Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SAP ALE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP ALE over the 6 months to 21 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.

SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 796 856 831
Rank change year-on-year +60 -25 -22
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 25 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.028% 0.022% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.088% 0.075% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 6
England median daily rate £500 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% -
10th Percentile £413 £265 £391
90th Percentile £555 £487 £534
UK median daily rate £500 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

SAP ALE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 28429 29271 28317
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.22% 28.84% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 19718 20669 18955
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £308 £295 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 371 389
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £15.63 £12.25 £15.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +8.00% +2.74% +4.29%

SAP ALE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP ALE in England

SAP ALE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP ALE in England

SAP ALE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP ALE in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP ALE in England

SAP ALE
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 SAP ALE within the England region over the 6 months to 21 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
Midlands +33 11 £545 -
East Midlands -7 7 £540 -
South East +33 4 £463 -
North of England - 3 £388 - 1
West Midlands +34 2 - -
London +16 1 - -
East of England -12 1 £425 -12.60%
North East - 1 £350 -
North West - 1 £426 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
SAP ALE
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP ALE 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 SAP ALE.

1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (64.00%) ABAP
3 15 (60.00%) IDoc
4 13 (52.00%) OO
4 13 (52.00%) EDI
5 12 (48.00%) SAP Smart Forms
6 8 (32.00%) Workflow
6 8 (32.00%) Finance
6 8 (32.00%) SAPscript
7 7 (28.00%) SAP HANA
7 7 (28.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (24.00%) SOAP
8 6 (24.00%) Internet
8 6 (24.00%) SAP WM
8 6 (24.00%) HTTP
8 6 (24.00%) REST
8 6 (24.00%) QA
9 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
9 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (20.00%) SAP SD
9 5 (20.00%) BAPI
10 4 (16.00%) ERP
10 4 (16.00%) SAP PI
10 4 (16.00%) Data Structures
10 4 (16.00%) Retail
11 3 (12.00%) SAP CAR
11 3 (12.00%) SAP POS DM
11 3 (12.00%) Order to Cash

SAP ALE
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 1 (4.00%) Gentran
1 1 (4.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) SAP WM
2 5 (20.00%) SAP SD
3 3 (12.00%) SAP CAR
3 3 (12.00%) SAP ERP
3 3 (12.00%) SAP POS DM
3 3 (12.00%) SAP Retail
4 2 (8.00%) SAP PS
4 2 (8.00%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
5 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
5 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
5 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (4.00%) SAP MDG
5 1 (4.00%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) HTTP
1 6 (24.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SAP HANA
2 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.00%) GIS
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) LSMW
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (8.00%) Billing
5 1 (4.00%) Automotive
5 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) ABAP Developer
2 9 (36.00%) SAP Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Consultant
3 8 (32.00%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) SAP SD Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) ABAP Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.00%) CRM Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration Lead
6 1 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) EDI Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) EDI Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Migration Lead
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SAP PI Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior ABAP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) IDoc
2 13 (52.00%) EDI
3 12 (48.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 6 (24.00%) REST
4 6 (24.00%) SOAP
5 5 (20.00%) BAPI
6 4 (16.00%) SAP PI
7 3 (12.00%) SAP Fiori
7 3 (12.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) Web Dynpro
9 1 (4.00%) EDIFACT
9 1 (4.00%) J2EE
9 1 (4.00%) SAP BSP
9 1 (4.00%) SAP XI
9 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) OO
2 8 (32.00%) Workflow
3 7 (28.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (16.00%) ERP
6 3 (12.00%) Logistics
6 3 (12.00%) Order to Cash
7 2 (8.00%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) CRM
7 2 (8.00%) Data Governance
7 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.00%) Validation
8 1 (4.00%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (4.00%) Data Conversion
8 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.00%) Data Validation
8 1 (4.00%) OOP
8 1 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) ABAP
2 8 (32.00%) SAPscript
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (4.00%) Informatica
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle