Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 863 886
Rank change year-on-year +3 +23 -41
Contract jobs citing SAP Smart Forms 24 36 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.034% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.073% 0.11% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 9
UK median daily rate £525 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -15.79% +7.34%
10th Percentile £425 £396 £425
90th Percentile £593 £466 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +31.25% -15.79% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
UK median hourly rate - £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -

SAP Smart Forms 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 33013 32000 31983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.00% 30.35% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23308 22171 21922
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 364 549
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.37 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.40 £54.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.74%

SAP Smart Forms
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 10 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 6 months to 22 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 +10 23 £525 +31.25% 3
UK excluding London +31 16 £525 +31.25% 3
Midlands +23 7 £550 +37.50%
London -32 6 £575 +36.09%
North of England +74 4 £450 - 2
West Midlands +30 4 £563 -
South East +5 3 £438 -10.26% 1
North West +13 2 £500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £450 - 2
East of England - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (70.83%) ABAP
3 11 (45.83%) SAPscript
4 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (41.67%) Billing
4 10 (41.67%) SAP IS-U
4 10 (41.67%) Business Process Mapping
5 8 (33.33%) SAP BW
6 7 (29.17%) NetWeaver
6 7 (29.17%) SAP SD
6 7 (29.17%) SAP MM
6 7 (29.17%) Smart Meter
6 7 (29.17%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (29.17%) SAP Implementation
6 7 (29.17%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (25.00%) BAPI
8 4 (16.67%) OO
9 3 (12.50%) Web Services
9 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (12.50%) People Management
10 2 (8.33%) IDoc
10 2 (8.33%) SAP ALE
10 2 (8.33%) Degree
10 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
10 2 (8.33%) QA
10 2 (8.33%) Back Office
10 2 (8.33%) XML
10 2 (8.33%) OOP
11 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
11 1 (4.17%) Change Management

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 7 (29.17%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 10 (41.67%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (29.17%) SAP MM
2 7 (29.17%) SAP SD
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.17%) SAP PM
3 1 (4.17%) SAP PP
3 1 (4.17%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 7 (29.17%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) LSMW
General
1 10 (41.67%) Billing
2 2 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Consultant
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
1 13 (54.17%) SAP Consultant
1 13 (54.17%) SAP Developer
2 11 (45.83%) ABAP Developer
3 4 (16.67%) SAP SD Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) ABAP Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) SAP MM Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Energy Trading Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) BAPI
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) IDoc
3 2 (8.33%) SAP ALE
3 2 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) EDI
4 1 (4.17%) SAP BSP
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (4.17%) SAP PI
4 1 (4.17%) SAPUI5
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Smart Meter
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Business Process Mapping
1 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (29.17%) SAP Implementation
2 7 (29.17%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (12.50%) People Management
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Logistics
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Validation
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) ABAP
2 11 (45.83%) SAPscript
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) SAP