The first table below looks at the demand for SAPscript skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAPscript over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAPscript
Rank 590 537 582
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +45
Contract jobs citing SAPscript 13 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.031% 0.017%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.061% 0.084% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate £350 £440 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -6.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £440 £470
% change year-on-year
-20.45% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21195 17889 21032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.87% 36.81% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13677 11010 12415
Average daily rate £375 £375 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 497 637 740
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%

SAPscript
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAPscript within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SAPscript Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAPscript
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAPscript within the UK.

SAPscript Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAPscript
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAPscript within the UK.

SAPscript Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAPscript
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAPscript within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -36 9 £350 -20.22% 11
South East -10 4 £350 - 2
London - 4 £350 - 3
Hampshire -3 2 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Rugby - - - -
Swansea - - - -
Watford - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
West Wales - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
Aldershot - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Egham - - - -

SAPscript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAPscript also 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 that cited SAPscript.

1 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 35 (97.22%) ABAP
3 25 (69.44%) SAP Smart Forms
4 17 (47.22%) SAP ALE
5 11 (30.56%) BAPI
6 7 (19.44%) SAP XI
6 7 (19.44%) LSMW
6 7 (19.44%) SAP PI
7 6 (16.67%) Logistics
8 5 (13.89%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (13.89%) Migration
8 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
9 4 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (11.11%) Smart Meter
9 4 (11.11%) Web Dynpro
9 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
9 4 (11.11%) Finance
9 4 (11.11%) Billing
9 4 (11.11%) ClearQuest
9 4 (11.11%) OO
9 4 (11.11%) EDI
10 3 (8.33%) JMS
10 3 (8.33%) XML
10 3 (8.33%) Java
10 3 (8.33%) SOAP
10 3 (8.33%) SAP R/3
10 3 (8.33%) NetWeaver
10 3 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
10 3 (8.33%) SAP WM

SAPscript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAPscript also 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 that cited SAPscript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (8.33%) SAP R/3
2 3 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (8.33%) SAP WM
3 2 (5.56%) SAP APO
3 2 (5.56%) SAP EWM
4 1 (2.78%) SAP LE
4 1 (2.78%) SAP SD
4 1 (2.78%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.78%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) LSMW
2 4 (11.11%) ClearQuest
3 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) PowerBuilder
General
1 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
1 4 (11.11%) Billing
2 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.56%) Law
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) ABAP Developer
2 16 (44.44%) SAP Developer
3 7 (19.44%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) SAP PI Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.56%) ABAP Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Manager
6 1 (2.78%) SAP EWM Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) SAP PI Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.78%) SAP SD Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) SAP Smart Forms
2 17 (47.22%) SAP ALE
3 11 (30.56%) BAPI
4 7 (19.44%) SAP XI
4 7 (19.44%) SAP PI
5 4 (11.11%) Web Dynpro
5 4 (11.11%) EDI
6 3 (8.33%) JMS
6 3 (8.33%) XML
6 3 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (2.78%) Web Services
7 1 (2.78%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.78%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Logistics
2 5 (13.89%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (13.89%) Migration
2 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
3 4 (11.11%) OO
4 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Scrum
5 2 (5.56%) Workflow
5 2 (5.56%) ETL
5 2 (5.56%) ERP
5 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) ABAP
2 3 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) PgMP
1 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) Pegasus
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