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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Developer
Rank 543 441 463
Rank change year-on-year
-102 +22
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Developer 86 140 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 69 50
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£423 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £361 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50

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
52873 48864 52221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.73% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32949 29518 29383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2105 2573
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -78 73 £425 -2.85% 7
London +5 44 £424 -11.25% 3
City of London +25 12 £435 +2.35% 2
West Midlands -14 5 £475 +72.72% 4
South East -29 4 £455 +13.60%
Berkshire +13 3 £455 -
North West -16 3 £194 -54.47%
Manchester -11 2 £320 -8.57%
East of England -35 2 £400 -5.88%
Hertfordshire - 2 £400 -
Nottinghamshire +7 1 - -
Middlesex +3 1 - -
East Midlands -2 1 - -
Yorkshire -6 1 - -
West Yorkshire -9 1 - -
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Staines - - - -

SAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 150 (100.00%) SAP
2 94 (62.67%) ABAP
3 33 (22.00%) SAP BW
4 23 (15.33%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (14.00%) OO
5 21 (14.00%) Finance
6 18 (12.00%) Adobe
7 17 (11.33%) BusinessObjects
7 17 (11.33%) Business Objects
8 14 (9.33%) CRM
8 14 (9.33%) SAP BI
8 14 (9.33%) SAP BPC
9 13 (8.67%) Web Dynpro
10 12 (8.00%) Manufacturing
10 12 (8.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 11 (7.33%) SAP FI
12 10 (6.67%) Data Modelling
12 10 (6.67%) SAP CO
12 10 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
12 10 (6.67%) Workflow
13 9 (6.00%) SAP HR
13 9 (6.00%) SAP Implementation
14 8 (5.33%) Unit Testing
14 8 (5.33%) BAPI
15 7 (4.67%) SAP Smart Forms
15 7 (4.67%) SAPscript
15 7 (4.67%) Change Management
15 7 (4.67%) SAP CRM
15 7 (4.67%) Logistics
15 7 (4.67%) SAP Oil and Gas

SAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (4.00%) NetWeaver
1 6 (4.00%) LiveCycle
2 2 (1.33%) SAP EP
2 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.67%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.67%) Adobe Captivate
2 3 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (9.33%) SAP BPC
2 11 (7.33%) SAP FI
3 10 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (6.67%) SAP CO
4 9 (6.00%) SAP HR
5 7 (4.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (4.67%) SAP CRM
6 6 (4.00%) SAP EWM
7 4 (2.67%) SAP HCM
8 3 (2.00%) SAP SD
8 3 (2.00%) SAP APO
9 2 (1.33%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (1.33%) SAP ERP
9 2 (1.33%) SAP PS
9 2 (1.33%) SAP WM
9 2 (1.33%) SAP GRC
10 1 (0.67%) SAP FSCM
10 1 (0.67%) SAP MII
10 1 (0.67%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 1 (0.67%) SAP ECC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.00%) SAP BW
2 17 (11.33%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (9.33%) SAP BI
4 12 (8.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 6 (4.00%) SAP HANA
6 4 (2.67%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (2.00%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.33%) Xcelsius
9 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.67%) DTS
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.67%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) LSMW
1 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (14.00%) Finance
2 12 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.67%) German Language
4 6 (4.00%) Front Office
4 6 (4.00%) Retail
5 4 (2.67%) Banking
6 3 (2.00%) Billing
6 3 (2.00%) Automotive
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.67%) French Language
7 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.67%) Web Dynpro
2 8 (5.33%) BAPI
3 7 (4.67%) SAP Smart Forms
4 6 (4.00%) SAP PI
5 5 (3.33%) Middleware
6 4 (2.67%) SAP XI
6 4 (2.67%) EDI
7 3 (2.00%) Web Services
7 3 (2.00%) SAP ALE
8 2 (1.33%) SAP BSP
8 2 (1.33%) SAP Business Workflow
9 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.67%) XML
9 1 (0.67%) XSLT
9 1 (0.67%) .NET
9 1 (0.67%) JDBC
9 1 (0.67%) SOAP
9 1 (0.67%) JMS
9 1 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.33%) E-Learning
3 3 (2.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.33%) Learning Management System
4 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.67%) AS400
5 1 (0.67%) FMCG
5 1 (0.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.33%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (14.00%) OO
3 14 (9.33%) CRM
4 10 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 10 (6.67%) Workflow
5 9 (6.00%) SAP Implementation
6 8 (5.33%) Unit Testing
7 7 (4.67%) Logistics
7 7 (4.67%) Change Management
8 6 (4.00%) OOP
8 6 (4.00%) ETL
8 6 (4.00%) Migration
8 6 (4.00%) Integration Testing
8 6 (4.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (3.33%) Data Migration
9 5 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (3.33%) Project Management
10 4 (2.67%) Data Security
10 4 (2.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 94 (62.67%) ABAP
2 7 (4.67%) SAPscript
2 7 (4.67%) SQL
3 6 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.33%) Java
5 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.67%) VB
6 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (4.67%) Degree
2 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 150 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (12.00%) Adobe
3 17 (11.33%) Business Objects
4 7 (4.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.33%) Oracle
5 2 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (0.67%) Teradata
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