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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAPscript
Rank 601 584 575
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs citing SAPscript 10 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.016% 0.020%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.046% 0.044% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
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£380 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -9.09%
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
21582 20306 19437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.83% 37.11% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14525 13005 12031
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 416 572
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.25 £16.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 8 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 July 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 -26 7 £380 +1.33% 4
South East -12 6 - - 1
Surrey - 3 - -
Berkshire +6 2 - -
Slough - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £380 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £380 - 1

SAPscript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 26 (100.00%) ABAP
1 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (76.92%) SAP Smart Forms
3 14 (53.85%) BAPI
4 13 (50.00%) OO
4 13 (50.00%) SAP ALE
5 10 (38.46%) SAP PI
5 10 (38.46%) Workflow
6 9 (34.62%) Web Services
7 8 (30.77%) XML
7 8 (30.77%) Business Objects
7 8 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (26.92%) OOP
8 7 (26.92%) Adobe
8 7 (26.92%) SAP XI
8 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (23.08%) Data Management
10 5 (19.23%) LSMW
10 5 (19.23%) Web Dynpro
10 5 (19.23%) Finance
10 5 (19.23%) SQL
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle
10 5 (19.23%) Java
10 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
10 5 (19.23%) Project Management
11 4 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (15.38%) NetWeaver
12 3 (11.54%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (11.54%) SAP MDM

SAPscript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 4 (15.38%) NetWeaver
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) SAP EP
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP MDM
1 3 (11.54%) SAP MII
2 2 (7.69%) SAP HCM
3 1 (3.85%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (3.85%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (3.85%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.85%) SAP PM
3 1 (3.85%) SAP CCM
3 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
3 1 (3.85%) SAP R/3
3 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
3 3 (11.54%) SAP BW
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (11.54%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (11.54%) SAP HANA
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.69%) SAP BI
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) LSMW
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) ABAP Developer
2 14 (53.85%) SAP Developer
3 10 (38.46%) Consultant
3 10 (38.46%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) ABAP Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SAP MDM Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SAP PI Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) SAP BW Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) SAP Smart Forms
2 14 (53.85%) BAPI
3 13 (50.00%) SAP ALE
4 10 (38.46%) SAP PI
5 9 (34.62%) Web Services
6 8 (30.77%) XML
7 7 (26.92%) SAP XI
8 5 (19.23%) Web Dynpro
9 2 (7.69%) MDX
9 2 (7.69%) SAP Business Workflow
9 2 (7.69%) EDI
9 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (7.69%) Middleware
9 2 (7.69%) HTML
10 1 (3.85%) .NET
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
10 1 (3.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) FMCG
4 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) VMS
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) OO
2 10 (38.46%) Workflow
3 7 (26.92%) OOP
4 6 (23.08%) Data Management
4 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (19.23%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) ETL
7 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.54%) Time Management
7 3 (11.54%) Master Data Management
7 3 (11.54%) Quality Management
7 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) Validation
8 2 (7.69%) Migration
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.85%) SAP ESA
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) ABAP
2 5 (19.23%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP Certification
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
1 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (30.77%) Business Objects
3 7 (26.92%) Adobe
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) Syclo
6 1 (3.85%) Twitter