Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 19 November 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 SE.

SAP
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 20 84
Rank change year-on-year +10 +64 +5
Contract jobs citing SAP 145 71 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 18.45% 8.15% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 36.52% 13.47% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 59 1
Essex median daily rate £525 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -10.53% +18.01%
10th Percentile £506 £235 £450
90th Percentile £600 £539 £500
East of England median daily rate £513 £425 £465
% change year-on-year +20.59% -8.60% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £10.30 £26.75
% change year-on-year +26.21% -61.50% +16.30%

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 Essex.

All Vendors
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 397 527 533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 50.51% 60.51% 43.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 294 275
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £304 £220 £226
90th Percentile £600 £504 £525
East of England median daily rate £407 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.60% -6.25% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 98 78
Essex median hourly rate £16.47 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.34% - +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £43.53 £42.84 £41.13
East of England median hourly rate £16.43 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -0.42% -19.51% -1.20%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Essex

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Essex

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Essex over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Essex

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Essex

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Colchester +19 11 £463 +71.30%
Basildon -3 6 £525 +16.67%
Chelmsford +8 3 £538 +88.60%
Brentwood -13 3 - -
Witham - 2 £519 -
SAP
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP 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 Essex region with a requirement for SAP.

1 130 (89.66%) Finance
2 117 (80.69%) Programme Management
3 116 (80.00%) Manufacturing
3 116 (80.00%) Electronics
3 116 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 116 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 116 (80.00%) Marketing
3 116 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
4 115 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (77.93%) TDD
6 110 (75.86%) SOA
6 110 (75.86%) Middleware
7 82 (56.55%) XML
8 81 (55.86%) JSON
8 81 (55.86%) Greenfield Project
9 74 (51.03%) XSLT
10 72 (49.66%) Oracle
10 72 (49.66%) Mule
10 72 (49.66%) Oracle Service Bus
10 72 (49.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 72 (49.66%) WSO2
10 72 (49.66%) Apache Camel
11 71 (48.97%) Swagger
11 71 (48.97%) WireMock
11 71 (48.97%) XPath
11 71 (48.97%) Maven
12 41 (28.28%) Scrum
13 38 (26.21%) SOAP
14 33 (22.76%) Web Services
15 30 (20.69%) Continuous Integration

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 72 (49.66%) Mule
1 72 (49.66%) Oracle Service Bus
1 72 (49.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.69%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 11 (7.59%) SAP MM
2 10 (6.90%) SAP FSCM
3 5 (3.45%) SAP FI
4 3 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (2.07%) SAP CO
4 3 (2.07%) SAP ERP
4 3 (2.07%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.38%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (1.38%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.69%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.69%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.69%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.07%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.07%) SAP HANA
1 3 (2.07%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 71 (48.97%) Maven
2 27 (18.62%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.14%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.69%) XMLSpy
General
1 130 (89.66%) Finance
2 116 (80.00%) Electronics
2 116 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 116 (80.00%) Marketing
2 116 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.45%) Billing
4 3 (2.07%) Back Office
4 3 (2.07%) Local Government
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) French Language
5 1 (0.69%) German Language
5 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (53.10%) Developer
2 58 (40.00%) Integration Developer
3 57 (39.31%) Agile Developer
4 55 (37.93%) SOA Developer
5 43 (29.66%) Senior Developer
6 27 (18.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 26 (17.93%) Lead Developer
7 26 (17.93%) Senior Agile Developer
8 20 (13.79%) Middleware Engineer
9 16 (11.03%) Integration Engineer
10 11 (7.59%) Analyst
11 10 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
12 9 (6.21%) SAP Delivery Manager
12 9 (6.21%) SAP Manager
13 7 (4.83%) Consultant
13 7 (4.83%) ERP Manager
14 6 (4.14%) Agile Tester
14 6 (4.14%) SAP Consultant
14 6 (4.14%) Senior Tester
14 6 (4.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (75.86%) Middleware
2 82 (56.55%) XML
3 81 (55.86%) JSON
4 74 (51.03%) XSLT
5 72 (49.66%) Apache Camel
6 71 (48.97%) Swagger
6 71 (48.97%) WireMock
7 38 (26.21%) SOAP
8 33 (22.76%) Web Services
9 24 (16.55%) RESTful
10 11 (7.59%) WSDL
11 10 (6.90%) XSD
12 5 (3.45%) REST
13 4 (2.76%) JSON Schema
14 3 (2.07%) .NET
14 3 (2.07%) SAP PI
15 1 (0.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 81 (55.86%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.07%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (80.69%) Programme Management
2 116 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 116 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
3 115 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (77.93%) TDD
5 110 (75.86%) SOA
6 41 (28.28%) Scrum
7 30 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (20.69%) DevOps
8 27 (18.62%) Configuration Management
9 14 (9.66%) ITIL
10 13 (8.97%) ERP
11 11 (7.59%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.83%) Project Management
13 6 (4.14%) API Testing
14 5 (3.45%) API Design
14 5 (3.45%) Business Analysis
14 5 (3.45%) Transition Management
15 4 (2.76%) Migration
15 4 (2.76%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (48.97%) XPath
2 25 (17.24%) Java
3 6 (4.14%) Groovy
4 4 (2.76%) SQL
5 3 (2.07%) X++
6 2 (1.38%) ABAP
7 1 (0.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.07%) ACCA
2 3 (2.07%) BC Cleared
2 3 (2.07%) CIMA
3 1 (0.69%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) COBIT
1 1 (0.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 27 (18.62%) Opscode Chef
1 27 (18.62%) Puppet
2 4 (2.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 72 (49.66%) Oracle
1 72 (49.66%) WSO2
2 1 (0.69%) Ariba
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft