The table below looks at the statistics for SAP ALE 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 ALE over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 612 602 565
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -37
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 13 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.025% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.080% 0.090% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
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£475 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16337 15619 15306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.89% 28.09% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11094 9900 9829
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 218 264
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

SAP ALE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP ALE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP ALE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP ALE
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP ALE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP ALE
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP ALE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP ALE
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ALE within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
England -13 9 £475 +13.09% 11
South East -19 5 £475 +13.09% 5
London - 3 £375 - 1
Surrey - 3 - -
West Midlands -1 2 £475 - 4
Hampshire -7 2 £475 - 4
Farnborough - 2 £475 - 4
Birmingham - 2 £475 - 4
Midlands - 1 - -

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP ALE 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 ALE.

1 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (66.67%) ABAP
3 14 (58.33%) BAPI
4 11 (45.83%) SAP Smart Forms
4 11 (45.83%) SAPscript
5 9 (37.50%) SAP PI
6 8 (33.33%) XML
7 7 (29.17%) EDI
7 7 (29.17%) Workflow
7 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 7 (29.17%) SAP XI
8 5 (20.83%) Retail
8 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
8 5 (20.83%) SAP MM
9 4 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (16.67%) SAP SD
9 4 (16.67%) OO
9 4 (16.67%) NetWeaver
9 4 (16.67%) SAP FI
9 4 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
9 4 (16.67%) Adobe
9 4 (16.67%) Java
9 4 (16.67%) LSMW
9 4 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (12.50%) Life Science
10 3 (12.50%) Time Management
10 3 (12.50%) SAP MII
10 3 (12.50%) Data Structures

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP ALE 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 ALE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) NetWeaver
2 2 (8.33%) SAP EP
3 1 (4.17%) Gentran
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) SAP MM
2 4 (16.67%) SAP SD
2 4 (16.67%) SAP FI
3 3 (12.50%) SAP MII
4 2 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (8.33%) SAP CO
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Retail
5 1 (4.17%) SAP CCM
5 1 (4.17%) SAP SRM
5 1 (4.17%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) FTP
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (12.50%) SAP BW
1 3 (12.50%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) LSMW
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (8.33%) Publishing
5 1 (4.17%) Electronics
5 1 (4.17%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Consultant
1 11 (45.83%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) ABAP Developer
3 7 (29.17%) SAP Developer
4 3 (12.50%) SAP PI Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) ABAP Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) SAP SD Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) SAP MM Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) SAP WM Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) SAP FI Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) EDI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) BAPI
2 11 (45.83%) SAP Smart Forms
3 9 (37.50%) SAP PI
4 8 (33.33%) XML
5 7 (29.17%) EDI
5 7 (29.17%) SAP XI
6 4 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
7 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) HTML
8 1 (4.17%) SOAP
8 1 (4.17%) XSLT
8 1 (4.17%) WSDL
8 1 (4.17%) EDIFACT
8 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis
8 1 (4.17%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 3 (12.50%) Life Science
3 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) VMS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Workflow
2 4 (16.67%) OO
2 4 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Time Management
3 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Validation
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) OOP
4 2 (8.33%) Logistics
4 2 (8.33%) ERP
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) SAP ESA
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Security
5 1 (4.17%) Cash Management
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) SOA
5 1 (4.17%) ETL
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) ABAP
2 11 (45.83%) SAPscript
3 4 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.17%) XPath
5 1 (4.17%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (4.17%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) SAP Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) EMC
3 1 (4.17%) Capita
3 1 (4.17%) SEEBURGER
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: £450-500/day
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Birmingham or Farnborough or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: £450-500/day
Posted: 8 days ago