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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ariba
Rank 612 557 601
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +44
Contract jobs citing Ariba 36 70 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.13% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.29% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 9
Median daily rate £413 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £348 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £600 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.75 -

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
23973 24332 23498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.60% 44.84% 44.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14778 14069 13321
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 789 1123 1038
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 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 22 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 26 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 -39 30 £413 -8.33% 2
London -22 7 £550 -8.33% 1
North West -22 7 £383 +27.50%
South East -29 5 £405 -10.00%
Cheshire -6 3 £383 +27.50%
Berkshire -12 3 £500 +11.11%
Manchester -13 3 - -
East of England +12 2 £380 -15.55%
Surrey -10 2 £310 -22.50%
Macclesfield - 2 £410 -
East Midlands +10 1 £550 -
Alderley Edge +7 1 £355 +40.59%
Nottinghamshire 0 1 £550 -
Reading -5 1 £500 +2.56%
Tadworth - 1 - -
Wirral - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £380 -

Ariba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 62 (86.11%) SAP
2 26 (36.11%) Finance
3 24 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
4 21 (29.17%) SAP SRM
5 18 (25.00%) SAP MM
6 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 14 (19.44%) MS Excel
8 11 (15.28%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (13.89%) Change Management
10 9 (12.50%) Data Management
11 8 (11.11%) Manufacturing
11 8 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (11.11%) Indirect Procurement
12 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (9.72%) MS Access
12 7 (9.72%) MS Visio
12 7 (9.72%) Maximo
12 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
13 6 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (8.33%) Migration
13 6 (8.33%) OpenText
13 6 (8.33%) SAP FI
13 6 (8.33%) Invoice Processing
13 6 (8.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
14 5 (6.94%) SAP HANA
14 5 (6.94%) Project Management
14 5 (6.94%) MS Office
14 5 (6.94%) ERP
14 5 (6.94%) SAP FI/CO

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 1 (1.39%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 14 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (9.72%) MS Visio
4 5 (6.94%) MS Office
5 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (29.17%) SAP SRM
2 18 (25.00%) SAP MM
3 7 (9.72%) Maximo
4 6 (8.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 6 (8.33%) SAP FI
5 5 (6.94%) SAP CO
5 5 (6.94%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (5.56%) SAP BPC
6 4 (5.56%) SAP ERP
7 3 (4.17%) SAP MII
8 2 (2.78%) SAP FI-AP
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (1.39%) SAP PM
9 1 (1.39%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (9.72%) MS Access
3 5 (6.94%) SAP HANA
4 3 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (2.78%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
General
1 26 (36.11%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Automotive
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Consultant
2 16 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (13.89%) Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) SAP SRM Consultant
5 8 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 8 (11.11%) SAP MM Consultant
6 7 (9.72%) Architect
6 7 (9.72%) SAP Architect
6 7 (9.72%) SAP Manager
6 7 (9.72%) SAP Project Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Procurement Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Maximo Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) SAP Business Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) SAP Trainer
9 3 (4.17%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) EDI
2 1 (1.39%) Middleware
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.78%) Fintech
2 2 (2.78%) FMCG
3 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
2 10 (13.89%) Change Management
2 10 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (12.50%) Data Management
4 8 (11.11%) Indirect Procurement
5 6 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (8.33%) Invoice Processing
5 6 (8.33%) Migration
6 5 (6.94%) ERP
6 5 (6.94%) Project Management
7 4 (5.56%) Logistics
7 4 (5.56%) Spend Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.17%) Functional Testing
8 3 (4.17%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.17%) Lean Manufacturing
8 3 (4.17%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.17%) Quality Management
8 3 (4.17%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.17%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 62 (86.11%) SAP
2 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.33%) OpenText
4 4 (5.56%) Concur
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle
5 3 (4.17%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.39%) MicroStrategy