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 3 months to 24 June 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 32 33
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Contract jobs citing SAP 28 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.64% 4.74% 4.46%
As % of the Vendors category 9.96% 8.80% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 24
Median daily rate £435 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.47% -10.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +11.76% +0.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £25.12 £19.08
% change year-on-year -28.34% +31.65%  

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 Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 281 443 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.52% 53.83% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 292 225
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 24
Median hourly rate £14.22 £11.80 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.46% -28.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £12.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 24 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SAP.

1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Migration
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle
2 8 (13.56%) ERP
3 6 (10.17%) CRM
4 5 (8.47%) ABAP
4 5 (8.47%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.47%) Billing
4 5 (8.47%) Business Analysis
4 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
4 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
4 5 (8.47%) hybris
4 5 (8.47%) SAP HANA
5 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.78%) Contract Management
5 4 (6.78%) SAP CRM
5 4 (6.78%) Retail
5 4 (6.78%) Data Management
5 4 (6.78%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) SAP SD
5 4 (6.78%) Project Management
5 4 (6.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (6.78%) SAP BW
5 4 (6.78%) SAP FI
6 3 (5.08%) SAP HR
6 3 (5.08%) JD Edwards
6 3 (5.08%) Regression Testing
6 3 (5.08%) SAP CO

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 2 (3.39%) SAS
2 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) SAP CRM
1 4 (6.78%) SAP FI
1 4 (6.78%) SAP SD
2 3 (5.08%) SAP CO
2 3 (5.08%) SAP HR
2 3 (5.08%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (5.08%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.39%) SAP BPC
3 2 (3.39%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.69%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.69%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.69%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (1.69%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.69%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.69%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
1 2 (3.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) LDAP
1 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (8.47%) SAP HANA
2 4 (6.78%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.69%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) DB2
3 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.69%) Informix
3 1 (1.69%) QlikView
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.69%) LSMW
2 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Billing
2 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
4 3 (5.08%) Legal
4 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.39%) Electronics
5 2 (3.39%) Marketing
5 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.69%) Banking
6 1 (1.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Consultant
2 21 (35.59%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (13.56%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.86%) Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Developer
5 6 (10.17%) SAP Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) SAP Architect
6 5 (8.47%) SAP Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) SAP Developer
7 4 (6.78%) SAP SD Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) SAP CO Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) SAP Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) SAP FI Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) EDI
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) EDIFACT
2 1 (1.69%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) IDoc
2 1 (1.69%) Java EE
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.69%) SAP CO-PA
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (1.69%) Spring
2 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.69%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) XML
2 1 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
1 4 (6.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.69%) AS400
2 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.69%) CMDB
2 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) AIX
1 1 (1.69%) Solaris
1 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) ERP
1 8 (13.56%) Migration
2 6 (10.17%) CRM
3 5 (8.47%) Business Analysis
3 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
4 4 (6.78%) Contract Management
4 4 (6.78%) Data Management
4 4 (6.78%) Project Management
5 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.08%) Coaching
5 3 (5.08%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.08%) Master Data Management
5 3 (5.08%) Order to Cash
5 3 (5.08%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (5.08%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
5 3 (5.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) ABAP
2 4 (6.78%) SQL
3 2 (3.39%) Java
4 1 (1.69%) C#
4 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) CCA
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Basel II
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) hybris
3 3 (5.08%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.39%) Cognos
5 1 (1.69%) Ariba
5 1 (1.69%) BT
5 1 (1.69%) Concur
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Infor
5 1 (1.69%) Informatica
5 1 (1.69%) Netezza
5 1 (1.69%) QAD
5 1 (1.69%) SEEBURGER
5 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.69%) Siemens
5 1 (1.69%) Tableau
5 1 (1.69%) Teradata