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

SAP Quality Management (QM)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 601 607
Rank change year-on-year +18 +6  
Contract jobs citing SAP QM 18 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.044% 0.038%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.48% 0.53% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 8
Median daily rate £550 £475 £555
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% -14.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £475 £560
% change year-on-year +15.78% -15.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 - -

SAP QM is in the business application 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 business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3740 4154 4277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.65% 8.38% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2238 2593 2543
Median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 51 40
Median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.92% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £99.00 £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.28% +52.17%  

SAP QM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SAP QM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP QM in England

SAP QM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP QM in England

SAP QM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP QM in England

SAP QM
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 QM 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
Yorkshire - 5 - -
London +5 4 £500 -
South East - 3 £550 -
Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
North West - 1 £550 - 2
SAP QM
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP QM 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 QM.

1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (51.85%) Quality Management
3 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (11.11%) SAP BW
4 3 (11.11%) SAP PP
4 3 (11.11%) SAP PM
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) SAP MM
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) ABAP
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Governance
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) FMCG
6 1 (3.70%) Demand Management
6 1 (3.70%) Master Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) Coaching
6 1 (3.70%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (3.70%) SAP VC
6 1 (3.70%) Discrete Manufacturing
6 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (3.70%) Automotive
6 1 (3.70%) SAP SD
6 1 (3.70%) SAP FI
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical

SAP QM
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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP PM
1 3 (11.11%) SAP PP
2 2 (7.41%) SAP MM
3 1 (3.70%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.70%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.70%) SAP MDM
3 1 (3.70%) SAP SD
3 1 (3.70%) SAP VC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SAP BW
General
1 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Dutch Language
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Consultant
1 21 (77.78%) SAP Consultant
2 19 (70.37%) SAP QM Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) SAP Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) SAP MM Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) SAP PM Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) SAP PP Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) SAP PP Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) SAP QM Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Subject Matter Expert
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Support
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Trainer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Senior SAP Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Senior SAP QM Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Subject Matter Expert
4 1 (3.70%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) FMCG
1 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Quality Management
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Change Management
3 2 (7.41%) Data Governance
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) Coaching
4 1 (3.70%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (3.70%) Data Management
4 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Demand Management
4 1 (3.70%) Discrete Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Master Data Management
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) SAP