Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 23 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP 324 333 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.42% 6.76% 4.54%
As % of the Vendors category 13.59% 15.34% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 218 137
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +20.59% -5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £357 £246
90th Percentile £621 £638 £600
England median daily rate £490 £480 £438
% change year-on-year +2.08% +9.71% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 0
East of England median hourly rate £22.00 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.23% - -
England median hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +44.44% -20.00% +1.12%

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 2,384 2,171 2,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 47.21% 44.06% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,381 1,205 1,292
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £178 £213 £200
90th Percentile £578 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 133 188
East of England median hourly rate £16.88 £16.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -1.49% -18.29%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.48
% change year-on-year - +0.14% -0.14%

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 September 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
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 September 2018.

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 September 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 -5 141 £525 -2.33% 6
Hertfordshire 0 106 £550 +22.22% 25
Cambridgeshire -8 45 £475 +8.51% 11
Bedfordshire +17 29 £550 +4.76% 8
Norfolk +19 2 £175 -70.83% 1
East Anglia - 1 £1,000 - 4
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 175 (54.01%) Finance
2 140 (43.21%) Manufacturing
3 138 (42.59%) Business Intelligence
4 125 (38.58%) Marketing
5 123 (37.96%) Telecoms
6 122 (37.65%) Electronics
6 122 (37.65%) Programme Management
6 122 (37.65%) Digital Marketing
7 108 (33.33%) Web Services
8 107 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
9 102 (31.48%) Greenfield Project
10 96 (29.63%) SOA
11 88 (27.16%) Java
11 88 (27.16%) TDD
12 86 (26.54%) SOAP
13 85 (26.23%) Oracle
14 79 (24.38%) Middleware
15 70 (21.60%) RESTful
16 63 (19.44%) XML
17 56 (17.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 53 (16.36%) WSO2
18 53 (16.36%) Apache Camel
19 52 (16.05%) Mule
20 51 (15.74%) Oracle Service Bus
21 46 (14.20%) JSON
22 42 (12.96%) Scrum
23 39 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
24 38 (11.73%) Maven
25 35 (10.80%) Java 8
26 34 (10.49%) XPath

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 56 (17.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 52 (16.05%) Mule
3 51 (15.74%) Oracle Service Bus
4 9 (2.78%) CMS
5 8 (2.47%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.16%) Confluence
7 6 (1.85%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.54%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.93%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.62%) SAP EP
11 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.31%) JBoss
11 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.78%) SAP EWM
2 8 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.47%) SAP FI
3 7 (2.16%) SAP ERP
3 7 (2.16%) SAP Hybris
3 7 (2.16%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (1.85%) SAP HR
4 6 (1.85%) SAP PP
5 5 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.54%) SAP CO
5 5 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (1.54%) SAP MDG
6 4 (1.23%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.62%) BPCS
7 2 (0.62%) Movex
7 2 (0.62%) Primavera
7 2 (0.62%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.62%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.62%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.01%) SuccessFactors
3 9 (2.78%) SaaS
4 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (1.23%) Office 365
6 3 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.31%) GitHub
8 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.54%) Skype
2 2 (0.62%) VoIP
3 1 (0.31%) DHCP
3 1 (0.31%) DNS
3 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.32%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (3.09%) SAP HANA
3 5 (1.54%) Big Data
3 5 (1.54%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (1.23%) MySQL
4 4 (1.23%) SAP BW
5 3 (0.93%) Amazon Athena
5 3 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.93%) Pentaho
5 3 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (0.93%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.62%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.62%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (11.73%) Maven
2 17 (5.25%) SoapUI
3 11 (3.40%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.78%) JIRA
5 6 (1.85%) Toad
6 3 (0.93%) JMeter
7 1 (0.31%) git-flow
7 1 (0.31%) GitLab
7 1 (0.31%) LSMW
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.31%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.31%) Selenium
7 1 (0.31%) XMLSpy
General
1 175 (54.01%) Finance
2 140 (43.21%) Manufacturing
3 125 (38.58%) Marketing
4 123 (37.96%) Telecoms
5 122 (37.65%) Electronics
6 21 (6.48%) Retail
7 4 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.93%) Legal
9 2 (0.62%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.31%) Local Government
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (19.44%) Developer
2 44 (13.58%) Analyst
2 44 (13.58%) Senior Developer
3 40 (12.35%) Integration Developer
4 33 (10.19%) Architect
5 30 (9.26%) Project Manager
6 25 (7.72%) Java Developer
6 25 (7.72%) SOA Developer
7 24 (7.41%) Consultant
8 23 (7.10%) DevOps Engineer
8 23 (7.10%) SAP Manager
9 22 (6.79%) SAP Consultant
10 21 (6.48%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (6.17%) Business Analyst
12 18 (5.56%) Tester
13 17 (5.25%) Agile Developer
14 16 (4.94%) Senior Agile Developer
15 15 (4.63%) Senior Java Developer
16 14 (4.32%) Data Analyst
16 14 (4.32%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (33.33%) Web Services
2 86 (26.54%) SOAP
3 79 (24.38%) Middleware
4 70 (21.60%) RESTful
5 63 (19.44%) XML
6 53 (16.36%) Apache Camel
7 46 (14.20%) JSON
8 34 (10.49%) XSLT
9 32 (9.88%) Swagger
9 32 (9.88%) WireMock
10 22 (6.79%) REST
11 8 (2.47%) WSDL
12 6 (1.85%) JPA
12 6 (1.85%) Spring
13 5 (1.54%) .NET
13 5 (1.54%) EDI
13 5 (1.54%) Spring MVC
14 4 (1.23%) JMS
15 3 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
15 3 (0.93%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 102 (31.48%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.78%) e-Learning
4 7 (2.16%) EPoS
5 5 (1.54%) Podcast
5 5 (1.54%) User Experience
6 4 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.93%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (0.93%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.62%) FMCG
8 2 (0.62%) PMI
9 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.31%) iSeries
9 1 (0.31%) NHS
9 1 (0.31%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.94%) Linux
2 14 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (3.70%) Windows
4 9 (2.78%) Unix
5 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.31%) CentOS
6 1 (0.31%) Fedora
6 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (42.59%) Business Intelligence
2 122 (37.65%) Digital Marketing
2 122 (37.65%) Programme Management
3 107 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (29.63%) SOA
5 88 (27.16%) TDD
6 42 (12.96%) Scrum
7 32 (9.88%) DevOps
8 26 (8.02%) ERP
9 24 (7.41%) Configuration Management
10 18 (5.56%) Business Analysis
11 16 (4.94%) API Testing
12 15 (4.63%) Migration
12 15 (4.63%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (4.63%) SAP Implementation
12 15 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (4.63%) Test Automation
13 14 (4.32%) Change Management
13 14 (4.32%) CRM
13 14 (4.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (27.16%) Java
2 35 (10.80%) Java 8
3 34 (10.49%) XPath
4 14 (4.32%) Groovy
5 13 (4.01%) SQL
6 9 (2.78%) Java 9
7 6 (1.85%) ABAP
8 4 (1.23%) C++
8 4 (1.23%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.23%) Python
9 2 (0.62%) VBA
10 1 (0.31%) C#
10 1 (0.31%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.31%) Perl
10 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.47%) ISEB
2 8 (2.47%) ISTQB
2 8 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.54%) Degree
5 4 (1.23%) ACCA
5 4 (1.23%) CIMA
6 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) CSQA
7 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.31%) HNC
7 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.31%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.01%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.47%) QA
3 4 (1.23%) PMO
3 4 (1.23%) SLA
4 3 (0.93%) GDPR
5 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.31%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.31%) GAAP
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (7.10%) Ansible
2 21 (6.48%) Terraform
3 8 (2.47%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.62%) Puppet
5 1 (0.31%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.31%) MOM
5 1 (0.31%) SCCM
5 1 (0.31%) SCOM
5 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 85 (26.23%) Oracle
2 53 (16.36%) WSO2
3 15 (4.63%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.47%) Talend
5 7 (2.16%) hybris
5 7 (2.16%) Informatica
5 7 (2.16%) webMethods
6 4 (1.23%) Remedy
6 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.23%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.93%) ForeScout
7 3 (0.93%) Lumesse
7 3 (0.93%) Splunk
7 3 (0.93%) Thycotic
8 2 (0.62%) 3PAR
8 2 (0.62%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.62%) Concur
8 2 (0.62%) IBM
8 2 (0.62%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.62%) VMware