The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Ariba products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ariba over the 3 months to 27 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.

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

Ariba
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 493 592 570
Rank change year-on-year +99 -22  
Contract jobs citing Ariba 108 31 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.063% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 11 27
Median daily rate £513 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.24% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - £30.00

Ariba 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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19019 22047 22494
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.98% 44.46% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11634 13837 13470
Median daily rate £430 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +2.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 633 739 1007
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £11.00 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Ariba
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Ariba as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Ariba in England

Ariba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ariba in England

Ariba
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ariba in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ariba in England

Ariba
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ariba in England

Ariba
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ariba within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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
South East +48 40 £500 +23.45%
North West +31 21 £385 +0.65%
London +21 21 £534 -0.23% 4
Yorkshire - 6 £600 -
West Midlands +22 3 £400 -
East of England -2 2 - -
East Midlands -4 2 £400 -27.27%
South West - 2 £585 -
Ariba
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ariba 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 England region with a requirement for Ariba.

1 122 (89.71%) SAP
2 31 (22.79%) Procure-to-Pay
3 29 (21.32%) Finance
4 24 (17.65%) ERP
5 23 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (14.71%) Project Management
7 17 (12.50%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 14 (10.29%) OpenText
9 13 (9.56%) Degree
10 12 (8.82%) Migration
11 11 (8.09%) SAP MM
11 11 (8.09%) Contract Management
11 11 (8.09%) SuccessFactors
12 10 (7.35%) SAP SRM
12 10 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (7.35%) Oracle
12 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (7.35%) Data Management
12 10 (7.35%) Supplier Management
13 9 (6.62%) SAP ERP
13 9 (6.62%) Concur
14 8 (5.88%) Master Data Management
14 8 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
14 8 (5.88%) Data Migration
14 8 (5.88%) Microsoft
14 8 (5.88%) Manufacturing
14 8 (5.88%) Validation
15 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
15 7 (5.15%) Workflow
15 7 (5.15%) Data Cleansing

Ariba
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (12.50%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 11 (8.09%) SAP MM
3 10 (7.35%) SAP SRM
4 9 (6.62%) SAP ERP
5 5 (3.68%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (3.68%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (2.94%) SAP FI-AP
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (1.47%) SAP FI
7 2 (1.47%) SAP MDM
7 2 (1.47%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.74%) HFM
8 1 (0.74%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.74%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.74%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.74%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.74%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.09%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.47%) Boomi
2 2 (1.47%) IaaS
2 2 (1.47%) iPaaS
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.47%) Office 365
2 2 (1.47%) PaaS
2 2 (1.47%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.41%) SAP BW
2 5 (3.68%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.21%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
General
1 29 (21.32%) Finance
2 8 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.41%) Law
3 6 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.94%) Digital Economy
5 3 (2.21%) Legal
6 2 (1.47%) Billing
6 2 (1.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) French Language
7 1 (0.74%) German Language
7 1 (0.74%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (33.09%) Consultant
2 39 (28.68%) SAP Consultant
3 29 (21.32%) Analyst
4 19 (13.97%) SAP Analyst
5 12 (8.82%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.62%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.62%) Data Analyst
6 9 (6.62%) SAP Manager
7 7 (5.15%) Procurement Analyst
7 7 (5.15%) SAP Business Analyst
7 7 (5.15%) SAP Project Manager
8 6 (4.41%) SAP P2P Consultant
9 5 (3.68%) Procurement Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Technical Leader
10 4 (2.94%) Administrator
10 4 (2.94%) SAP SRM Business Analyst
10 4 (2.94%) SAP Support
11 3 (2.21%) SAP Administrator
11 3 (2.21%) SAP Data Consultant
11 3 (2.21%) SAP Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.68%) cXML
2 2 (1.47%) EDI
2 2 (1.47%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.47%) Web Services
3 1 (0.74%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.74%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.21%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.47%) Tandem
3 2 (1.47%) User Experience
4 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.74%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.79%) Procure-to-Pay
2 24 (17.65%) ERP
3 23 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (14.71%) Project Management
5 12 (8.82%) Migration
6 11 (8.09%) Contract Management
7 10 (7.35%) Data Management
7 10 (7.35%) Supplier Management
7 10 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 8 (5.88%) Master Data Management
8 8 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
8 8 (5.88%) Validation
9 7 (5.15%) Data Cleansing
9 7 (5.15%) Indirect Procurement
9 7 (5.15%) Workflow
10 6 (4.41%) Change Management
10 6 (4.41%) E-Procurement
10 6 (4.41%) Information Security
11 5 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.47%) ABAP
1 2 (1.47%) VB
2 1 (0.74%) SQL
2 1 (0.74%) VBA
2 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (9.56%) Degree
2 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (2.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (1.47%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.74%) PMP
6 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.94%) PMO
2 4 (2.94%) SLA
3 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 122 (89.71%) SAP
2 14 (10.29%) OpenText
3 10 (7.35%) Oracle
4 9 (6.62%) Concur
5 8 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.94%) hybris
7 3 (2.21%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.47%) Dell
8 2 (1.47%) Google
8 2 (1.47%) IBM
8 2 (1.47%) Informatica
9 1 (0.74%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.74%) Remedy