Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 773 664 823
Rank change year-on-year -109 +159 -60
Contract jobs citing Ariba 115 181 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.19% 0.075%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.43% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 71 41
UK median daily rate £530 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +21.21% -8.33%
10th Percentile £325 £400 £263
90th Percentile £765 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £355
% change year-on-year - +40.85% -19.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
UK median hourly rate - £17.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.86% -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -17.86% -30.00%

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 43,004 41,911 49,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.02% 43.84% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,753 25,640 30,139
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,576 1,381 1,633
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.55 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.30% -5.71% +1.63%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -88 110 £530 +6.00% 12
UK excluding London -66 68 £500 - 7
South East -28 46 £525 +5.00% 4
London -25 35 £625 +19.05% 5
North of England -34 13 £428 -5.00% 1
Yorkshire -15 7 £351 -41.46% 1
Midlands -12 6 £356 -10.94%
North West -34 6 £523 +22.87%
East Midlands +9 3 £356 -10.94%
East of England -4 3 £481 +175.00% 2
West Midlands -28 3 £363 -14.71%

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 102 (88.70%) SAP
2 41 (35.65%) Finance
3 35 (30.43%) Procure-to-Pay
4 22 (19.13%) SAP S/4HANA
5 21 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (13.91%) Project Management
7 16 (13.91%) ERP
8 13 (11.30%) SAP MM
8 13 (11.30%) SuccessFactors
9 12 (10.43%) EDI
10 11 (9.57%) Java
11 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
11 10 (8.70%) Change Management
12 9 (7.83%) Process Improvement
13 8 (6.96%) Degree
13 8 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (6.96%) E-Procurement
13 8 (6.96%) Migration
13 8 (6.96%) SAP FI/CO
13 8 (6.96%) SAP CO
13 8 (6.96%) CRM
13 8 (6.96%) SAP FI
14 7 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (6.09%) Programme Management
14 7 (6.09%) Legal
14 7 (6.09%) Data Migration
14 7 (6.09%) SAP Fiori
14 7 (6.09%) Concur
14 7 (6.09%) Order to Cash

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 5 (4.35%) NetWeaver
1 5 (4.35%) SAP EP
2 1 (0.87%) Confluence
2 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (19.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 13 (11.30%) SAP MM
3 8 (6.96%) SAP CO
3 8 (6.96%) SAP FI
3 8 (6.96%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (5.22%) SAP BPC
5 5 (4.35%) SAP CRM
6 4 (3.48%) SAP SRM
7 2 (1.74%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (1.74%) SAP ERP
7 2 (1.74%) SAP GRC
7 2 (1.74%) SAP HCM
7 2 (1.74%) SAP PS
7 2 (1.74%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.87%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.30%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.87%) SAP Leonardo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.35%) SAP BW
2 4 (3.48%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.48%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.87%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.87%) Big Data
4 1 (0.87%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.87%) GIS
4 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.87%) Impala
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.87%) Power BI
4 1 (0.87%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.87%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) LSMW
2 1 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 41 (35.65%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Legal
3 6 (5.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (4.35%) Law
5 4 (3.48%) Billing
5 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.61%) Marketing
7 2 (1.74%) Back Office
7 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.87%) Front Office
8 1 (0.87%) German Language
8 1 (0.87%) Retail
8 1 (0.87%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (34.78%) Consultant
2 32 (27.83%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (12.17%) Architect
4 13 (11.30%) SAP Architect
5 12 (10.43%) Analyst
5 12 (10.43%) SAP Manager
6 11 (9.57%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.96%) Functional Consultant
7 8 (6.96%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 7 (6.09%) Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Procurement Consultant
8 7 (6.09%) SAP MM Consultant
9 6 (5.22%) SAP Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Integration Consultant
10 5 (4.35%) SAP Developer
10 5 (4.35%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.48%) Data Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) SAP Technical Architect
11 4 (3.48%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.43%) EDI
2 7 (6.09%) SAP Fiori
3 5 (4.35%) IDoc
3 5 (4.35%) SAP PI
3 5 (4.35%) SAPUI5
3 5 (4.35%) Web Services
4 4 (3.48%) cXML
5 2 (1.74%) Middleware
5 2 (1.74%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.87%) Itk
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.87%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.87%) SAP Core Interface
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.61%) User Experience
4 3 (2.61%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.74%) FMCG
5 2 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.87%) LPAR
6 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (0.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.43%) Procure-to-Pay
2 21 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (13.91%) ERP
3 16 (13.91%) Project Management
4 10 (8.70%) Change Management
5 9 (7.83%) Process Improvement
6 8 (6.96%) CRM
6 8 (6.96%) E-Procurement
6 8 (6.96%) Migration
6 8 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (6.09%) Data Migration
7 7 (6.09%) Order to Cash
7 7 (6.09%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (6.09%) Programme Management
8 6 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.22%) Lean Six Sigma
8 6 (5.22%) Six Sigma
8 6 (5.22%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.57%) Java
2 6 (5.22%) ABAP
2 6 (5.22%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.22%) SQL
3 4 (3.48%) PL/SQL
3 4 (3.48%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.87%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (6.96%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.61%) PMP
2 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (1.74%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.87%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) IFRS
2 2 (1.74%) GxP
2 2 (1.74%) PMO
2 2 (1.74%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.87%) GDPR
3 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 102 (88.70%) SAP
2 7 (6.09%) Concur
3 6 (5.22%) hybris
3 6 (5.22%) Oracle
4 5 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.48%) IBM
6 3 (2.61%) HP
6 3 (2.61%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.74%) Cognos
7 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.87%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.87%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.87%) ReadSoft
8 1 (0.87%) Reuters
8 1 (0.87%) Tableau