The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

SAP
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 25 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Contract jobs citing SAP 13 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.15% 5.81% 5.56%
As % of the Vendors category 9.29% 11.38% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 17
Median daily rate £525 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £454 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +6.82% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £16.28 £27.50
% change year-on-year +81.20% -40.80%  

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 140 167 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 44.73% 51.07% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 131 111
Median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £167 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £590 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 22
Median hourly rate £18.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.10% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing SAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Bedfordshire

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Bedfordshire

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Bedfordshire

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Bedfordshire

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +3 2 £331 -36.90% 6
Dunstable -4 1 £325 -27.77%
SAP
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SAP.

1 11 (61.11%) Retail
2 10 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 8 (44.44%) JMS
3 8 (44.44%) B2B
3 8 (44.44%) B2C
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) Web Services
3 8 (44.44%) Asset Management
3 8 (44.44%) Content Management
3 8 (44.44%) CRM
3 8 (44.44%) JPA
3 8 (44.44%) hybris
3 8 (44.44%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) EJB
5 6 (33.33%) JDBC
5 6 (33.33%) Servlets
5 6 (33.33%) IBM
5 6 (33.33%) Unica
5 6 (33.33%) Pega
5 6 (33.33%) Marketing
5 6 (33.33%) Java EE
5 6 (33.33%) Silverpop
6 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (16.67%) Splunk
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (16.67%) Lumesse
8 3 (16.67%) SOA

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (33.33%) Unica
3 2 (11.11%) HFM
4 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (5.56%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Silverpop
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 11 (61.11%) Retail
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Architect
1 13 (72.22%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce Architect
2 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) CRM Architect
4 2 (11.11%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Customer Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) HFM Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Hybris Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Hyperion Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Architect
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BusinessObjects Reports Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) JMS
1 8 (44.44%) JPA
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) EJB
2 6 (33.33%) Java EE
2 6 (33.33%) JDBC
2 6 (33.33%) Servlets
3 2 (11.11%) REST
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (11.11%) Spring
3 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 8 (44.44%) Asset Management
2 8 (44.44%) B2B
2 8 (44.44%) B2C
2 8 (44.44%) Content Management
2 8 (44.44%) CRM
3 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
4 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 2 (11.11%) Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security
6 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) Microservices
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) UML
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) hybris
2 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (33.33%) Pega
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Lumesse
4 3 (16.67%) Splunk
4 3 (16.67%) TIBCO
5 2 (11.11%) Hyperion
5 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com