Period
to 10 August 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 10 August 2020 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
England > South West
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 40 61
Rank change year-on-year +10 +21 -35
Contract jobs citing SAP 145 344 185
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 5.79% 5.37% 3.38%
As % of the Vendors category 13.31% 12.97% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 274 162
Median daily rate £525 £513 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +21.66% -0.88%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £262
90th Percentile £675 £696 £538
England median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £18.42 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.32% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year +28.44% -17.42% +73.68%

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 the South West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,089 2,652 2,043
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 43.49% 41.37% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 1,598 1,217
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £635 £625 £548
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 157 120
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +51.35% -26.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.85 £11.18
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.03 £47.05
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +20.86% +5.72% +5.88%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the South West

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP in the South West.

Daily rate trend for SAP in the South West

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP in the South West over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP in the South West

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP in the South West.

Hourly rate trend for SAP in the South West

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SAP in the South West over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for SAP in the South West

SAP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 10 August 2020. 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
Bristol +28 68 £525 +23.53% 9
Wiltshire +2 53 £563 -4.26% 2
Somerset -8 10 £404 +7.67% 2
Gloucestershire +19 5 - - 3
Devon +12 2 £320 -36.00% 1
Dorset +12 1 £212 -61.45% 2
Cornwall +7 1 £525 +31.25%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 South West region with a requirement for SAP.

1 106 (73.10%) Business Intelligence
1 106 (73.10%) Finance
2 105 (72.41%) Telecoms
2 105 (72.41%) Public Sector
3 103 (71.03%) Programme Management
4 102 (70.34%) Marketing
4 102 (70.34%) Digital Marketing
4 102 (70.34%) Electronics
4 102 (70.34%) Manufacturing
5 67 (46.21%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (25.52%) Security Cleared
7 34 (23.45%) SOAP
8 33 (22.76%) SOA
8 33 (22.76%) Middleware
8 33 (22.76%) TDD
9 31 (21.38%) RESTful
10 30 (20.69%) Web Services
11 29 (20.00%) XML
11 29 (20.00%) JSON
12 28 (19.31%) Java
13 27 (18.62%) Oracle
13 27 (18.62%) Apache Camel
14 26 (17.93%) DV Cleared
15 25 (17.24%) XPath
15 25 (17.24%) XSLT
16 24 (16.55%) Maven
16 24 (16.55%) Swagger
16 24 (16.55%) WireMock
17 22 (15.17%) Talend
18 20 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 20 (13.79%) Mule
1 20 (13.79%) Oracle Service Bus
1 20 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 20 (13.79%) Red Hat Fuse
2 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.38%) Apache
3 2 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.38%) Confluence
3 2 (1.38%) nginx
3 2 (1.38%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.69%) CMS
4 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.83%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (2.07%) Magento
2 3 (2.07%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.38%) Primavera
3 2 (1.38%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.38%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.38%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.38%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.69%) iTrent
4 1 (0.69%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.69%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.69%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.69%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.59%) Azure
2 6 (4.14%) AWS
2 6 (4.14%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (3.45%) Office 365
4 3 (2.07%) SaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.69%) G Suite
5 1 (0.69%) IaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Logic Apps
5 1 (0.69%) PaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.07%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) LAN
2 1 (0.69%) VoIP
2 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.59%) SAP HANA
2 9 (6.21%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.07%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (1.38%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.69%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.69%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.69%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (0.69%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 24 (16.55%) Maven
2 6 (4.14%) LSMW
3 5 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.76%) JIRA
5 3 (2.07%) GitLab
6 2 (1.38%) Selenium
6 2 (1.38%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.69%) Subversion
7 1 (0.69%) Toad
7 1 (0.69%) VersionOne
General
1 106 (73.10%) Finance
2 105 (72.41%) Public Sector
2 105 (72.41%) Telecoms
3 102 (70.34%) Electronics
3 102 (70.34%) Manufacturing
3 102 (70.34%) Marketing
4 4 (2.76%) Military
5 3 (2.07%) Back Office
6 2 (1.38%) Local Government
7 1 (0.69%) Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (24.14%) Developer
2 27 (18.62%) Java Developer
3 20 (13.79%) Architect
4 17 (11.72%) Senior Developer
4 17 (11.72%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (8.97%) Analyst
5 13 (8.97%) Integration Developer
6 12 (8.28%) Project Manager
7 11 (7.59%) Senior Integration Developer
8 10 (6.90%) Lead Developer
8 10 (6.90%) Lead Java Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Consultant
10 6 (4.14%) Coordinator
10 6 (4.14%) Data Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.14%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.45%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.45%) Senior DevOps
11 5 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (23.45%) SOAP
2 33 (22.76%) Middleware
3 31 (21.38%) RESTful
4 30 (20.69%) Web Services
5 29 (20.00%) JSON
5 29 (20.00%) XML
6 27 (18.62%) Apache Camel
7 25 (17.24%) XSLT
8 24 (16.55%) Swagger
8 24 (16.55%) WireMock
9 6 (4.14%) REST
10 5 (3.45%) Spring
10 5 (3.45%) Spring Boot
11 2 (1.38%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.38%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.38%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (1.38%) Entity Framework
11 2 (1.38%) Express
11 2 (1.38%) LAMP
11 2 (1.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (7.59%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.21%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.07%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.38%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.38%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (1.38%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.38%) Social Media
5 2 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.69%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.69%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.69%) NHS
6 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.90%) Windows
2 7 (4.83%) Linux
2 7 (4.83%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.07%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.38%) Unix
5 2 (1.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.69%) AIX
6 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.69%) VMS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (73.10%) Business Intelligence
2 103 (71.03%) Programme Management
3 102 (70.34%) Digital Marketing
4 67 (46.21%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (22.76%) SOA
5 33 (22.76%) TDD
6 17 (11.72%) Migration
6 17 (11.72%) Project Management
7 15 (10.34%) Service Management
8 13 (8.97%) ITIL
8 13 (8.97%) SFIA
9 12 (8.28%) Risk Management
10 11 (7.59%) BPMN
11 10 (6.90%) ArchiMate
11 10 (6.90%) DevOps
11 10 (6.90%) Scrum
12 9 (6.21%) Data Modelling
13 8 (5.52%) ITSM
13 8 (5.52%) PRINCE2
13 8 (5.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.31%) Java
2 25 (17.24%) XPath
3 11 (7.59%) SQL
4 6 (4.14%) ABAP
5 4 (2.76%) C
6 3 (2.07%) Java 8
6 3 (2.07%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.38%) C#
7 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.69%) Groovy
8 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.69%) Python
8 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (25.52%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.93%) DV Cleared
3 10 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.45%) CISSP
5 1 (0.69%) APMP
5 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.69%) CCNA
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.69%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.69%) Degree
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.69%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) JSP 440
2 6 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.07%) NIST 800
3 3 (2.07%) RMADS
4 2 (1.38%) NIST
4 2 (1.38%) PMO
4 2 (1.38%) QA
5 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.69%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) Ansible
1 5 (3.45%) Terraform
2 3 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.07%) Puppet
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.69%) SCCM
3 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (18.62%) Oracle
2 22 (15.17%) Talend
3 20 (13.79%) WSO2
4 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.90%) BiZZdesign
6 5 (3.45%) Concur
6 5 (3.45%) hybris
7 4 (2.76%) Tableau
8 3 (2.07%) Remedy
9 2 (1.38%) Ariba
9 2 (1.38%) Workday
10 1 (0.69%) ATG
10 1 (0.69%) Cisco
10 1 (0.69%) CollabNet
10 1 (0.69%) Epicor
10 1 (0.69%) IBM
10 1 (0.69%) Infor
10 1 (0.69%) NEC
10 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.69%) VMware