The first table below looks at the demand for the SAP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Developer
Rank 130 110 131
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Developer 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.31% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate £483 £450 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £413 £553
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £458 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.18%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2910 2251 2813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.94% 93.36% 91.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 1074 1362
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 184 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £51.39 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
SAP Developer
England

SAP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP Developer across the North West region.

SAP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited SAP Developer in their job title 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 with SAP Developer in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (63.64%) ABAP
2 7 (63.64%) CRM
3 5 (45.45%) SAP BSP
3 5 (45.45%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) SAP CRM
4 4 (36.36%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) Business Objects
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (18.18%) SAP BW
6 2 (18.18%) SAP APO
6 2 (18.18%) CTI
6 2 (18.18%) SAP BI
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) LSMW
7 1 (9.09%) Logistics
7 1 (9.09%) SAP PI
7 1 (9.09%) SAP Portal
7 1 (9.09%) QA
7 1 (9.09%) NWDS
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (9.09%) Primavera
7 1 (9.09%) SAP PP

SAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited SAP Developer in their job title 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 with SAP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) SAP CRM
2 3 (27.27%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (18.18%) SAP APO
4 1 (9.09%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (18.18%) SAP BW
1 2 (18.18%) SAP BI
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) LSMW
1 1 (9.09%) NWDS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
1 5 (45.45%) SAP BSP
2 1 (9.09%) SAP PI
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) CRM
2 5 (45.45%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) ABAP
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Business Objects
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) Primavera