Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 841 815 856
Rank change year-on-year -26 +41 -21
Contract jobs citing SAP Smart Forms 27 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.037% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.085% 0.12% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 12
UK median daily rate £575 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.75% -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £450 £400 £315
90th Percentile £600 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +29.41% -10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.75 -

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 31,860 30,025 31,270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.90% 31.54% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,699 20,767 21,661
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 337 550
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £18.13 £15.40 £16.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.00 £56.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.61 £38.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year +7.73% -0.96% +11.43%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 -12 25 £575 +32.18% 5
UK excluding London +10 19 £550 +29.41% 3
Midlands +11 8 £575 +43.75% 1
London -39 8 £600 +37.93% 2
North of England +35 7 £525 - 2
West Midlands +13 7 £575 - 1
Yorkshire 0 4 £450 - 1
North West - 3 £600 - 1
South East -21 2 £425 -9.33%
Scotland - 2 £550 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Smart Forms 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 Smart Forms.

1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (88.89%) ABAP
3 20 (74.07%) Billing
3 20 (74.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (74.07%) SAP IS-U
3 20 (74.07%) Business Process Mapping
4 17 (62.96%) Smart Meter
5 4 (14.81%) People Management
6 3 (11.11%) QA
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow
7 2 (7.41%) BAPI
7 2 (7.41%) EDI
7 2 (7.41%) Web Services
7 2 (7.41%) XML
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (7.41%) SAP BW
7 2 (7.41%) NetWeaver
7 2 (7.41%) SAPscript
7 2 (7.41%) SAP SD
7 2 (7.41%) SAP MM
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) SAP ALE
7 2 (7.41%) SAP SRM
7 2 (7.41%) SAP PM
7 2 (7.41%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (7.41%) IDoc
8 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (3.70%) Order to Cash

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 (7.41%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.70%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 20 (74.07%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (7.41%) SAP MM
2 2 (7.41%) SAP PM
2 2 (7.41%) SAP SD
2 2 (7.41%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (7.41%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (74.07%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 19 (70.37%) SAP Developer
3 17 (62.96%) ABAP Developer
4 9 (33.33%) Consultant
4 9 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) Functional Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Lead Developer
7 2 (7.41%) ABAP Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) SAP MM Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) SAP SD Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior SAP Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) BAPI
1 2 (7.41%) EDI
1 2 (7.41%) IDoc
1 2 (7.41%) SAP ALE
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
1 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Business Process Mapping
1 20 (74.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (14.81%) People Management
3 2 (7.41%) OO
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (7.41%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) Order to Cash
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) ABAP
2 2 (7.41%) SAPscript
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft