The table below looks at the statistics for the SAP Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Developer
Rank 527 447 451
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +4
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Developer 50 114 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 50 39
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£413 £407 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -9.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £348 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.01 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.80 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46929 45010 42193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26884 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1996 2455
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

SAP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP Developer within the UK.

SAP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

SAP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Developer within the UK.

SAP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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 -79 42 £416 +0.90% 8
South East -20 17 £420 +18.30% 2
London -17 16 £425 -1.72% 3
Hampshire -13 6 £395 -
Surrey +2 4 £425 - 2
Hertfordshire +6 2 - - 1
City of London +5 2 £438 +1.16%
East of England 0 2 - - 1
Berkshire -3 2 £460 +89.69%
South West -23 2 £406 +1.56% 1
Scotland - 2 - -
East Midlands +4 1 - -
Manchester -7 1 - -
North West -11 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £380 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
Newtownabbey - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Coventry - - - -

SAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP Developer in their job title 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 with SAP Developer in their job title.

1 134 (100.00%) SAP
2 87 (64.93%) ABAP
3 30 (22.39%) SAP BW
4 24 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (17.16%) Finance
6 21 (15.67%) BusinessObjects
6 21 (15.67%) Business Objects
7 20 (14.93%) Adobe
8 18 (13.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 17 (12.69%) Web Dynpro
9 17 (12.69%) OO
10 15 (11.19%) SAP BI
11 14 (10.45%) Workflow
12 13 (9.70%) SQL
13 11 (8.21%) SAP BPC
13 11 (8.21%) SAP Data Services
14 10 (7.46%) SAP XI
14 10 (7.46%) CRM
14 10 (7.46%) SAP FI
15 9 (6.72%) SAPscript
15 9 (6.72%) ETL
15 9 (6.72%) Data Modelling
15 9 (6.72%) Manufacturing
15 9 (6.72%) Change Management
15 9 (6.72%) SAP CO
15 9 (6.72%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (6.72%) Unit Testing
16 8 (5.97%) SAP Business Workflow
16 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (5.97%) SAP FI/CO

SAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP Developer in their job title 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 with SAP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.22%) LiveCycle
2 6 (4.48%) NetWeaver
3 3 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.49%) SAP Portal
4 2 (1.49%) CMS
4 2 (1.49%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Adobe Captivate
2 3 (2.24%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (8.21%) SAP BPC
2 10 (7.46%) SAP FI
3 9 (6.72%) SAP CO
4 8 (5.97%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (4.48%) SAP HR
5 6 (4.48%) SAP EWM
6 5 (3.73%) SAP SD
6 5 (3.73%) SAP CRM
7 4 (2.99%) SAP APO
7 4 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (2.99%) SAP HCM
7 4 (2.99%) SAP MII
8 2 (1.49%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (1.49%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.75%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.75%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.75%) SAP FSCM
9 1 (0.75%) SAP FI-AR
9 1 (0.75%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.75%) SAP SM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.39%) SAP BW
2 21 (15.67%) BusinessObjects
3 18 (13.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 15 (11.19%) SAP BI
5 11 (8.21%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.73%) SAP HANA
7 5 (3.73%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (2.24%) BODI
8 3 (2.24%) OLAP
8 3 (2.24%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.49%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.49%) Xcelsius
9 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.75%) DataStage
10 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) LSMW
1 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (17.16%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.99%) Banking
3 4 (2.99%) Front Office
3 4 (2.99%) German Language
4 3 (2.24%) Retail
4 3 (2.24%) Billing
5 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.75%) French Language
5 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.69%) Web Dynpro
2 10 (7.46%) SAP XI
3 8 (5.97%) SAP Business Workflow
3 8 (5.97%) SAP Smart Forms
4 7 (5.22%) BAPI
4 7 (5.22%) HTML
4 7 (5.22%) HTML5
5 5 (3.73%) Middleware
5 5 (3.73%) SAP PI
6 3 (2.24%) Web Services
6 3 (2.24%) EDI
7 2 (1.49%) XML
7 2 (1.49%) SAP BSP
8 1 (0.75%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.75%) MDX
8 1 (0.75%) SAP CO-PA
8 1 (0.75%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.75%) XSLT
8 1 (0.75%) JDBC
8 1 (0.75%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.73%) E-Learning
2 5 (3.73%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.49%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.75%) User Experience
4 1 (0.75%) FMCG
4 1 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (12.69%) OO
3 14 (10.45%) Workflow
4 10 (7.46%) CRM
5 9 (6.72%) Data Modelling
5 9 (6.72%) ETL
5 9 (6.72%) Change Management
5 9 (6.72%) Unit Testing
5 9 (6.72%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (5.97%) OOP
7 7 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (3.73%) Project Management
8 5 (3.73%) Logistics
9 4 (2.99%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (2.99%) Data Security
10 3 (2.24%) PRINCE
10 3 (2.24%) ERP
10 3 (2.24%) ITIL
10 3 (2.24%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.24%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (64.93%) ABAP
2 13 (9.70%) SQL
3 9 (6.72%) SAPscript
4 7 (5.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.24%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.24%) Java
6 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.48%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 134 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (15.67%) Business Objects
3 20 (14.93%) Adobe
4 7 (5.22%) Oracle
5 3 (2.24%) Cognos
5 3 (2.24%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.49%) IBM
7 1 (0.75%) Sybase
7 1 (0.75%) Teradata
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