Period
to 16 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 16 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

SAP
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 32 33
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1 +15
Contract jobs citing SAP 336 234 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.68% 4.87% 4.80%
As % of the Vendors category 15.22% 10.07% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 164 192
East of England median daily rate £513 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £354 £281 £313
90th Percentile £638 £600 £700
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 7
East of England median hourly rate £14.75 £9.65 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.85% -47.84% +15.63%
10th Percentile £12.72 £9.13 £9.80
90th Percentile £19.28 £10.17 £37.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% -

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 the East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2208 2324 2609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.92% 48.35% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1226 1275 1393
East of England median daily rate £416 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £205
90th Percentile £588 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 184 281
East of England median hourly rate £16.72 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.32% -19.51% -2.38%
10th Percentile £10.49 £10.66 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.13 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +4.67%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the East of England

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in the East of England

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in the East of England

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in the East of England

SAP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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
Essex +2 129 £513 +13.89% 11
Hertfordshire +23 111 £440 -0.79% 14
Cambridgeshire -3 75 £525 +23.53% 7
Bedfordshire -7 19 £585 +33.71% 4
Suffolk +18 5 £600 +26.32%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP 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 of England region with a requirement for SAP.

1 157 (46.73%) Finance
2 132 (39.29%) Manufacturing
3 131 (38.99%) Business Intelligence
4 120 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (34.52%) Programme Management
5 116 (34.52%) Marketing
6 113 (33.63%) Digital Marketing
6 113 (33.63%) Electronics
6 113 (33.63%) Telecoms
7 108 (32.14%) Greenfield Project
8 102 (30.36%) TDD
9 95 (28.27%) SOA
10 93 (27.68%) Middleware
11 80 (23.81%) Oracle
12 74 (22.02%) XML
13 72 (21.43%) JSON
14 65 (19.35%) XSLT
15 60 (17.86%) Mule
15 60 (17.86%) Oracle Service Bus
15 60 (17.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 60 (17.86%) WSO2
15 60 (17.86%) Apache Camel
16 59 (17.56%) XPath
16 59 (17.56%) Maven
16 59 (17.56%) WireMock
16 59 (17.56%) Swagger
17 47 (13.99%) SOAP
18 44 (13.10%) Web Services
19 43 (12.80%) Scrum
20 35 (10.42%) Project Management

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 60 (17.86%) Mule
1 60 (17.86%) Oracle Service Bus
1 60 (17.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.89%) CMS
4 3 (0.89%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.30%) Confluence
6 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (7.74%) SAP CO
2 24 (7.14%) SAP FI
3 19 (5.65%) SAP FI/CO
4 17 (5.06%) SAP MM
5 11 (3.27%) SAP FSCM
6 8 (2.38%) SAP SD
7 6 (1.79%) SAP ERP
8 5 (1.49%) SAP Payroll
8 5 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (1.19%) SAP Business One
9 4 (1.19%) SAP HR
9 4 (1.19%) SAP PP
9 4 (1.19%) SAP WM
10 3 (0.89%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.89%) Primavera
10 3 (0.89%) SAP GRC
10 3 (0.89%) SAP PM
10 3 (0.89%) SAP SRM
11 2 (0.60%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.79%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (1.19%) Data Lake Analytics
4 3 (0.89%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (0.60%) Boomi
6 1 (0.30%) Office 365
6 1 (0.30%) SaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.60%) Internet
1 2 (0.60%) Skype
2 1 (0.30%) FTP
2 1 (0.30%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.30%) LAN
2 1 (0.30%) SMS
2 1 (0.30%) SSL
2 1 (0.30%) VoIP
2 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.85%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.17%) SAP HANA
4 11 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.38%) Power BI
5 8 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.79%) Big Data
6 6 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.79%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.49%) SAP BW
7 5 (1.49%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (1.19%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.19%) Impala
8 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 59 (17.56%) Maven
2 21 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.08%) SoapUI
3 7 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.30%) ERwin
5 1 (0.30%) Gradle
5 1 (0.30%) JIRA
5 1 (0.30%) JUnit
5 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.30%) XMLSpy
General
1 157 (46.73%) Finance
2 132 (39.29%) Manufacturing
3 116 (34.52%) Marketing
4 113 (33.63%) Electronics
4 113 (33.63%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.38%) Retail
6 6 (1.79%) Billing
7 3 (0.89%) Advertising
7 3 (0.89%) Back Office
7 3 (0.89%) Banking
7 3 (0.89%) Local Government
7 3 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) French Language
9 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 79 (23.51%) Developer
2 60 (17.86%) Consultant
3 51 (15.18%) SAP Consultant
4 49 (14.58%) Integration Developer
5 42 (12.50%) Agile Developer
5 42 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 40 (11.90%) SOA Developer
7 34 (10.12%) Analyst
8 32 (9.52%) SAP Manager
9 26 (7.74%) Lead Developer
10 22 (6.55%) Senior Agile Developer
11 21 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
12 19 (5.65%) Architect
13 16 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
13 16 (4.76%) Middleware Engineer
14 14 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
14 14 (4.17%) SAP CO Consultant
15 13 (3.87%) Project Manager
15 13 (3.87%) SAP Delivery Manager
15 13 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (27.68%) Middleware
2 74 (22.02%) XML
3 72 (21.43%) JSON
4 65 (19.35%) XSLT
5 60 (17.86%) Apache Camel
6 59 (17.56%) Swagger
6 59 (17.56%) WireMock
7 47 (13.99%) SOAP
8 44 (13.10%) Web Services
9 32 (9.52%) RESTful
10 13 (3.87%) WSDL
11 9 (2.68%) REST
11 9 (2.68%) XSD
12 8 (2.38%) .NET
12 8 (2.38%) SAP PI
13 6 (1.79%) JSON Schema
14 2 (0.60%) CSS
14 2 (0.60%) EDI
14 2 (0.60%) TensorFlow
14 2 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 108 (32.14%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.79%) NHS
5 5 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.19%) Clustering
7 3 (0.89%) FMCG
8 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.60%) DataPower
8 2 (0.60%) EPoS
8 2 (0.60%) Life Science
9 1 (0.30%) CMDB
9 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.30%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.30%) PMI
9 1 (0.30%) Social Media
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.30%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.27%) Windows
2 4 (1.19%) Unix
2 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (1.19%) Windows XP
3 2 (0.60%) Linux
4 1 (0.30%) Android
4 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (38.99%) Business Intelligence
2 120 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (34.52%) Programme Management
4 113 (33.63%) Digital Marketing
5 102 (30.36%) TDD
6 95 (28.27%) SOA
7 43 (12.80%) Scrum
8 35 (10.42%) Project Management
9 32 (9.52%) Migration
10 31 (9.23%) ERP
11 30 (8.93%) DevOps
12 26 (7.74%) Configuration Management
12 26 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (7.44%) SAP Implementation
14 23 (6.85%) ITIL
15 19 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (4.46%) Service Delivery
17 13 (3.87%) Analytics
18 12 (3.57%) Data Migration
18 12 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 59 (17.56%) XPath
2 31 (9.23%) Java
3 26 (7.74%) SQL
4 7 (2.08%) Groovy
5 4 (1.19%) Python
6 3 (0.89%) C
6 3 (0.89%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.89%) U-SQL
6 3 (0.89%) X++
7 2 (0.60%) ABAP
7 2 (0.60%) C#
7 2 (0.60%) R
7 2 (0.60%) SAPscript
7 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.60%) XQuery
8 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.30%) RPG
8 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (5.36%) SC Cleared
1 18 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.79%) MCSE
4 5 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.89%) ACCA
5 3 (0.89%) CIMA
5 3 (0.89%) Degree
6 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.30%) PMP
7 1 (0.30%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.87%) QA
2 6 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.30%) COBIT
4 1 (0.30%) GAAP
4 1 (0.30%) IFRS
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Docker
1 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (6.25%) Puppet
2 5 (1.49%) Ansible
3 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.89%) Control-M
4 3 (0.89%) Mesos
5 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 80 (23.81%) Oracle
2 60 (17.86%) WSO2
3 22 (6.55%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.98%) VMware
5 6 (1.79%) Ariba
5 6 (1.79%) Tableau
6 4 (1.19%) 3PAR
6 4 (1.19%) IBM
6 4 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.60%) Borland
7 2 (0.60%) Dell
7 2 (0.60%) HP
7 2 (0.60%) Informatica
7 2 (0.60%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.30%) hybris
8 1 (0.30%) Infor
8 1 (0.30%) NGA Human Resources
8 1 (0.30%) Northgate
8 1 (0.30%) Sage
8 1 (0.30%) Talend