The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had SAP Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Tester
Rank 628 628 598
Rank change year-on-year
0 -30
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Tester 13 10 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.018% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.019% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 12
Median daily rate £350 £303 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -15.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £293 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £313 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £303 £345
% change year-on-year
+15.70% -12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

SAP Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured SAP Tester in the job title.

SAP Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Tester
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP Tester Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Tester
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

SAP Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Tester
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Tester
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 13 £350 +15.70%
London - 4 £283 -
Midlands -2 3 £350 -
East of England - 3 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £500 -
North West -11 1 £338 -
South East -11 1 - -
City of London - 1 £388 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £388 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £388 -
Manchester - 1 £338 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £388 -

SAP Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, SAP Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SAP Tester in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
3 8 (23.53%) Validation
4 7 (20.59%) HP
5 6 (17.65%) LoadRunner
5 6 (17.65%) SAP FI
5 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
6 5 (14.71%) Migration
6 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.71%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (14.71%) SAP CO
6 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
7 4 (11.76%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (11.76%) QA
7 4 (11.76%) SAP BW
7 4 (11.76%) SAP HR
7 4 (11.76%) Data Mining
7 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 4 (11.76%) SQL
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
7 4 (11.76%) SAP BI
7 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
7 4 (11.76%) Data Reconciliation
8 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling

SAP Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) SAP FI
2 5 (14.71%) SAP CO
2 5 (14.71%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (11.76%) SAP HR
3 4 (11.76%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (8.82%) SAP CRM
4 3 (8.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.94%) SAP BPC
5 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
5 1 (2.94%) SAP Retail
5 1 (2.94%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Data Mining
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 4 (11.76%) SAP BI
1 4 (11.76%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) LoadRunner
2 3 (8.82%) Toad
3 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Electronics
3 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.82%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Military
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) CGI
3 1 (2.94%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
2 8 (23.53%) Validation
3 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (14.71%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Data Reconciliation
4 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.82%) CRM
5 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.88%) ERP
6 2 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (2.94%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (2.94%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (20.59%) HP
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Ariba
4 1 (2.94%) Concur
4 1 (2.94%) Pegasus