Period
to 19 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP ERP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP ERP over the 6 months to 19 September 2020 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 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 478 637 742
Rank change year-on-year +159 +105 -89
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 33 210 163
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.46% 3.37% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 122 77
Median daily rate £461 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.14% +2.44% +13.89%
10th Percentile £328 £362 £400
90th Percentile £592 £720 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £525 £491
% change year-on-year -17.62% +6.87% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £47.50 £13.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +265.38% -60.61% +83.33%
10th Percentile £46.25 £10.75 £12.79
90th Percentile £48.75 £13.75 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year - -59.09% +83.33%

SAP ERP is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 2,260 6,229 6,583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.65% 7.01% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,312 3,746 3,835
Median daily rate £500 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £724 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 84 98
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.75 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.24% +30.93% -10.19%
10th Percentile £20.29 £11.25 £11.54
90th Percentile £56.09 £63.75 £62.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +66.67% -23.64%

SAP ERP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP ERP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP ERP.

Daily rate trend for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP ERP over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP ERP.

Hourly rate trend for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
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 ERP within the UK over the 6 months to 19 September 2020. 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 +149 30 £461 -12.14% 4
UK excluding London +174 19 £433 -17.62% 2
South East +148 15 £433 -26.29% 2
London +168 13 £540 +8.00% 2
Work from Home -58 3 £433 +11.61%
North of England +119 1 £525 +5.00%
North West +87 1 £525 -
Midlands +81 1 £390 -23.90%
East Midlands +62 1 £390 +22.35%
Wales +36 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SAP ERP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for SAP ERP.

1 33 (100.00%) SAP
1 33 (100.00%) ERP
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) Finance
4 12 (36.36%) Azure
5 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (27.27%) SAP S/4HANA
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.21%) Scrum
7 7 (21.21%) SAP PSCD
8 6 (18.18%) Back Office
9 5 (15.15%) ABAP
9 5 (15.15%) General Ledger
9 5 (15.15%) Accounts Payable
9 5 (15.15%) Accounts Receivable
9 5 (15.15%) DevOps
10 4 (12.12%) Master Data Management
10 4 (12.12%) Process Improvement
10 4 (12.12%) Decision-Making
10 4 (12.12%) Coaching
10 4 (12.12%) Backlog Management
10 4 (12.12%) Product Backlog
10 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.12%) CMS
10 4 (12.12%) Confluence
10 4 (12.12%) JIRA
10 4 (12.12%) Use Case
10 4 (12.12%) HTML
10 4 (12.12%) CRM

SAP ERP
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 4 (12.12%) CMS
1 4 (12.12%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (27.27%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (21.21%) SAP PSCD
3 4 (12.12%) SAP MM
4 3 (9.09%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 2 (6.06%) SAP SD
5 2 (6.06%) SAP SRM
6 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (3.03%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (3.03%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Azure
2 2 (6.06%) AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.03%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (3.03%) Azure Functions
3 1 (3.03%) GCP
3 1 (3.03%) iPaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Logic Apps
3 1 (3.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (6.06%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.03%) Data Lake
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Postman
2 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) NWDS
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Back Office
3 5 (15.15%) General Ledger
4 3 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.06%) Legal
5 2 (6.06%) Public Sector
5 2 (6.06%) Retail
6 1 (3.03%) German Language
6 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Consultant
1 8 (24.24%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) SAP Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Scrum Master
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Azure Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SAP CO Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SAP FI Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SAP FI Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SAP MM Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SAP MM Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SAP SD Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) CSS
2 3 (9.09%) HTML5
2 3 (9.09%) SAP XI
3 2 (6.06%) J2EE
3 2 (6.06%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (3.03%) EDI
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) JSP
4 1 (3.03%) React
4 1 (3.03%) RESTful
4 1 (3.03%) SAPUI5
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.03%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) ERP
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Scrum
4 5 (15.15%) Accounts Payable
4 5 (15.15%) Accounts Receivable
4 5 (15.15%) DevOps
5 4 (12.12%) Backlog Management
5 4 (12.12%) BPR
5 4 (12.12%) Coaching
5 4 (12.12%) CRM
5 4 (12.12%) Decision-Making
5 4 (12.12%) Master Data Management
5 4 (12.12%) Process Improvement
5 4 (12.12%) Product Backlog
5 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) Use Case
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) ABAP
2 3 (9.09%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) CCA
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ACCA
3 1 (3.03%) CIMA
3 1 (3.03%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Ariba
3 3 (9.09%) hybris
3 3 (9.09%) webMethods
4 2 (6.06%) Informatica
5 1 (3.03%) CA
5 1 (3.03%) Databricks
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle