Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an SAP Architect was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Architect
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 668 600 683
Rank change year-on-year -68 +83 +48
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Architect 219 302 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 149 106
UK median daily rate £625 £575 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +6.98% +2.38%
10th Percentile £488 £463 £413
90th Percentile £775 £700 £744
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £560 £536
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.43% -0.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

SAP Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SAP Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Architect in the UK

SAP Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Architect in the UK

SAP Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Architect over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Architect in the UK

SAP Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Architect in the UK

SAP Architect
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -56 204 £625 +8.70% 12
UK excluding London -5 141 £600 +7.14% 9
South East +10 61 £625 +15.74% 2
London -30 60 £644 +7.29% 2
North of England +74 31 £650 +13.04% 2
North West +32 28 £650 +13.04% 2
Midlands -48 25 £550 -1.79% 5
East Midlands -30 17 £550 -4.35% 1
Wales +17 7 £600 -
East of England -13 7 £625 +19.05%
West Midlands +1 6 £500 -16.67% 4
South West -2 6 £500 -
Scotland +2 4 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £575 -

SAP Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, SAP Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SAP Architect in the job title.

1 219 (100.00%) SAP
2 53 (24.20%) Finance
3 49 (22.37%) ERP
4 37 (16.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 33 (15.07%) Retail
6 26 (11.87%) SAP HANA
7 24 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (9.13%) SAP S/4HANA
10 19 (8.68%) IT Strategy
10 19 (8.68%) Oracle
10 19 (8.68%) Technical Architecture
11 18 (8.22%) Logistics
11 18 (8.22%) SAP FI
12 17 (7.76%) Migration
12 17 (7.76%) SAP CO
13 15 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (6.85%) SAP FI/CO
13 15 (6.85%) NetWeaver
14 14 (6.39%) Banking
14 14 (6.39%) SAP Retail
15 13 (5.94%) SAP ERP
16 12 (5.48%) Project Management
16 12 (5.48%) SAP Implementation
17 11 (5.02%) Data Migration
17 11 (5.02%) Security Cleared
17 11 (5.02%) Manufacturing
17 11 (5.02%) ABAP
18 10 (4.57%) SAPUI5
18 10 (4.57%) SQL

SAP Architect Skill Set
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 (6.85%) NetWeaver
2 3 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.91%) CMS
3 2 (0.91%) JBoss
3 2 (0.91%) SAP Portal
3 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.46%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (9.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 18 (8.22%) SAP FI
3 17 (7.76%) SAP CO
4 15 (6.85%) SAP FI/CO
5 14 (6.39%) SAP Retail
6 13 (5.94%) SAP ERP
7 10 (4.57%) SAP SD
8 9 (4.11%) SAP MDG
9 8 (3.65%) SAP PSCD
9 8 (3.65%) SAP WM
10 7 (3.20%) SAP IS-U
11 5 (2.28%) SAP CAR
11 5 (2.28%) SAP Hybris
12 4 (1.83%) SAP CRM
13 3 (1.37%) Maximo
13 3 (1.37%) OpenText VIM for SAP
14 2 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
14 2 (0.91%) SAP Business ByDesign
14 2 (0.91%) SAP MDM
14 2 (0.91%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.37%) SaaS
2 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.91%) IaaS
2 2 (0.91%) Slack
3 1 (0.46%) PaaS
3 1 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.87%) SAP HANA
2 9 (4.11%) SAP BW
3 7 (3.20%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.37%) Big Data
5 3 (1.37%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.37%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (1.37%) PowerCenter
5 3 (1.37%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.46%) Lumira
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.46%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.83%) JIRA
2 2 (0.91%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.46%) LSMW
General
1 53 (24.20%) Finance
2 33 (15.07%) Retail
3 14 (6.39%) Banking
4 11 (5.02%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.83%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.37%) Billing
6 3 (1.37%) Marketing
6 3 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.37%) Publishing
7 2 (0.91%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.46%) Automotive
8 1 (0.46%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.46%) German Language
8 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.57%) SAP PI
1 10 (4.57%) SAPUI5
2 7 (3.20%) SAP Fiori
3 6 (2.74%) SAP Basis
4 5 (2.28%) REST
4 5 (2.28%) Spring
4 5 (2.28%) XML
5 4 (1.83%) HTML
5 4 (1.83%) JSP
5 4 (1.83%) SAP CO-PA
6 3 (1.37%) J2EE
7 2 (0.91%) .NET
7 2 (0.91%) EDI
7 2 (0.91%) EJB
7 2 (0.91%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.91%) Middleware
7 2 (0.91%) Servlets
7 2 (0.91%) SOAP
7 2 (0.91%) Struts
7 2 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (1.83%) FMCG
4 3 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.37%) Virtual Team
5 2 (0.91%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (0.91%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.46%) Clustering
6 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.46%) EPoS
6 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.46%) HACMP
6 1 (0.46%) IVR
6 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.46%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.83%) Unix
2 1 (0.46%) Linux
2 1 (0.46%) Windows
2 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.37%) ERP
2 37 (16.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 24 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (8.68%) IT Strategy
4 19 (8.68%) Technical Architecture
5 18 (8.22%) Logistics
6 17 (7.76%) Migration
7 15 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (5.48%) Project Management
8 12 (5.48%) SAP Implementation
9 11 (5.02%) Data Migration
10 9 (4.11%) B2B
11 8 (3.65%) Asset Management
11 8 (3.65%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (3.65%) CRM
11 8 (3.65%) Revenue Management
11 8 (3.65%) TOGAF
12 7 (3.20%) Strategic Thinking
13 6 (2.74%) Business Process Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.02%) ABAP
2 10 (4.57%) SQL
3 9 (4.11%) Java
4 4 (1.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (5.02%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.83%) Degree
3 4 (1.83%) SAP Certification
4 2 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.46%) EMIR
3 1 (0.46%) GDPR
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.91%) Docker
2 1 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.91%) Puppet
2 1 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 219 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (8.68%) Oracle
3 10 (4.57%) Adobe
4 6 (2.74%) hybris
5 4 (1.83%) Ariba
5 4 (1.83%) JDA
6 3 (1.37%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.37%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.91%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.91%) Concur
7 2 (0.91%) FXall
7 2 (0.91%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.91%) Reuters
7 2 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.91%) Wallstreet Suite
8 1 (0.46%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.46%) IBM
8 1 (0.46%) Kronos
8 1 (0.46%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.46%) Veritas