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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Tester
Rank 651 634 585
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -49
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Tester 13 13 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.023% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.024% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 13
Average daily rate £388 £288 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £278 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £308 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+33.62% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.50 - -

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
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 12 £363 +26.08%
London -17 4 £331 +20.45%
East of England - 4 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £500 -
South East -15 2 £330 +13.79%
Stevenage - 2 - -
Leeds - 1 £388 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £388 -
Manchester - 1 £338 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £330 -
Yorkshire - 1 £388 -
North West - 1 £338 -
City of London - 1 £388 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -

SAP Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 34 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
2 10 (29.41%) Finance
3 8 (23.53%) Performance Testing
4 7 (20.59%) SAP FI
4 7 (20.59%) HP
4 7 (20.59%) LoadRunner
5 6 (17.65%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (17.65%) SAP CO
5 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
6 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.71%) Validation
6 5 (14.71%) Migration
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) SAP BI
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%) Telecoms
7 4 (11.76%) QA
7 4 (11.76%) Data Reconciliation
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
8 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (8.82%) SAP Oil and Gas

SAP Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 7 (20.59%) SAP FI
2 6 (17.65%) SAP CO
2 6 (17.65%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (11.76%) SAP HR
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 IS-U
5 1 (2.94%) SAP Retail
5 1 (2.94%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) RTP
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 7 (20.59%) LoadRunner
2 3 (8.82%) Toad
3 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.88%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 10 (29.41%) 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 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
2 8 (23.53%) Performance Testing
3 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (14.71%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) Validation
4 4 (11.76%) Data Reconciliation
4 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.82%) CRM
5 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
5 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.88%) ERP
6 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Non-Functional Testing
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 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Ariba
5 1 (2.94%) Concur
5 1 (2.94%) Pegasus