The first table below looks at the demand for NWDS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NWDS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio (NWDS)
Rank 586 543 587
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +44
Contract jobs citing NWDS 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.014% 0.019% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6946 5388 5855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.29% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4426 3424 3417
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 136 207
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%

NWDS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NWDS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NWDS within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
London - - - -
England - - - -

NWDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NWDS 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 NWDS.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) NetWeaver
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) ABAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Portal
2 2 (66.67%) NWDI
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) SAP CE
3 1 (33.33%) LiveLink
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) LSMW
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) SAP BSP
3 1 (33.33%) Dutch Language
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) OO

NWDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NWDS 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 NWDS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) NetWeaver
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Portal
3 1 (33.33%) LiveLink
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (33.33%) SAP R/3
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) NWDI
2 1 (33.33%) SAP CE
2 1 (33.33%) LSMW
General
1 1 (33.33%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) ABAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) ABAP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Portals Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Support
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BSP
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Primavera