Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 38 51
Rank change year-on-year +20 +13 -24
Contract jobs citing SAP 107 57 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.43% 4.05% 3.48%
As % of the Vendors category 16.11% 9.31% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 38 32
Birmingham median daily rate £488 £438 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% +12.18% -13.33%
10th Percentile £365 £271 £270
90th Percentile £650 £575 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +17.65% +5.59% -15.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £12.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £25.12 £15.50
% change year-on-year -26.27% +62.06% -48.44%

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 664 612 797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 46.11% 43.44% 50.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 422 506
Birmingham median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £178 £225 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 18 30
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% +13.72% -16.67%
10th Percentile £10.04 £10.08 £10.57
90th Percentile £23.00 £18.48 £19.03
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.41 £14.00
% change year-on-year -5.52% +17.18% -9.68%

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 23 September 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 23 September 2018, 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 23 (21.50%) ERP
2 20 (18.69%) SAP S/4HANA
3 17 (15.89%) Oracle
3 17 (15.89%) SuccessFactors
4 16 (14.95%) Migration
4 16 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (14.02%) Manufacturing
6 12 (11.21%) Finance
7 10 (9.35%) SAP BW
7 10 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
8 9 (8.41%) Data Migration
8 9 (8.41%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (8.41%) SaaS
9 8 (7.48%) SAP HANA
9 8 (7.48%) Workflow
9 8 (7.48%) Automotive
9 8 (7.48%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (7.48%) Windows
9 8 (7.48%) C#
10 7 (6.54%) XML
10 7 (6.54%) Change Management
10 7 (6.54%) Analytics
10 7 (6.54%) Retail
10 7 (6.54%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (5.61%) Business Change Management
11 6 (5.61%) WCF
11 6 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
11 6 (5.61%) Visual Studio

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 6 (5.61%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.74%) NetWeaver
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.87%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (18.69%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (4.67%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 5 (4.67%) SAP MDG
3 4 (3.74%) SAP HR
3 4 (3.74%) SAP MII
3 4 (3.74%) SAP WM
4 3 (2.80%) SAP EWM
4 3 (2.80%) SAP HCM
5 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.87%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.87%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (1.87%) SAP MDG-S
5 2 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.87%) SAP PP
5 2 (1.87%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.93%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.93%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.93%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.89%) SuccessFactors
2 9 (8.41%) SaaS
3 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.67%) PaaS
4 2 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.87%) Taleo
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) SAP BW
2 8 (7.48%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (7.48%) SAP HANA
3 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.67%) Lumira
5 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (5.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (14.02%) Manufacturing
2 12 (11.21%) Finance
3 8 (7.48%) Automotive
4 7 (6.54%) Retail
5 3 (2.80%) Advertising
5 3 (2.80%) Electronics
5 3 (2.80%) Marketing
5 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.87%) Back Office
7 1 (0.93%) Banking
7 1 (0.93%) French Language
7 1 (0.93%) German Language
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Publishing
7 1 (0.93%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (41.12%) Consultant
2 37 (34.58%) SAP Consultant
3 13 (12.15%) Developer
3 13 (12.15%) Functional Consultant
3 13 (12.15%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 11 (10.28%) Architect
4 11 (10.28%) SAP Architect
5 9 (8.41%) Analyst
5 9 (8.41%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.54%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
6 7 (6.54%) SAP Manager
7 6 (5.61%) BizTalk Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Business Change Manager
7 6 (5.61%) Business Manager
7 6 (5.61%) Change Manager
7 6 (5.61%) SAP Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) SAP Developer
7 6 (5.61%) SAP WM Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) SAP MM Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.41%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (6.54%) XML
3 6 (5.61%) WCF
4 5 (4.67%) XSLT
5 4 (3.74%) .NET
5 4 (3.74%) EDI
5 4 (3.74%) REST
5 4 (3.74%) SAP Basis
5 4 (3.74%) SOAP
6 3 (2.80%) HTML
6 3 (2.80%) Web Services
6 3 (2.80%) WSDL
7 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.87%) EDIFACT
7 2 (1.87%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (0.93%) Laravel
8 1 (0.93%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.93%) SAPUI5
8 1 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.93%) NHS
2 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.48%) Windows
2 2 (1.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.50%) ERP
2 16 (14.95%) Migration
2 16 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (8.41%) Data Migration
5 8 (7.48%) Workflow
6 7 (6.54%) Analytics
6 7 (6.54%) Change Management
6 7 (6.54%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (5.61%) Business Change Management
7 6 (5.61%) CRM
7 6 (5.61%) ETL
8 5 (4.67%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (4.67%) Programme Management
8 5 (4.67%) Project Management
9 4 (3.74%) Lean Six Sigma
9 4 (3.74%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (3.74%) Six Sigma
10 3 (2.80%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (2.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.48%) C#
2 5 (4.67%) ABAP
3 4 (3.74%) SQL
4 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.80%) XPath
5 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.67%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) HNC
2 4 (3.74%) HND
3 2 (1.87%) ISEB
3 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.87%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.93%) MBA
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) ISO 14001
1 4 (3.74%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.74%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.87%) PMO
4 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) Oracle
2 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.80%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.87%) Pegasus
5 1 (0.93%) Ariba
5 1 (0.93%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) hybris
5 1 (0.93%) Progress
5 1 (0.93%) Sage
5 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.93%) TIBCO