The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Developer
Rank 535 469 465
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -4
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Developer 69 96 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 44
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £351 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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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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 -38 56 £400 -6.15% 11
London +7 26 £431 -4.16% 4
South East -31 8 £383 -4.37% 4
West Midlands -4 7 £375 -5.66% 1
South West -27 6 £450 +4.34%
Berkshire +6 2 - -
City of London +5 2 £375 -10.61% 2
Hampshire -14 2 £450 +8.76% 1
East of England -37 2 £400 -5.88%
Cheshire +2 1 £400 -
Hertfordshire -3 1 £400 -5.88%
West Sussex -7 1 £400 - 1
North West -14 1 £400 -20.79% 2
Worcestershire - 1 £375 -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £400 -
Watford - 1 £400 -
Worcester - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 1
Blackburn - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Harrogate - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -

SAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 149 (100.00%) SAP
2 92 (61.74%) ABAP
3 33 (22.15%) SAP BW
4 25 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (14.09%) OO
5 21 (14.09%) CRM
6 17 (11.41%) SAP BI
6 17 (11.41%) Migration
6 17 (11.41%) Web Dynpro
7 16 (10.74%) SAP Smart Forms
7 16 (10.74%) Finance
8 15 (10.07%) BAPI
8 15 (10.07%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (10.07%) Business Objects
9 14 (9.40%) SAP PI
10 13 (8.72%) SAP CRM
11 11 (7.38%) Workflow
11 11 (7.38%) Java
11 11 (7.38%) SAPscript
12 10 (6.71%) Microsoft
12 10 (6.71%) Adobe
12 10 (6.71%) ETL
12 10 (6.71%) Data Migration
13 9 (6.04%) Data Modelling
13 9 (6.04%) JavaScript
14 8 (5.37%) Web Services
14 8 (5.37%) SAP BSP
14 8 (5.37%) SAP ALE
14 8 (5.37%) Security Cleared
15 7 (4.70%) SC Cleared

SAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 3 (2.01%) NetWeaver
1 3 (2.01%) SAP Portal
2 2 (1.34%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.67%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (4.70%) MS Office
2 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (8.72%) SAP CRM
2 6 (4.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (4.03%) SAP CO
2 6 (4.03%) SAP FI
2 6 (4.03%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (2.68%) SAP BPC
3 4 (2.68%) SAP EWM
3 4 (2.68%) SAP HR
3 4 (2.68%) SAP SD
4 3 (2.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (2.01%) SAP R/3
5 2 (1.34%) SAP PS
5 2 (1.34%) SAP GRC
5 2 (1.34%) SAP SRM
5 2 (1.34%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.67%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.67%) SAP ECC
6 1 (0.67%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.67%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.67%) SAP Business ByDesign
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.15%) SAP BW
2 17 (11.41%) SAP BI
3 15 (10.07%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.03%) BusinessObjects XI
4 6 (4.03%) SAP Data Services
4 6 (4.03%) SAP HANA
5 5 (3.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.67%) DataStage
7 1 (0.67%) DTS
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.67%) OLAP
7 1 (0.67%) Xcelsius
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 16 (10.74%) Finance
2 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.36%) Retail
3 4 (2.68%) German Language
4 3 (2.01%) Automotive
5 2 (1.34%) Billing
5 2 (1.34%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.34%) French Language
5 2 (1.34%) Front Office
5 2 (1.34%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.41%) Web Dynpro
2 16 (10.74%) SAP Smart Forms
3 15 (10.07%) BAPI
4 14 (9.40%) SAP PI
5 8 (5.37%) SAP BSP
5 8 (5.37%) SAP ALE
5 8 (5.37%) Web Services
6 7 (4.70%) EDI
7 5 (3.36%) SOAP
7 5 (3.36%) SAP XI
8 4 (2.68%) XML
8 4 (2.68%) SAP Business Workflow
9 3 (2.01%) SAP Basis
10 2 (1.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (1.34%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (1.34%) Middleware
11 1 (0.67%) JMS
11 1 (0.67%) XSLT
11 1 (0.67%) HTML
11 1 (0.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.34%) AS400
1 2 (1.34%) FMCG
1 2 (1.34%) iSeries
1 2 (1.34%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (14.09%) OO
2 21 (14.09%) CRM
3 17 (11.41%) Migration
4 11 (7.38%) Workflow
5 10 (6.71%) ETL
5 10 (6.71%) Data Migration
6 9 (6.04%) Data Modelling
7 7 (4.70%) SAP Implementation
8 6 (4.03%) Logistics
8 6 (4.03%) ERP
9 5 (3.36%) Test Scripting
10 4 (2.68%) Unit Testing
11 3 (2.01%) Integration Testing
11 3 (2.01%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (2.01%) Performance Management
11 3 (2.01%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (2.01%) ITIL
11 3 (2.01%) Validation
12 2 (1.34%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (61.74%) ABAP
2 11 (7.38%) SAPscript
2 11 (7.38%) Java
3 9 (6.04%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.36%) SQL
5 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.67%) VB
5 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (5.37%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.70%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) RosettaNet
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 149 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (10.07%) Business Objects
3 10 (6.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.71%) Adobe
4 5 (3.36%) IBM
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle
6 1 (0.67%) Informatica
6 1 (0.67%) Teradata
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