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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAPscript
Rank 559 552 521
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -31
Contract jobs citing SAPscript 17 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.028% 0.036%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.086% 0.075% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
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£425 £350 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -20.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £332 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £460 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £335 £439
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -23.64%
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
19708 18586 16741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.56% 36.98% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12891 11631 10237
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 478 655
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAPscript within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SAPscript Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 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 27 February 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 -14 15 £425 +21.42%
South East -22 9 £425 +21.42%
London -17 3 £285 -28.75%
Surrey - 3 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Egham - - - -
East of England - - - -

SAPscript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) SAP
2 32 (94.12%) ABAP
3 20 (58.82%) SAP Smart Forms
4 13 (38.24%) BAPI
4 13 (38.24%) Adobe
5 10 (29.41%) OO
5 10 (29.41%) Web Dynpro
6 8 (23.53%) NetWeaver
6 8 (23.53%) Workflow
6 8 (23.53%) SAP ALE
6 8 (23.53%) SAP HCM
7 7 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (20.59%) SAP HR
8 6 (17.65%) LSMW
8 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
9 5 (14.71%) HTML
9 5 (14.71%) SAP MDM
10 4 (11.76%) Data Management
10 4 (11.76%) Business Objects
10 4 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (11.76%) SAP BW
10 4 (11.76%) ERP
10 4 (11.76%) ITIL
10 4 (11.76%) SAP PI
10 4 (11.76%) Migration
11 3 (8.82%) SAP SRM
11 3 (8.82%) QA
11 3 (8.82%) Data Integration
11 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects XI

SAPscript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (23.53%) NetWeaver
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (8.82%) SAP EP
3 2 (5.88%) SAP Portal
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (23.53%) SAP HCM
2 7 (20.59%) SAP HR
3 5 (14.71%) SAP MDM
4 3 (8.82%) SAP SRM
5 2 (5.88%) SAP SCM
6 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
6 1 (2.94%) SAP PM
6 1 (2.94%) SAP R/3
6 1 (2.94%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (2.94%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (2.94%) SAP PSCD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (11.76%) SAP BW
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (8.82%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) LSMW
General
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Consultant
1 15 (44.12%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (26.47%) Developer
3 8 (23.53%) ABAP Developer
3 8 (23.53%) SAP Developer
4 7 (20.59%) SAP HCM Consultant
5 6 (17.65%) ABAP Consultant
6 5 (14.71%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (14.71%) SAP Technical Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) NetWeaver Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) SAP MDM Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) SAP BW Developer
9 1 (2.94%) SAP Programmer
9 1 (2.94%) Designer
9 1 (2.94%) SAP HR Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Programmer
9 1 (2.94%) ABAP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) SAP Smart Forms
2 13 (38.24%) BAPI
3 10 (29.41%) Web Dynpro
4 8 (23.53%) SAP ALE
5 5 (14.71%) HTML
6 4 (11.76%) SAP PI
7 3 (8.82%) SAP Business Workflow
7 3 (8.82%) SAP XI
7 3 (8.82%) Web Services
7 3 (8.82%) XML
8 2 (5.88%) EDI
9 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (2.94%) Middleware
9 1 (2.94%) .NET
9 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.94%) JSP
9 1 (2.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.94%) FMCG
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) OO
2 8 (23.53%) Workflow
3 7 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 4 (11.76%) Data Management
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL
5 4 (11.76%) ERP
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) Quality Management
6 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Master Data Management
7 2 (5.88%) Analytics
7 2 (5.88%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (5.88%) OOP
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.94%) SAP Security
8 1 (2.94%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) ABAP
2 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.94%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
1 3 (8.82%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (38.24%) Adobe
3 4 (11.76%) Business Objects
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Syclo
5 1 (2.94%) Twitter