The median contractor rate for a SAP Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Architect
UK
Rank 481 563 509
Rank change year-on-year +82 -54  
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Architect 102 77 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 47 64
Median daily rate £525 £523 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.47% -0.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £652 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £513 £519
% change year-on-year +2.43% -1.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

SAP Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured SAP Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Architect.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Architect in the UK

SAP Architect
Top 30 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 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 +69 90 £550 +4.76% 7
London +31 28 £525 +0.47% 4
South East +14 20 £570 +6.04%
East Midlands +4 15 £500 -
Surrey +12 10 £518 -
Derbyshire - 10 £525 -
Derby - 10 £525 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 10 £518 -
West Midlands +22 8 £600 +9.09%
Wales - 7 £525 -
South Wales - 6 £525 -
North West +29 5 £700 +31.33%
Manchester +16 5 £700 +31.33%
Cardiff - 5 £525 -
Hampshire +15 4 £563 +18.42%
Berkshire +29 3 £519 -5.68%
Yorkshire +20 3 - -
West Yorkshire +20 3 - -
Nottingham +11 3 £490 -10.90%
Nottinghamshire +6 3 £490 -6.22%
East of England -2 3 £750 - 2
Birmingham - 3 £700 -
Southampton - 3 £563 -
Leeds - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +10 2 £750 - 2
Cambridge +7 2 £750 - 2
Warwickshire +1 2 £480 -
Coventry +5 1 £650 +18.18%
Midlands +5 1 - - 1
City of London 0 1 £500 -2.20%

SAP Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 244 (100.00%) SAP
2 44 (18.03%) Finance
3 42 (17.21%) SAP HANA
4 30 (12.30%) SAP BW
4 30 (12.30%) ERP
5 28 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (11.48%) Retail
6 27 (11.07%) Migration
7 23 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (9.02%) SAP HR
9 21 (8.61%) TOGAF
10 20 (8.20%) SAP Retail
10 20 (8.20%) Project Management
10 20 (8.20%) SAP Basis
10 20 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (7.79%) Manufacturing
11 19 (7.79%) SAP FI
12 18 (7.38%) Oracle
12 18 (7.38%) Enterprise Architecture
13 17 (6.97%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (6.56%) SAP Implementation
15 15 (6.15%) SAP HCM
15 15 (6.15%) SAP CO
15 15 (6.15%) CRM
16 14 (5.74%) SAP FI/CO
16 14 (5.74%) Data Structures
16 14 (5.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
17 13 (5.33%) SAP MDG
17 13 (5.33%) SuccessFactors
17 13 (5.33%) SAP ERP

SAP Architect Skill Set
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 13 (5.33%) NetWeaver
2 8 (3.28%) Apache
2 8 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.46%) SAP EP
4 5 (2.05%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.41%) IIS
6 1 (0.41%) JBoss
6 1 (0.41%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.46%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.64%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.23%) MS Office
3 3 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (9.02%) SAP HR
2 20 (8.20%) SAP Retail
3 19 (7.79%) SAP FI
4 15 (6.15%) SAP CO
4 15 (6.15%) SAP HCM
5 14 (5.74%) SAP FI/CO
6 13 (5.33%) SAP ERP
6 13 (5.33%) SAP MDG
7 11 (4.51%) SAP MDM
8 9 (3.69%) SAP CRM
8 9 (3.69%) SAP FSCM
8 9 (3.69%) SAP Hybris
9 7 (2.87%) SAP BPC
9 7 (2.87%) SAP GRC
9 7 (2.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (2.87%) SAP S/4HANA
10 6 (2.46%) SAP IS-U
10 6 (2.46%) SAP Travel Management
11 5 (2.05%) SAP GTS
11 5 (2.05%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.33%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (3.28%) SaaS
3 6 (2.46%) Boomi
4 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.23%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.82%) PaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.05%) FTP
2 1 (0.41%) Firewall
2 1 (0.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.21%) SAP HANA
2 30 (12.30%) SAP BW
3 17 (6.97%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (5.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 9 (3.69%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.64%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.82%) GIS
9 1 (0.41%) DB2
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 44 (18.03%) Finance
2 28 (11.48%) Retail
3 19 (7.79%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.46%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.23%) Banking
5 3 (1.23%) Billing
5 3 (1.23%) Local Government
5 3 (1.23%) Marketing
5 3 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) French Language
7 1 (0.41%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.20%) SAP Basis
2 10 (4.10%) SAP PI
3 8 (3.28%) .NET
4 6 (2.46%) REST
4 6 (2.46%) SAP TM
4 6 (2.46%) SOAP
5 5 (2.05%) JDBC
5 5 (2.05%) JMS
6 4 (1.64%) Web Services
7 3 (1.23%) SAP Fiori
7 3 (1.23%) XML
8 2 (0.82%) JSON
8 2 (0.82%) Middleware
9 1 (0.41%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.41%) JSP
9 1 (0.41%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.41%) Spring
9 1 (0.41%) Struts
9 1 (0.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.74%) Data Structures
3 8 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.64%) Virtual Team
5 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
5 2 (0.82%) FMCG
5 2 (0.82%) Life Science
5 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.41%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.41%) AIX
1 1 (0.41%) Solaris
1 1 (0.41%) Unix
1 1 (0.41%) Windows
1 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (12.30%) ERP
2 28 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (11.07%) Migration
4 21 (8.61%) TOGAF
5 20 (8.20%) Project Management
5 20 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (7.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 16 (6.56%) SAP Implementation
8 15 (6.15%) CRM
9 11 (4.51%) Data Migration
9 11 (4.51%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (4.10%) Data Modelling
10 10 (4.10%) Presales
11 9 (3.69%) Data Management
11 9 (3.69%) ITIL
11 9 (3.69%) Logistics
12 8 (3.28%) B2B
12 8 (3.28%) Cash Management
12 8 (3.28%) Process Improvement
12 8 (3.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.51%) ABAP
2 10 (4.10%) Java
3 9 (3.69%) SQL
4 2 (0.82%) C#
5 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (2.87%) Degree
1 7 (2.87%) SAP Certification
1 7 (2.87%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.23%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.23%) PMP
4 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.41%) CCA
4 1 (0.41%) CISA
4 1 (0.41%) CISM
4 1 (0.41%) CISSP
4 1 (0.41%) MBA
4 1 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.46%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 244 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (7.38%) Oracle
3 11 (4.51%) Ariba
4 9 (3.69%) hybris
5 7 (2.87%) Concur
6 6 (2.46%) Dell
6 6 (2.46%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.64%) Apigee
7 4 (1.64%) CA
7 4 (1.64%) HP
7 4 (1.64%) Informatica
8 3 (1.23%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.23%) SnapLogic
9 2 (0.82%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.82%) ESRI
9 2 (0.82%) FXall
9 2 (0.82%) Reuters
10 1 (0.41%) Birst
10 1 (0.41%) Workday
London - South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £600+ per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Recruit121
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago