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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
UK
Rank 581 609 585
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -24
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 16 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.026% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.089% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Median daily rate £430 £475 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £475 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +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
13765 14661 13927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.75% 28.86% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9459 10107 9416
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 £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 261 184
Median hourly rate £38.00 £38.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.64 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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
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 11 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +31 14 £430 -9.47% 4
London +5 3 £420 - 1
West Midlands -6 3 - -
Coventry - 3 - -
Bristol - 2 £430 -
South West - 2 £430 - 2
South East - 2 £450 -
Reading - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 - -

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 39 (84.78%) ABAP
3 21 (45.65%) Workflow
4 15 (32.61%) SAP HANA
5 12 (26.09%) BAPI
5 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
6 10 (21.74%) Data Modelling
7 9 (19.57%) Eclipse
7 9 (19.57%) SQL
7 9 (19.57%) SAP Smart Forms
8 8 (17.39%) Web Dynpro
9 7 (15.22%) Finance
9 7 (15.22%) Web Services
9 7 (15.22%) OO
10 6 (13.04%) SAPscript
10 6 (13.04%) Logistics
11 5 (10.87%) SAP Business Workflow
11 5 (10.87%) SAP Fiori
11 5 (10.87%) NetWeaver
11 5 (10.87%) ERP
12 4 (8.70%) Java
12 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (8.70%) Retail
12 4 (8.70%) Data Structures
12 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement
13 3 (6.52%) Order to Cash
13 3 (6.52%) SAP PI
13 3 (6.52%) SAP EWM
13 3 (6.52%) HTML5

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 5 (10.87%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.17%) Gentran
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SAP EWM
2 2 (4.35%) SAP CRM
2 2 (4.35%) SAP EHS
2 2 (4.35%) SAP ERP
2 2 (4.35%) SAP HCM
2 2 (4.35%) SAP LE
3 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.17%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.17%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (2.17%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.17%) SAP Retail
3 1 (2.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Boomi
1 2 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SAP HANA
2 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.17%) GIS
4 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.52%) LSMW
3 1 (2.17%) NWDS
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Composer
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.17%) Billing
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Consultant
1 20 (43.48%) SAP Consultant
2 14 (30.43%) Developer
3 13 (28.26%) SAP Developer
4 12 (26.09%) ABAP Consultant
5 10 (21.74%) ABAP Developer
6 9 (19.57%) SAP HANA Consultant
7 7 (15.22%) Architect
8 5 (10.87%) SAP Architect
9 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (6.52%) SAP PI Developer
11 2 (4.35%) CRM Consultant
11 2 (4.35%) SAP CRM Consultant
11 2 (4.35%) SAP EWM Consultant
11 2 (4.35%) SAP HR Architect
11 2 (4.35%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 2 (4.35%) SAPUI5 Consultant
12 1 (2.17%) SAP MM Consultant
12 1 (2.17%) SAP SD Consultant
12 1 (2.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) BAPI
2 9 (19.57%) SAP Smart Forms
3 8 (17.39%) Web Dynpro
4 7 (15.22%) Web Services
5 5 (10.87%) SAP Business Workflow
5 5 (10.87%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (6.52%) HTML
6 3 (6.52%) HTML5
6 3 (6.52%) SAP PI
6 3 (6.52%) SAP XI
6 3 (6.52%) XML
7 2 (4.35%) SAPUI5
7 2 (4.35%) Spring
8 1 (2.17%) EDI
8 1 (2.17%) EDIFACT
8 1 (2.17%) EJB
8 1 (2.17%) JDBC
8 1 (2.17%) Middleware
8 1 (2.17%) OLE
8 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.17%) TRADACOMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Workflow
2 10 (21.74%) Data Modelling
3 7 (15.22%) OO
4 6 (13.04%) Logistics
5 5 (10.87%) ERP
6 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.52%) ETL
7 3 (6.52%) Order to Cash
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.35%) Change Management
8 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.35%) CRM
8 2 (4.35%) EAI
8 2 (4.35%) Migration
8 2 (4.35%) MVC
8 2 (4.35%) Programme Governance
8 2 (4.35%) SOA
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (84.78%) ABAP
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) SAPscript
4 4 (8.70%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (4.35%) Kronos
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe
3 1 (2.17%) IBM
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (2.17%) TIBCO