The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 24 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 17 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.11% 2.04% 4.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% 3.28% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £450 - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-29.09% +11.11%
SAP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
53 61 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 58.89% 62.24% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 17
Median daily rate £500 £225 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -32.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £121 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £468 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +88.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing SAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SAP.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JSF
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE 5
2 2 (40.00%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) NetWeaver
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) PVCS
2 2 (40.00%) EJB
2 2 (40.00%) JDBC
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) ABAP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP HR
3 1 (20.00%) SAP PP
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Guidewire
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (20.00%) LSMW

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (40.00%) NetWeaver
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (20.00%) SAP PP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) PVCS
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) LSMW
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP PI Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP PP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) EJB
1 2 (40.00%) EJB 3.0
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE 5
1 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
1 2 (40.00%) JDBC
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) JSF
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Spring Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Guidewire