Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 689 786 784
Rank change year-on-year +97 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing Ariba 183 64 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.067% 0.086%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 29 46
UK median daily rate £600 £545 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.09% +23.86% +11.11%
10th Percentile £325 £389 £267
90th Percentile £650 £638 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £551 £388
% change year-on-year +8.84% +42.26% -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £10.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +222.74% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £10.23 -
% change year-on-year +222.74% - -

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 42,372 43,203 46,369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.77% 45.01% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,700 26,540 27,553
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £230 £240 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,416 1,630 1,843
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +7.98%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.37 £10.13
90th Percentile £47.25 £46.04 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% +6.06%

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 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +95 180 £600 +10.09% 12
UK excluding London +77 116 £600 +8.84% 5
North of England +92 70 £600 +4.35%
North West +64 62 £600 +4.35%
London -13 55 £500 - 7
South East +12 27 £463 -50.00% 1
East of England -4 10 £373 -32.58% 1
Yorkshire +3 8 £340 -37.61%
Midlands +3 6 - - 3
West Midlands +7 5 - - 2
Wales - 2 £525 -
South West +15 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 173 (94.54%) SAP
2 72 (39.34%) SAP BW
3 56 (30.60%) Migration
3 56 (30.60%) Data Migration
4 47 (25.68%) Procure-to-Pay
5 46 (25.14%) Finance
6 24 (13.11%) SAP MM
7 23 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (10.93%) Project Management
8 20 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (10.38%) ERP
10 18 (9.84%) BusinessObjects
11 14 (7.65%) Order to Cash
11 14 (7.65%) Contract Management
12 13 (7.10%) SAP S/4HANA
12 13 (7.10%) Concur
12 13 (7.10%) Process Improvement
13 12 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (6.56%) OpenText
13 12 (6.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 11 (6.01%) Degree
15 10 (5.46%) German Language
15 10 (5.46%) Italian Language
15 10 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (5.46%) Change Management
16 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
16 9 (4.92%) OpenText VIM for SAP
17 8 (4.37%) Source to Pay
17 8 (4.37%) Marketing
17 8 (4.37%) Data Management

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 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.09%) Confluence
2 2 (1.09%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.73%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 24 (13.11%) SAP MM
2 13 (7.10%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (4.92%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 6 (3.28%) SAP BPC
4 6 (3.28%) SAP ERP
4 6 (3.28%) SAP FI
5 5 (2.73%) SAP CO
5 5 (2.73%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (2.19%) SAP GRC
6 4 (2.19%) SAP SRM
7 3 (1.64%) SAP MDG
7 3 (1.64%) SAP SD
8 2 (1.09%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (1.09%) SAP PS
9 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.55%) SAP FI-AP
9 1 (0.55%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.55%) SAP SCM
9 1 (0.55%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.83%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.64%) Skype
2 1 (0.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (39.34%) SAP BW
2 18 (9.84%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (6.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 7 (3.83%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.09%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.55%) Big Data
6 1 (0.55%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.55%) Impala
6 1 (0.55%) Power BI
6 1 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.55%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) Introscope
General
1 46 (25.14%) Finance
2 10 (5.46%) German Language
2 10 (5.46%) Italian Language
3 8 (4.37%) Advertising
3 8 (4.37%) Marketing
4 6 (3.28%) Billing
5 4 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.09%) Back Office
7 2 (1.09%) Legal
7 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.09%) Retail
8 1 (0.55%) Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (30.05%) Workstream Lead
2 47 (25.68%) Consultant
3 39 (21.31%) SAP Consultant
4 17 (9.29%) Project Manager
5 13 (7.10%) Analyst
6 10 (5.46%) SAP MM Consultant
7 9 (4.92%) SAP Manager
8 7 (3.83%) Process Manager
8 7 (3.83%) SAP Project Manager
9 6 (3.28%) Architect
9 6 (3.28%) Technical Leader
10 5 (2.73%) Procurement Manager
10 5 (2.73%) SAP Architect
10 5 (2.73%) SAP P2P Consultant
10 5 (2.73%) Technical Design Leader
11 4 (2.19%) Administrator
11 4 (2.19%) Business Process Owner
11 4 (2.19%) Functional Consultant
11 4 (2.19%) SAP Technical Consultant
11 4 (2.19%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.83%) EDI
2 6 (3.28%) SAP Fiori
3 5 (2.73%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.09%) IDoc
5 1 (0.55%) Middleware
5 1 (0.55%) SAP Core Interface
5 1 (0.55%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.55%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.55%) Web Services
5 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.37%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.73%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.64%) Public Cloud
4 3 (1.64%) User Experience
5 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.09%) Unix
2 1 (0.55%) Linux
2 1 (0.55%) Windows
2 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.60%) Data Migration
1 56 (30.60%) Migration
2 47 (25.68%) Procure-to-Pay
3 20 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (10.93%) Project Management
4 19 (10.38%) ERP
5 14 (7.65%) Contract Management
5 14 (7.65%) Order to Cash
6 13 (7.10%) Process Improvement
7 12 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (5.46%) Change Management
8 10 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (4.37%) Asset Management
9 8 (4.37%) Data Management
9 8 (4.37%) Lean Six Sigma
9 8 (4.37%) Master Data Management
9 8 (4.37%) Six Sigma
9 8 (4.37%) Source to Pay
10 7 (3.83%) E-Procurement
10 7 (3.83%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.73%) ABAP
2 3 (1.64%) Java
3 2 (1.09%) SQL
4 1 (0.55%) C
4 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.55%) Python
4 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (6.01%) Degree
2 3 (1.64%) SAP Certification
3 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (1.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.55%) ACCA
4 1 (0.55%) CCA
4 1 (0.55%) CIMA
4 1 (0.55%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.64%) PMO
2 2 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.09%) GxP
2 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.55%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 173 (94.54%) SAP
2 13 (7.10%) Concur
3 12 (6.56%) OpenText
4 7 (3.83%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.19%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.64%) Capita
8 2 (1.09%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.09%) Cognos
8 2 (1.09%) HP
8 2 (1.09%) IBM
8 2 (1.09%) Snow
8 2 (1.09%) Sybase
8 2 (1.09%) Workday
9 1 (0.55%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.55%) hybris
9 1 (0.55%) Kofax
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle
9 1 (0.55%) Sun
9 1 (0.55%) Tableau