The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
England / Midlands
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - - 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £478 £475
% change year-on-year -8.37% +0.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 the Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 20 20 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 16.39% 9.57% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 16
Median daily rate £400 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +37.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £355 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

SAP ALE
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing SAP ALE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP ALE in the Midlands

SAP ALE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP ALE in the Midlands