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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 630 629
Rank change year-on-year +37 -1  
Contract jobs citing SAP Smart Forms 17 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.039% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.31% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.31% -5.88%  
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 15073 15351 15194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.50% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10419 10809 10150
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £553 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 192 210
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £18.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 28 June 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 16 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 28 June 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 +36 16 £425 +6.31% 5
East Midlands -7 6 £540 +35.00%
Derby - 6 £540 -
Derbyshire - 6 £540 -
South East +28 3 £425 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £425 -
Hampshire - 2 £425 -
North West +19 1 £426 -14.08% 1
London +10 1 - - 1
Altrincham - 1 £426 -
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 £325 -
North East - 1 £350 -
Chichester - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £426 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 17 (60.71%) OO
4 14 (50.00%) SAPscript
4 14 (50.00%) BAPI
5 13 (46.43%) SAP ALE
6 12 (42.86%) Workflow
7 9 (32.14%) Adobe
7 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
7 9 (32.14%) IDoc
8 8 (28.57%) EDI
8 8 (28.57%) Finance
9 7 (25.00%) SOAP
10 6 (21.43%) HTTP
10 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
10 6 (21.43%) Internet
10 6 (21.43%) SAP WM
10 6 (21.43%) QA
10 6 (21.43%) REST
11 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) CRM
11 5 (17.86%) Web Dynpro
11 5 (17.86%) Logistics
11 5 (17.86%) Web Services
12 4 (14.29%) OOP
12 4 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
12 4 (14.29%) SAP XI
12 4 (14.29%) Aerospace
12 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
12 4 (14.29%) System Testing

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 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) SAP WM
2 2 (7.14%) SAP SD
3 1 (3.57%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
3 1 (3.57%) SAP EWM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.57%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (3.57%) SAP MM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.57%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) HTTP
1 6 (21.43%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) LSMW
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) ABAP Developer
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 19 (67.86%) SAP Developer
3 9 (32.14%) ABAP Consultant
3 9 (32.14%) Consultant
3 9 (32.14%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) SAP PI Developer
5 1 (3.57%) ABAP Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Energy Trading Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) SAP EWM Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Support
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Utilities Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior ABAP Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) BAPI
2 13 (46.43%) SAP ALE
3 9 (32.14%) IDoc
4 8 (28.57%) EDI
5 7 (25.00%) SOAP
6 6 (21.43%) REST
7 5 (17.86%) Web Dynpro
7 5 (17.86%) Web Services
8 4 (14.29%) SAP BSP
8 4 (14.29%) SAP XI
9 3 (10.71%) SAP PI
10 2 (7.14%) SAP Fiori
10 2 (7.14%) SAPUI5
10 2 (7.14%) XML
11 1 (3.57%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) FMCG
2 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) 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
2 1 (3.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) OO
2 12 (42.86%) Workflow
3 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 5 (17.86%) CRM
4 5 (17.86%) Logistics
5 4 (14.29%) OOP
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
5 4 (14.29%) System Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Validation
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.57%) Change Management
8 1 (3.57%) ERP
8 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) ABAP
2 14 (50.00%) SAPscript
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (32.14%) Adobe
3 2 (7.14%) Lotus
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle