The table below looks at the statistics for SAP ALE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 5 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 605 626 633
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 22 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.020% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.070% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Median daily rate £433 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.94% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
15571 15735 15493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.03% 28.77% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10772 10959 10575
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 258 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £19.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

SAP ALE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SAP ALE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP ALE within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

SAP ALE Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ALE within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 20 £433 -8.94% 4
London -6 4 £435 - 1
South West - 4 £600 -
South East +13 3 £373 -
West Midlands -15 3 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £373 -
Bristol - 2 £430 -
Wiltshire - 2 £600 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Staines - 2 £373 -
Swindon - 2 £600 -
East of England - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP ALE 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 SAP ALE.

1 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 45 (86.54%) ABAP
3 23 (44.23%) Workflow
4 22 (42.31%) SAP HANA
5 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (25.00%) SAP Smart Forms
7 12 (23.08%) BAPI
7 12 (23.08%) SQL
7 12 (23.08%) Eclipse
7 12 (23.08%) Data Modelling
7 12 (23.08%) Relational Database
8 10 (19.23%) OO
8 10 (19.23%) Web Services
9 8 (15.38%) Finance
10 7 (13.46%) Web Dynpro
10 7 (13.46%) NetWeaver
11 6 (11.54%) SAPscript
12 5 (9.62%) SOA
12 5 (9.62%) ERP
12 5 (9.62%) EAI
12 5 (9.62%) Retail
12 5 (9.62%) Logistics
12 5 (9.62%) SAP HCM
12 5 (9.62%) SAP Business Workflow
12 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (9.62%) SuccessFactors
12 5 (9.62%) Boomi
13 4 (7.69%) SAP Fiori
13 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (7.69%) CRM

SAP ALE
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 7 (13.46%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.92%) Gentran
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) SAP HCM
2 4 (7.69%) SAP HR
3 3 (5.77%) SAP SD
4 2 (3.85%) SAP CRM
4 2 (3.85%) SAP EHS
4 2 (3.85%) SAP ERP
4 2 (3.85%) SAP EWM
4 2 (3.85%) SAP LE
5 1 (1.92%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.92%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (1.92%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.92%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Boomi
1 5 (9.62%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (42.31%) SAP HANA
2 12 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.85%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.85%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.92%) GIS
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.77%) LSMW
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Legal
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.77%) Publishing
4 2 (3.85%) Billing
4 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Consultant
1 22 (42.31%) SAP Consultant
2 14 (26.92%) Developer
3 13 (25.00%) ABAP Consultant
3 13 (25.00%) SAP Developer
4 10 (19.23%) ABAP Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Architect
5 9 (17.31%) SAP HANA Consultant
6 8 (15.38%) SAP Architect
7 6 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.69%) SAP HR Architect
8 4 (7.69%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.77%) SAP PI Developer
10 2 (3.85%) CRM Consultant
10 2 (3.85%) SAP CRM Consultant
10 2 (3.85%) SAP SD Consultant
10 2 (3.85%) SAPUI5 Consultant
11 1 (1.92%) SAP Logistics Consultant
11 1 (1.92%) SAP MM Consultant
11 1 (1.92%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 12 (23.08%) BAPI
3 10 (19.23%) Web Services
4 7 (13.46%) Web Dynpro
5 5 (9.62%) SAP Business Workflow
6 4 (7.69%) SAP Fiori
7 3 (5.77%) SAP PI
7 3 (5.77%) SAP XI
7 3 (5.77%) XML
8 2 (3.85%) EDI
8 2 (3.85%) HTML
8 2 (3.85%) HTML5
8 2 (3.85%) SAPUI5
8 2 (3.85%) Spring
9 1 (1.92%) EDIFACT
9 1 (1.92%) EJB
9 1 (1.92%) JDBC
9 1 (1.92%) Middleware
9 1 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.92%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) TRADACOMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Workflow
2 12 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 10 (19.23%) OO
4 5 (9.62%) EAI
4 5 (9.62%) ERP
4 5 (9.62%) Logistics
4 5 (9.62%) SOA
5 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.69%) CRM
5 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.77%) ETL
6 3 (5.77%) Order to Cash
6 3 (5.77%) Process Improvement
6 3 (5.77%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Programme Governance
7 2 (3.85%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (3.85%) Time Management
7 2 (3.85%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (86.54%) ABAP
2 12 (23.08%) SQL
3 6 (11.54%) SAPscript
4 3 (5.77%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (5.77%) Kronos
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) IBM Sterling