The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 586 546 536
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -10
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 18 19 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.037% 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.13% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 19
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£448 £450 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £388 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £463 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15100 14239 14923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.62% 27.86% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9730 9049 9104
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 291 365
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%

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 24 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 July 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
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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 -11 13 £448 -0.55% 4
South East -18 8 £420 - 1
West Midlands - 3 - - 1
Surrey - 3 - - 1
Hampshire -11 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Egham - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
London - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 43 (100.00%) SAP
2 31 (72.09%) ABAP
3 16 (37.21%) BAPI
4 12 (27.91%) Logistics
5 11 (25.58%) EDI
6 10 (23.26%) SAP IS-U
7 9 (20.93%) CRM
8 8 (18.60%) SAP Smart Forms
8 8 (18.60%) SAP MM
9 7 (16.28%) SAP SD
10 6 (13.95%) SAPscript
10 6 (13.95%) SAP HR
10 6 (13.95%) SAP FI
10 6 (13.95%) Resource Management
11 5 (11.63%) SAP HCM
11 5 (11.63%) Workflow
11 5 (11.63%) Validation
11 5 (11.63%) OO
12 4 (9.30%) Adobe
12 4 (9.30%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (9.30%) LSMW
12 4 (9.30%) SAP PM
12 4 (9.30%) Migration
12 4 (9.30%) Legal
12 4 (9.30%) Finance
12 4 (9.30%) Web Dynpro
12 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
12 4 (9.30%) SAP PI
13 3 (6.98%) Time Management
13 3 (6.98%) Data Privacy

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (2.33%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (23.26%) SAP IS-U
2 8 (18.60%) SAP MM
3 7 (16.28%) SAP SD
4 6 (13.95%) SAP FI
4 6 (13.95%) SAP HR
5 5 (11.63%) SAP HCM
6 4 (9.30%) SAP PM
7 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (4.65%) SAP SRM
7 2 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (4.65%) SAP CO
7 2 (4.65%) SAP MRS
7 2 (4.65%) SAP EWM
8 1 (2.33%) SAP HR-PA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) LSMW
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
1 4 (9.30%) Legal
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Italian Language
3 2 (4.65%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Consultant
2 26 (60.47%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (23.26%) Developer
4 9 (20.93%) ABAP Developer
5 8 (18.60%) SAP Developer
6 5 (11.63%) SAP MM Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) SAP FI Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) EDI Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) SAP PI Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) SAP Logistics Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) SAP EDI Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) SAP SD Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 1 (2.33%) ABAP Consultant
10 1 (2.33%) SAP CO Consultant
10 1 (2.33%) Developer Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Systems Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) BAPI
2 11 (25.58%) EDI
3 8 (18.60%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (9.30%) SAP PI
4 4 (9.30%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (4.65%) EDIFACT
5 2 (4.65%) SAP XI
6 1 (2.33%) Middleware
6 1 (2.33%) SOAP
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
6 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Logistics
2 9 (20.93%) CRM
3 6 (13.95%) Resource Management
4 5 (11.63%) Workflow
4 5 (11.63%) Validation
4 5 (11.63%) OO
5 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
5 4 (9.30%) Migration
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (6.98%) Time Management
6 3 (6.98%) SAP Security
6 3 (6.98%) Data Privacy
7 2 (4.65%) Data Mapping
7 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.33%) ETL
8 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) ABAP
2 6 (13.95%) SAPscript
3 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) CCA
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (9.30%) Adobe
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