Period
to 23 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP PI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP PI over the 6 months to 23 March 2019 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 NetWeaver Process Integration (SAP PI)
UK
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 780 808 771
Rank change year-on-year +28 -37 +39
Contract jobs citing SAP PI 97 85 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.100% 0.083% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 33
UK median daily rate £515 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.44% +2.27% -7.37%
10th Percentile £409 £365 £323
90th Percentile £638 £575 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £448 £450
% change year-on-year +13.41% -0.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP PI is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32,275 32,879 29,156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.14% 32.20% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,800 23,267 20,154
UK median daily rate £488 £470 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +9.30% +2.38%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +6.13% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 344 332
UK median hourly rate £41.40 £41.41 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.03% +2.56% +3.54%
10th Percentile £17.60 £18.33 £15.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £57.50 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%

SAP PI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP PI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP PI in the UK

SAP PI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP PI in the UK

SAP PI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP PI over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP PI in the UK

SAP PI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP PI in the UK

SAP PI
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 PI within the UK over the 6 months to 23 March 2019. 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 +58 92 £508 +13.41% 5
UK excluding London +22 72 £508 +13.41% 6
South East +38 51 £550 +22.22%
London +39 20 - - 1
Midlands +6 18 £488 +8.33% 2
East Midlands +24 14 £494 +9.72% 1
West Midlands -12 2 £413 - 1
North of England -25 2 £438 -5.41% 1
Yorkshire +1 1 - -
Wales -10 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £438 -

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PI 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 PI.

1 97 (100.00%) SAP
2 54 (55.67%) ABAP
3 40 (41.24%) Java
4 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (23.71%) CRM
6 22 (22.68%) SAP XI
6 22 (22.68%) IDoc
7 21 (21.65%) Web Services
7 21 (21.65%) SAP Portal
8 19 (19.59%) NetWeaver
9 18 (18.56%) Configuration Management
9 18 (18.56%) Security Cleared
10 17 (17.53%) Boomi
11 16 (16.49%) SAP CRM
11 16 (16.49%) Dell
11 16 (16.49%) XSLT
11 16 (16.49%) SOAP
11 16 (16.49%) SC Cleared
12 14 (14.43%) SuccessFactors
12 14 (14.43%) Oracle
12 14 (14.43%) SOA
13 12 (12.37%) Middleware
13 12 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (11.34%) SAP S/4HANA
14 11 (11.34%) Linux
14 11 (11.34%) Workflow
14 11 (11.34%) SAP HANA
14 11 (11.34%) REST
14 11 (11.34%) DevOps
15 10 (10.31%) Waterfall

SAP PI
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 21 (21.65%) SAP Portal
2 19 (19.59%) NetWeaver
3 10 (10.31%) Confluence
3 10 (10.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (9.28%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.12%) Anypoint
5 4 (4.12%) Mule
5 4 (4.12%) SAP EP
6 2 (2.06%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (16.49%) SAP CRM
2 11 (11.34%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (5.15%) HFM
3 5 (5.15%) Maximo
4 4 (4.12%) SAP ERP
5 3 (3.09%) SAP HR
6 2 (2.06%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (1.03%) SAP CO
7 1 (1.03%) SAP FI
7 1 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (1.03%) SAP IBP
7 1 (1.03%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.53%) Boomi
2 14 (14.43%) SuccessFactors
3 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.12%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (4.12%) Apigee
4 4 (4.12%) Azure Functions
4 4 (4.12%) iPaaS
4 4 (4.12%) Serverless
5 2 (2.06%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (2.06%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (2.06%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (1.03%) GitHub
6 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) FTP
1 2 (2.06%) SSL
2 1 (1.03%) DHCP
2 1 (1.03%) DNS
2 1 (1.03%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) SAP HANA
2 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.12%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.06%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (2.06%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.06%) HDInsight
5 2 (2.06%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.03%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) JIRA
2 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.12%) Maven
2 4 (4.12%) NWDI
3 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.03%) NWDS
General
1 7 (7.22%) German Language
1 7 (7.22%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.19%) Aerospace
2 6 (6.19%) Back Office
2 6 (6.19%) French Language
2 6 (6.19%) Italian Language
3 4 (4.12%) Finance
3 4 (4.12%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Automotive
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (42.27%) Consultant
2 35 (36.08%) SAP Consultant
3 23 (23.71%) Developer
4 20 (20.62%) Architect
4 20 (20.62%) SAP PI Consultant
5 17 (17.53%) SAP Developer
6 13 (13.40%) SAP Architect
7 11 (11.34%) Integration Architect
8 10 (10.31%) Integration Developer
9 9 (9.28%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (8.25%) ABAP Developer
10 8 (8.25%) Technical Architect
10 8 (8.25%) Technical Leader
11 7 (7.22%) SAP PI Developer
12 6 (6.19%) EDI Consultant
12 6 (6.19%) Integration Consultant
12 6 (6.19%) SAP Integration Consultant
12 6 (6.19%) SAP PI Architect
13 5 (5.15%) Lead Architect
13 5 (5.15%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.68%) IDoc
1 22 (22.68%) SAP XI
2 21 (21.65%) Web Services
3 16 (16.49%) SOAP
3 16 (16.49%) XSLT
4 12 (12.37%) Middleware
5 11 (11.34%) REST
6 10 (10.31%) EDI
6 10 (10.31%) Web Dynpro
7 9 (9.28%) XML
8 8 (8.25%) SAP ALE
8 8 (8.25%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (7.22%) J2EE
9 7 (7.22%) JSON
9 7 (7.22%) RESTful
10 6 (6.19%) SAP Fiori
10 6 (6.19%) SAPUI5
11 5 (5.15%) OAuth
12 4 (4.12%) JDBC
12 4 (4.12%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) User Experience
2 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.09%) Clustering
3 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.06%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.03%) DataPower
5 1 (1.03%) FMCG
5 1 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Linux
2 8 (8.25%) Unix
2 8 (8.25%) Windows
3 7 (7.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (7.22%) Solaris
3 7 (7.22%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.09%) AIX
4 3 (3.09%) SUSE
5 1 (1.03%) Android
5 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.71%) CRM
3 18 (18.56%) Configuration Management
4 14 (14.43%) SOA
5 12 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (11.34%) DevOps
6 11 (11.34%) Workflow
7 10 (10.31%) OO
7 10 (10.31%) Problem Management
7 10 (10.31%) Waterfall
8 9 (9.28%) ERP
8 9 (9.28%) Migration
9 7 (7.22%) Change Control
9 7 (7.22%) Data Mapping
9 7 (7.22%) EAI
9 7 (7.22%) ITIL
9 7 (7.22%) Scrum
9 7 (7.22%) Service Management
9 7 (7.22%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.19%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.67%) ABAP
2 40 (41.24%) Java
3 9 (9.28%) SQL
4 2 (2.06%) Groovy
4 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.06%) U-SQL
5 1 (1.03%) C
5 1 (1.03%) C#
5 1 (1.03%) C++
5 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.49%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.19%) Degree
4 4 (4.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (7.22%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (7.22%) vSphere
2 6 (6.19%) Docker
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Data Guard
1 3 (3.09%) MOM
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (3.09%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.06%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 97 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (16.49%) Dell
3 14 (14.43%) Oracle
4 10 (10.31%) Adobe
4 10 (10.31%) Ariba
5 9 (9.28%) IBM
6 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.22%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.22%) Sun
6 7 (7.22%) VMware
7 6 (6.19%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (5.15%) Hyperion
8 5 (5.15%) MuleSoft
8 5 (5.15%) webMethods
9 4 (4.12%) Remedy
9 4 (4.12%) WSO2
10 2 (2.06%) Concur
10 2 (2.06%) hybris
10 2 (2.06%) Informatica
10 2 (2.06%) Workday