The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Tester
Rank 590 560 583
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +23
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Tester 16 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.027% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.029% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £279 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
-25.10% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
52499 48968 54351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.83% 92.75% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29332 30408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £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 2057 2099 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 39 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (35.90%) HP
3 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (20.51%) ISEB
4 8 (20.51%) SAP BW
5 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
5 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (15.38%) SAP HR
6 6 (15.38%) Finance
6 6 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (15.38%) LoadRunner
6 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
7 5 (12.82%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (12.82%) SAP CO
7 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.82%) SAP FI
7 5 (12.82%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (12.82%) SAP HCM
8 4 (10.26%) Test Management
8 4 (10.26%) V-Model
8 4 (10.26%) CRM
8 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.26%) Billing
8 4 (10.26%) SAP CRM
9 3 (7.69%) Migration
9 3 (7.69%) Load Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Use Case
9 3 (7.69%) Logistics

SAP Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) SAP HR
2 5 (12.82%) SAP FI
2 5 (12.82%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (12.82%) SAP CO
2 5 (12.82%) SAP HCM
3 4 (10.26%) SAP CRM
4 2 (5.13%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (5.13%) SAP SRM
4 2 (5.13%) SAP MM
4 2 (5.13%) SAP PP
4 2 (5.13%) SAP SD
5 1 (2.56%) SAP PM
5 1 (2.56%) SAP QM
5 1 (2.56%) SAP BPC
5 1 (2.56%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.56%) SAP BI
2 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (15.38%) LoadRunner
2 3 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) Selenium
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.26%) Billing
4 3 (7.69%) Marketing
4 3 (7.69%) Automotive
5 2 (5.13%) Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Retail
6 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) FMCG
3 1 (2.56%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
3 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 5 (12.82%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.26%) CRM
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) V-Model
5 4 (10.26%) Test Management
6 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Logistics
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Use Case
6 3 (7.69%) Load Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.56%) System Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C++
1 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.13%) VBScript
1 2 (5.13%) ABAP
2 1 (2.56%) VB
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) ISEB
2 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (35.90%) HP
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) IBM