Period
to 23 November 2020

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 23 November 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 Ariba.

Ariba
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 430 518 765
Rank change year-on-year +88 +247 -68
Contract jobs citing Ariba 126 299 139
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.36% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.85% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 204 69
Median daily rate £500 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £338 £400 £323
90th Percentile £700 £706 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -19.09% +10.00% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Median hourly rate £58.75 £52.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.90% +85.84% +44.87%
10th Percentile £40.00 £26.10 £22.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £56.75 £82.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.25 £28.25
% change year-on-year - -3.54% +44.87%

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 15,643 35,251 43,369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.49% 42.88% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,227 22,015 26,876
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £230 £250
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 1,453 1,663
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.57% +12.63% +0.72%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £56.25 £52.50 £47.09
Median hourly rate £24.38 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +35.42% +5.88% +3.03%

Ariba
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Ariba in the UK

Ariba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ariba.

Daily rate trend for Ariba in the UK

Ariba
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ariba over the 6 months to 23 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Ariba in the UK

Ariba
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ariba.

Hourly rate trend for Ariba in the UK

Ariba
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Ariba over the 6 months to 23 November 2020.

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 23 November 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
Work from Home -98 62 £525 +5.00%
England +53 61 £510 -2.86%
London +93 31 £525 -
UK excluding London +108 22 £445 -19.09%
South East +125 12 £440 -20.00%
North of England +78 4 £440 -25.11%
North West +58 3 £440 -29.60%
East of England +57 3 £475 -5.00%
South West +90 1 £540 +2.86%
Midlands +76 1 - -
Yorkshire +57 1 - -
East Midlands +50 1 - -
Wales +27 1 £600 +2.13%

For the 6 months to 23 November 2020, 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.

1 121 (96.03%) SAP
2 37 (29.37%) SAP S/4HANA
3 32 (25.40%) Security Cleared
4 30 (23.81%) SC Cleared
5 26 (20.63%) Finance
6 22 (17.46%) ERP
7 17 (13.49%) ABAP
8 15 (11.90%) SAP MDG
8 15 (11.90%) Procure-to-Pay
9 14 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (11.11%) Data Governance
9 14 (11.11%) Java
10 13 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (10.32%) Data Quality
11 12 (9.52%) Validation
11 12 (9.52%) SAP MDG-M
12 11 (8.73%) Workshop Facilitation
12 11 (8.73%) Public Sector
12 11 (8.73%) Web Dynpro
13 9 (7.14%) Jenkins
13 9 (7.14%) Test Automation
13 9 (7.14%) Test Scripting
13 9 (7.14%) SAP PM
13 9 (7.14%) EAM
13 9 (7.14%) SQL
14 8 (6.35%) Migration
14 8 (6.35%) Manufacturing
14 8 (6.35%) Source to Pay
14 8 (6.35%) DevOps
15 7 (5.56%) Spring Boot

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 (2.38%) NetWeaver
1 3 (2.38%) SAP EP
2 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.79%) Confluence
2 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.79%) JBoss
2 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Fuse
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 37 (29.37%) SAP S/4HANA
2 15 (11.90%) SAP MDG
3 12 (9.52%) SAP MDG-M
4 9 (7.14%) SAP PM
5 7 (5.56%) SAP MM
6 6 (4.76%) SAP IBP
7 5 (3.97%) SAP CRM
8 4 (3.17%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 3 (2.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (2.38%) SAP ERP
9 3 (2.38%) SAP PP
9 3 (2.38%) SAP SCM
9 3 (2.38%) SAP SRM
10 2 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (1.59%) SAP EWM
10 2 (1.59%) SAP FI
10 2 (1.59%) SAP MII
11 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payroll
11 1 (0.79%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (4.76%) AWS
3 3 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.38%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.38%) Power Platform
3 3 (2.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (3.17%) SAP BW
2 3 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.38%) Power BI
3 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.59%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (0.79%) Big Data
4 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.79%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.97%) Cucumber
2 5 (3.97%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.17%) REST Assured
4 3 (2.38%) Grunt
4 3 (2.38%) gulp
5 2 (1.59%) Maven
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.79%) git-flow
6 1 (0.79%) GitLab
6 1 (0.79%) JIRA
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.79%) Selenium
6 1 (0.79%) Toad
6 1 (0.79%) webpack
General
1 26 (20.63%) Finance
2 11 (8.73%) Public Sector
3 8 (6.35%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.38%) German Language
5 3 (2.38%) Legal
5 3 (2.38%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.79%) French Language
6 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.79%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.79%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (27.78%) Consultant
2 28 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
3 23 (18.25%) Architect
4 17 (13.49%) SAP Architect
5 14 (11.11%) Analyst
6 12 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
7 11 (8.73%) Developer
7 11 (8.73%) SAP Technical Consultant
8 10 (7.94%) SAP MDG Consultant
9 9 (7.14%) SAP Manager
10 6 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.17%) SAP Developer
11 4 (3.17%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
12 3 (2.38%) Data Analyst
12 3 (2.38%) Lead Architect
12 3 (2.38%) SAP Programme Manager
12 3 (2.38%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
12 3 (2.38%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.73%) Web Dynpro
2 7 (5.56%) Spring Boot
3 5 (3.97%) CSS
3 5 (3.97%) React
3 5 (3.97%) SAP Fiori
4 4 (3.17%) JSON
4 4 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.38%) CSS3
5 3 (2.38%) HTML
5 3 (2.38%) HTML5
5 3 (2.38%) REST
5 3 (2.38%) SAP PI
5 3 (2.38%) SAPUI5
5 3 (2.38%) Spring
6 2 (1.59%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.59%) J2EE
6 2 (1.59%) XML
7 1 (0.79%) Web Services
7 1 (0.79%) XSL
7 1 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.38%) Life Science
3 2 (1.59%) FMCG
4 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.79%) User Experience
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.76%) Linux
2 4 (3.17%) Unix
3 3 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.79%) AIX
4 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.46%) ERP
2 15 (11.90%) Procure-to-Pay
3 14 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.11%) Data Governance
4 13 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (9.52%) Validation
6 11 (8.73%) Workshop Facilitation
7 9 (7.14%) EAM
7 9 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 9 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 8 (6.35%) DevOps
8 8 (6.35%) Migration
8 8 (6.35%) Source to Pay
9 7 (5.56%) Analytics
9 7 (5.56%) Project Management
9 7 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
10 6 (4.76%) CRM
10 6 (4.76%) Data Integration
10 6 (4.76%) Scenario Testing
10 6 (4.76%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.49%) ABAP
2 14 (11.11%) Java
3 9 (7.14%) SQL
4 4 (3.17%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.38%) Java 8
6 2 (1.59%) C++
6 2 (1.59%) Ruby
7 1 (0.79%) C
7 1 (0.79%) Python
7 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (25.40%) Security Cleared
2 30 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.59%) CISA
5 1 (0.79%) CPIM
5 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.79%) Degree
5 1 (0.79%) ISEB
5 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.32%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.38%) GxP
3 2 (1.59%) ITGC
3 2 (1.59%) PMO
3 2 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.79%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.79%) Packer
1 1 (0.79%) Puppet
1 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 121 (96.03%) SAP
2 6 (4.76%) Oracle
3 4 (3.17%) Concur
3 4 (3.17%) JDA
4 3 (2.38%) Anaplan
4 3 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.59%) Adobe
5 2 (1.59%) IFS
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.79%) LANSA
6 1 (0.79%) OpenText
6 1 (0.79%) Workday