The first table below looks at the demand for SAP ALE skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 112 - 95
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 3 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% - 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
598 530 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.53% 26.92% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 304 286
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 19
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £23.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
SAP ALE
England

SAP ALE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP ALE across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP ALE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP ALE
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP ALE across the West Midlands region.

SAP ALE Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP ALE
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ALE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
SAP ALE
England

SAP ALE
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP ALE 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 SAP ALE.

1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) ABAP
3 2 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Automotive
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) EDI
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) CCA
4 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
4 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
4 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
4 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP ALE 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 SAP ALE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) ABAP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP ISU Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP MM Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP