Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 32 38
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 82 59 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.52% 4.69% 4.26%
As % of the Vendors category 12.52% 10.19% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 44 34
Birmingham median daily rate £500 £435 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +5.45% -8.33%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £270
90th Percentile £650 £565 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £491 £435 £418
% change year-on-year +12.93% +4.19% -5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £12.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £22.74 £19.50
% change year-on-year -18.56% +16.62% +2.63%

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 655 579 735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 44.08% 46.06% 50.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 380 444
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £215 £225 £200
90th Percentile £594 £525 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 29
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £11.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +22.88% -21.33%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.00 £9.28
90th Percentile £22.55 £25.88 £25.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% -19.64%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 17 (20.73%) Manufacturing
1 17 (20.73%) Oracle
1 17 (20.73%) ERP
2 14 (17.07%) Finance
3 13 (15.85%) Migration
4 12 (14.63%) SuccessFactors
5 9 (10.98%) Automotive
5 9 (10.98%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (9.76%) SaaS
6 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.76%) SAP BW
6 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
7 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.54%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
8 6 (7.32%) SAP Basis
8 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (7.32%) SAP HANA
8 6 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (6.10%) Data Migration
9 5 (6.10%) SAP Business One
9 5 (6.10%) PaaS
9 5 (6.10%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 5 (6.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (6.10%) Analytics
9 5 (6.10%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.10%) Workflow
9 5 (6.10%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
9 5 (6.10%) C#

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 5 (6.10%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.88%) NetWeaver
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (6.10%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 5 (6.10%) SAP Business One
2 5 (6.10%) SAP PP
3 4 (4.88%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (3.66%) SAP CO
4 3 (3.66%) SAP EWM
4 3 (3.66%) SAP FI
4 3 (3.66%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (3.66%) SAP MII
5 2 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (2.44%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (1.22%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.22%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.22%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.22%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (9.76%) SaaS
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.10%) PaaS
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.22%) FinancialForce
6 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.22%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (1.22%) IaaS
6 1 (1.22%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) SAP BW
2 6 (7.32%) SAP HANA
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (4.88%) Lumira
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.44%) LSMW
4 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.22%) JIRA
4 1 (1.22%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.22%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (20.73%) Manufacturing
2 14 (17.07%) Finance
3 9 (10.98%) Automotive
4 4 (4.88%) Retail
5 3 (3.66%) Advertising
6 2 (2.44%) Billing
6 2 (2.44%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.22%) Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Electronics
7 1 (1.22%) French Language
7 1 (1.22%) Law
7 1 (1.22%) Legal
7 1 (1.22%) Marketing
7 1 (1.22%) Publishing
7 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (35.37%) Consultant
2 26 (31.71%) SAP Consultant
3 11 (13.41%) Developer
3 11 (13.41%) SAP Manager
4 8 (9.76%) Architect
4 8 (9.76%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.76%) SAP Architect
5 6 (7.32%) SAP Project Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) BizTalk Developer
6 5 (6.10%) SAP Developer
7 4 (4.88%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) SAP Business One Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Workstream Lead
8 3 (3.66%) Administrator
8 3 (3.66%) HR Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) HR Business Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (7.32%) SAP Basis
3 5 (6.10%) EDI
3 5 (6.10%) XML
3 5 (6.10%) XSLT
4 3 (3.66%) .NET
4 3 (3.66%) HTML
4 3 (3.66%) REST
4 3 (3.66%) SOAP
4 3 (3.66%) WCF
4 3 (3.66%) Web Services
4 3 (3.66%) WSDL
5 2 (2.44%) EDIFACT
5 2 (2.44%) Middleware
5 2 (2.44%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (1.22%) Laravel
6 1 (1.22%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (1.22%) SAP XI
6 1 (1.22%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.22%) NHS
2 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Linux
2 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) ERP
2 13 (15.85%) Migration
3 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.10%) Analytics
5 5 (6.10%) Data Migration
5 5 (6.10%) ETL
5 5 (6.10%) Programme Management
5 5 (6.10%) Project Management
5 5 (6.10%) SOA
5 5 (6.10%) Workflow
6 3 (3.66%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (3.66%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (3.66%) Data Protection
6 3 (3.66%) Document Management
6 3 (3.66%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (3.66%) Test Strategy
6 3 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.44%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) C#
2 4 (4.88%) ABAP
2 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.66%) SQL
3 3 (3.66%) XPath
4 1 (1.22%) Java
4 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.22%) PMO
2 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (1.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Oracle
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.66%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.44%) Sage
4 2 (2.44%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.22%) Capita
5 1 (1.22%) Epicor
5 1 (1.22%) Google
5 1 (1.22%) HP
5 1 (1.22%) IFS
5 1 (1.22%) Infor
5 1 (1.22%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.22%) Progress
5 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.22%) Xero