Period
to 26 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 26 September 2018 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 36 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP 38 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.62% 4.02% 5.01%
As % of the Vendors category 13.48% 10.37% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 32
Northamptonshire median daily rate £434 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £356 £420 £400
90th Percentile £588 £576 £625
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.00 £20.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -46.34% +46.43% -26.62%

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 Northamptonshire.

All Vendors
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 282 270 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 34.26% 38.74% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 163 221
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76% +3.03%
10th Percentile £276 £172 £290
90th Percentile £542 £535 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £391 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -2.19% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £14.50 £10.79 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.35% -33.07% -5.15%
10th Percentile £11.80 £9.95 £10.43
90th Percentile £17.70 £11.27 £36.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -10.71%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Northamptonshire

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Northamptonshire

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Northamptonshire

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Northamptonshire

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 26 September 2018. 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
Northampton -22 16 £400 -11.11% 6
Corby -1 1 - - 1
SAP
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SAP.

1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) SharePoint
2 13 (34.21%) C#
2 13 (34.21%) .NET
2 13 (34.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (34.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
3 12 (31.58%) SQL
4 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 9 (23.68%) SAP Smart Forms
6 9 (23.68%) K2 blackpearl
7 8 (21.05%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (21.05%) ERP
8 7 (18.42%) Change Management
8 7 (18.42%) Legal
8 7 (18.42%) Finance
8 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (13.16%) Project Management
10 5 (13.16%) Middleware
10 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
10 5 (13.16%) Retail
10 5 (13.16%) Scrum
10 5 (13.16%) DevOps
10 5 (13.16%) FMCG
11 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (10.53%) Microservices
11 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (10.53%) Docker

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 13 (34.21%) SharePoint
2 9 (23.68%) K2 blackpearl
3 8 (21.05%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.63%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) CATIA
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SAP FI-GL
2 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.26%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (5.26%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.63%) ENOVIA
3 1 (2.63%) Infor CloudSuite
3 1 (2.63%) Infor M3
3 1 (2.63%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.63%) SAP GRC
3 1 (2.63%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.63%) Spotfire
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
1 7 (18.42%) Legal
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) General Ledger
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) SAP Architect
5 5 (13.16%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Digital Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) SAP Developer
6 3 (7.89%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) AWS Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Payments Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) SAP Support
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) SAP Smart Forms
3 5 (13.16%) Middleware
4 4 (10.53%) Classic ASP
5 3 (7.89%) Web Services
6 2 (5.26%) J2EE
6 2 (5.26%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (5.26%) SAPUI5
6 2 (5.26%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (2.63%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) ERP
3 7 (18.42%) Change Management
4 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.16%) DevOps
5 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) Scrum
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (10.53%) Metadata Management
6 4 (10.53%) Microservices
6 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 4 (10.53%) Workflow
7 2 (5.26%) CRM
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.63%) OO
8 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) C#
1 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) VB
3 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
3 4 (10.53%) VB6
3 4 (10.53%) VBA
4 2 (5.26%) ABAP
5 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ACCA
1 2 (5.26%) CIMA
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
2 1 (2.63%) IFRS
2 1 (2.63%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Apple
3 2 (5.26%) Kony
4 1 (2.63%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.63%) Epicor
4 1 (2.63%) Infor
4 1 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.63%) Tableau
4 1 (2.63%) Talend