Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 845 864
Rank change year-on-year -1 +19 -29
Contract jobs citing SAP Smart Forms 19 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.044% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.062% 0.15% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 4
UK median daily rate £453 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.19% -8.57% +12.90%
10th Percentile £333 £361 £413
90th Percentile £547 £491 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +20.00% -8.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
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 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 30742 31321 30860
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.15% 28.74% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21234 21885 20458
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £306 £294 £269
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +4.44% +2.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 383 464
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.76% +5.77%
10th Percentile £16.00 £12.25 £14.91
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +10.00%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +47 18 £453 +6.53% 3
UK excluding London +38 14 £480 +20.00% 3
Midlands +28 9 £525 +31.25%
East Midlands -11 6 £540 +35.00%
South East +18 3 £425 -
North of England +55 2 £388 -21.71% 1
West Midlands +33 1 £325 -
North West +26 1 £426 -14.08%
London +9 1 - -
North East - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (89.47%) ABAP
3 15 (78.95%) SAPscript
4 13 (68.42%) OO
5 9 (47.37%) BAPI
5 9 (47.37%) SAP ALE
5 9 (47.37%) IDoc
6 8 (42.11%) Workflow
6 8 (42.11%) EDI
7 7 (36.84%) SOAP
8 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
8 6 (31.58%) HTTP
8 6 (31.58%) Internet
8 6 (31.58%) SAP WM
8 6 (31.58%) QA
8 6 (31.58%) REST
9 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
9 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
9 5 (26.32%) SAP BW
9 5 (26.32%) Web Services
10 4 (21.05%) OOP
10 4 (21.05%) SAP SD
10 4 (21.05%) Web Dynpro
10 4 (21.05%) SAP BSP
11 3 (15.79%) SAP Implementation
11 3 (15.79%) SAP PI
11 3 (15.79%) Back Office
11 3 (15.79%) NetWeaver
11 3 (15.79%) SAP MM
11 3 (15.79%) Adobe

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 3 (15.79%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) SAP WM
2 4 (21.05%) SAP SD
3 3 (15.79%) SAP MM
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (5.26%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) HTTP
1 6 (31.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SAP BW
2 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) LSMW
General
1 3 (15.79%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) ABAP Developer
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) SAP Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) ABAP Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) ABAP Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Energy Trading Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) SAP MM Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP PI Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) SAP SD Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior ABAP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) BAPI
1 9 (47.37%) IDoc
1 9 (47.37%) SAP ALE
2 8 (42.11%) EDI
3 7 (36.84%) SOAP
4 6 (31.58%) REST
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) SAP BSP
6 4 (21.05%) Web Dynpro
7 3 (15.79%) SAP PI
8 2 (10.53%) SAP Fiori
8 2 (10.53%) SAPUI5
8 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) FMCG
1 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) OO
2 8 (42.11%) Workflow
3 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
4 4 (21.05%) OOP
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (15.79%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (10.53%) CRM
6 2 (10.53%) Logistics
6 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Coaching
7 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) ABAP
2 15 (78.95%) SAPscript
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle