Period
to 17 February 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 6 months to 17 February 2019 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 57 47
Rank change year-on-year +25 -10 -18
Contract jobs citing SAP 61 49 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.70% 3.09% 3.75%
As % of the Vendors category 10.54% 7.37% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 35
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% -
10th Percentile £323 £280 £306
90th Percentile £603 £588 £630
West Midlands median daily rate £468 £425 £463
% change year-on-year +10.00% -8.11% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £22.25 £10.15
% change year-on-year - +119.21% -47.95%

SAP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 579 665 684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 44.64% 41.93% 49.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 429 391
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £199 £213 £213
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +0.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 34
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.00 £12.42 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.88% -14.34% +18.37%
10th Percentile £10.08 £8.39 £10.72
90th Percentile £23.53 £21.50 £22.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.85 £14.96
% change year-on-year - +5.93% -8.90%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Birmingham

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Birmingham

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Birmingham

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SAP.

1 14 (22.95%) Oracle
2 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (16.39%) ERP
3 9 (14.75%) SuccessFactors
4 7 (11.48%) SAP HANA
4 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.48%) Change Management
4 7 (11.48%) Retail
5 6 (9.84%) SAP HR
5 6 (9.84%) SQL
5 6 (9.84%) XML
6 5 (8.20%) Windows
6 5 (8.20%) Linux
6 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.20%) Internet
6 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
6 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
6 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.20%) Docker
6 5 (8.20%) DevOps
6 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (8.20%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (6.56%) Contract Management
7 4 (6.56%) Business Change Management
7 4 (6.56%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (6.56%) hybris
7 4 (6.56%) QA
7 4 (6.56%) SAP Implementation

SAP
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.92%) Apache
1 3 (4.92%) JBoss
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) SAP HR
2 5 (8.20%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (6.56%) SAP Retail
4 3 (4.92%) SAP HCM
4 3 (4.92%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (3.28%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (3.28%) SAP IBP
5 2 (3.28%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (3.28%) SAP MDG
5 2 (3.28%) SAP MDG-S
5 2 (3.28%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (3.28%) SAP VC
6 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (1.64%) SAP APO
6 1 (1.64%) SAP BPC
6 1 (1.64%) SAP CRM
6 1 (1.64%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.64%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.64%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.64%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SAP HANA
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) MySQL
3 3 (4.92%) SAP BW
4 2 (3.28%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (3.28%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (3.28%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
5 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) DTS
5 1 (1.64%) GIS
5 1 (1.64%) MS Access
5 1 (1.64%) Power BI
5 1 (1.64%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) ER Studio
1 2 (3.28%) ERwin
1 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.64%) PowerDesigner
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Retail
3 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.92%) Legal
5 2 (3.28%) Electronics
5 2 (3.28%) Marketing
5 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.64%) German Language
6 1 (1.64%) Local Government
6 1 (1.64%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Consultant
2 11 (18.03%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (11.48%) Architect
3 7 (11.48%) SAP Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Business Change Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Business Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Change Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Developer
5 4 (6.56%) IT Assistant
5 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.56%) SAP Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Hybris Architect
6 3 (4.92%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.92%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) SAP HR Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) XML
2 4 (6.56%) HTML
3 3 (4.92%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (4.92%) Apache Camel
3 3 (4.92%) Apache CXF
3 3 (4.92%) CSS
3 3 (4.92%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.92%) J2EE
3 3 (4.92%) Spring
3 3 (4.92%) XHTML
4 2 (3.28%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.28%) Node.js
4 2 (3.28%) Sensu
5 1 (1.64%) EDI
5 1 (1.64%) EDIFACT
5 1 (1.64%) IDoc
5 1 (1.64%) REST
5 1 (1.64%) SOAP
5 1 (1.64%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.64%) FMCG
2 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.64%) Life Science
2 1 (1.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) CentOS
2 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) ERP
1 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (11.48%) Change Management
3 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.20%) DevOps
3 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
4 4 (6.56%) Business Change Management
4 4 (6.56%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (6.56%) Contract Management
4 4 (6.56%) CRM
4 4 (6.56%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (4.92%) B2B
5 3 (4.92%) B2C
5 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
5 3 (4.92%) Logistics
5 3 (4.92%) Scrum
5 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.92%) ABAP
3 3 (4.92%) Java
4 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.28%) Perl
4 2 (3.28%) Python
5 1 (1.64%) C#
5 1 (1.64%) VB
5 1 (1.64%) VB6
5 1 (1.64%) VBA
5 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) ISEB
1 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) GDPR
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Ansible
1 2 (3.28%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (3.28%) Grafana
1 2 (3.28%) Graphite
1 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.28%) Nagios
1 2 (3.28%) Terraform
1 2 (3.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) hybris
4 2 (3.28%) Pegasus
4 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.64%) Axway
5 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.64%) TIBCO