Period
to 19 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Ariba products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ariba over the 6 months to 19 October 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 Ariba.

Ariba
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 765 649 840
Rank change year-on-year -116 +191 -37
Contract jobs citing Ariba 121 236 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.24% 0.062%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.55% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 126 29
UK median daily rate £525 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% +16.96%
10th Percentile £362 £381 £167
90th Percentile £715 £650 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £600 £463
% change year-on-year -16.67% +29.73% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £19.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.72% -7.14% -37.31%
10th Percentile £22.05 £16.50 £20.50
90th Percentile £82.70 £31.28 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +48.72% -7.14% -37.31%

Ariba 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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43,312 42,717 48,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.01% 42.97% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,799 26,383 29,359
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £241 £240
90th Percentile £625 £619 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,654 1,384 1,712
UK median hourly rate £17.42 £17.50 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.47% +2.28% -2.23%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.59 £45.30 £44.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.99% +2.03% -2.94%

Ariba
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Ariba as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Ariba in the UK

Ariba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ariba in the UK

Ariba
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ariba over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ariba in the UK

Ariba
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ariba in the UK

Ariba
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ariba over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Ariba in the UK

Ariba
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ariba within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 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
England -130 114 £540 -10.00% 12
UK excluding London -101 68 £500 -16.67% 9
South East -11 47 £525 +5.00%
London -17 42 £550 +15.79% 4
North of England -84 11 £615 +2.50% 6
North West -78 7 £685 +14.17% 5
Midlands -15 5 £363 -9.38%
Yorkshire -13 4 £615 +2.50%
East Midlands +6 3 £363 -9.38%
East of England -3 3 £439 +59.55%
Scotland -24 2 - - 1
West Midlands -30 2 £363 -12.12%
South West -20 1 £450 - 2

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ariba 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 with a requirement for Ariba.

1 109 (90.08%) SAP
2 38 (31.40%) Finance
3 33 (27.27%) Procure-to-Pay
4 30 (24.79%) SAP S/4HANA
5 19 (15.70%) Project Management
5 19 (15.70%) ERP
6 18 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (14.88%) SuccessFactors
7 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (11.57%) Oracle
8 13 (10.74%) CRM
8 13 (10.74%) SAP Fiori
9 12 (9.92%) SAP MM
10 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
11 10 (8.26%) Java
11 10 (8.26%) E-Procurement
12 9 (7.44%) NetWeaver
12 9 (7.44%) ABAP
12 9 (7.44%) EDI
12 9 (7.44%) Concur
12 9 (7.44%) Supplier Relationship Management
13 8 (6.61%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (6.61%) E-Commerce
13 8 (6.61%) Legal
13 8 (6.61%) Migration
13 8 (6.61%) Change Management
14 7 (5.79%) Manufacturing
14 7 (5.79%) Law
14 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (5.79%) Degree

Ariba
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (7.44%) NetWeaver
2 6 (4.96%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (24.79%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (9.92%) SAP MM
3 6 (4.96%) SAP CRM
4 5 (4.13%) SAP SRM
5 3 (2.48%) SAP ERP
5 3 (2.48%) SAP MDG
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (1.65%) SAP BPC
6 2 (1.65%) SAP GRC
6 2 (1.65%) SAP HCM
6 2 (1.65%) SAP IBP
6 2 (1.65%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.83%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.83%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.83%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.88%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (3.31%) SAP Leonardo
3 3 (2.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) Internet
1 3 (2.48%) Intranet
2 2 (1.65%) HTTP
2 2 (1.65%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.96%) SAP HANA
2 5 (4.13%) SAP BW
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) LSMW
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 38 (31.40%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Legal
3 7 (5.79%) Law
3 7 (5.79%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.79%) Retail
4 6 (4.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.48%) Marketing
6 2 (1.65%) Banking
6 2 (1.65%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.83%) German Language
7 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (39.67%) Consultant
2 37 (30.58%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (14.05%) Architect
4 15 (12.40%) SAP Architect
5 14 (11.57%) Analyst
6 13 (10.74%) SAP Manager
7 10 (8.26%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.61%) SAP MM Consultant
8 8 (6.61%) SAP Project Manager
8 8 (6.61%) SAP Technical Architect
8 8 (6.61%) Technical Architect
9 7 (5.79%) Functional Consultant
9 7 (5.79%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Procurement Consultant
11 5 (4.13%) SAP Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
11 5 (4.13%) SAP Trainer
11 5 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.13%) Trainer
12 4 (3.31%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.74%) SAP Fiori
2 9 (7.44%) EDI
3 6 (4.96%) SAP PI
3 6 (4.96%) SAPUI5
4 4 (3.31%) cXML
5 3 (2.48%) .NET
5 3 (2.48%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.65%) Middleware
6 2 (1.65%) XML
6 2 (1.65%) XSLT
7 1 (0.83%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.83%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.83%) IDoc
7 1 (0.83%) Itk
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.83%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.61%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.48%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.65%) Clustering
5 2 (1.65%) FMCG
5 2 (1.65%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Life Science
6 1 (0.83%) LPAR
6 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.48%) Linux
2 2 (1.65%) AIX
2 2 (1.65%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.27%) Procure-to-Pay
2 19 (15.70%) ERP
2 19 (15.70%) Project Management
3 18 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (10.74%) CRM
5 10 (8.26%) E-Procurement
6 9 (7.44%) Supplier Relationship Management
7 8 (6.61%) Change Management
7 8 (6.61%) E-Commerce
7 8 (6.61%) Migration
8 7 (5.79%) Accounts Payable
9 6 (4.96%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (4.96%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (4.96%) Strategic Thinking
9 6 (4.96%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (4.13%) SAP Implementation
10 5 (4.13%) Test Scripting
10 5 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.26%) Java
2 9 (7.44%) ABAP
3 2 (1.65%) SQL
4 1 (0.83%) C
4 1 (0.83%) C#
4 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.79%) Degree
2 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.48%) PMP
3 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) IFRS
1 4 (3.31%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) PMO
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) GDPR
3 1 (0.83%) GxP
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) Data Guard
1 2 (1.65%) HP ALM
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 109 (90.08%) SAP
2 14 (11.57%) Oracle
3 9 (7.44%) Concur
4 5 (4.13%) hybris
5 3 (2.48%) CA
5 3 (2.48%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.65%) HP
6 2 (1.65%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.83%) IBM
7 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.83%) OpenText
7 1 (0.83%) ReadSoft
7 1 (0.83%) Reuters