The first table below looks at the demand for the SAP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 29 July 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 South 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Developer
Rank 137 106 135
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +29
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Developer 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.14% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.15% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £431 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £438
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2844 1999 2857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.03% 93.89% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1859 1236 1721
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 136 192
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
SAP Developer
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SAP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SAP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SAP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SAP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SAP Developer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (75.00%) ABAP
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Xcelsius

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (12.50%) Xcelsius
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Business Objects