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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ariba
Rank 609 612 608
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Ariba 36 50 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.085% 0.050%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 17
Median daily rate £425 £440 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £297 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £33.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.31% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year
-37.31% -

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
24316 25821 25563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.01% 44.06% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14840 15245 14252
Median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 835 1106 1092
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.52 £18.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 31 August 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 23 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 31 August 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 -5 36 £425 -3.40% 5
South East +3 14 £488 +9.55% 1
London -21 14 £435 - 1
Surrey +7 5 £488 -
Berkshire -5 5 - - 1
West Midlands -23 3 £338 -43.75%
Staines - 3 - -
Hampshire +11 2 - -
Middlesex 0 2 - -
Bracknell -4 2 - -
Twickenham - 2 £425 -
Midlands - 2 - -
City of London +21 1 £825 +87.50%
North West +18 1 £425 -22.72%
East of England +14 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £338 -
Osterley - 1 £445 -
Warwick - 1 £338 -
Manchester - 1 £425 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Ariba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 58 (77.33%) SAP
2 28 (37.33%) Finance
3 19 (25.33%) Procure-to-Pay
4 14 (18.67%) SAP SRM
5 11 (14.67%) SAP MM
6 10 (13.33%) Oracle
6 10 (13.33%) SAP Data Services
7 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
7 9 (12.00%) SAP BW
7 9 (12.00%) Manufacturing
8 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
8 8 (10.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (10.67%) Source to Pay
9 7 (9.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.33%) ERP
10 6 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (8.00%) SAP FI
10 6 (8.00%) OpenText
10 6 (8.00%) Change Management
10 6 (8.00%) Marketing
10 6 (8.00%) Logistics
10 6 (8.00%) SAP BPC
10 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (6.67%) Concur
11 5 (6.67%) SAPUI5
11 5 (6.67%) Spend Analysis
11 5 (6.67%) Migration
11 5 (6.67%) EDI
12 4 (5.33%) 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 (2.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.33%) MS Office
4 3 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (18.67%) SAP SRM
2 11 (14.67%) SAP MM
3 7 (9.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 6 (8.00%) SAP BPC
4 6 (8.00%) SAP FI
5 4 (5.33%) SAP CO
5 4 (5.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (5.33%) SAP MII
6 3 (4.00%) SAP ERP
7 2 (2.67%) Maximo
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (2.67%) SAP FI-AP
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (1.33%) SAP PM
8 1 (1.33%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
1 2 (2.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) SAP Data Services
2 9 (12.00%) SAP BW
3 6 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.67%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.33%) MS Access
5 1 (1.33%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Toad
General
1 28 (37.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Automotive
5 1 (1.33%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (24.00%) Architect
2 16 (21.33%) Analyst
3 15 (20.00%) Consultant
4 14 (18.67%) SAP Consultant
5 13 (17.33%) SAP Architect
6 11 (14.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 11 (14.67%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (12.00%) Business Analyst
8 7 (9.33%) Procurement Analyst
9 6 (8.00%) SAP SRM Consultant
10 5 (6.67%) Lead Architect
10 5 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
10 5 (6.67%) SAP MM Consultant
11 4 (5.33%) Data Analyst
11 4 (5.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 4 (5.33%) SAP Manager
11 4 (5.33%) SAP Trainer
11 4 (5.33%) Trainer
12 3 (4.00%) Procurement Specialist
12 3 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) EDI
1 5 (6.67%) SAPUI5
2 1 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.67%) FMCG
3 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) Procure-to-Pay
2 8 (10.67%) Source to Pay
3 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (9.33%) ERP
4 6 (8.00%) Change Management
4 6 (8.00%) Logistics
5 5 (6.67%) Migration
5 5 (6.67%) Spend Analysis
6 4 (5.33%) Data Management
6 4 (5.33%) Lean Manufacturing
6 4 (5.33%) Quality Management
7 3 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.00%) ITIL
7 3 (4.00%) PLM
7 3 (4.00%) Project Management
7 3 (4.00%) SAP Security
7 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) Degree
1 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (77.33%) SAP
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle
3 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.00%) OpenText
5 5 (6.67%) Concur
6 4 (5.33%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow