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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 562 521 564
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +43
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 25 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.048% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Average daily rate £460 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.70% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £330 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £658 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £330 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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
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 18 April 2014.

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 14 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -89 17 £488 +25.80% 7
South East -14 7 - - 1
London -26 3 £488 +5.69% 3
Surrey -12 2 - -
Staines - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Coventry - 1 - -
Egham - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Watford - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 51 (100.00%) SAP
2 44 (86.27%) ABAP
3 19 (37.25%) BAPI
4 17 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
5 16 (31.37%) SAPscript
6 15 (29.41%) EDI
7 13 (25.49%) Workflow
8 12 (23.53%) Logistics
9 11 (21.57%) Finance
10 10 (19.61%) CRM
10 10 (19.61%) SAP SD
11 9 (17.65%) Validation
12 8 (15.69%) SAP FI
13 7 (13.73%) SAP MM
13 7 (13.73%) Migration
13 7 (13.73%) LSMW
13 7 (13.73%) Data Migration
13 7 (13.73%) SAP Data Services
13 7 (13.73%) SAP PI
14 5 (9.80%) SAP IS-U
14 5 (9.80%) Systems Analysis
14 5 (9.80%) Data Governance
15 4 (7.84%) SAP PM
15 4 (7.84%) Resource Management
15 4 (7.84%) Legal
15 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
15 4 (7.84%) Web Dynpro
15 4 (7.84%) SAP MDM
15 4 (7.84%) SAP HR
15 4 (7.84%) OO

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (1.96%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (19.61%) SAP SD
2 8 (15.69%) SAP FI
3 7 (13.73%) SAP MM
4 5 (9.80%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (7.84%) SAP PM
5 4 (7.84%) SAP MDM
5 4 (7.84%) SAP HR
6 3 (5.88%) SAP WM
6 3 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (3.92%) SAP EWM
7 2 (3.92%) SAP SRM
7 2 (3.92%) SAP CRM
7 2 (3.92%) SAP APO
8 1 (1.96%) SAP R/3
8 1 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (1.96%) SAP CO
8 1 (1.96%) SAP HR-PA
8 1 (1.96%) SAP LE
8 1 (1.96%) SAP HCM
8 1 (1.96%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (5.88%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.92%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) LSMW
2 1 (1.96%) PowerBuilder
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Legal
2 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) German Language
3 2 (3.92%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Consultant
1 20 (39.22%) SAP Consultant
2 17 (33.33%) Developer
3 11 (21.57%) SAP Developer
4 10 (19.61%) ABAP Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Architect
6 6 (11.76%) SAP Architect
7 4 (7.84%) SAP FI Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) SAP MM Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) SAP PI Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Informatica Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior SAP Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.92%) SAP SD Consultant
10 1 (1.96%) Management Consultant
10 1 (1.96%) Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) BAPI
2 17 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 15 (29.41%) EDI
4 7 (13.73%) SAP PI
5 4 (7.84%) Web Dynpro
6 3 (5.88%) SAP XI
7 2 (3.92%) SAP Business Workflow
7 2 (3.92%) Velocity
7 2 (3.92%) XML
8 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) UNIX
1 1 (1.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Workflow
2 12 (23.53%) Logistics
3 10 (19.61%) CRM
4 9 (17.65%) Validation
5 7 (13.73%) Migration
5 7 (13.73%) Data Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) Data Governance
7 4 (7.84%) Resource Management
7 4 (7.84%) OO
8 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (3.92%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (3.92%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (3.92%) Procure-to-pay
9 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.92%) ETL
9 2 (3.92%) ERP
10 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (86.27%) ABAP
2 16 (31.37%) SAPscript
3 2 (3.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe
3 2 (3.92%) Informatica
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