Period
to 23 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 649 772 703
Rank change year-on-year +123 -69 +107
Contract jobs citing Ariba 183 117 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 59 52
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +27.27%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £400
90th Percentile £700 £713 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +47.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £100.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.50% +455.56% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £100.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -72.50% +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 38,628 41,733 39,853
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.45% 41.41% 44.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,025 25,954 24,477
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,316 1,469 1,399
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.86 £16.99
% change year-on-year +10.34% -6.65% -5.61%

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 23 May 2019.

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 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 May 2019. 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 +87 167 £538 +7.50% 12
London +90 82 £550 - 6
UK excluding London +34 79 £475 +5.56% 6
South East +27 42 £450 -10.00% 1
East of England +18 14 £331 -21.60%
Midlands +23 10 £463 +32.14% 1
North of England +3 7 £563 +55.17% 4
East Midlands +23 5 £475 +35.71% 1
West Midlands +7 5 £450 -
Wales - 5 £575 -
North West +14 4 - - 3
Yorkshire +8 3 £563 +60.14% 1
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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.

1 168 (91.80%) SAP
2 60 (32.79%) Finance
3 59 (32.24%) SAP S/4HANA
4 50 (27.32%) Procure-to-Pay
5 35 (19.13%) ERP
6 33 (18.03%) SuccessFactors
7 26 (14.21%) Project Management
8 25 (13.66%) Concur
9 23 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (9.29%) SAP BPC
11 16 (8.74%) Change Management
11 16 (8.74%) Migration
12 15 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (8.20%) Source to Pay
12 15 (8.20%) SAP Fiori
13 14 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (7.65%) SAP FI/CO
13 14 (7.65%) SAP CO
13 14 (7.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (7.65%) SAP FI
14 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (7.10%) Oracle
14 13 (7.10%) Data Migration
15 10 (5.46%) Manufacturing
15 10 (5.46%) SAP MM
15 10 (5.46%) Supplier Management
15 10 (5.46%) SAP MDG
15 10 (5.46%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (4.92%) Business Transformation
16 9 (4.92%) 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 7 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.73%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.09%) Confluence
4 1 (0.55%) SAP EP
Applications
1 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.28%) Adobe Captivate
3 6 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 59 (32.24%) SAP S/4HANA
2 17 (9.29%) SAP BPC
3 14 (7.65%) SAP CO
3 14 (7.65%) SAP FI
3 14 (7.65%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (5.46%) SAP MDG
4 10 (5.46%) SAP MM
5 8 (4.37%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 6 (3.28%) SAP ERP
6 6 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (2.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (2.19%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (2.19%) SAP Payroll
9 3 (1.64%) SAP CRM
9 3 (1.64%) SAP GRC
10 2 (1.09%) SAP HR
11 1 (0.55%) Maximo
11 1 (0.55%) SAP PM
11 1 (0.55%) SAP SD
11 1 (0.55%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.03%) SuccessFactors
2 9 (4.92%) SaaS
3 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.19%) Office 365
4 3 (1.64%) Yammer
5 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.64%) Internet
2 2 (1.09%) HTTP
2 2 (1.09%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.09%) SMTP
3 1 (0.55%) FTP
3 1 (0.55%) Skype
3 1 (0.55%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.37%) SAP BW
2 6 (3.28%) SAP HANA
3 5 (2.73%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
General
1 60 (32.79%) Finance
2 14 (7.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (5.46%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.83%) Legal
5 6 (3.28%) Retail
6 5 (2.73%) German Language
7 4 (2.19%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.64%) French Language
8 3 (1.64%) Marketing
8 3 (1.64%) Polish Language
9 2 (1.09%) Banking
9 2 (1.09%) Billing
9 2 (1.09%) Law
9 2 (1.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (31.15%) Consultant
2 43 (23.50%) SAP Consultant
3 30 (16.39%) SAP Manager
4 20 (10.93%) Architect
5 19 (10.38%) Project Manager
6 18 (9.84%) SAP Architect
7 16 (8.74%) Analyst
8 14 (7.65%) SAP Project Manager
9 11 (6.01%) SAP FI Consultant
10 10 (5.46%) SAP Analyst
11 9 (4.92%) SAP CO Consultant
11 9 (4.92%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 9 (4.92%) Senior Consultant
12 8 (4.37%) Administrator
12 8 (4.37%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
12 8 (4.37%) SAP Technical Architect
12 8 (4.37%) Senior SAP Consultant
12 8 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (4.37%) Technical Architect
13 6 (3.28%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.20%) SAP Fiori
2 4 (2.19%) SAP PI
2 4 (2.19%) XSLT
3 3 (1.64%) SAPUI5
3 3 (1.64%) XML
4 2 (1.09%) IDoc
4 2 (1.09%) Middleware
4 2 (1.09%) SAP Core Interface
5 1 (0.55%) .NET
5 1 (0.55%) BAPI
5 1 (0.55%) EDI
5 1 (0.55%) EJB
5 1 (0.55%) J2EE
5 1 (0.55%) JDBC
5 1 (0.55%) JMS
5 1 (0.55%) SAML
5 1 (0.55%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.55%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.55%) SOAP
5 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.37%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.37%) User Experience
3 6 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.19%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.64%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.64%) FMCG
5 3 (1.64%) PMI
5 3 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.09%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.09%) Life Science
6 2 (1.09%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.09%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.09%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.32%) Procure-to-Pay
2 35 (19.13%) ERP
3 26 (14.21%) Project Management
4 23 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (8.74%) Change Management
5 16 (8.74%) Migration
6 15 (8.20%) Source to Pay
6 15 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (7.10%) Data Migration
8 10 (5.46%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (5.46%) Supplier Management
9 9 (4.92%) Business Transformation
9 9 (4.92%) E-Procurement
9 9 (4.92%) SAP Implementation
10 8 (4.37%) CRM
10 8 (4.37%) ITIL
10 8 (4.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (3.83%) Data Cleansing
11 7 (3.83%) Data Modelling
11 7 (3.83%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.37%) ABAP
1 8 (4.37%) Java
2 3 (1.64%) C
2 3 (1.64%) SQL
3 1 (0.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (4.92%) Degree
2 6 (3.28%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.64%) DBS Check
3 3 (1.64%) PMP
3 3 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) ACCA
4 1 (0.55%) CIMA
4 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.92%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.37%) QA
3 6 (3.28%) PMO
4 3 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.55%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) MOM
Vendors
1 168 (91.80%) SAP
2 25 (13.66%) Concur
3 13 (7.10%) Oracle
4 9 (4.92%) OpenText
5 6 (3.28%) Adobe
6 5 (2.73%) Baan
6 5 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.19%) CA
7 4 (2.19%) IBM
7 4 (2.19%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.64%) Apple
8 3 (1.64%) hybris
9 2 (1.09%) Freshdesk
9 2 (1.09%) Reuters
9 2 (1.09%) Workday
10 1 (0.55%) Automation Anywhere
10 1 (0.55%) Gigya
10 1 (0.55%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.55%) Snow