Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an SAP Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 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 Developer
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 654 694 716
Rank change year-on-year +40 +22 +9
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Developer 228 188 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 113 77
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +6.51%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £339
90th Percentile £538 £500 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.00

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 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
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 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +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 Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Developer in the UK

SAP Developer
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 Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 +64 215 £450 +9.09% 18
UK excluding London +57 135 £440 +10.00% 11
London -2 68 £470 +4.44% 6
North of England +86 56 £450 +20.00% 6
North West +53 44 £488 +30.00% 1
South East +3 42 £450 +14.29% 2
Midlands +22 22 £396 -3.35% 3
Yorkshire +26 12 £450 -10.00% 5
East Midlands +1 12 £425 +6.25%
West Midlands +24 8 £393 -7.10% 3
South West -8 6 £450 +8.43%
East of England -3 4 - -
Scotland - 4 £438 -
Wales +9 1 £400 -

SAP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 97 (42.54%) ABAP
3 36 (15.79%) SAP BW
4 31 (13.60%) Web Dynpro
4 31 (13.60%) Security Cleared
4 31 (13.60%) SAPUI5
5 30 (13.16%) SC Cleared
6 29 (12.72%) Workflow
6 29 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (12.72%) BusinessObjects
7 27 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (11.84%) Java
8 26 (11.40%) SAP HANA
9 24 (10.53%) SQL
10 23 (10.09%) hybris
11 21 (9.21%) Data Modelling
12 19 (8.33%) Web Services
12 19 (8.33%) XML
12 19 (8.33%) SAP Hybris
13 18 (7.89%) SAP IS-U
14 17 (7.46%) SAP Data Services
14 17 (7.46%) Scrum
15 16 (7.02%) Finance
15 16 (7.02%) B2B
16 15 (6.58%) CRM
16 15 (6.58%) SAP Fiori
16 15 (6.58%) Mobile App
17 14 (6.14%) SAP Smart Forms
17 14 (6.14%) BAPI
17 14 (6.14%) Billing

SAP Developer 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 5 (2.19%) Confluence
1 5 (2.19%) SAP Portal
2 4 (1.75%) JBoss
3 3 (1.32%) NetWeaver
3 3 (1.32%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (8.33%) SAP Hybris
2 18 (7.89%) SAP IS-U
3 10 (4.39%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (3.07%) SAP SD
5 6 (2.63%) SAP CRM
5 6 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (2.19%) SAP CO
6 5 (2.19%) SAP FI
6 5 (2.19%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (1.75%) NetSuite
7 4 (1.75%) SAP Business One
7 4 (1.75%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.88%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.44%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.44%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.44%) SAP EWM
9 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.44%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.44%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (0.44%) Boomi
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.79%) SAP BW
2 29 (12.72%) BusinessObjects
3 26 (11.40%) SAP HANA
4 17 (7.46%) SAP Data Services
5 14 (6.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 11 (4.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 10 (4.39%) SQL Server
8 6 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.88%) DB2
10 2 (0.88%) Lumira
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.44%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (0.44%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.44%) Power BI
11 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.44%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 6 (2.63%) JIRA
2 4 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.32%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.32%) Selenium
4 2 (0.88%) JUnit
4 2 (0.88%) Mockito
4 2 (0.88%) Spock
5 1 (0.44%) LSMW
General
1 16 (7.02%) Finance
2 14 (6.14%) Billing
3 11 (4.82%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.19%) Retail
5 4 (1.75%) Advertising
6 3 (1.32%) Automotive
7 2 (0.88%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.60%) SAPUI5
1 31 (13.60%) Web Dynpro
2 19 (8.33%) Web Services
2 19 (8.33%) XML
3 15 (6.58%) SAP Fiori
4 14 (6.14%) BAPI
4 14 (6.14%) SAP Smart Forms
5 12 (5.26%) REST
5 12 (5.26%) Spring
6 11 (4.82%) SAP Business Workflow
7 10 (4.39%) J2EE
7 10 (4.39%) SAP PI
8 9 (3.95%) JSP
9 8 (3.51%) EJB
9 8 (3.51%) IDoc
10 6 (2.63%) Ext JS
10 6 (2.63%) SAML
11 5 (2.19%) HTML
11 5 (2.19%) SOAP
12 4 (1.75%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.58%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.07%) Smart Meter
3 6 (2.63%) Life Science
3 6 (2.63%) Social Media
4 4 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.88%) e-Learning
6 2 (0.88%) User Experience
7 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.44%) FMCG
7 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (12.72%) Workflow
2 27 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (9.21%) Data Modelling
4 17 (7.46%) Scrum
5 16 (7.02%) B2B
6 15 (6.58%) CRM
7 13 (5.70%) E-Commerce
8 11 (4.82%) OO
8 11 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (4.39%) Migration
9 10 (4.39%) Workflow Development
10 9 (3.95%) TDD
11 8 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (3.51%) ERP
11 8 (3.51%) Kanban
11 8 (3.51%) Logistics
12 7 (3.07%) Business Process Mapping
12 7 (3.07%) Performance Optimisation
12 7 (3.07%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (42.54%) ABAP
2 27 (11.84%) Java
3 24 (10.53%) SQL
4 6 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.75%) SAPscript
6 2 (0.88%) BeanShell
6 2 (0.88%) C
6 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (13.60%) Security Cleared
2 30 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.19%) Degree
4 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.88%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 228 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (10.09%) hybris
3 10 (4.39%) Oracle
4 6 (2.63%) Tableau
5 4 (1.75%) Adobe
5 4 (1.75%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.32%) HP
6 3 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.88%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.88%) Cognos
7 2 (0.88%) IBM
7 2 (0.88%) Microsoft