The table below looks at the statistics for SAP AFS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP AFS over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Apparel and Footwear Solution (IS-AFS)
Rank 621 610 587
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -23
Contract jobs citing SAP AFS 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.12% 0.042% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £600 £700 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4095 4813 4737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.96% 9.29% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2406 2729 2437
Average daily rate £438 £446 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 38 59
Average hourly rate £39.14 £30.00 £27.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.45% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £59.57 £59.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £17.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+116.90% -49.28%

SAP AFS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP AFS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP AFS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP AFS
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP AFS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP AFS
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP AFS within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Scotland - 3 - -
London +7 2 £600 -14.25%
England -3 2 £600 -14.25%

SAP AFS
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP AFS 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 SAP AFS.

1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) SAP SD
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Retail
2 3 (42.86%) EDI
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) SAP BI
3 2 (28.57%) SAP BPC
3 2 (28.57%) SAP HANA
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) SAP PLM
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (14.29%) FMCG
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) PLM
4 1 (14.29%) PTC
4 1 (14.29%) Windchill
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BW

SAP AFS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP AFS 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 SAP AFS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Retail
1 3 (42.86%) SAP SD
2 2 (28.57%) SAP BPC
3 1 (14.29%) SAP PLM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SAP BI
1 2 (28.57%) SAP HANA
2 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) SAP AFS Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SAP SD Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Architect
3 2 (28.57%) SAP BI Architect
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Cutover Manager
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BW Architect
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Cutover Manager
4 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA Architect
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Retail Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) PLM
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) PTC