Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 747 693 819
Rank change year-on-year -54 +126 -21
Contract jobs citing Ariba 156 197 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.45% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 111 38
UK median daily rate £515 £600 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.17% +17.07% +16.48%
10th Percentile £339 £375 £306
90th Percentile £645 £650 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £600 £550
% change year-on-year -17.71% +9.09% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
UK median hourly rate £28.25 £19.50 £15.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.87% +24.60% -53.28%
10th Percentile £22.75 £16.50 £11.32
90th Percentile £82.63 £31.28 £20.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £19.50 £15.65
% change year-on-year +44.87% +24.60% -53.28%

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 44,054 43,603 46,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.28% 42.24% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,401 27,332 28,513
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £234 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,621 1,401 1,701
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.71 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £16.78 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.16% +1.68% -2.94%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -59 145 £525 -12.50% 13
UK excluding London -42 88 £494 -17.71% 6
London -2 58 £525 +18.31% 6
South East +17 57 £525 +5.00% 5
North of England -68 15 £615 +2.50%
North West -63 9 £630 +5.00%
Midlands -15 7 £381 -10.29%
Yorkshire -7 6 £433 -
Scotland +2 5 £290 -
East of England -6 4 £439 +59.55%
East Midlands - 4 £363 -
West Midlands -24 3 £400 -5.88%
South West -30 1 £450 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 136 (87.18%) SAP
2 49 (31.41%) Finance
3 43 (27.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 41 (26.28%) Procure-to-Pay
5 33 (21.15%) ERP
6 28 (17.95%) SuccessFactors
7 21 (13.46%) Project Management
7 21 (13.46%) CRM
7 21 (13.46%) Oracle
8 20 (12.82%) Java
9 19 (12.18%) ABAP
9 19 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (12.18%) SAP Fiori
10 15 (9.62%) NetWeaver
11 14 (8.97%) Supplier Relationship Management
12 13 (8.33%) Concur
12 13 (8.33%) E-Procurement
12 13 (8.33%) Migration
12 13 (8.33%) SAP PI
13 12 (7.69%) SAP ERP
13 12 (7.69%) SAP BW
13 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
13 12 (7.69%) SAPUI5
13 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (6.41%) Manufacturing
14 10 (6.41%) Change Management
14 10 (6.41%) SAP MM
14 10 (6.41%) Logistics
15 9 (5.77%) Degree
15 9 (5.77%) Legal

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 15 (9.62%) NetWeaver
2 8 (5.13%) SAP EP
3 3 (1.92%) Confluence
4 1 (0.64%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 43 (27.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (7.69%) SAP ERP
3 10 (6.41%) SAP MM
4 9 (5.77%) SAP CRM
5 8 (5.13%) SAP MDG
6 7 (4.49%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 5 (3.21%) SAP SRM
8 4 (2.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (2.56%) SAP IBP
9 3 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (1.92%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (1.28%) SAP CO
10 2 (1.28%) SAP FI
10 2 (1.28%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (1.28%) SAP HCM
11 1 (0.64%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.64%) SAP GRC
11 1 (0.64%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.95%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (2.56%) SaaS
2 4 (2.56%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) Internet
2 3 (1.92%) HTTP
2 3 (1.92%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.92%) Intranet
2 3 (1.92%) SMTP
3 1 (0.64%) FTP
3 1 (0.64%) SSH
3 1 (0.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.69%) SAP BW
2 8 (5.13%) SAP HANA
3 7 (4.49%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.92%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.28%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
6 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.92%) JIRA
2 2 (1.28%) LSMW
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.64%) Selenium
3 1 (0.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 49 (31.41%) Finance
2 10 (6.41%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.77%) Legal
4 7 (4.49%) Law
4 7 (4.49%) Retail
5 6 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.92%) Banking
6 3 (1.92%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.28%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.28%) Marketing
7 2 (1.28%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.64%) French Language
8 1 (0.64%) Front Office
8 1 (0.64%) German Language
8 1 (0.64%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.64%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (37.82%) Consultant
2 44 (28.21%) SAP Consultant
3 23 (14.74%) Architect
4 18 (11.54%) Analyst
5 17 (10.90%) SAP Architect
5 17 (10.90%) SAP Manager
6 14 (8.97%) Project Manager
7 12 (7.69%) SAP Technical Architect
7 12 (7.69%) Technical Architect
8 11 (7.05%) SAP Project Manager
9 9 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.13%) Business Analyst
10 8 (5.13%) SAP Analyst
11 7 (4.49%) Procurement Consultant
11 7 (4.49%) SAP Business Analyst
11 7 (4.49%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
12 6 (3.85%) Functional Consultant
12 6 (3.85%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 5 (3.21%) P2P Business Analyst
13 5 (3.21%) SAP Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.18%) SAP Fiori
2 13 (8.33%) SAP PI
3 12 (7.69%) SAPUI5
4 7 (4.49%) EDI
5 6 (3.85%) XSLT
6 5 (3.21%) SAP Basis
7 4 (2.56%) cXML
8 3 (1.92%) .NET
8 3 (1.92%) IDoc
8 3 (1.92%) JDBC
8 3 (1.92%) SAP ALE
8 3 (1.92%) XML
9 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.28%) BAPI
9 2 (1.28%) EDIFACT
9 2 (1.28%) EJB
9 2 (1.28%) SAP XI
10 1 (0.64%) Itk
10 1 (0.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.56%) Clustering
5 2 (1.28%) User Experience
5 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.64%) Life Science
6 1 (0.64%) LPAR
6 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.21%) Linux
2 4 (2.56%) AIX
2 4 (2.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.28%) Procure-to-Pay
2 33 (21.15%) ERP
3 21 (13.46%) CRM
3 21 (13.46%) Project Management
4 19 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (8.97%) Supplier Relationship Management
6 13 (8.33%) E-Procurement
6 13 (8.33%) Migration
7 10 (6.41%) Change Management
7 10 (6.41%) Logistics
8 9 (5.77%) Accounts Payable
9 8 (5.13%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (5.13%) Strategic Thinking
10 7 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (4.49%) Contract Management
10 7 (4.49%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (4.49%) Data Migration
10 7 (4.49%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.82%) Java
2 19 (12.18%) ABAP
3 3 (1.92%) SQL
4 1 (0.64%) C
4 1 (0.64%) C#
4 1 (0.64%) Groovy
4 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (5.77%) Degree
2 8 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.28%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.28%) PMP
5 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.64%) ISEB
5 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) QA
2 4 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.56%) IFRS
3 2 (1.28%) PMO
4 1 (0.64%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) Data Guard
1 4 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.28%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 136 (87.18%) SAP
2 21 (13.46%) Oracle
3 13 (8.33%) Concur
4 6 (3.85%) CA
4 6 (3.85%) hybris
4 6 (3.85%) OpenText
5 5 (3.21%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.92%) Baan
7 2 (1.28%) HP
7 2 (1.28%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.64%) Adobe
8 1 (0.64%) IBM
8 1 (0.64%) ReadSoft
8 1 (0.64%) Reuters