Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 22 33
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP 311 337 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.33% 6.65% 4.85%
As % of the Vendors category 13.23% 15.20% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 219 163
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £355 £281
90th Percentile £600 £638 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 2
East of England median hourly rate £17.43 £14.75 £9.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.14% +52.85% -47.84%
10th Percentile £13.93 £12.72 £9.13
90th Percentile £22.70 £19.28 £10.17
England median hourly rate £25.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +45.71% -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 2,351 2,217 2,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 47.85% 43.77% 48.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,374 1,235 1,280
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £190 £200 £206
90th Percentile £582 £588 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 130 185
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.72 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.30% +1.32% -19.51%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.49 £10.68
90th Percentile £43.75 £46.13 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018. 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 -8 137 £525 +1.20% 2
Hertfordshire -1 104 £550 +25.00% 34
Bedfordshire +20 33 £479 -18.16% 6
Cambridgeshire -17 33 £475 -9.52% 12
Norfolk - 2 £175 - 1
East Anglia - 1 £1,000 - 3
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for SAP.

1 171 (54.98%) Finance
2 127 (40.84%) Manufacturing
3 124 (39.87%) Business Intelligence
4 119 (38.26%) Marketing
5 117 (37.62%) Programme Management
6 113 (36.33%) Electronics
6 113 (36.33%) Telecoms
6 113 (36.33%) Digital Marketing
7 100 (32.15%) Web Services
8 87 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
8 87 (27.97%) Greenfield Project
9 84 (27.01%) SOA
10 81 (26.05%) Oracle
11 80 (25.72%) SOAP
12 75 (24.12%) Java
12 75 (24.12%) TDD
13 71 (22.83%) Middleware
14 61 (19.61%) XML
15 60 (19.29%) RESTful
16 47 (15.11%) Amazon AWS
17 46 (14.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 44 (14.15%) Apache Camel
19 43 (13.83%) WSO2
19 43 (13.83%) Mule
20 42 (13.50%) Oracle Service Bus
21 39 (12.54%) JSON
22 36 (11.58%) Scrum
23 32 (10.29%) Migration
24 30 (9.65%) Java 8
25 28 (9.00%) ERP

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 46 (14.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 43 (13.83%) Mule
3 42 (13.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (3.22%) Confluence
5 7 (2.25%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.93%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.64%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.64%) CMS
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.64%) SAS
8 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.32%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.32%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (4.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (7.72%) SAP S/4HANA
2 14 (4.50%) SAP EWM
3 12 (3.86%) SAP MM
4 10 (3.22%) SAP FI
5 8 (2.57%) SAP Hybris
5 8 (2.57%) SAP PP
5 8 (2.57%) SAP SD
6 7 (2.25%) SAP ERP
6 7 (2.25%) SAP HR
7 5 (1.61%) SAP CRM
8 4 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (1.29%) SAP MDG
8 4 (1.29%) SAP PM
9 3 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.96%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.96%) SAP GRC
10 2 (0.64%) Primavera
10 2 (0.64%) SAP R/3
10 2 (0.64%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 47 (15.11%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.57%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (0.96%) SaaS
5 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.64%) Office 365
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.32%) GitHub
6 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.32%) DHCP
1 1 (0.32%) DNS
1 1 (0.32%) FTP
1 1 (0.32%) HTTP
1 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.32%) Skype
1 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (3.22%) SAP HANA
3 7 (2.25%) Pentaho
4 6 (1.93%) Big Data
5 5 (1.61%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.61%) PowerCenter
6 4 (1.29%) MySQL
6 4 (1.29%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.29%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.96%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.96%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.64%) DB2
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (8.04%) Maven
2 17 (5.47%) SoapUI
3 13 (4.18%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.54%) JIRA
5 8 (2.57%) Git (software)
6 7 (2.25%) Toad
7 3 (0.96%) JMeter
8 2 (0.64%) Selenium
9 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.32%) git-flow
9 1 (0.32%) GitLab
9 1 (0.32%) LSMW
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 171 (54.98%) Finance
2 127 (40.84%) Manufacturing
3 119 (38.26%) Marketing
4 113 (36.33%) Electronics
4 113 (36.33%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.86%) Retail
6 8 (2.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.93%) Local Government
8 3 (0.96%) Billing
8 3 (0.96%) Legal
9 2 (0.64%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Back Office
10 1 (0.32%) Banking
10 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (16.72%) Developer
2 39 (12.54%) Analyst
3 36 (11.58%) Integration Developer
4 33 (10.61%) Senior Developer
5 31 (9.97%) Project Manager
6 29 (9.32%) Consultant
7 25 (8.04%) SAP Manager
8 24 (7.72%) DevOps Engineer
8 24 (7.72%) Java Developer
9 23 (7.40%) Architect
9 23 (7.40%) SAP Consultant
10 22 (7.07%) Business Analyst
11 18 (5.79%) Senior DevOps
11 18 (5.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 18 (5.79%) SOA Developer
11 18 (5.79%) Tester
12 15 (4.82%) SAP Project Manager
13 14 (4.50%) Agile Developer
13 14 (4.50%) Senior Java Developer
14 13 (4.18%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (32.15%) Web Services
2 80 (25.72%) SOAP
3 71 (22.83%) Middleware
4 61 (19.61%) XML
5 60 (19.29%) RESTful
6 44 (14.15%) Apache Camel
7 39 (12.54%) JSON
8 25 (8.04%) XSLT
9 24 (7.72%) Swagger
9 24 (7.72%) WireMock
10 23 (7.40%) REST
11 9 (2.89%) WSDL
12 7 (2.25%) EDI
13 5 (1.61%) .NET
14 4 (1.29%) IDoc
14 4 (1.29%) JPA
14 4 (1.29%) Spring
15 3 (0.96%) JMS
15 3 (0.96%) Spring MVC
16 2 (0.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 87 (27.97%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.22%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.89%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.57%) Enterprise Cloud
6 7 (2.25%) User Experience
7 6 (1.93%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.96%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.64%) FMCG
9 2 (0.64%) NHS
10 1 (0.32%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.32%) PACS
10 1 (0.32%) Podcast
10 1 (0.32%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.14%) Linux
2 13 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (3.86%) Windows
4 10 (3.22%) Unix
5 2 (0.64%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (39.87%) Business Intelligence
2 117 (37.62%) Programme Management
3 113 (36.33%) Digital Marketing
4 87 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (27.01%) SOA
6 75 (24.12%) TDD
7 36 (11.58%) Scrum
8 32 (10.29%) Migration
9 28 (9.00%) DevOps
9 28 (9.00%) ERP
10 26 (8.36%) Project Management
11 25 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (7.72%) Configuration Management
13 20 (6.43%) Data Migration
14 18 (5.79%) CRM
15 16 (5.14%) Data Cleansing
15 16 (5.14%) ETL
15 16 (5.14%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (4.82%) API Testing
16 15 (4.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 75 (24.12%) Java
2 30 (9.65%) Java 8
3 25 (8.04%) XPath
4 15 (4.82%) SQL
5 13 (4.18%) Groovy
6 11 (3.54%) ABAP
7 6 (1.93%) Java 9
8 3 (0.96%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.96%) Python
9 2 (0.64%) C++
10 1 (0.32%) C#
10 1 (0.32%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.32%) Perl
10 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (2.57%) ISEB
1 8 (2.57%) ISTQB
1 8 (2.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (2.25%) Degree
3 2 (0.64%) ACCA
3 2 (0.64%) CIMA
3 2 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.64%) DBS Check
3 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) CSQA
4 1 (0.32%) HNC
4 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.32%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.43%) QA
2 14 (4.50%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.96%) SLA
4 2 (0.64%) GDPR
5 1 (0.32%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.32%) GAAP
5 1 (0.32%) IFRS
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.32%) PMO
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.64%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (7.72%) Ansible
2 19 (6.11%) Terraform
3 5 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.61%) Puppet
4 3 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.32%) SCCM
5 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 81 (26.05%) Oracle
2 43 (13.83%) WSO2
3 18 (5.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.57%) hybris
5 7 (2.25%) Talend
5 7 (2.25%) webMethods
6 6 (1.93%) Informatica
6 6 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.61%) IBM
8 4 (1.29%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.96%) Ariba
9 3 (0.96%) ForeScout
9 3 (0.96%) Lumesse
9 3 (0.96%) Splunk
9 3 (0.96%) Tableau
9 3 (0.96%) Thycotic
10 2 (0.64%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.32%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.32%) BT
11 1 (0.32%) Sage