Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 46 58
Rank change year-on-year +25 +12 -35
Contract jobs citing SAP 94 55 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.62% 3.54% 2.96%
As % of the Vendors category 14.22% 8.20% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 30 28
Birmingham median daily rate £463 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.25% +1.47% -4.49%
10th Percentile £339 £260 £304
90th Percentile £638 £575 £615
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £443 £450
% change year-on-year +7.34% -1.67% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.12 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +62.06% -38.15%

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 661 671 757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 46.52% 43.15% 49.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 459 453
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £187 £213 £213
90th Percentile £552 £538 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 31
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.00 £14.22 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.56% -1.97% -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.70 £10.10 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.08 £20.88 £20.70
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +2.26% +6.90% -8.52%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 20 (21.28%) SAP S/4HANA
2 19 (20.21%) ERP
3 17 (18.09%) Oracle
4 15 (15.96%) Finance
5 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (13.83%) SuccessFactors
6 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
7 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.51%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (8.51%) SAP BW
8 8 (8.51%) Change Management
8 8 (8.51%) Migration
8 8 (8.51%) SAP IBP
9 7 (7.45%) Collaborative Working
9 7 (7.45%) Analytics
9 7 (7.45%) SAP HANA
9 7 (7.45%) Manufacturing
9 7 (7.45%) SQL
9 7 (7.45%) XML
10 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (6.38%) ABAP
10 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
10 6 (6.38%) CRM
10 6 (6.38%) Windows
10 6 (6.38%) Workflow
10 6 (6.38%) Data Migration
10 6 (6.38%) Degree
10 6 (6.38%) Business Change Management
11 5 (5.32%) SAP MDG
11 5 (5.32%) Retail

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 4 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.19%) Apache
2 3 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.19%) JBoss
2 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.13%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.06%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (21.28%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (8.51%) SAP IBP
3 5 (5.32%) SAP MDG
4 4 (4.26%) SAP HR
4 4 (4.26%) SAP WM
5 3 (3.19%) SAP HCM
5 3 (3.19%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (2.13%) SAP FI-CA
6 2 (2.13%) SAP MDG-S
6 2 (2.13%) SAP MII
6 2 (2.13%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (2.13%) SAP VC
7 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (1.06%) SAP BPC
7 1 (1.06%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 1 (1.06%) SAP Business One
7 1 (1.06%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.06%) SAP EWM
7 1 (1.06%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.83%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (3.19%) SaaS
3 2 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) Taleo
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (8.51%) SAP BW
2 7 (7.45%) SAP HANA
3 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.32%) Lumira
5 3 (3.19%) MySQL
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.06%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.06%) ER Studio
2 1 (1.06%) ERwin
2 1 (1.06%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.06%) PowerDesigner
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.32%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) Advertising
4 3 (3.19%) Electronics
4 3 (3.19%) Legal
4 3 (3.19%) Marketing
4 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Back Office
6 1 (1.06%) Automotive
6 1 (1.06%) German Language
6 1 (1.06%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (40.43%) Consultant
2 32 (34.04%) SAP Consultant
3 13 (13.83%) Functional Consultant
3 13 (13.83%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 10 (10.64%) Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Analyst
6 8 (8.51%) Architect
6 8 (8.51%) SAP Architect
7 7 (7.45%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Business Change Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Business Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Change Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.38%) SAP Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) SAP Developer
9 5 (5.32%) SAP Business Consultant
9 5 (5.32%) SAP MDG Consultant
10 4 (4.26%) IT Assistant
10 4 (4.26%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
10 4 (4.26%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) XML
2 4 (4.26%) HTML
2 4 (4.26%) WCF
3 3 (3.19%) .NET
3 3 (3.19%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (3.19%) Apache Camel
3 3 (3.19%) Apache CXF
3 3 (3.19%) CSS
3 3 (3.19%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.19%) J2EE
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (3.19%) Spring
3 3 (3.19%) XHTML
4 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.13%) EDI
4 2 (2.13%) EDIFACT
4 2 (2.13%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (2.13%) SOAP
4 2 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.06%) FMCG
3 1 (1.06%) NHS
3 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Windows
2 3 (3.19%) Linux
3 2 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.21%) ERP
2 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (8.51%) Change Management
4 8 (8.51%) Migration
5 7 (7.45%) Analytics
5 7 (7.45%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (6.38%) Business Change Management
6 6 (6.38%) CRM
6 6 (6.38%) Data Migration
6 6 (6.38%) Workflow
7 5 (5.32%) ETL
8 4 (4.26%) Contract Management
8 4 (4.26%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (4.26%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.26%) Lean Six Sigma
8 4 (4.26%) Project Management
8 4 (4.26%) Six Sigma
8 4 (4.26%) SOA
9 3 (3.19%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.45%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) ABAP
3 5 (5.32%) C#
3 5 (5.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.19%) Java
5 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) HNC
2 4 (4.26%) HND
3 2 (2.13%) ISEB
3 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.06%) MBA
4 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) ISO 14001
1 4 (4.26%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.26%) QA
2 3 (3.19%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.13%) PMO
4 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Oracle
2 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.26%) hybris
4 2 (2.13%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.13%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.06%) Ariba
5 1 (1.06%) Axway
5 1 (1.06%) HP
5 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.06%) TIBCO