Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 843 815 851
Rank change year-on-year -28 +36 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP Smart Forms 41 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.036% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 15
UK median daily rate £550 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £395 £381 £326
90th Percentile £600 £540 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £498 £375
% change year-on-year -7.04% +32.67% -16.67%
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 33,007 29,279 30,525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.63% 31.58% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,267 20,209 21,179
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 367 476
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £38.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +4.85% +10.36%
10th Percentile £17.05 £15.75 £14.88
90th Percentile £59.75 £52.50 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +6.94%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -13 38 £575 +27.78% 2
UK excluding London -9 28 £463 -7.04% 1
North of England +5 17 £450 +28.57%
North West - 13 £488 -
London -38 11 £600 +37.93% 1
West Midlands +5 4 £588 +80.77%
Midlands -7 4 £588 +11.37% 1
Yorkshire -13 4 £450 -
South East -16 4 £400 -11.11%
Scotland - 3 £550 -

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 41 (100.00%) SAP
2 37 (90.24%) ABAP
3 20 (48.78%) Billing
3 20 (48.78%) SAP IS-U
3 20 (48.78%) Smart Meter
4 17 (41.46%) Business Process Mapping
4 17 (41.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (24.39%) Manufacturing
5 10 (24.39%) SAPscript
6 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
6 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
6 6 (14.63%) Supplier Relationship Management
7 4 (9.76%) People Management
7 4 (9.76%) GDPR
7 4 (9.76%) IDoc
7 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
7 4 (9.76%) K2 blackpearl
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.76%) OO
7 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
7 4 (9.76%) BAPI
7 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (7.32%) SAP ALE
8 3 (7.32%) QA
8 3 (7.32%) EDI
9 2 (4.88%) Web Services
9 2 (4.88%) XML
9 2 (4.88%) Adobe
9 2 (4.88%) Workflow

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 4 (9.76%) K2 blackpearl
1 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 20 (48.78%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (4.88%) SAP PM
2 2 (4.88%) SAP SRM
3 1 (2.44%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (48.78%) Billing
2 10 (24.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (92.68%) Developer
2 34 (82.93%) SAP Developer
3 31 (75.61%) ABAP Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.88%) ABAP Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) SAP ISU Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior SAP Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) BAPI
1 4 (9.76%) IDoc
2 3 (7.32%) EDI
2 3 (7.32%) SAP ALE
3 2 (4.88%) Web Services
3 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Business Process Mapping
1 17 (41.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (14.63%) Supplier Relationship Management
3 4 (9.76%) OO
3 4 (9.76%) People Management
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (4.88%) Workflow
5 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (90.24%) ABAP
2 10 (24.39%) SAPscript
3 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) GDPR
2 3 (7.32%) QA
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Adobe
4 1 (2.44%) Dell