The median contractor rate for a SAP Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Developer
UK
Rank 493 574 552
Rank change year-on-year +81 -22  
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Developer 100 70 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 32 28
Median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
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 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
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 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
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 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

SAP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Developer in the UK

SAP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Developer in the UK

SAP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Developer over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Developer in the UK

SAP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Developer in the UK

SAP Developer
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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +68 85 £425 -5.55% 15
London +41 20 £450 -2.70% 2
South East +24 18 £396 -16.63% 3
North West +38 15 £425 - 3
West Midlands +17 8 £435 +34.88% 1
Berkshire +31 7 £388 +0.64%
Manchester +20 7 £419 - 1
South West +7 5 £425 -15.00%
Milton Keynes -3 4 £435 -8.42%
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £435 -8.42%
Worthing +17 3 - - 1
West Sussex +4 3 - - 1
Warwickshire -1 3 £445 -
East of England -1 3 - - 2
Wales -3 3 £375 +5.04%
East Midlands - 3 - - 1
Reading - 3 £396 -
Bristol - 3 £425 -
Yorkshire +14 2 £413 -13.15% 1
Leeds +10 2 £413 -
West Yorkshire +8 2 £413 -13.15% 1
Swansea - 2 - -
Brentford - 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £438 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 - -
West Wales - 2 - -
Midlands +8 1 - -

SAP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, SAP Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 228 (100.00%) SAP
2 117 (51.32%) ABAP
3 53 (23.25%) Workflow
4 40 (17.54%) Finance
4 40 (17.54%) SQL
5 36 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (15.35%) Web Dynpro
7 32 (14.04%) SAP BW
8 31 (13.60%) SAPUI5
9 30 (13.16%) BusinessObjects
9 30 (13.16%) SAP HANA
10 28 (12.28%) Adobe
11 24 (10.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 23 (10.09%) Data Modelling
12 23 (10.09%) SAP Data Services
13 21 (9.21%) Security Cleared
13 21 (9.21%) BAPI
14 20 (8.77%) SAP FI
14 20 (8.77%) CRM
15 19 (8.33%) Migration
15 19 (8.33%) SAP Smart Forms
16 18 (7.89%) SAP Fiori
17 17 (7.46%) Manufacturing
17 17 (7.46%) OO
18 16 (7.02%) Oracle
18 16 (7.02%) SAP BPC
19 15 (6.58%) Java
19 15 (6.58%) NetWeaver
19 15 (6.58%) SAP XI
20 14 (6.14%) SAP CO

SAP Developer 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 15 (6.58%) NetWeaver
2 9 (3.95%) SAP Portal
3 5 (2.19%) Confluence
4 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.44%) IIS
4 1 (0.44%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.44%) SAP EP
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (8.77%) SAP FI
2 16 (7.02%) SAP BPC
3 14 (6.14%) SAP CO
3 14 (6.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 14 (6.14%) SAP MDG
4 10 (4.39%) SAP CRM
5 7 (3.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (2.63%) SAP Business One
7 5 (2.19%) SAP EWM
7 5 (2.19%) SAP PSCD
8 4 (1.75%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (1.32%) SAP Bank Analyzer
9 3 (1.32%) SAP ERP
9 3 (1.32%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.88%) SAP APO
10 2 (0.88%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.88%) SAP Retail
10 2 (0.88%) SAP WM
11 1 (0.44%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.44%) FTP
1 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.04%) SAP BW
2 30 (13.16%) BusinessObjects
2 30 (13.16%) SAP HANA
3 24 (10.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 23 (10.09%) SAP Data Services
5 14 (6.14%) SQL Server
6 12 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (4.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.19%) SQLite
9 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.32%) DB2
10 3 (1.32%) MS Access
10 3 (1.32%) MySQL
10 3 (1.32%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.88%) Lumira
11 2 (0.88%) Power BI
11 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.19%) JIRA
2 5 (2.19%) LSMW
3 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.44%) NWDI
4 1 (0.44%) NWDS
4 1 (0.44%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.44%) Toad
4 1 (0.44%) Visual Composer
General
1 40 (17.54%) Finance
2 17 (7.46%) Manufacturing
3 13 (5.70%) Aerospace
4 9 (3.95%) Marketing
5 8 (3.51%) Retail
6 5 (2.19%) Advertising
7 3 (1.32%) Back Office
7 3 (1.32%) German Language
7 3 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.88%) Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.35%) Web Dynpro
2 31 (13.60%) SAPUI5
3 21 (9.21%) BAPI
4 19 (8.33%) SAP Smart Forms
5 18 (7.89%) SAP Fiori
6 15 (6.58%) SAP XI
7 14 (6.14%) SAP PI
7 14 (6.14%) XML
8 13 (5.70%) CSS
8 13 (5.70%) HTML
8 13 (5.70%) SAP ALE
9 11 (4.82%) Web Services
10 10 (4.39%) HTML5
10 10 (4.39%) SAP Business Workflow
11 7 (3.07%) CSS3
12 6 (2.63%) REST
13 5 (2.19%) Android SDK
13 5 (2.19%) Apache Cordova
13 5 (2.19%) JSON
13 5 (2.19%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.95%) User Experience
3 5 (2.19%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
4 2 (0.88%) Life Science
4 2 (0.88%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.44%) FMCG
5 1 (0.44%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.19%) Android
1 5 (2.19%) Linux
1 5 (2.19%) Unix
2 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.25%) Workflow
2 36 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (10.09%) Data Modelling
4 20 (8.77%) CRM
5 19 (8.33%) Migration
6 17 (7.46%) OO
7 14 (6.14%) ERP
8 13 (5.70%) ETL
9 12 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (5.26%) Supply Chain Management
9 12 (5.26%) System Testing
10 10 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (4.39%) System Integration Testing
11 9 (3.95%) Integration Testing
12 8 (3.51%) Data Migration
13 7 (3.07%) Data Extraction
13 7 (3.07%) Waterfall
14 6 (2.63%) SAP Implementation
14 6 (2.63%) SDLC
14 6 (2.63%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 117 (51.32%) ABAP
2 40 (17.54%) SQL
3 15 (6.58%) Java
4 14 (6.14%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.19%) Objective-C
6 5 (2.19%) SAPscript
7 3 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.88%) C
8 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.88%) VBA
9 1 (0.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (2.19%) Degree
4 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.88%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.19%) QA
2 4 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 228 (100.00%) SAP
2 28 (12.28%) Adobe
3 16 (7.02%) Oracle
4 5 (2.19%) Apple
4 5 (2.19%) Google
4 5 (2.19%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.19%) webMethods
5 4 (1.75%) hybris
6 3 (1.32%) IBM
6 3 (1.32%) Informatica
7 2 (0.88%) Pegasus
7 2 (0.88%) Syclo
8 1 (0.44%) Concur
8 1 (0.44%) Kony
8 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
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