The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ariba products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ariba over the 3 months to 27 June 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 Ariba.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ariba
Rank 615 566 610
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +44
Contract jobs citing Ariba 33 69 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.13% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.28% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 12
Median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24225 24547 24063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.88% 44.52% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14924 14385 13544
Median daily rate £400 £390 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 831 1088 1028
Median hourly rate £20.39 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

Ariba
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Ariba as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Ariba Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ariba
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ariba within the UK.

Ariba Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ariba
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ariba within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Ariba Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ariba
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ariba within the UK.

Ariba Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ariba
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ariba within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 31 £413 -8.33% 4
North West -2 10 £383 -10.00%
South East -16 7 £405 -4.70% 1
Manchester -15 4 £425 -
East of England +15 3 £380 -15.55%
Hampshire +14 3 - -
London -20 3 £535 -10.83% 2
Berkshire -21 3 £500 +29.03%
Cheshire - 3 £383 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 2 £410 -
Wirral - 2 £175 -
Merseyside - 2 £175 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +16 1 £380 -
Wolverhampton +1 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -2 1 £550 -
East Midlands -4 1 £550 -
Reading -4 1 £500 +17.64%
Fareham -6 1 - -
Surrey -8 1 £310 -26.19%
West Midlands -21 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £445 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £355 -

Ariba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ariba also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Ariba.

1 59 (84.29%) SAP
2 23 (32.86%) Procure-to-Pay
3 22 (31.43%) Finance
3 22 (31.43%) SAP SRM
4 12 (17.14%) SAP MM
5 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
5 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
6 10 (14.29%) Change Management
6 10 (14.29%) Data Management
6 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (12.86%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (12.86%) Manufacturing
7 9 (12.86%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (11.43%) Maximo
9 7 (10.00%) Migration
9 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
9 7 (10.00%) ERP
9 7 (10.00%) MS Access
9 7 (10.00%) Oracle
10 6 (8.57%) Project Management
10 6 (8.57%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.14%) SAP HANA
11 5 (7.14%) SAP ERP
11 5 (7.14%) Logistics
11 5 (7.14%) SAP FI
11 5 (7.14%) EDI
11 5 (7.14%) Concur
11 5 (7.14%) Spend Analysis
12 4 (5.71%) Hyperion

Ariba
Top Related IT Skills 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 (2.86%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (31.43%) SAP SRM
2 12 (17.14%) SAP MM
3 8 (11.43%) Maximo
4 5 (7.14%) SAP ERP
4 5 (7.14%) SAP FI
5 4 (5.71%) SAP BPC
5 4 (5.71%) SAP CO
5 4 (5.71%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (5.71%) SAP MII
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (2.86%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (1.43%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (1.43%) SAP PM
7 1 (1.43%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (10.00%) MS Access
3 5 (7.14%) SAP HANA
4 4 (5.71%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (4.29%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Automotive
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Consultant
2 16 (22.86%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (14.29%) Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Architect
4 9 (12.86%) Project Manager
4 9 (12.86%) SAP Manager
4 9 (12.86%) SAP SRM Consultant
5 8 (11.43%) SAP Architect
5 8 (11.43%) SAP MM Consultant
6 7 (10.00%) SAP Project Manager
7 6 (8.57%) Business Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Procurement Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Lead Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Maximo Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) SAP Business Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) SAP Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) EDI
2 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) Fintech
3 2 (2.86%) FMCG
3 2 (2.86%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Procure-to-Pay
2 10 (14.29%) Change Management
2 10 (14.29%) Data Management
3 7 (10.00%) ERP
3 7 (10.00%) Migration
4 6 (8.57%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (8.57%) Project Management
5 5 (7.14%) Logistics
5 5 (7.14%) Spend Analysis
5 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.71%) Lean Manufacturing
6 4 (5.71%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.71%) Quality Management
7 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.29%) Indirect Procurement
7 3 (4.29%) PDM
7 3 (4.29%) PLM
7 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) CIMA
3 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (84.29%) SAP
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle
4 5 (7.14%) Concur
5 4 (5.71%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.43%) OpenText
6 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow