The median contractor rate for a SAP Tester was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Tester
UK
Rank 589 611 603
Rank change year-on-year +22 -8  
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Tester 10 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.032% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.034% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 6
Median daily rate £300 £330 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +14.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £291 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £460 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £290
% change year-on-year +15.38% +12.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.50 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42403 50275 49651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.18% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27453 32530 30008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 1573 1955
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

SAP Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured SAP Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Tester in the UK

SAP Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP Tester.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Tester in the UK

SAP Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Tester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Tester in the UK

SAP Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Tester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Tester in the UK

SAP Tester
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 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 +31 9 £313 -2.34%
London +15 3 £300 -22.58%
East Midlands - 2 £413 -
South East +13 1 - -
Milton Keynes -7 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -11 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £325 -
North West - 1 £425 -
Northampton - 1 £325 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £500 -
Glasgow - 1 £265 -
South West - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £265 -

SAP Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, SAP Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SAP Tester in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (48.00%) SAP FI
3 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
5 9 (36.00%) Defect Management
6 8 (32.00%) Order to Cash
6 8 (32.00%) Record to Report
6 8 (32.00%) Procure-to-Pay
6 8 (32.00%) V-Model
6 8 (32.00%) SAP CO
6 8 (32.00%) Project Management
6 8 (32.00%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (20.00%) CRM
8 4 (16.00%) SAP CRM
9 3 (12.00%) SAP SD
9 3 (12.00%) ERP
9 3 (12.00%) FTP
9 3 (12.00%) SAP PI
9 3 (12.00%) QA
10 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Smart Meter
10 2 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (8.00%) FMCG
10 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (8.00%) Finance
11 1 (4.00%) JIRA
11 1 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (4.00%) Retail

SAP Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 12 (48.00%) SAP FI
2 8 (32.00%) SAP CO
2 8 (32.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (16.00%) SAP CRM
4 3 (12.00%) SAP SD
5 1 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
5 1 (4.00%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) FMCG
1 2 (8.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Defect Management
3 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
4 8 (32.00%) Order to Cash
4 8 (32.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 8 (32.00%) Project Management
4 8 (32.00%) Record to Report
4 8 (32.00%) V-Model
5 5 (20.00%) CRM
6 3 (12.00%) ERP
7 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Open Source
8 1 (4.00%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Cognos
2 1 (4.00%) Concur
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) IBM