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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Developer
Rank 525 444 481
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +37
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Developer 87 142 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 69 54
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£423 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -62 73 £423 -3.42% 20
London +1 43 £425 -11.45% 6
City of London +28 9 £475 +8.57% 3
West Midlands -15 6 £475 +26.66% 3
Coventry -1 4 - -
South East -7 3 £400 +3.22% 8
South West -43 3 £450 - 1
Somerset - 3 £450 -
North West -13 2 £67 -83.75% 1
East of England -35 2 £400 -5.88%
West Yorkshire +6 1 - -
Middlesex +3 1 - -
Yorkshire -1 1 - - 1
West Sussex -4 1 £400 -
East Midlands -6 1 - -
Manchester -16 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 5
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -

SAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 93 (62.00%) ABAP
3 28 (18.67%) SAP BW
4 19 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (12.00%) Finance
6 15 (10.00%) OO
6 15 (10.00%) Business Objects
6 15 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (9.33%) Web Dynpro
8 13 (8.67%) SAP CO
8 13 (8.67%) SAP FI/CO
8 13 (8.67%) SAP FI
8 13 (8.67%) SAP BI
8 13 (8.67%) CRM
9 12 (8.00%) Adobe
9 12 (8.00%) SAP BPC
10 11 (7.33%) SAP Smart Forms
10 11 (7.33%) BAPI
10 11 (7.33%) Migration
10 11 (7.33%) Manufacturing
10 11 (7.33%) Workflow
10 11 (7.33%) SAPscript
11 9 (6.00%) SAP HR
11 9 (6.00%) Data Modelling
11 9 (6.00%) SAP Implementation
11 9 (6.00%) SAP PI
12 8 (5.33%) Data Migration
12 8 (5.33%) Microsoft
13 7 (4.67%) SAP CRM
13 7 (4.67%) Change Management

SAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (3.33%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.33%) SAP EP
2 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.67%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Adobe Captivate
1 4 (2.67%) MS Office
1 4 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (8.67%) SAP CO
1 13 (8.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 13 (8.67%) SAP FI
2 12 (8.00%) SAP BPC
3 9 (6.00%) SAP HR
4 7 (4.67%) SAP CRM
5 6 (4.00%) SAP EWM
5 6 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (2.00%) SAP APO
6 3 (2.00%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (2.00%) SAP GRC
7 2 (1.33%) SAP HCM
7 2 (1.33%) SAP SRM
7 2 (1.33%) SAP SD
7 2 (1.33%) SAP PS
7 2 (1.33%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.67%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.67%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.67%) SAP Business ByDesign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.67%) SAP BW
2 15 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (8.67%) SAP BI
4 7 (4.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 6 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (2.67%) SAP HANA
6 4 (2.67%) BusinessObjects XI
6 4 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.33%) DataStage
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.67%) DTS
8 1 (0.67%) OLAP
8 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) LSMW
1 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (12.00%) Finance
2 11 (7.33%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.00%) German Language
3 6 (4.00%) Front Office
3 6 (4.00%) Retail
4 4 (2.67%) Banking
5 3 (2.00%) Billing
5 3 (2.00%) Automotive
6 1 (0.67%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.67%) French Language
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.33%) Web Dynpro
2 11 (7.33%) SAP Smart Forms
2 11 (7.33%) BAPI
3 9 (6.00%) SAP PI
4 6 (4.00%) SAP XI
4 6 (4.00%) Middleware
4 6 (4.00%) EDI
5 5 (3.33%) SAP ALE
6 3 (2.00%) SOAP
6 3 (2.00%) Web Services
6 3 (2.00%) XML
6 3 (2.00%) SAP Basis
7 2 (1.33%) SAP Business Workflow
7 2 (1.33%) SAP BSP
7 2 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.33%) XSLT
8 1 (0.67%) JMS
8 1 (0.67%) JDBC
8 1 (0.67%) .NET
8 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.33%) E-Learning
1 5 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.33%) iSeries
2 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.33%) AS400
3 1 (0.67%) SWIFT
3 1 (0.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (10.00%) OO
3 13 (8.67%) CRM
4 11 (7.33%) Migration
4 11 (7.33%) Workflow
5 9 (6.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (6.00%) SAP Implementation
6 8 (5.33%) Data Migration
7 7 (4.67%) Change Management
7 7 (4.67%) Unit Testing
8 6 (4.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (4.00%) Project Management
8 6 (4.00%) ETL
8 6 (4.00%) OOP
9 5 (3.33%) Logistics
9 5 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (2.67%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.67%) Integration Testing
11 3 (2.00%) ITIL
11 3 (2.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 93 (62.00%) ABAP
2 11 (7.33%) SAPscript
3 5 (3.33%) Java
3 5 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (0.67%) VBA
4 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) RosettaNet
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 150 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (10.00%) Business Objects
3 12 (8.00%) Adobe
4 8 (5.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.33%) IBM
6 3 (2.00%) Oracle
7 2 (1.33%) Teradata
8 1 (0.67%) JBoss
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