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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 576 540 508
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -32
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 16 30 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.059% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.21% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 13
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£325 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.90 -

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
14718 14100 13785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.54% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10077 9008 8644
Average daily rate £395 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 23 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 24 December 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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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 -41 16 £325 -23.52% 1
South East -35 6 £325 -23.52%
East Midlands - 4 - -
Surrey - 3 - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Egham - - - -
Goole - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
London - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Rugby - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (66.67%) ABAP
3 13 (43.33%) BAPI
4 9 (30.00%) EDI
5 7 (23.33%) CRM
5 7 (23.33%) SAP CRM
5 7 (23.33%) Workflow
6 6 (20.00%) Migration
7 5 (16.67%) SAP Smart Forms
7 5 (16.67%) ERP
7 5 (16.67%) SAP SD
8 4 (13.33%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
8 4 (13.33%) Java
8 4 (13.33%) LSMW
8 4 (13.33%) SAP XI
9 3 (10.00%) Finance
9 3 (10.00%) Web Dynpro
9 3 (10.00%) OO
9 3 (10.00%) NetWeaver
9 3 (10.00%) SAPscript
9 3 (10.00%) Adobe
9 3 (10.00%) Logistics
9 3 (10.00%) SAP PI
10 2 (6.67%) Syclo
10 2 (6.67%) SAP ECC
10 2 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
10 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (10.00%) NetWeaver
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) SAP CRM
2 5 (16.67%) SAP SD
3 4 (13.33%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (6.67%) SAP ECC
4 2 (6.67%) SAP ERP
5 1 (3.33%) SAP GRC
5 1 (3.33%) SAP FI
5 1 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (3.33%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) LSMW
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Billing
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Consultant
2 20 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) Functional Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) SAP CRM Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) ABAP Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Developer
6 3 (10.00%) EDI Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) SAP EDI Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Management Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.67%) SAP Developer
7 2 (6.67%) ABAP Developer
7 2 (6.67%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) SAP PI Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) SAP HR Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) EDI Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) BAPI
2 9 (30.00%) EDI
3 5 (16.67%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (13.33%) SAP XI
5 3 (10.00%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (10.00%) SAP PI
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Business Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) Middleware
6 2 (6.67%) EDIFACT
6 2 (6.67%) HTML
6 2 (6.67%) .NET
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.67%) Web Services
6 2 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (3.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) CRM
1 7 (23.33%) Workflow
2 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) ERP
4 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.00%) OO
5 3 (10.00%) Logistics
6 2 (6.67%) Content Management
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.67%) SOA
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) B2C
6 2 (6.67%) Data Mapping
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) ABAP
2 4 (13.33%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) SAPscript
4 2 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) CCA
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) Adobe
3 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.67%) Syclo
3 2 (6.67%) Business Objects
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