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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAPscript
Rank 597 571 582
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs citing SAPscript 16 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.025% 0.045%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.075% 0.064% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 11
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£400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £368 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
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
21237 20249 21292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.91% 38.95% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13638 12819 12605
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £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 417 554 739
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 2014.

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 26 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 18 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 -23 15 £400 -3.03% 4
Leeds - 5 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £375 -
Yorkshire - 5 £375 -
North West -5 4 £410 +17.14% 1
London -3 3 - - 1
Manchester -8 3 £325 -7.14%
Northampton - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Winchester - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 2
Lancashire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Blackburn - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
South East - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Scotland - - - -

SAPscript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 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 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (88.46%) ABAP
3 19 (73.08%) SAP Smart Forms
4 15 (57.69%) BAPI
5 14 (53.85%) OO
6 8 (30.77%) Adobe
6 8 (30.77%) Workflow
7 7 (26.92%) SAP HCM
8 6 (23.08%) SAP ALE
9 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
9 5 (19.23%) Migration
9 5 (19.23%) Web Dynpro
10 4 (15.38%) EDI
10 4 (15.38%) Web Services
10 4 (15.38%) LSMW
11 3 (11.54%) SAP Business Workflow
11 3 (11.54%) SAP CO
11 3 (11.54%) SAP SRM
11 3 (11.54%) German Language
11 3 (11.54%) XML
11 3 (11.54%) SAP FI/CO
11 3 (11.54%) SAP FI
12 2 (7.69%) SAP BW
12 2 (7.69%) Change Management
12 2 (7.69%) MS Office
12 2 (7.69%) AS400
12 2 (7.69%) ITIL
12 2 (7.69%) ETL
12 2 (7.69%) IBM
12 2 (7.69%) Microsoft

SAPscript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) SAP HCM
2 3 (11.54%) SAP FI
2 3 (11.54%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (11.54%) SAP CO
2 3 (11.54%) SAP SRM
3 2 (7.69%) SAP SD
3 2 (7.69%) SAP GRC
4 1 (3.85%) SAP R/3
4 1 (3.85%) SAP WM
4 1 (3.85%) SAP HR
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) LSMW
General
1 3 (11.54%) German Language
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) SAP Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Consultant
2 11 (42.31%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (38.46%) ABAP Consultant
4 7 (26.92%) ABAP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SAP HCM Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Excel Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Report Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) SAP HR Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) SAP SD Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Access Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) SAP Smart Forms
2 15 (57.69%) BAPI
3 6 (23.08%) SAP ALE
4 5 (19.23%) Web Dynpro
5 4 (15.38%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) EDI
6 3 (11.54%) XML
6 3 (11.54%) SAP Business Workflow
7 2 (7.69%) SAP XI
7 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (7.69%) Middleware
8 1 (3.85%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) AS400
1 2 (7.69%) iSeries
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) OO
2 8 (30.77%) Workflow
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.69%) ETL
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) ABAP
2 1 (3.85%) VBA
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VBScript
2 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (30.77%) Adobe
3 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft