Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 118 123
Rank change year-on-year +34 +5 -40
Contract jobs citing SAP 114 57 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.29% 1.33% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 6.13% 2.89% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 33 23
Scotland median daily rate £450 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -9.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £303
90th Percentile £538 £550 £535
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Scotland median hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -84.62% -
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -21.43% -1.18% -3.41%

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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1861 1971 2342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.40% 45.88% 37.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1033 1084 1139
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -0.28% +0.29%
10th Percentile £205 £225 £213
90th Percentile £536 £488 £502
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 64 76
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% +13.75% -8.69%
10th Percentile £11.19 £9.56 £8.38
90th Percentile £46.30 £44.63 £41.88
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.73% -4.29% +6.06%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Scotland

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Scotland

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Scotland

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Scotland

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 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
Edinburgh +24 53 £388 -8.82% 1
Glasgow +6 39 £500 +16.28% 4
West Lothian - 2 - -
Renfrewshire +39 1 £445 +37.98%
Aberdeenshire - 1 - - 1
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SAP.

1 45 (39.47%) Finance
2 26 (22.81%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (21.05%) Manufacturing
4 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (18.42%) Marketing
5 21 (18.42%) Telecoms
5 21 (18.42%) Programme Management
6 20 (17.54%) Electronics
6 20 (17.54%) Digital Marketing
7 19 (16.67%) ERP
8 16 (14.04%) Oracle
9 15 (13.16%) SAP BW
10 14 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (10.53%) Migration
11 12 (10.53%) SAP FI
11 12 (10.53%) HTML
11 12 (10.53%) Unix
11 12 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (10.53%) HTML5
12 11 (9.65%) CSS3
12 11 (9.65%) Sass
12 11 (9.65%) AngularJS
12 11 (9.65%) Banking
12 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
12 11 (9.65%) SQL
12 11 (9.65%) CSS
13 9 (7.89%) Linux
13 9 (7.89%) Web Services
13 9 (7.89%) Git (software)
13 9 (7.89%) Data Migration

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (5.26%) CMS
2 5 (4.39%) Drupal
2 5 (4.39%) nginx
3 1 (0.88%) Confluence
3 1 (0.88%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.26%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (10.53%) SAP FI
2 8 (7.02%) SAP CO
2 8 (7.02%) SAP ERP
2 8 (7.02%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (5.26%) SAP HR
4 5 (4.39%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (2.63%) SAP MM
5 3 (2.63%) SAP SD
6 2 (1.75%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 2 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.75%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.88%) Maximo
7 1 (0.88%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.88%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.88%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.88%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.88%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.88%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.88%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Lucidchart
1 1 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.16%) SAP BW
2 12 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.14%) Oracle Exadata
3 7 (6.14%) PowerCenter
4 5 (4.39%) Big Data
4 5 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 4 (3.51%) Sybase ASE
6 3 (2.63%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.75%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.88%) QlikView
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.26%) Grunt
2 6 (5.26%) gulp
3 2 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.88%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 45 (39.47%) Finance
2 24 (21.05%) Manufacturing
3 21 (18.42%) Marketing
3 21 (18.42%) Telecoms
4 20 (17.54%) Electronics
5 11 (9.65%) Banking
6 5 (4.39%) Publishing
6 5 (4.39%) Retail
6 5 (4.39%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.63%) Billing
8 2 (1.75%) French Language
8 2 (1.75%) German Language
8 2 (1.75%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.88%) Advertising
9 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (26.32%) Analyst
2 25 (21.93%) Consultant
3 18 (15.79%) SAP Consultant
4 17 (14.91%) Developer
5 13 (11.40%) Business Analyst
6 9 (7.89%) SAP Analyst
7 8 (7.02%) Architect
7 8 (7.02%) HR Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Data Architect
8 7 (6.14%) Test Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
9 6 (5.26%) Lead Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.26%) SAP Manager
9 6 (5.26%) SAP Test Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) User Researcher
10 5 (4.39%) Agile Developer
10 5 (4.39%) PostgreSQL Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.53%) HTML
1 12 (10.53%) HTML5
2 11 (9.65%) AngularJS
2 11 (9.65%) CSS
2 11 (9.65%) CSS3
2 11 (9.65%) Sass
3 9 (7.89%) Web Services
4 6 (5.26%) jQuery
4 6 (5.26%) JSON
4 6 (5.26%) Node.js
4 6 (5.26%) React
4 6 (5.26%) Redux
4 6 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (5.26%) XML
5 5 (4.39%) Google Maps API
5 5 (4.39%) Open Graph
5 5 (4.39%) Symfony
5 5 (4.39%) Twig
6 3 (2.63%) EDI
7 2 (1.75%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.26%) EPoS
3 3 (2.63%) User Experience
4 2 (1.75%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.75%) FMCG
4 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.75%) iPad
4 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) DataPower
5 1 (0.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.53%) Unix
2 9 (7.89%) Linux
3 4 (3.51%) Solaris
4 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.81%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.42%) Programme Management
4 20 (17.54%) Digital Marketing
5 19 (16.67%) ERP
6 12 (10.53%) Migration
7 9 (7.89%) Data Migration
8 7 (6.14%) TOGAF
9 6 (5.26%) BDD
9 6 (5.26%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.26%) CRM
9 6 (5.26%) Front End Development
9 6 (5.26%) Scenario Testing
9 6 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.26%) TDD
9 6 (5.26%) Test Scripting
10 5 (4.39%) Project Management
10 5 (4.39%) SDLC
10 5 (4.39%) Web Design
10 5 (4.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
1 11 (9.65%) SQL
2 6 (5.26%) ECMAScript
3 5 (4.39%) PHP
4 4 (3.51%) Korn
4 4 (3.51%) Perl
4 4 (3.51%) Python
4 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.75%) ABAP
6 1 (0.88%) C
6 1 (0.88%) Java
6 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.39%) BC Cleared
2 5 (4.39%) Degree
3 4 (3.51%) HND
4 2 (1.75%) ACCA
4 2 (1.75%) CIMA
5 1 (0.88%) APMP
5 1 (0.88%) ISEB
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.75%) GAAP
1 2 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (14.04%) Oracle
2 5 (4.39%) Facebook
2 5 (4.39%) Google
2 5 (4.39%) Twitter
3 4 (3.51%) Sybase
4 2 (1.75%) Alteryx
4 2 (1.75%) Ariba
4 2 (1.75%) Cognos
4 2 (1.75%) Concur
4 2 (1.75%) Tableau
4 2 (1.75%) Talend
4 2 (1.75%) Workday
5 1 (0.88%) Avaya
5 1 (0.88%) Genesys
5 1 (0.88%) IBM
5 1 (0.88%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.88%) Sitecore