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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Smart Forms
UK
Rank 598 613 613
Rank change year-on-year +15 0  
Contract jobs citing SAP Smart Forms 11 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.053% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.078% 0.19% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
Median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £580
% change year-on-year +15.02% -36.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 - -

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 14027 14876 14126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.36% 27.95% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9735 10312 9157
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 227 189
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Smart Forms in the UK

SAP Smart Forms
Top 8 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 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 +26 6 £450 - 5
South East +23 3 £450 - 1
Beaconsfield - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
London +28 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £450 -

SAP Smart Forms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 26 (92.86%) ABAP
3 18 (64.29%) BAPI
4 16 (57.14%) Finance
4 16 (57.14%) Adobe
5 15 (53.57%) Workflow
6 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
7 12 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (42.86%) SAP XI
7 12 (42.86%) Supply Chain Management
7 12 (42.86%) System Testing
7 12 (42.86%) Aerospace
7 12 (42.86%) Manufacturing
8 8 (28.57%) SAP ALE
9 7 (25.00%) OO
10 6 (21.43%) SAPscript
11 5 (17.86%) CRM
11 5 (17.86%) Logistics
12 4 (14.29%) Web Dynpro
13 3 (10.71%) SAP ERP
13 3 (10.71%) SAP IS-U
13 3 (10.71%) ERP
14 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
14 2 (7.14%) LAN
14 2 (7.14%) WAN
14 2 (7.14%) VPN
14 2 (7.14%) MS Office
14 2 (7.14%) Web Services
14 2 (7.14%) Windows

SAP Smart Forms
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 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) LiveCycle
2 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SAP ERP
1 3 (10.71%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (7.14%) SAP CO
2 2 (7.14%) SAP FI
2 2 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.57%) SAP CRM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP EWM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) VPN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SAP HANA
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Aerospace
2 12 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) ABAP Developer
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
1 19 (67.86%) SAP Developer
2 16 (57.14%) ABAP Consultant
2 16 (57.14%) Consultant
2 16 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) SAP PI Developer
3 2 (7.14%) SAP Utilities Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) SAP EWM Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Support
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) BAPI
2 12 (42.86%) SAP XI
3 8 (28.57%) SAP ALE
4 4 (14.29%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (3.57%) ADO
6 1 (3.57%) SAPUI5
6 1 (3.57%) SOAP
6 1 (3.57%) WSDL
6 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Replication
1 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Workflow
2 12 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 12 (42.86%) Supply Chain Management
2 12 (42.86%) System Testing
3 7 (25.00%) OO
4 5 (17.86%) CRM
4 5 (17.86%) Logistics
5 3 (10.71%) ERP
6 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (3.57%) BPEL
7 1 (3.57%) Data Conversion
7 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.57%) Data Validation
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) MVC
7 1 (3.57%) OOP
7 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) ABAP
2 6 (21.43%) SAPscript
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (57.14%) Adobe
3 2 (7.14%) Lotus
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft