The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP Smart Forms skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Smart Forms over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 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 Smart Forms
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 622 636
Rank change year-on-year +36 +14  
Contract jobs citing SAP Smart Forms 14 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.059% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.095% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 4
Median daily rate £465 £407 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.25% -6.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £323 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £492 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £364 £438
% change year-on-year +27.74% -16.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.00

SAP Smart Forms is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14684 15556 14918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.59% 27.85% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10203 10869 9655
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 196 201
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £11.00 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

SAP Smart Forms
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP Smart Forms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Smart Forms in the UK

SAP Smart Forms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Smart Forms in the UK

SAP Smart Forms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Smart Forms over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Smart Forms in the UK

SAP Smart Forms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Smart Forms in the UK

SAP Smart Forms
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Smart Forms within the UK over the 3 months to 26 April 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 +42 13 £480 +0.52% 5
East Midlands 0 6 £540 -
Derbyshire - 6 £540 -
Derby - 6 £540 -
South East +18 1 £400 -
London +11 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
Chichester - 1 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 £325 -
North East - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Smart Forms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP Smart Forms.

1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 31 (93.94%) ABAP
3 19 (57.58%) Workflow
4 16 (48.48%) BAPI
5 15 (45.45%) Adobe
5 15 (45.45%) SAP ALE
6 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
6 14 (42.42%) OO
6 14 (42.42%) Finance
7 12 (36.36%) SAPscript
8 9 (27.27%) SAP XI
8 9 (27.27%) Supply Chain Management
8 9 (27.27%) Aerospace
8 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
8 9 (27.27%) System Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (21.21%) QA
9 7 (21.21%) SAP WM
9 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
9 7 (21.21%) CRM
9 7 (21.21%) EDI
10 6 (18.18%) SOAP
10 6 (18.18%) Internet
10 6 (18.18%) HTTP
10 6 (18.18%) REST
11 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
11 5 (15.15%) Web Dynpro
11 5 (15.15%) Logistics
12 3 (9.09%) Web Services

SAP Smart Forms
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 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
1 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.03%) LiveCycle
2 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) SAP WM
2 3 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (6.06%) SAP CO
3 2 (6.06%) SAP ERP
3 2 (6.06%) SAP FI
3 2 (6.06%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (3.03%) SAP CRM
4 1 (3.03%) SAP EWM
4 1 (3.03%) SAP MM
4 1 (3.03%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) HTTP
1 6 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) LSMW
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Aerospace
2 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) ABAP Developer
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 22 (66.67%) SAP Developer
3 13 (39.39%) ABAP Consultant
3 13 (39.39%) Consultant
3 13 (39.39%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) SAP PI Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Utilities Developer
6 1 (3.03%) ABAP Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.03%) Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) SAP EWM Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Support
6 1 (3.03%) Senior ABAP Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) BAPI
2 15 (45.45%) SAP ALE
3 9 (27.27%) SAP XI
4 7 (21.21%) EDI
5 6 (18.18%) REST
5 6 (18.18%) SOAP
6 5 (15.15%) Web Dynpro
7 3 (9.09%) Web Services
8 2 (6.06%) SAP BSP
9 1 (3.03%) ADO
9 1 (3.03%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (3.03%) SAP PI
9 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Replication
1 2 (6.06%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Android
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Workflow
2 14 (42.42%) OO
3 9 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (27.27%) Supply Chain Management
3 9 (27.27%) System Testing
4 7 (21.21%) CRM
4 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
5 5 (15.15%) Logistics
6 3 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.06%) ERP
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.03%) ITIL
8 1 (3.03%) MVC
8 1 (3.03%) OOP
8 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) ABAP
2 12 (36.36%) SAPscript
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (45.45%) Adobe
3 2 (6.06%) Lotus
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle