Period
to 10 April 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 10 April 2020 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
10 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 29 34
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 -15
Contract jobs citing SAP 111 130 84
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 7.05% 6.44% 4.83%
As % of the Vendors category 18.75% 15.83% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 116 70
Median daily rate £525 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £363 £293
90th Percentile £600 £588 £500
South West median daily rate £525 £500 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £24.25 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year -48.95% - -

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 Bristol.

All Vendors
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 592 821 632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 37.61% 40.64% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 520 430
Median daily rate £425 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.84% +1.33%
10th Percentile £199 £263 £237
90th Percentile £625 £589 £513
South West median daily rate £450 £430 £393
% change year-on-year +4.71% +9.49% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 45 10
Median hourly rate £33.75 £35.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +164.15% -34.57%
10th Percentile £13.61 £10.12 £12.60
90th Percentile £52.38 £60.48 £42.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year -6.67% +76.47% -44.08%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing SAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Bristol

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for SAP in Bristol

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP in Bristol over the 6 months to 10 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP in Bristol

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for SAP in Bristol

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SAP in Bristol over the 6 months to 10 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for SAP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 April 2020, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SAP.

1 90 (81.08%) Finance
2 89 (80.18%) Telecoms
3 88 (79.28%) Public Sector
4 87 (78.38%) Manufacturing
4 87 (78.38%) Business Intelligence
4 87 (78.38%) Marketing
5 86 (77.48%) Digital Marketing
5 86 (77.48%) Programme Management
5 86 (77.48%) Electronics
6 44 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (23.42%) TDD
7 26 (23.42%) RESTful
8 25 (22.52%) Middleware
8 25 (22.52%) Web Services
8 25 (22.52%) SOA
9 23 (20.72%) SOAP
10 22 (19.82%) XML
11 20 (18.02%) Java
12 19 (17.12%) JSON
12 19 (17.12%) Apache Camel
13 17 (15.32%) WSO2
13 17 (15.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 17 (15.32%) Red Hat Fuse
13 17 (15.32%) Security Cleared
13 17 (15.32%) Mule
13 17 (15.32%) Oracle Service Bus
13 17 (15.32%) Oracle
14 16 (14.41%) SC Cleared
15 15 (13.51%) XPath
15 15 (13.51%) XSLT

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 17 (15.32%) Mule
1 17 (15.32%) Oracle Service Bus
1 17 (15.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 17 (15.32%) Red Hat Fuse
2 1 (0.90%) Apache
2 1 (0.90%) CMS
2 1 (0.90%) nginx
2 1 (0.90%) R Markdown
2 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.90%) CATIA
3 1 (0.90%) Figma
3 1 (0.90%) InVision
3 1 (0.90%) Marvel
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.90%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) SAP FI
1 3 (2.70%) SAP Hybris
1 3 (2.70%) SAP PS
1 3 (2.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.80%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.80%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.80%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.90%) Magento
3 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.90%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.90%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) Azure
2 7 (6.31%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (5.41%) AWS
4 3 (2.70%) SaaS
5 1 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.90%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Flow
5 1 (0.90%) Office 365
5 1 (0.90%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.90%) PowerApps
5 1 (0.90%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) Network Security
1 2 (1.80%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (1.80%) SSH
2 1 (0.90%) HTTP
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.70%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.90%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.90%) Power BI
4 1 (0.90%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.90%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.90%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.90%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Maven
2 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.70%) GitLab
4 2 (1.80%) git-flow
4 2 (1.80%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.90%) JIRA
5 1 (0.90%) JMeter
5 1 (0.90%) LSMW
5 1 (0.90%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 90 (81.08%) Finance
2 89 (80.18%) Telecoms
3 88 (79.28%) Public Sector
4 87 (78.38%) Manufacturing
4 87 (78.38%) Marketing
5 86 (77.48%) Electronics
6 3 (2.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (24.32%) Developer
2 20 (18.02%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.32%) Analyst
4 15 (13.51%) Senior Developer
5 13 (11.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (8.11%) Deployment Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Architect
8 7 (6.31%) Integration Developer
8 7 (6.31%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Windows Deployment Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Windows Support Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Consultant
9 6 (5.41%) Lead Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Lead Java Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.60%) Technical Support
11 4 (3.60%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) RESTful
2 25 (22.52%) Middleware
2 25 (22.52%) Web Services
3 23 (20.72%) SOAP
4 22 (19.82%) XML
5 19 (17.12%) Apache Camel
5 19 (17.12%) JSON
6 15 (13.51%) XSLT
7 14 (12.61%) Swagger
7 14 (12.61%) WireMock
8 7 (6.31%) HTML
9 5 (4.50%) CSS
9 5 (4.50%) Spring
10 4 (3.60%) Spring Integration
11 3 (2.70%) REST
12 2 (1.80%) CSS3
12 2 (1.80%) HTML5
12 2 (1.80%) Laravel
12 2 (1.80%) OAuth
12 2 (1.80%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (9.91%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.60%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (1.80%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.80%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.80%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) Blog
7 1 (0.90%) NHS
7 1 (0.90%) Photography
7 1 (0.90%) Social Media
7 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.81%) Windows
2 9 (8.11%) Windows 10
3 8 (7.21%) Linux
4 7 (6.31%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (78.38%) Business Intelligence
2 86 (77.48%) Digital Marketing
2 86 (77.48%) Programme Management
3 44 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (23.42%) TDD
5 25 (22.52%) SOA
6 11 (9.91%) Scrum
7 9 (8.11%) Migration
7 9 (8.11%) Project Management
8 8 (7.21%) DevOps
9 7 (6.31%) Information Security
9 7 (6.31%) Project Delivery
10 5 (4.50%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.50%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.50%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.60%) ETL
11 4 (3.60%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.02%) Java
2 15 (13.51%) XPath
3 7 (6.31%) Java 8
4 5 (4.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.50%) SQL
5 4 (3.60%) C
5 4 (3.60%) PHP
6 3 (2.70%) C#
7 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.80%) Groovy
7 2 (1.80%) PHP 7
7 2 (1.80%) R
7 2 (1.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (15.32%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (1.80%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.80%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.90%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.90%) CISM
4 1 (0.90%) CISSP
4 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.60%) QA
3 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.90%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) Ansible
1 5 (4.50%) Terraform
2 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.70%) Puppet
3 1 (0.90%) Consul
Vendors
1 17 (15.32%) Oracle
1 17 (15.32%) WSO2
2 15 (13.51%) Talend
3 5 (4.50%) Concur
4 4 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.70%) hybris
5 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.70%) Tableau
6 2 (1.80%) VMware
7 1 (0.90%) Adobe
7 1 (0.90%) Ariba
7 1 (0.90%) Cadence
7 1 (0.90%) Informatica
7 1 (0.90%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.90%) Sparx