Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 766 707 815
Rank change year-on-year -59 +108 -68
Contract jobs citing Ariba 116 129 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.32% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 54 40
UK median daily rate £500 £524 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +26.91% -6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £400 £305
90th Percentile £713 £635 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £347
% change year-on-year -10.00% +44.30% -18.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
UK median hourly rate £100.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +455.56% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £100.00 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year +455.56% - -

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 42,007 40,233 46,644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.69% 44.18% 44.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,211 24,690 28,364
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,479 1,413 1,637
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.68% -5.58% +5.88%

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 27 May 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
Top 11 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 27 May 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 -45 113 £500 - 15
UK excluding London -47 59 £450 -10.00% 7
London -48 44 £550 -1.57% 8
South East -18 35 £500 +8.11%
North of England -29 12 £363 -35.56% 5
East of England +6 9 £423 -23.53%
Yorkshire -16 7 £351 -38.65% 1
North West -27 5 £475 -15.56% 2
Midlands -19 3 £350 -15.15% 2
East Midlands +1 2 £350 -12.50%
West Midlands -26 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 105 (90.52%) SAP
2 39 (33.62%) Finance
3 35 (30.17%) Procure-to-Pay
4 21 (18.10%) SAP S/4HANA
5 20 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (16.38%) SAP MM
7 18 (15.52%) ERP
8 14 (12.07%) Concur
9 13 (11.21%) Project Management
10 12 (10.34%) Change Management
10 12 (10.34%) SuccessFactors
11 10 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (7.76%) EDI
12 9 (7.76%) Java
12 9 (7.76%) SAP FI
12 9 (7.76%) Process Improvement
12 9 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (6.90%) SAP CO
13 8 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (6.90%) Asset Management
13 8 (6.90%) Supplier Management
13 8 (6.90%) SAP FI/CO
14 7 (6.03%) E-Procurement
14 7 (6.03%) Process Management
14 7 (6.03%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (6.03%) Six Sigma
14 7 (6.03%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Excel
14 7 (6.03%) 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 3 (2.59%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.72%) Confluence
3 1 (0.86%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.59%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (18.10%) SAP S/4HANA
2 19 (16.38%) SAP MM
3 9 (7.76%) SAP FI
4 8 (6.90%) SAP CO
4 8 (6.90%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (6.03%) SAP BPC
6 3 (2.59%) SAP GRC
6 3 (2.59%) SAP SRM
7 2 (1.72%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (1.72%) SAP MDG
7 2 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (1.72%) SAP PS
7 2 (1.72%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.86%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.86%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.86%) SAP FI-AP
8 1 (0.86%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.34%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (4.31%) SAP BW
2 5 (4.31%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.72%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.86%) Big Data
4 1 (0.86%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.86%) GIS
4 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.86%) Impala
4 1 (0.86%) Power BI
4 1 (0.86%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.86%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) JIRA
1 2 (1.72%) LSMW
2 1 (0.86%) Introscope
General
1 39 (33.62%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.45%) Billing
4 2 (1.72%) Back Office
4 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
5 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (25.86%) Consultant
2 26 (22.41%) SAP Consultant
3 16 (13.79%) Project Manager
4 15 (12.93%) SAP Manager
5 9 (7.76%) Analyst
5 9 (7.76%) Architect
6 8 (6.90%) SAP Architect
7 7 (6.03%) Developer
7 7 (6.03%) SAP MM Consultant
8 6 (5.17%) Process Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Functional Consultant
9 5 (4.31%) SAP Developer
9 5 (4.31%) SAP Project Manager
10 4 (3.45%) Administrator
10 4 (3.45%) Applications Manager
10 4 (3.45%) Change Manager
10 4 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.45%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 4 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.45%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.76%) EDI
2 7 (6.03%) SAP Fiori
3 6 (5.17%) SAP Basis
4 4 (3.45%) IDoc
4 4 (3.45%) Web Services
5 2 (1.72%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.86%) cXML
6 1 (0.86%) Middleware
6 1 (0.86%) SAP Core Interface
6 1 (0.86%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.86%) SAPUI5
6 1 (0.86%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.45%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.59%) User Experience
6 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.72%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.86%) FMCG
7 1 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.31%) Unix
2 1 (0.86%) Linux
2 1 (0.86%) Windows
2 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) Procure-to-Pay
2 20 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (15.52%) ERP
4 13 (11.21%) Project Management
5 12 (10.34%) Change Management
6 10 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (7.76%) Process Improvement
7 9 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.90%) Asset Management
8 8 (6.90%) Supplier Management
9 7 (6.03%) E-Procurement
9 7 (6.03%) Lean Six Sigma
9 7 (6.03%) Order to Cash
9 7 (6.03%) Process Management
9 7 (6.03%) Six Sigma
10 6 (5.17%) Demand Management
10 6 (5.17%) Logistics
10 6 (5.17%) Programme Management
11 5 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.76%) Java
2 6 (5.17%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.17%) SQL
3 5 (4.31%) ABAP
4 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.86%) C
5 1 (0.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (1.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (0.86%) ACCA
3 1 (0.86%) CCA
3 1 (0.86%) CIMA
3 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.86%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) GxP
1 3 (2.59%) PMO
1 3 (2.59%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) HP ALM
1 2 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.86%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 105 (90.52%) SAP
2 14 (12.07%) Concur
3 6 (5.17%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.59%) IBM
4 3 (2.59%) OpenText
4 3 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.72%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.72%) Capita
5 2 (1.72%) Cognos
5 2 (1.72%) HP
5 2 (1.72%) hybris
5 2 (1.72%) Snow
5 2 (1.72%) Sybase
6 1 (0.86%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle
6 1 (0.86%) Tableau