The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 3 months to 28 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

SAP
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 50 37
Rank change year-on-year +28 -13  
Contract jobs citing SAP 34 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.06% 3.95% 2.40%
As % of the Vendors category 12.32% 9.27% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 6
Median daily rate £525 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £505 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.05% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -7.89%  

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 276 248 221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 49.20% 42.61% 48.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 147 148
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £138 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 7 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing SAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in South Wales

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in South Wales

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in South Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in South Wales

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in South Wales

SAP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +17 18 £525 +31.25% 1
Newport - 12 £513 - 1
Neath Port Talbot - 2 - -
SAP
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SAP.

1 23 (35.94%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (29.69%) Finance
4 13 (20.31%) Python
5 12 (18.75%) Manufacturing
6 11 (17.19%) Electronics
6 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
6 11 (17.19%) Java
6 11 (17.19%) Oracle
6 11 (17.19%) Teradata
6 11 (17.19%) Programme Management
6 11 (17.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (17.19%) Marketing
6 11 (17.19%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
6 11 (17.19%) Analytics
6 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (17.19%) Apache Spark
7 10 (15.63%) Cloudera
7 10 (15.63%) Business Analytics
7 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
7 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.06%) Hadoop
8 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
9 8 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
9 8 (12.50%) Scrum
10 7 (10.94%) TDD
10 7 (10.94%) SAP Certification

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 11 (17.19%) Apache Spark
2 8 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.81%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) Luigi
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (17.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (7.81%) SAP HR
3 4 (6.25%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (4.69%) SAP SD
5 2 (3.13%) SAP CRM
5 2 (3.13%) SAP MRS
6 1 (1.56%) SAP Business One
6 1 (1.56%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.56%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) Hadoop
1 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
2 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.38%) Big Data
4 5 (7.81%) HBase
4 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.69%) GIS
5 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.56%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (1.56%) MySQL
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 11 (17.19%) Electronics
3 11 (17.19%) Marketing
3 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Developer
2 20 (31.25%) Consultant
3 15 (23.44%) Architect
4 14 (21.88%) SAP Consultant
5 10 (15.63%) Scala Developer
6 9 (14.06%) SAP Architect
6 9 (14.06%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (10.94%) Java Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Cloud Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Project Manager
10 4 (6.25%) Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) SAP Manager
11 3 (4.69%) Applications Developer
11 3 (4.69%) AWS Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Data Consultant
11 3 (4.69%) Data Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Java Applications Developer
11 3 (4.69%) SAP Developer
11 3 (4.69%) SAP Project Manager
11 3 (4.69%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) REST
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
3 2 (3.13%) JSON
3 2 (3.13%) Middleware
3 2 (3.13%) SAP PI
3 2 (3.13%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (1.56%) .NET
4 1 (1.56%) Ajax
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) jQuery
4 1 (1.56%) Node.js
4 1 (1.56%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.56%) RESTful
4 1 (1.56%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.56%) SAP BSP
4 1 (1.56%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (1.56%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) Algorithms
3 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.25%) User Experience
5 3 (4.69%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.56%) Fintech
7 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.19%) Analytics
3 11 (17.19%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (17.19%) Programme Management
4 10 (15.63%) Business Analytics
4 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (12.50%) Scrum
6 7 (10.94%) BDD
6 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.94%) Kanban
6 7 (10.94%) TDD
7 6 (9.38%) MapReduce
8 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.81%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (7.81%) OWASP
8 5 (7.81%) Secure Coding
8 5 (7.81%) Supplier Management
9 4 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.31%) Python
2 11 (17.19%) Java
3 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.25%) SQL
5 3 (4.69%) R
6 2 (3.13%) ABAP
7 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.56%) C#
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.94%) SAP Certification
4 4 (6.25%) Degree
5 3 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.13%) CEH
6 2 (3.13%) CISSP
6 2 (3.13%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) ISO13485
1 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle
1 11 (17.19%) Teradata
2 10 (15.63%) Cloudera
3 4 (6.25%) Ariba
4 3 (4.69%) ESRI
5 1 (1.56%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.56%) Cognos
5 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.56%) Tableau
5 1 (1.56%) Talend