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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Tester
Rank 594 573 568
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Tester 17 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.037% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.040% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 4
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£400 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.75% -16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £230 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £339 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £389
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.61%
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
52742 50614 47223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.51% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33530 30755 27618
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1944 2005 2147
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 17 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 28 July 2015. 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 -31 12 £400 +36.75% 1
South East -19 5 - - 1
Yorkshire -24 3 £375 +8.69%
London 0 2 £425 +88.88%
Leeds - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Berkshire +3 1 - - 1
Surrey +1 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Sheffield - 1 £375 -

SAP Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (21.43%) SAP BW
4 5 (17.86%) HP
4 5 (17.86%) ISEB
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Finance
4 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
5 4 (14.29%) SAP HANA
5 4 (14.29%) SAP PP
6 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
6 3 (10.71%) CRM
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.71%) SAP FI
6 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Stress Testing
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 2 (7.14%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (7.14%) QA
7 2 (7.14%) Selenium
7 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.14%) VMware
7 2 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing

SAP Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) SAP PP
2 3 (10.71%) SAP FI
3 2 (7.14%) SAP HR
3 2 (7.14%) SAP SD
3 2 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (7.14%) SAP CO
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (3.57%) SAP HR-PA
4 1 (3.57%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SAP BW
2 4 (14.29%) SAP HANA
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (7.14%) SAP BI
5 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
2 2 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
2 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) DTV
1 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
1 2 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Validation
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.14%) Stress Testing
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
5 2 (7.14%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (3.57%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Test Management
6 1 (3.57%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (17.86%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) IBM