (57.14%) QA
4 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) EAI
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) Middleware
4 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (57.14%) Migration
5 3 (42.86%) ABAP
6 2 (28.57%) SAP FI
6 2 (28.57%) SAP MM
6 2 (28.57%) Front Office
6 2 (28.57%) Workflow
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (28.57%) ETRM
6 2 (28.57%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (28.57%) SAP CO
7 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (14.29%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (14.29%) Eclipse

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP CO
1 2 (28.57%) SAP FI
1 2 (28.57%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (28.57%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Data Services
1 5 (71.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (28.57%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Integration Architect
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Architect
2 1 (14.29%) ABAP Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) BAPI
1 6 (85.71%) SAP PI
1 6 (85.71%) SAP XI
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (57.14%) EAI
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) ETRM
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (57.14%) WSO2