The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAPscript
Rank 589 570 561
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Contract jobs citing SAPscript 13 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.024% 0.048%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.062% 0.063% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 13
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£400 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £368 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £515 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £381
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.19%
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 Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21089 20705 21403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.30% 38.78% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13369 13029 12820
Average daily rate £388 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 577 760
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.68 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.90 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 30 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 1 September 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
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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 -11 11 £400 +1.58% 2
West Yorkshire - 5 £375 -
Yorkshire - 5 £375 -
Leeds - 5 £375 -
London 0 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £400 -
East of England - 2 £400 -
North West 0 1 £451 +28.85% 1
Scotland - 1 - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Blackburn - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Egham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Slough - - - -

SAPscript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (87.50%) ABAP
3 18 (75.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 13 (54.17%) BAPI
5 10 (41.67%) OO
6 7 (29.17%) SAP HCM
7 6 (25.00%) Adobe
8 5 (20.83%) Workflow
9 4 (16.67%) EDI
9 4 (16.67%) Web Services
9 4 (16.67%) Migration
9 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
9 4 (16.67%) SAP ALE
10 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (12.50%) Web Dynpro
10 3 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (12.50%) SAP CO
10 3 (12.50%) XML
10 3 (12.50%) SAP FI
10 3 (12.50%) German Language
11 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
11 2 (8.33%) SAP SRM
11 2 (8.33%) iSeries
11 2 (8.33%) SAP GRC
11 2 (8.33%) SAP BW
11 2 (8.33%) MS Office
11 2 (8.33%) AS400
11 2 (8.33%) Change Management
11 2 (8.33%) ITIL

SAPscript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) SAP HCM
2 3 (12.50%) SAP FI
2 3 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (12.50%) SAP CO
3 2 (8.33%) SAP SRM
3 2 (8.33%) SAP SD
3 2 (8.33%) SAP GRC
4 1 (4.17%) SAP R/3
4 1 (4.17%) SAP WM
4 1 (4.17%) SAP HR
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) LSMW
General
1 3 (12.50%) German Language
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) SAP Developer
3 9 (37.50%) ABAP Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Consultant
4 7 (29.17%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (25.00%) ABAP Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SAP HCM Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) SAP SD Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Access Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Excel Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Report Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) SAP SD Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 13 (54.17%) BAPI
3 4 (16.67%) SAP ALE
3 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 4 (16.67%) EDI
4 3 (12.50%) XML
4 3 (12.50%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (8.33%) Middleware
5 2 (8.33%) SAP XI
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (4.17%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) AS400
1 2 (8.33%) iSeries
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) OO
2 5 (20.83%) Workflow
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) ETL
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.17%) Data Management
6 1 (4.17%) Logistics
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) ABAP
2 1 (4.17%) VBA
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VBScript
2 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (25.00%) Adobe
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft