The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP ALE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 29 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.

SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 641 602
Rank change year-on-year +44 -39  
Contract jobs citing SAP ALE 8 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.013% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.056% 0.046% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 12
Median daily rate £438 £478 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.37% +3.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £475 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £489 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £478 £475
% change year-on-year -8.37% +0.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP ALE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14232 15083 14189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.46% 28.02% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9874 10486 9196
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 224 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £13.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

SAP ALE
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP ALE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP ALE in the UK

SAP ALE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP ALE in the UK

SAP ALE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP ALE in the UK

SAP ALE
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ALE within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +48 6 £438 -8.37% 7
South East - 2 £438 -
London +31 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 - -
Swansea - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £450 -
Gatwick - 1 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
West Sussex - 1 £425 -
West Wales - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP ALE 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 SAP ALE.

1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (88.89%) ABAP
3 12 (44.44%) Workflow
4 10 (37.04%) BAPI
5 9 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
6 8 (29.63%) SAP Smart Forms
6 8 (29.63%) OO
7 6 (22.22%) ERP
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) Logistics
8 5 (18.52%) SAP Business Workflow
8 5 (18.52%) SAP MDG
9 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
9 4 (14.81%) SAP HANA
9 4 (14.81%) Data Structures
9 4 (14.81%) LSMW
9 4 (14.81%) Migration
9 4 (14.81%) SAPscript
10 3 (11.11%) Retail
10 3 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
11 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
11 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
11 2 (7.41%) SAP ERP
11 2 (7.41%) Data Validation
11 2 (7.41%) Data Conversion
11 2 (7.41%) SAP XI
11 2 (7.41%) NetWeaver
11 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (7.41%) Validation
11 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence

SAP ALE
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 (7.41%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) SAP MDG
2 2 (7.41%) SAP CAR
2 2 (7.41%) SAP ERP
2 2 (7.41%) SAP POS DM
3 1 (3.70%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.70%) SAP EHS
3 1 (3.70%) SAP EWM
3 1 (3.70%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.70%) SAP HR
3 1 (3.70%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SAP HANA
2 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) LSMW
2 1 (3.70%) NWDS
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Composer
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
1 12 (44.44%) SAP Developer
2 9 (33.33%) ABAP Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Consultant
3 8 (29.63%) SAP Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) ABAP Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SAP MDG Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration Lead
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Data Migration Lead
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) SAP EWM Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Logistics Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) SAP PI Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SAP SCM Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) SAP SD Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) BAPI
2 9 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
3 8 (29.63%) SAP Smart Forms
4 5 (18.52%) SAP Business Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) SAP XI
5 2 (7.41%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) EJB
6 1 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) HTML5
6 1 (3.70%) JDBC
6 1 (3.70%) OLE
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (3.70%) SAP PI
6 1 (3.70%) Spring
6 1 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Workflow
2 8 (29.63%) OO
3 6 (22.22%) ERP
4 5 (18.52%) Logistics
5 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.41%) Data Conversion
7 2 (7.41%) Data Governance
7 2 (7.41%) Data Validation
7 2 (7.41%) Order to Cash
7 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
7 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Validation
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow Development
8 1 (3.70%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (3.70%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) ABAP
2 4 (14.81%) SAPscript
3 2 (7.41%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe
2 1 (3.70%) Informatica
2 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
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