Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 28 28
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +12
Contract jobs citing SAP 289 281 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.18% 5.46% 5.87%
As % of the Vendors category 13.80% 11.45% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 170 209
East of England median daily rate £513 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £344 £263 £180
90th Percentile £625 £598 £588
England median daily rate £475 £433 £450
% change year-on-year +9.83% -3.89% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £7.96 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.99% -55.81% -26.65%
10th Percentile £10.41 £6.12 £13.25
90th Percentile £32.53 £11.90 £56.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £19.08
% change year-on-year -8.05% +13.99% -15.20%

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2094 2455 2888
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 44.77% 47.70% 48.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1349 1617
East of England median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 195 255
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -19.51% -2.38%
10th Percentile £10.31 £9.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.30 £44.24 £44.50
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.58% -0.29% +2.94%

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 26 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 July 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 +29 125 £525 +75.00% 15
Hertfordshire -3 83 £453 +9.04% 10
Cambridgeshire -22 55 £470 +4.44% 8
Bedfordshire -27 19 £525 +16.54% 3
Suffolk - 4 £600 - 3
Norfolk - 3 £600 - 2
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 147 (50.87%) Finance
2 120 (41.52%) Business Intelligence
3 119 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (39.79%) Manufacturing
4 115 (39.79%) Marketing
5 110 (38.06%) Programme Management
6 109 (37.72%) Telecoms
7 107 (37.02%) Electronics
7 107 (37.02%) Digital Marketing
8 98 (33.91%) SOA
9 96 (33.22%) TDD
10 91 (31.49%) Middleware
11 81 (28.03%) Oracle
12 76 (26.30%) Greenfield Project
13 73 (25.26%) XML
13 73 (25.26%) JSON
14 63 (21.80%) XSLT
15 59 (20.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 58 (20.07%) XPath
16 58 (20.07%) Swagger
17 56 (19.38%) WSO2
17 56 (19.38%) Oracle Service Bus
18 55 (19.03%) Apache Camel
18 55 (19.03%) Mule
18 55 (19.03%) Maven
18 55 (19.03%) WireMock
19 44 (15.22%) Scrum
19 44 (15.22%) DevOps
20 40 (13.84%) Java
21 35 (12.11%) Continuous Integration

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 59 (20.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 56 (19.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 55 (19.03%) Mule
4 9 (3.11%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.73%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.73%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.38%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.69%) IIS
8 1 (0.35%) CMS
8 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.35%) Gentran
8 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (3.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 12 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.11%) Unica
3 8 (2.77%) SAP FI
3 8 (2.77%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (2.08%) SAP BPC
4 6 (2.08%) SAP CO
4 6 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (2.08%) SAP GTS
4 6 (2.08%) SAP HCM
5 5 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.73%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (1.38%) SAP PM
6 4 (1.38%) TRIRIGA
7 3 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (1.04%) SAP ERP
7 3 (1.04%) SAP GRC
7 3 (1.04%) SAP HR
7 3 (1.04%) SAP Payroll
7 3 (1.04%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (3.11%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (2.08%) Office 365
2 6 (2.08%) Silverpop
3 5 (1.73%) Boomi
4 4 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (1.38%) Yammer
5 3 (1.04%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.35%) IaaS
7 1 (0.35%) PaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.35%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.04%) HTTP
1 3 (1.04%) Internet
2 2 (0.69%) FTP
2 2 (0.69%) SSL
2 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.35%) NAS
3 1 (0.35%) SAN
3 1 (0.35%) Skype
3 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (2.77%) SAP BW
4 7 (2.42%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.38%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.69%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.69%) GIS
6 2 (0.69%) Power BI
6 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.35%) HBase
7 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.35%) OLAP
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (19.03%) Maven
2 29 (10.03%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.73%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.38%) Subversion
5 3 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.35%) JMeter
6 1 (0.35%) NWDI
General
1 147 (50.87%) Finance
2 115 (39.79%) Manufacturing
2 115 (39.79%) Marketing
3 109 (37.72%) Telecoms
4 107 (37.02%) Electronics
5 24 (8.30%) Retail
6 5 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.38%) Advertising
7 4 (1.38%) Back Office
7 4 (1.38%) Local Government
7 4 (1.38%) Publishing
8 3 (1.04%) Automotive
9 2 (0.69%) Banking
9 2 (0.69%) Legal
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.35%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.35%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 80 (27.68%) Developer
2 48 (16.61%) Integration Developer
3 46 (15.92%) Agile Developer
4 45 (15.57%) Analyst
5 44 (15.22%) SOA Developer
6 32 (11.07%) Consultant
7 28 (9.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 25 (8.65%) Architect
9 24 (8.30%) SAP Consultant
10 22 (7.61%) Senior Developer
11 20 (6.92%) Middleware Engineer
11 20 (6.92%) Project Manager
12 17 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (5.54%) Integration Engineer
13 16 (5.54%) Lead Developer
13 16 (5.54%) SAP Analyst
14 12 (4.15%) Data Analyst
14 12 (4.15%) Senior Agile Developer
15 10 (3.46%) Business Analyst
15 10 (3.46%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (31.49%) Middleware
2 73 (25.26%) JSON
2 73 (25.26%) XML
3 63 (21.80%) XSLT
4 58 (20.07%) Swagger
5 55 (19.03%) Apache Camel
5 55 (19.03%) WireMock
6 23 (7.96%) Web Services
7 16 (5.54%) SOAP
8 14 (4.84%) RESTful
9 12 (4.15%) .NET
10 10 (3.46%) JMS
11 9 (3.11%) JDBC
12 8 (2.77%) HTML
12 8 (2.77%) JPA
13 6 (2.08%) CSS
13 6 (2.08%) EJB
13 6 (2.08%) Java EE
13 6 (2.08%) Servlets
13 6 (2.08%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 76 (26.30%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.81%) User Experience
4 8 (2.77%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.73%) DataPower
6 3 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.04%) Replication
7 2 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.69%) Social Media
7 2 (0.69%) TRADACOMS
7 2 (0.69%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.35%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.35%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.35%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.19%) Windows
2 6 (2.08%) Unix
3 5 (1.73%) Linux
4 4 (1.38%) Android
5 3 (1.04%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.69%) CentOS
6 2 (0.69%) Fedora
6 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.69%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.69%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.35%) AIX
7 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.35%) Solaris
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (41.52%) Business Intelligence
2 119 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (38.06%) Programme Management
4 107 (37.02%) Digital Marketing
5 98 (33.91%) SOA
6 96 (33.22%) TDD
7 44 (15.22%) DevOps
7 44 (15.22%) Scrum
8 35 (12.11%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (11.76%) Configuration Management
10 24 (8.30%) ERP
11 23 (7.96%) Migration
12 20 (6.92%) CRM
13 18 (6.23%) Project Management
14 15 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (4.84%) Change Management
15 14 (4.84%) Data Migration
16 13 (4.50%) Record to Report
17 12 (4.15%) Asset Management
17 12 (4.15%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 58 (20.07%) XPath
2 40 (13.84%) Java
3 19 (6.57%) SQL
4 14 (4.84%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.11%) ABAP
6 5 (1.73%) Groovy
7 3 (1.04%) PHP
7 3 (1.04%) Python
7 3 (1.04%) Ruby
8 2 (0.69%) C
8 2 (0.69%) C#
8 2 (0.69%) Perl
8 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.69%) X++
9 1 (0.35%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.35%) C++
9 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.35%) R
9 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (2.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.38%) BC Cleared
3 3 (1.04%) Degree
3 3 (1.04%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.04%) PMP
3 3 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.69%) ACCA
4 2 (0.69%) CIMA
4 2 (0.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (0.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.35%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.42%) PMO
2 4 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.69%) GDPR
3 2 (0.69%) QA
4 1 (0.35%) GAAP
4 1 (0.35%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 30 (10.38%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (10.03%) Puppet
3 5 (1.73%) Ansible
3 5 (1.73%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.35%) EMC TimeFinder
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.35%) MobiControl
4 1 (0.35%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) SnapMirror
4 1 (0.35%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 81 (28.03%) Oracle
2 56 (19.38%) WSO2
3 22 (7.61%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.23%) IBM
5 9 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.77%) hybris
7 6 (2.08%) Pega
8 5 (1.73%) Ariba
8 5 (1.73%) Dell
9 4 (1.38%) Infor
9 4 (1.38%) Workday
10 3 (1.04%) Adobe
10 3 (1.04%) Borland
10 3 (1.04%) IBM Sterling
10 3 (1.04%) Lumesse
10 3 (1.04%) Splunk
10 3 (1.04%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.69%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.69%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.69%) Red Hat
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