Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 60 30
Rank change year-on-year +11 -30 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP 53 43 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.32% 3.07% 5.06%
As % of the Vendors category 7.78% 6.29% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 42
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £258 £305 £344
90th Percentile £578 £605 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £439 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £35.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.06 £15.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year +55.23% -36.73% -12.89%

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 681 684 636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.67% 48.89% 49.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 388 338
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £209
90th Percentile £550 £575 £518
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.42 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.34% +7.41% -26.03%
10th Percentile £8.58 £10.60 £10.31
90th Percentile £21.00 £21.18 £35.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.17% -3.33% -3.23%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018, 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 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Project Management
3 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (16.98%) Manufacturing
3 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
4 8 (15.09%) CRM
4 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.32%) SAP HR
5 6 (11.32%) ABAP
5 6 (11.32%) ERP
5 6 (11.32%) Retail
5 6 (11.32%) Marketing
5 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (9.43%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (9.43%) Billing
7 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.55%) JIRA
7 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
7 4 (7.55%) .NET
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle
7 4 (7.55%) Cognos
7 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.55%) Concur
8 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (5.66%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.66%) Smart Meter
8 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.66%) Scenario Testing

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 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) SAP HR
2 5 (9.43%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (5.66%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (3.77%) SAP CO
4 2 (3.77%) SAP FI
4 2 (3.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (3.77%) SAP MDG
4 2 (3.77%) SAP MM
4 2 (3.77%) SAP Retail
4 2 (3.77%) SAP WM
5 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.89%) SAP Business One
5 1 (1.89%) SAP EWM
5 1 (1.89%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 1 (1.89%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.89%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.89%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.89%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.77%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.89%) FinancialForce
2 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.89%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) MPLS
1 1 (1.89%) SMS
1 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.77%) SAP HANA
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) LSMW
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Manufacturing
3 6 (11.32%) Marketing
3 6 (11.32%) Retail
4 5 (9.43%) Billing
5 3 (5.66%) Electronics
5 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.77%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.89%) Advertising
7 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Consultant
2 11 (20.75%) SAP Consultant
3 9 (16.98%) Project Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Developer
5 6 (11.32%) SAP Developer
6 5 (9.43%) ABAP Developer
6 5 (9.43%) SAP Manager
6 5 (9.43%) SAP Project Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Rollout Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Rollout Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Administrator
9 2 (3.77%) Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Coordinator
9 2 (3.77%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Project Coordinator
9 2 (3.77%) SAP CO Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) SAP FI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.89%) SAP ALE
3 1 (1.89%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.66%) AS400
1 3 (5.66%) EPoS
1 3 (5.66%) Smart Meter
2 2 (3.77%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Project Management
2 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (15.09%) CRM
4 6 (11.32%) ERP
4 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
5 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.66%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.66%) Data Management
6 3 (5.66%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Migration
6 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.66%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.77%) Task Automation
7 2 (3.77%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) ABAP
2 3 (5.66%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) RPG
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Cognos
2 4 (7.55%) Concur
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.89%) Epicor
4 1 (1.89%) Google
4 1 (1.89%) IFS
4 1 (1.89%) Infor
4 1 (1.89%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.89%) Sage
4 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.89%) Xero