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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ariba
UK
Rank 550 603 561
Rank change year-on-year +53 -42  
Contract jobs citing Ariba 33 37 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.070% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 30
Median daily rate £500 £421 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.69% -2.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £675 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £486 £380 £396
% change year-on-year +27.89% -4.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Median hourly rate £10.15 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.15 - £27.50

Ariba is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19813 23266 24403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.11% 43.71% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12248 14093 13817
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 710 807 1038
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Ariba
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Ariba as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ariba in the UK

Ariba
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ariba.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ariba in the UK

Ariba
Top 24 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +45 28 £500 +18.69% 14
London +25 11 £500 -13.04% 7
West Midlands - 6 £438 -
South East +10 5 £450 +33.13% 2
Wales - 5 £524 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £553 -
East of England - 4 £553 -
South Wales - 4 £525 -
Watford - 4 £553 -
Berkshire - 3 £450 - 1
Crawley - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £450 -
Neath Port Talbot - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Port Talbot - 2 - -
North West +25 1 £575 +33.72% 3
South West - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Atherstone - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £575 -
Cardiff - 1 £525 -

Ariba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ariba also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Ariba.

1 61 (83.56%) SAP
2 23 (31.51%) Finance
3 20 (27.40%) Project Management
4 16 (21.92%) Procure-to-Pay
5 14 (19.18%) SAP BW
6 12 (16.44%) Concur
7 11 (15.07%) ERP
8 10 (13.70%) MS Office
8 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
8 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (13.70%) SuccessFactors
9 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
9 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (12.33%) Degree
9 9 (12.33%) SAP Implementation
10 8 (10.96%) SAP SRM
10 8 (10.96%) SAP MM
10 8 (10.96%) Process Improvement
11 7 (9.59%) SAP GRC
11 7 (9.59%) SaaS
11 7 (9.59%) Manufacturing
11 7 (9.59%) SAP ERP
12 6 (8.22%) Migration
12 6 (8.22%) OpenText
12 6 (8.22%) OpenText VIM for SAP
12 6 (8.22%) Source to Pay
12 6 (8.22%) Contract Management
13 5 (6.85%) SAP MDG
13 5 (6.85%) SAP HR

Ariba
Top Related 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 2 (2.74%) NetWeaver
1 2 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
1 10 (13.70%) MS Office
2 4 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (10.96%) SAP MM
1 8 (10.96%) SAP SRM
2 7 (9.59%) SAP ERP
2 7 (9.59%) SAP GRC
3 6 (8.22%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 5 (6.85%) SAP HR
4 5 (6.85%) SAP MDG
5 4 (5.48%) SAP BPC
5 4 (5.48%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (2.74%) SAP FI
7 1 (1.37%) SAP CO
7 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (1.37%) SAP PM
7 1 (1.37%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (9.59%) SaaS
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.74%) Boomi
3 2 (2.74%) IaaS
3 2 (2.74%) iPaaS
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.74%) Office 365
3 2 (2.74%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) SAP BW
2 4 (5.48%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.48%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
3 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.74%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) eCATT
1 1 (1.37%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.37%) LSMW
General
1 23 (31.51%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Automotive
4 2 (2.74%) Billing
4 2 (2.74%) German Language
4 2 (2.74%) Law
5 1 (1.37%) French Language
5 1 (1.37%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.37%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Consultant
2 13 (17.81%) Architect
3 11 (15.07%) SAP Architect
3 11 (15.07%) SAP Consultant
4 8 (10.96%) Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) ERP Architect
7 4 (5.48%) SAP Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.11%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Data Migration Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Migration Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Procurement Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) SAP Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) SAP BW Architect
8 3 (4.11%) SAP P2P Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) SAPUI5
2 3 (4.11%) SAP PI
3 2 (2.74%) EDI
3 2 (2.74%) Web Services
4 1 (1.37%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.37%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.37%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.74%) User Experience
3 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Project Management
2 16 (21.92%) Procure-to-Pay
3 11 (15.07%) ERP
4 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.33%) SAP Implementation
6 8 (10.96%) Process Improvement
7 6 (8.22%) Contract Management
7 6 (8.22%) Migration
7 6 (8.22%) Source to Pay
8 4 (5.48%) Change Management
8 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.48%) Lean Six Sigma
8 4 (5.48%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.48%) Six Sigma
9 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (4.11%) Information Security
9 3 (4.11%) Mathematics
9 3 (4.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) ABAP
1 2 (2.74%) VB
1 2 (2.74%) VBA
1 2 (2.74%) VBScript
2 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (4.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.37%) CCA
3 1 (1.37%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) PMO
2 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (83.56%) SAP
2 12 (16.44%) Concur
3 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.22%) OpenText
5 3 (4.11%) IBM
6 2 (2.74%) Dell
6 2 (2.74%) Google
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle
6 2 (2.74%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) hybris
7 1 (1.37%) ReadSoft
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