The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for SAP ALE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 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.

SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 94 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.46% 0.065% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.44% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £540 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP ALE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 485 369 422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 31.60% 23.93% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1542 1125 1212
Median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 2 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.86% +138.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £32.03 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £38.48 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

SAP ALE
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SAP ALE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SAP ALE in the East Midlands

SAP ALE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP ALE in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP ALE in the East Midlands

SAP ALE
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ALE within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 7 £540 -
SAP ALE
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP ALE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for SAP ALE.

1 7 (100.00%) ABAP
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
1 7 (100.00%) IDoc
2 6 (85.71%) REST
2 6 (85.71%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) Workflow
2 6 (85.71%) SAP Smart Forms
2 6 (85.71%) OO
2 6 (85.71%) EDI
2 6 (85.71%) Data Modelling
2 6 (85.71%) HTTP
2 6 (85.71%) SAPscript
2 6 (85.71%) Internet
2 6 (85.71%) SAP WM
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
4 1 (14.29%) BAPI
4 1 (14.29%) SAP XI
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services

SAP ALE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) HTTP
1 6 (85.71%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) ABAP Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) IDoc
2 6 (85.71%) EDI
2 6 (85.71%) REST
2 6 (85.71%) SAP Smart Forms
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) BAPI
3 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
3 1 (14.29%) SAP XI
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Data Modelling
1 6 (85.71%) OO
1 6 (85.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) ABAP
2 6 (85.71%) SAPscript
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP