The table below looks at the statistics for NWDS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NWDS over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio (NWDS)
Rank 651 637 615
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Contract jobs citing NWDS 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.024% 0.042% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £66.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.25 - -

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8254 7171 6833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.86% 12.85% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5624 4589 4378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 142 136
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.02 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.80% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £37.02 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.96%

NWDS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing NWDS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

NWDS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NWDS
Daily Rate Trend

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

NWDS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NWDS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

NWDS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NWDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NWDS 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 NWDS.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) NetWeaver
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Portal
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) ABAP
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) SAP R/3
3 2 (50.00%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (50.00%) NWDI
3 2 (50.00%) SAP HANA
3 2 (50.00%) MaxDB
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) SAP Basis
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) SAP Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax

NWDS
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 4 (100.00%) NetWeaver
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Portal
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP R/3
2 1 (25.00%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MaxDB
1 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (50.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) NWDI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Basis Support
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Support
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SAP EP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Portal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Portals Support
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Support Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Basis
2 2 (50.00%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) DHTML
3 1 (25.00%) Facelets
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) JSF
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) POJO
3 1 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) ABAP
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle