The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SAP FI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP FI over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 54 60
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Contract jobs citing SAP FI 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.64% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 7.27% 3.77% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £588 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +77.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £61.50 - -

SAP FI is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 55 53 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 8.86% 7.90% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 54
Median daily rate £450 £388 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -8.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £22.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +71.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.39 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +39.58% +57.14%  

SAP FI
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SAP FI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP FI in Birmingham

SAP FI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP FI in Birmingham

SAP FI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP FI in Birmingham

SAP FI
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP FI 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SAP FI.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) SAP CO
3 3 (60.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (40.00%) Logistics
5 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
5 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) CCA
5 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (20.00%) SAP PP

SAP FI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (60.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (20.00%) SAP PP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) SAP CO Consultant
3 2 (40.00%) SAP FI Consultant
3 2 (40.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) SAP PP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP