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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 416 - 420
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% - 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.040% - 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£375 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £420 £438
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7559 7400 8053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.40% 30.86% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5552 5166 5814
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) BAPI
2 3 (60.00%) Life Science
2 3 (60.00%) SAP SD
2 3 (60.00%) EDI
2 3 (60.00%) SAP MM
2 3 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (40.00%) ABAP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (20.00%) SAPscript
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
4 1 (20.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (20.00%) Cash Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (20.00%) SAP XI
4 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (20.00%) LSMW

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SAP SD
1 3 (60.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LSMW
General
1 3 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) ABAP Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) BAPI
2 3 (60.00%) EDI
3 1 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) SAP XI
3 1 (20.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Life Science
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Cash Management
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) ABAP
2 1 (20.00%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe