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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ariba over the 3 months to 1 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Ariba, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ariba
Rank 574 588 575
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing Ariba 51 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.049% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.11% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 6
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£440 £396 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £168 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £462 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 - £17.00

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
26014 25842 24426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.82% 45.68% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15396 14442 13501
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1121 1109 1103
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.60 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

Ariba
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ariba within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ariba within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 48 £440 +11.11% 3
South East -5 23 £445 +12.37% 2
Berkshire - 18 £400 - 2
London -4 14 £435 +19.09% 1
Slough - 9 - -
East of England +9 5 £150 -
Hertfordshire +2 4 - -
Stevenage -3 4 - -
North West -17 4 £550 -
City of London - 4 £440 -
Bracknell - 4 - -
Middlesex +4 2 £462 +16.66%
Hampshire - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £400 - 2
Surrey -8 1 - -
Cheshire -11 1 - -
Feltham -12 1 £290 -26.76%
Luton - 1 £150 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Hook - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £600 -
West Midlands - 1 £600 -
Glasgow - 1 £550 -
Scotland - 1 £550 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £150 -

Ariba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ariba 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 Ariba.

1 84 (72.41%) SAP
2 47 (40.52%) Procure-to-pay
3 32 (27.59%) Finance
4 18 (15.52%) Project Management
5 16 (13.79%) SAP SRM
6 15 (12.93%) Degree
6 15 (12.93%) MS Excel
7 14 (12.07%) SAP MM
8 11 (9.48%) Migration
9 9 (7.76%) E-Commerce
9 9 (7.76%) ERP
9 9 (7.76%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (7.76%) QA
9 9 (7.76%) Data Management
10 8 (6.90%) Supplier Management
10 8 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (6.90%) EDI
10 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
10 8 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (6.03%) OpenText
11 7 (6.03%) MS Office
11 7 (6.03%) Business Analysis
11 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (5.17%) Manufacturing
13 5 (4.31%) Change Management
13 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
13 5 (4.31%) Risk Management
13 5 (4.31%) SAP R/3
13 5 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing

Ariba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ariba 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 Ariba. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.45%) SAP Portal
2 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.03%) MS Office
3 5 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (13.79%) SAP SRM
2 14 (12.07%) SAP MM
3 5 (4.31%) SAP R/3
4 4 (3.45%) SAP ERP
4 4 (3.45%) SAP FI-AP
4 4 (3.45%) SAP BPC
5 3 (2.59%) Maximo
5 3 (2.59%) SAP GRC
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.86%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.59%) MS Access
3 2 (1.72%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 32 (27.59%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (1.72%) Swedish Language
4 2 (1.72%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.86%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (33.62%) Consultant
2 23 (19.83%) SAP Consultant
3 22 (18.97%) Analyst
4 9 (7.76%) SAP Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Process Analyst
6 6 (5.17%) Trainer
6 6 (5.17%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.17%) Procurement Manager
7 5 (4.31%) SAP Manager
8 4 (3.45%) SAP MM Consultant
8 4 (3.45%) SAP Business Analyst
9 3 (2.59%) Senior Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.59%) SAP Trainer
9 3 (2.59%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.59%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.59%) Buyer
9 3 (2.59%) SAP SRM Consultant
9 3 (2.59%) Procurement Analyst
10 2 (1.72%) SAP P2P Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) EDI
2 4 (3.45%) Web Services
2 4 (3.45%) SAP Business Workflow
2 4 (3.45%) Itk
3 2 (1.72%) XML
4 1 (0.86%) cXML
4 1 (0.86%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.45%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.45%) FMCG
3 4 (3.45%) User Experience
4 2 (1.72%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.72%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.52%) Procure-to-pay
2 18 (15.52%) Project Management
3 11 (9.48%) Migration
4 9 (7.76%) E-Commerce
4 9 (7.76%) ERP
4 9 (7.76%) Data Management
5 8 (6.90%) Supplier Management
5 8 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.03%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.31%) Risk Management
7 5 (4.31%) Change Management
7 5 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.45%) Information Management
8 4 (3.45%) Workflow Management
8 4 (3.45%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.45%) Workflow
8 4 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (3.45%) Line Management
8 4 (3.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.86%) Java
1 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
1 1 (0.86%) RPG
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) MBA
2 4 (3.45%) CIPD
3 1 (0.86%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.86%) ISEB
3 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 84 (72.41%) SAP
2 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (6.03%) OpenText
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle
4 3 (2.59%) IBM
5 2 (1.72%) Cognos
6 1 (0.86%) Twitter
6 1 (0.86%) Sun
6 1 (0.86%) Lotus