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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Tester
Rank 569 539 528
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -11
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Tester 14 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.029% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.031% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Average daily rate
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£283 £313 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.60% -12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £379 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £338 £358
% change year-on-year
-16.29% -5.59%
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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (23.81%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) ISEB
7 4 (19.05%) SAP BW
7 4 (19.05%) CRM
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) SAP PP
7 4 (19.05%) V-Model
7 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (14.29%) SAP CO
8 3 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Billing
8 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 3 (14.29%) SAP CRM
8 3 (14.29%) SAP SD
8 3 (14.29%) SAP APO
8 3 (14.29%) SAP FI
9 2 (9.52%) Migration
9 2 (9.52%) SAP HR
9 2 (9.52%) Retail
9 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
10 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
10 1 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (4.76%) Black-Box Testing

SAP Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SAP PP
2 3 (14.29%) SAP CO
2 3 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (14.29%) SAP CRM
2 3 (14.29%) SAP SD
2 3 (14.29%) SAP APO
2 3 (14.29%) SAP FI
3 2 (9.52%) SAP HR
4 1 (4.76%) SAP HCM
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Billing
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) FMCG
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) CRM
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) V-Model
5 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
7 1 (4.76%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (4.76%) Logistics
7 1 (4.76%) Test Management
7 1 (4.76%) ERP
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (23.81%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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