The first table below looks at the demand for SAP Smart Forms skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Smart Forms over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Smart Forms
Rank 567 521 572
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +51
Contract jobs citing SAP Smart Forms 20 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.048% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.18% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 3
Average daily rate £375 £388 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £438 £470
% change year-on-year
-25.71% -6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

SAP Smart Forms
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Smart Forms within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP Smart Forms Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Smart Forms
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP Smart Forms Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Smart Forms
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP Smart Forms Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Smart Forms
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Smart Forms within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -88 14 £400 +3.22% 13
London -17 8 £410 +5.80% 4
South East -12 5 £350 - 2
Hampshire +4 2 £350 - 2
City of London -13 2 - - 1
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Rugby - - - -
Watford - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Aldershot - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Egham - - - -
East of England - - - - 2

SAP Smart Forms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP Smart Forms also 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 that cited SAP Smart Forms.

1 39 (100.00%) SAP
2 38 (97.44%) ABAP
3 26 (66.67%) SAPscript
4 21 (53.85%) BAPI
5 17 (43.59%) SAP ALE
6 13 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
6 13 (33.33%) OO
7 10 (25.64%) Workflow
8 9 (23.08%) Finance
8 9 (23.08%) Adobe
8 9 (23.08%) SAP PI
9 8 (20.51%) Data Migration
9 8 (20.51%) Migration
10 7 (17.95%) LSMW
10 7 (17.95%) SAP XI
10 7 (17.95%) Java
11 5 (12.82%) EDI
11 5 (12.82%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (10.26%) SAP Business Workflow
12 4 (10.26%) CRM
12 4 (10.26%) OOP
12 4 (10.26%) XML
12 4 (10.26%) Logistics
13 3 (7.69%) NetWeaver
13 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
13 3 (7.69%) SOAP
13 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
13 3 (7.69%) JMS
13 3 (7.69%) ETL
13 3 (7.69%) SAP SD

SAP Smart Forms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP Smart Forms also 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 that cited SAP Smart Forms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP SD
2 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.13%) SAP APO
2 2 (5.13%) SAP WM
2 2 (5.13%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.56%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.56%) SAP R/3
3 1 (2.56%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.56%) SAP EWM
3 1 (2.56%) SAP GRC
3 1 (2.56%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) LSMW
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) PowerBuilder
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.13%) Law
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) ABAP Developer
2 18 (46.15%) SAP Developer
3 7 (17.95%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (17.95%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) SAP PI Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.56%) ABAP Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) SAP Programme Manager
6 1 (2.56%) ABAP Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) SAP SD Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) BAPI
2 17 (43.59%) SAP ALE
3 13 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
4 9 (23.08%) SAP PI
5 7 (17.95%) SAP XI
6 5 (12.82%) EDI
7 4 (10.26%) SAP Business Workflow
7 4 (10.26%) XML
8 3 (7.69%) SOAP
8 3 (7.69%) JMS
8 3 (7.69%) SAP BSP
9 2 (5.13%) Middleware
9 2 (5.13%) Web Services
10 1 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) AS400
1 1 (2.56%) PMI
1 1 (2.56%) iSeries
1 1 (2.56%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) OO
2 10 (25.64%) Workflow
3 8 (20.51%) Data Migration
3 8 (20.51%) Migration
4 5 (12.82%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) CRM
5 4 (10.26%) OOP
5 4 (10.26%) Logistics
6 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.69%) ETL
6 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.13%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (5.13%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Scrum
8 1 (2.56%) Validation
8 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.56%) Change Management
8 1 (2.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) ABAP
2 26 (66.67%) SAPscript
3 7 (17.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.56%) PgMP
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (23.08%) Adobe
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) IBM