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 4 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 Ariba.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ariba
Rank 601 563 606
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +43
Contract jobs citing Ariba 46 73 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.13% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.29% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 8
Median daily rate £413 £450 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £318 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £600 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £440 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +13.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
24636 25283 24533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.32% 45.27% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15131 14421 13830
Median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 1104 1053
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.56 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 4 May 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 20 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 4 May 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 -46 40 £413 -8.33% 5
London -21 15 £550 -4.34% 3
North West +1 8 £410 +36.66%
South East -27 8 £338 -24.88%
Surrey -8 4 £318 -20.62%
Cheshire -12 4 £410 +36.66%
Manchester - 3 - -
Paddington +5 2 £440 -
Berkshire -1 2 - -
Middlesex -2 2 £338 -14.64%
Sunbury-on-Thames -2 2 £328 -18.97%
Macclesfield - 2 £410 -
East of England +8 1 £380 -15.55% 1
Alderley Edge +5 1 £355 +40.59%
Tadworth - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £550 -
Wirral - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £550 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £380 -

Ariba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 80 (86.96%) SAP
2 32 (34.78%) Procure-to-pay
3 29 (31.52%) SAP MM
3 29 (31.52%) Finance
4 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
5 17 (18.48%) SAP SRM
5 17 (18.48%) Indirect Procurement
6 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 15 (16.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (16.30%) Invoice Processing
8 13 (14.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 13 (14.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 13 (14.13%) OpenText
9 12 (13.04%) Change Management
10 10 (10.87%) MS Visio
10 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (9.78%) Integration Testing
11 9 (9.78%) MS Office
12 8 (8.70%) ERP
12 8 (8.70%) SAP FI
12 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
13 7 (7.61%) Data Management
13 7 (7.61%) SAP CO
13 7 (7.61%) Manufacturing
13 7 (7.61%) SAP FI/CO
13 7 (7.61%) Maximo
13 7 (7.61%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (7.61%) MS Access
13 7 (7.61%) Business Transformation
14 6 (6.52%) Migration

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:

Applications
1 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (10.87%) MS Visio
4 9 (9.78%) MS Office
5 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (31.52%) SAP MM
2 17 (18.48%) SAP SRM
3 13 (14.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 8 (8.70%) SAP FI
5 7 (7.61%) Maximo
5 7 (7.61%) SAP CO
5 7 (7.61%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (6.52%) SAP ERP
7 4 (4.35%) SAP BPC
7 4 (4.35%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) SaaS
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (7.61%) MS Access
2 4 (4.35%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.17%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 29 (31.52%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.26%) Automotive
4 2 (2.17%) Law
4 2 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (30.43%) Consultant
2 18 (19.57%) SAP Consultant
3 12 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 10 (10.87%) Analyst
4 10 (10.87%) SAP Manager
5 9 (9.78%) SAP Project Manager
5 9 (9.78%) SAP SRM Consultant
6 8 (8.70%) SAP MM Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Procurement Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Deployment Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) Maximo Specialist
9 3 (3.26%) Process Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) SAP Architect
9 3 (3.26%) SAP Team Leader
9 3 (3.26%) SAP Trainer
9 3 (3.26%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.26%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) SAP Basis
1 2 (2.17%) SAP PI
1 2 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (1.09%) Itk
2 1 (1.09%) J2EE
2 1 (1.09%) JMS
2 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.17%) Fintech
3 2 (2.17%) FMCG
4 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.78%) Procure-to-pay
2 17 (18.48%) Indirect Procurement
3 15 (16.30%) Invoice Processing
3 15 (16.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (13.04%) Change Management
5 9 (9.78%) Integration Testing
6 8 (8.70%) ERP
7 7 (7.61%) Business Transformation
7 7 (7.61%) Data Management
8 6 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (6.52%) Migration
9 5 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.43%) Functional Testing
9 5 (5.43%) Project Management
9 5 (5.43%) Target Operating Model
10 4 (4.35%) Supplier Management
11 3 (3.26%) Performance Management
11 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
12 2 (2.17%) E-Procurement
12 2 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.17%) C
2 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 80 (86.96%) SAP
2 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.13%) OpenText
4 4 (4.35%) Concur
5 2 (2.17%) Remedy
5 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
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