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 29 June 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.

Ariba
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 501 617 574
Rank change year-on-year +116 -43  
Contract jobs citing Ariba 113 32 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.060% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.13% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 10 32
UK median daily rate £525 £418 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.74% -6.17%  
10th Percentile £400 £291 £353
90th Percentile £615 £581 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £395 £425
% change year-on-year +26.58% -7.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
UK median hourly rate £18.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - £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 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 20651 24117 24949
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.84% 44.90% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20874 27087 25776
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
10th Percentile £240 £238 £213
90th Percentile £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1319 1641 1981
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.31% +9.33%  
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 10 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 29 June 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 +105 107 £513 +22.75% 5
UK excluding London +120 79 £500 +26.58%
South East +49 40 £500 +23.45%
North of England +76 27 £550 +43.79%
London +23 21 £534 -0.23% 4
Midlands +16 5 £400 -27.27%
East of England -7 2 - -
South West - 2 £585 -
Wales - 2 £525 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 131 (89.12%) SAP
2 34 (23.13%) Procure-to-Pay
3 31 (21.09%) Finance
4 26 (17.69%) ERP
4 26 (17.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (12.93%) Project Management
6 17 (11.56%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 17 (11.56%) Contract Management
7 14 (9.52%) OpenText
8 13 (8.84%) Degree
8 13 (8.84%) SAP SRM
9 12 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (8.16%) Migration
10 11 (7.48%) Supplier Management
10 11 (7.48%) SAP MM
10 11 (7.48%) Oracle
10 11 (7.48%) SAP ERP
10 11 (7.48%) SuccessFactors
11 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (6.80%) Data Management
11 10 (6.80%) Manufacturing
12 9 (6.12%) Concur
13 8 (5.44%) SAP Implementation
13 8 (5.44%) Data Migration
13 8 (5.44%) Master Data Management
13 8 (5.44%) Microsoft
13 8 (5.44%) Validation
14 7 (4.76%) Law
14 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
14 7 (4.76%) Management Information System

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 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (11.56%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 13 (8.84%) SAP SRM
3 11 (7.48%) SAP ERP
3 11 (7.48%) SAP MM
4 5 (3.40%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (3.40%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (2.72%) SAP FI-AP
6 3 (2.04%) SAP FI
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (1.36%) SAP CO
7 2 (1.36%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (1.36%) SAP MDM
7 2 (1.36%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.68%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.68%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.68%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.68%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.48%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.36%) Boomi
2 2 (1.36%) IaaS
2 2 (1.36%) iPaaS
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.36%) Office 365
2 2 (1.36%) PaaS
2 2 (1.36%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.08%) SAP BW
2 5 (3.40%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 3 (2.04%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
General
1 31 (21.09%) Finance
2 10 (6.80%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.76%) Law
4 6 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.72%) Digital Economy
6 3 (2.04%) Legal
7 2 (1.36%) Billing
7 2 (1.36%) German Language
7 2 (1.36%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.36%) Retail
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) French Language
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (35.37%) Consultant
2 44 (29.93%) SAP Consultant
3 29 (19.73%) Analyst
4 19 (12.93%) SAP Analyst
5 11 (7.48%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.12%) Data Analyst
6 9 (6.12%) SAP Manager
7 7 (4.76%) Procurement Analyst
7 7 (4.76%) SAP Business Analyst
7 7 (4.76%) SAP Project Manager
8 6 (4.08%) Architect
8 6 (4.08%) Procurement Manager
8 6 (4.08%) SAP P2P Consultant
9 5 (3.40%) Technical Leader
10 4 (2.72%) Administrator
10 4 (2.72%) SAP Architect
10 4 (2.72%) SAP SRM Business Analyst
10 4 (2.72%) SAP Support
11 3 (2.04%) SAP Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.40%) cXML
2 2 (1.36%) EDI
2 2 (1.36%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.36%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.68%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.04%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.36%) Tandem
4 2 (1.36%) User Experience
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.68%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.13%) Procure-to-Pay
2 26 (17.69%) ERP
2 26 (17.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (12.93%) Project Management
4 17 (11.56%) Contract Management
5 12 (8.16%) Migration
5 12 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (7.48%) Supplier Management
7 10 (6.80%) Data Management
8 8 (5.44%) Data Migration
8 8 (5.44%) Master Data Management
8 8 (5.44%) SAP Implementation
8 8 (5.44%) Validation
9 7 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
9 7 (4.76%) E-Procurement
9 7 (4.76%) Indirect Procurement
9 7 (4.76%) Workflow
10 6 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.08%) Information Security
10 6 (4.08%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.36%) ABAP
1 2 (1.36%) VB
2 1 (0.68%) SQL
2 1 (0.68%) VBA
2 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (8.84%) Degree
2 6 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.40%) SAP Certification
4 4 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (2.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.68%) PMP
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.40%) SLA
3 4 (2.72%) PMO
4 2 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 131 (89.12%) SAP
2 14 (9.52%) OpenText
3 11 (7.48%) Oracle
4 9 (6.12%) Concur
5 8 (5.44%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.72%) hybris
7 3 (2.04%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.36%) Dell
8 2 (1.36%) Google
8 2 (1.36%) IBM
8 2 (1.36%) Informatica
9 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.68%) Remedy