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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Tester
Rank 584 557 546
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -11
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Tester 8 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.025% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.027% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 13
Average daily rate
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£230 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £94 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £396 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-38.66% +7.14%
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) HP
4 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (19.05%) Test Management
5 4 (19.05%) SAP HCM
5 4 (19.05%) SAP HR
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) CRM
5 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) SAP CRM
6 3 (14.29%) Billing
6 3 (14.29%) ISEB
6 3 (14.29%) SAP APO
6 3 (14.29%) SAP BW
6 3 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
7 2 (9.52%) V-Model
7 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (9.52%) User Experience
7 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.52%) Logistics
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Banking
7 2 (9.52%) SAP SRM
7 2 (9.52%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (9.52%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO

SAP Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (19.05%) SAP HR
1 4 (19.05%) SAP HCM
2 3 (14.29%) SAP APO
2 3 (14.29%) SAP CRM
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (9.52%) SAP SRM
4 1 (4.76%) SAP SD
4 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
4 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
4 1 (4.76%) SAP MM
4 1 (4.76%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Billing
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) User Experience
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 4 (19.05%) Test Management
4 4 (19.05%) CRM
5 3 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (9.52%) V-Model
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Logistics
7 1 (4.76%) ERP
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft