The first table below looks at the demand for the SAP Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Tester
Rank 568 548 580
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +32
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Tester 20 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.029% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.032% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 5
Average daily rate
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£293 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £310 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £373 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.19% +10.76%
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
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
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 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
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 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

SAP Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 July 2014.

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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 -26 17 £293 -15.70%
London +14 3 £225 -30.55%

SAP Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 54 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (31.48%) HP
3 12 (22.22%) ISEB
3 12 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (18.52%) Migration
5 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.81%) Test Scripting
6 8 (14.81%) Data Migration
7 7 (12.96%) SAP FI
7 7 (12.96%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (12.96%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (12.96%) SAP CO
7 7 (12.96%) ISTQB
8 6 (11.11%) LoadRunner
8 6 (11.11%) SAP BW
8 6 (11.11%) Performance Testing
9 5 (9.26%) FMCG
9 5 (9.26%) SAP HR
9 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.26%) IBM
9 5 (9.26%) Finance
9 5 (9.26%) Marketing
9 5 (9.26%) JIRA
9 5 (9.26%) QA
9 5 (9.26%) Use Case
9 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
10 4 (7.41%) SAP Implementation

SAP Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) SAP FI
1 7 (12.96%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (12.96%) SAP CO
2 5 (9.26%) SAP HR
3 4 (7.41%) SAP HCM
3 4 (7.41%) SAP SD
4 3 (5.56%) SAP BPC
4 3 (5.56%) SAP MM
5 2 (3.70%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (3.70%) SAP SRM
5 2 (3.70%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.85%) SAP WM
6 1 (1.85%) SAP CRM
6 1 (1.85%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (1.85%) SAP PM
6 1 (1.85%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.85%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 5 (9.26%) JIRA
4 3 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
1 5 (9.26%) Marketing
1 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.56%) Automotive
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) FMCG
2 1 (1.85%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (18.52%) Migration
3 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (14.81%) Test Scripting
3 8 (14.81%) Data Migration
4 6 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.26%) Use Case
6 4 (7.41%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (7.41%) Logistics
6 4 (7.41%) ERP
6 4 (7.41%) V-Model
7 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.56%) Test Management
7 3 (5.56%) Load Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) C++
1 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 3 (5.56%) VBScript
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) ABAP
3 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) ISEB
2 10 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (12.96%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (31.48%) HP
3 5 (9.26%) IBM
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft