Period
to 15 July 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 15 July 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
London > Central London
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 125 136
Rank change year-on-year +43 +11 -10
Contract jobs citing SAP 77 190 187
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 2.44% 2.20% 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 6.40% 5.66% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 134 124
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £330 £406 £283
90th Percentile £720 £675 £675
London median daily rate £550 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £77.50 £52.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.62% +200.00% +9.38%
10th Percentile £76.25 £25.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £78.75 £53.75 £61.37
London median hourly rate £35.00 £57.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -39.13% +228.57% -57.32%

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 Central London.

All Vendors
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,203 3,356 3,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 38.17% 38.79% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 2,473 2,557
Median daily rate £488 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £257
90th Percentile £671 £650 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 71 89
Median hourly rate £26.44 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.90% +5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £12.49
90th Percentile £55.85 £49.13 £35.70
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% -2.33% +10.26%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Central London

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Daily rate trend for SAP in Central London

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP in Central London over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP in Central London

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Hourly rate trend for SAP in Central London

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Central London region over the 6 months to 15 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +35 56 £523 -0.48% 11
West End of London +12 2 - -
Southwark - 2 £400 -
SAP
London

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Central London region with a requirement for SAP.

1 32 (41.56%) Finance
2 17 (22.08%) SQL
2 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.78%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (18.18%) Azure
5 13 (16.88%) Marketing
5 13 (16.88%) Manufacturing
5 13 (16.88%) ERP
6 12 (15.58%) Oracle
7 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (12.99%) Analytics
8 10 (12.99%) Java
8 10 (12.99%) Python
9 9 (11.69%) AWS
10 8 (10.39%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (10.39%) Electronics
10 8 (10.39%) Telecoms
10 8 (10.39%) Programme Management
10 8 (10.39%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (10.39%) SAP HANA
10 8 (10.39%) Public Sector
11 7 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (9.09%) CRM
11 7 (9.09%) ETL
11 7 (9.09%) Linux
11 7 (9.09%) Migration
11 7 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 6 (7.79%) Data Modelling
12 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 3 (3.90%) NetWeaver
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.30%) CMS
3 1 (1.30%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (7.79%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (6.49%) SAP ERP
4 4 (5.19%) SAP BPC
4 4 (5.19%) SAP HR
4 4 (5.19%) SAP MM
5 3 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (3.90%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 2 (2.60%) SAP APO
6 2 (2.60%) SAP CO
6 2 (2.60%) SAP FI
6 2 (2.60%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (2.60%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (2.60%) SAP MDM
6 2 (2.60%) SAP SCM
6 2 (2.60%) SAP SD
7 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (1.30%) SAP FS
7 1 (1.30%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.30%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.18%) Azure
2 9 (11.69%) AWS
3 5 (6.49%) Power Platform
4 4 (5.19%) GCP
5 3 (3.90%) Amazon EKS
5 3 (3.90%) PowerApps
6 2 (2.60%) Logic Apps
6 2 (2.60%) Power Automate
6 2 (2.60%) Serverless
7 1 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.30%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.30%) Boomi
7 1 (1.30%) IaaS
7 1 (1.30%) Office 365
7 1 (1.30%) PaaS
7 1 (1.30%) SaaS
7 1 (1.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Firewall
1 3 (3.90%) HTTPS
1 3 (3.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) DNS
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (10.39%) SAP HANA
2 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.19%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (5.19%) Power BI
3 4 (5.19%) SAP BW
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.90%) Big Data
4 3 (3.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (3.90%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.60%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.60%) DataStage
5 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.60%) MySQL
5 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.30%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.19%) JIRA
2 4 (5.19%) Selenium
2 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.60%) eggPlant
3 2 (2.60%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (1.30%) Appium
4 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.30%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.30%) JMeter
4 1 (1.30%) JUnit
4 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.30%) LSMW
4 1 (1.30%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.30%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (1.30%) SilkTest
4 1 (1.30%) TestNG
4 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (41.56%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Manufacturing
2 13 (16.88%) Marketing
3 8 (10.39%) Electronics
3 8 (10.39%) Public Sector
3 8 (10.39%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.49%) Back Office
5 4 (5.19%) Retail
6 3 (3.90%) Banking
6 3 (3.90%) Publishing
7 2 (2.60%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.30%) Billing
8 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.30%) Japanese Language
8 1 (1.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) Analyst
2 12 (15.58%) Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Architect
4 8 (10.39%) Consultant
5 7 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) SAP Manager
8 4 (5.19%) SAP Architect
8 4 (5.19%) SAP Business Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) SAP Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Chief Architect
9 3 (3.90%) CRM Manager
9 3 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.90%) SAP Project Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Senior DevOps
9 3 (3.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) HTML
1 4 (5.19%) SailPoint
1 4 (5.19%) SOAP
1 4 (5.19%) Web Services
2 3 (3.90%) .NET
2 3 (3.90%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (3.90%) Flask
2 3 (3.90%) LDAP
2 3 (3.90%) SciPy
2 3 (3.90%) XML
3 2 (2.60%) BAPI
3 2 (2.60%) Node.js
3 2 (2.60%) NumPy
3 2 (2.60%) Visualforce
3 2 (2.60%) XBRL
4 1 (1.30%) EDI
4 1 (1.30%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.30%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.30%) SPML
4 1 (1.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.60%) FMCG
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) Unix
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
3 1 (1.30%) AIX
3 1 (1.30%) Android
3 1 (1.30%) Debian
3 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.78%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (16.88%) ERP
4 10 (12.99%) Analytics
5 8 (10.39%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (10.39%) Programme Management
6 7 (9.09%) CRM
6 7 (9.09%) ETL
6 7 (9.09%) Migration
6 7 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (7.79%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.49%) Decision-Making
8 5 (6.49%) DevOps
8 5 (6.49%) Process Improvement
8 5 (6.49%) Project Management
8 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.19%) API Testing
9 4 (5.19%) Data Science
9 4 (5.19%) Microservices
9 4 (5.19%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.08%) SQL
2 10 (12.99%) Java
2 10 (12.99%) Python
3 4 (5.19%) ABAP
3 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.60%) Apex Code
5 2 (2.60%) C#
5 2 (2.60%) R
5 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.30%) Perl
6 1 (1.30%) PHP
6 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.30%) SAPscript
6 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) ISEB
2 3 (3.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.60%) ACCA
3 2 (2.60%) CIMA
3 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.30%) CCA
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.30%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.90%) Ansible
2 3 (3.90%) Prometheus
2 3 (3.90%) Rancher
2 3 (3.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Oracle
2 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) HubSpot
4 4 (5.19%) Informatica
4 4 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.90%) Ariba
5 3 (3.90%) CA
5 3 (3.90%) CyberArk
5 3 (3.90%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.90%) Thycotic
6 2 (2.60%) Google
6 2 (2.60%) hybris
6 2 (2.60%) Infor
6 2 (2.60%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.60%) Sybase
6 2 (2.60%) Tableau
6 2 (2.60%) Talend
7 1 (1.30%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.30%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.30%) Xamarin