Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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.

SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 265 229
Rank change year-on-year +38 -36 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 13 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.16% 0.062% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Midlands median daily rate £550 - £475
10th Percentile £360 - £463
90th Percentile £780 - £488
England median daily rate £426 £373 £475
% change year-on-year +14.23% -21.58% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

SAP ALE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2138 2561 1987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 25.92% 26.26% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 1552 1217
Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £269 £268 £225
90th Percentile £550 £513 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 23 39
Midlands median hourly rate £31.33 £23.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.20% -23.33% -4.76%
10th Percentile £20.62 £9.30 £11.60
90th Percentile £47.25 £42.06 £45.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

SAP ALE
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

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

SAP ALE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP ALE in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP ALE in the Midlands

SAP ALE
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
West Midlands +24 10 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
SAP ALE
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SAP ALE.

1 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (84.62%) SAP Implementation
3 10 (76.92%) Retail
3 10 (76.92%) SAP Retail
4 7 (53.85%) SAP HANA
4 7 (53.85%) IDoc
5 5 (38.46%) SAP CAR
5 5 (38.46%) SAP POS DM
5 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (38.46%) Data Structures
5 5 (38.46%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) XML
5 5 (38.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 4 (30.77%) Order to Cash
7 3 (23.08%) SAP SD
8 2 (15.38%) ABAP
8 2 (15.38%) SAP MM
9 1 (7.69%) Decision Table
9 1 (7.69%) QA
9 1 (7.69%) Automotive
9 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
9 1 (7.69%) Migration
9 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
9 1 (7.69%) BAPI
9 1 (7.69%) SAP XI
9 1 (7.69%) Workflow

SAP ALE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (7.69%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 10 (76.92%) SAP Retail
2 5 (38.46%) SAP CAR
2 5 (38.46%) SAP POS DM
3 3 (23.08%) SAP SD
4 2 (15.38%) SAP MM
5 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
5 1 (7.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SAP HANA
2 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
General
1 10 (76.92%) Retail
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) ABAP Developer
1 2 (15.38%) Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Developer
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Developer
2 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
2 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM Developer
2 1 (7.69%) SAP MM Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) SAP PI Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Retail Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) SAP S/4HANA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) IDoc
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) BAPI
3 1 (7.69%) EDI
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (7.69%) SAP PI
3 1 (7.69%) SAP XI
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) SAP Implementation
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Order to Cash
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Decision Table
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) SAP