The first table below looks at the demand for the SAP Tester role 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Tester
Rank 115 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Tester 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% - 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £375 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2162 1704 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.92% 93.01% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 796 954
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 155 177
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
SAP Tester
England

SAP Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Tester in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAP Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP Tester
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 Tester across the West Midlands region.

SAP Tester Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAP Tester
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited SAP Tester in their job title 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 with SAP Tester in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) SAP BPC
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
5 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
5 1 (14.29%) SAP WM

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited SAP Tester in their job title 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 with SAP Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BPC
1 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
1 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
1 1 (14.29%) SAP WM
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) HP