The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for NWDS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NWDS over the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio (NWDS)
UK
Rank 584 - 610
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing NWDS 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% - 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.026% - 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NWDS is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7668 7703 6878
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.26% 14.59% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5151 5124 4410
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

NWDS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NWDS in the UK

NWDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NWDS.

Contractor daily rate trend for NWDS in the UK

NWDS
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NWDS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 - 2 £400 -
Coventry - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
London - 1 £400 -

NWDS
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NWDS 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 NWDS.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) NetWeaver
3 1 (33.33%) SAPscript
3 1 (33.33%) OLE
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (33.33%) BAPI
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) SAP ALE
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SAP PI
3 1 (33.33%) SAP MII
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Composer
3 1 (33.33%) NWDI
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (33.33%) ABAP
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

NWDS
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 (66.67%) NetWeaver
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP MII
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) NWDI
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Composer
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) ABAP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) BAPI
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) OLE
1 1 (33.33%) SAP ALE
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PI
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) ABAP
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) SAPscript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP