The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP
UK / Wales
Rank 16 48 39
Rank change year-on-year +32 -9  
Contract jobs citing SAP 59 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.40% 4.27% 3.46%
As % of the Vendors category 17.05% 9.90% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 10
Median daily rate £500 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £490 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.05% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -7.89%  

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 346 293 334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 49.29% 43.15% 46.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 172 180
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 8 17
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +32.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing SAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Wales

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Wales

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Wales

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Wales

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
South Wales +27 35 £525 +31.25% 2
West Wales - 19 £479 -
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SAP.

1 46 (45.54%) Finance
2 38 (37.62%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (29.70%) Security Cleared
5 27 (26.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 27 (26.73%) Manufacturing
6 26 (25.74%) Electronics
6 26 (25.74%) Telecoms
6 26 (25.74%) Programme Management
6 26 (25.74%) Marketing
6 26 (25.74%) Digital Marketing
7 25 (24.75%) Java
8 24 (23.76%) SC Cleared
9 18 (17.82%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (17.82%) Relational Database
10 17 (16.83%) Ansible
10 17 (16.83%) Jenkins
10 17 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
11 16 (15.84%) Oracle
12 15 (14.85%) Configuration Management
12 15 (14.85%) Domain-Driven Design
12 15 (14.85%) REST
13 14 (13.86%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (12.87%) Python
15 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
15 11 (10.89%) ISEB
15 11 (10.89%) Teradata
15 11 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (10.89%) ISTQB

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 11 (10.89%) Apache Spark
2 8 (7.92%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.95%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (3.96%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.97%) Apache
6 2 (1.98%) Confluence
6 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.99%) IIS
7 1 (0.99%) Luigi
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Office
2 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (26.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (6.93%) SAP HR
3 5 (4.95%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (2.97%) SAP SD
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.98%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.98%) SAP MRS
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.99%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.99%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.99%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.99%) Force.com
3 1 (0.99%) Office 365
3 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.91%) Hadoop
2 9 (8.91%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.93%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.94%) Big Data
5 5 (4.95%) HBase
5 5 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.97%) GIS
8 1 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.99%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.99%) MySQL
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (16.83%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.97%) JUnit
3 3 (2.97%) Selenium
4 2 (1.98%) JBehave
4 2 (1.98%) JIRA
4 2 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (45.54%) Finance
2 27 (26.73%) Manufacturing
3 26 (25.74%) Electronics
3 26 (25.74%) Marketing
3 26 (25.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.99%) Advertising
4 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (34.65%) Developer
2 23 (22.77%) Consultant
3 18 (17.82%) Architect
4 17 (16.83%) SAP Consultant
5 15 (14.85%) Java Developer
6 11 (10.89%) Cloud Developer
7 10 (9.90%) Scala Developer
7 10 (9.90%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (8.91%) SAP Architect
8 9 (8.91%) UAT Manager
9 7 (6.93%) Applications Developer
10 6 (5.94%) AWS Developer
10 6 (5.94%) SAP Developer
10 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 5 (4.95%) Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.95%) SAP Manager
12 4 (3.96%) Agile Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Java Applications Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.85%) REST
2 7 (6.93%) Web Services
3 5 (4.95%) JSON
4 4 (3.96%) CSS
4 4 (3.96%) SAP PI
4 4 (3.96%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (2.97%) HTML
5 3 (2.97%) Middleware
6 2 (1.98%) Dropwizard
6 2 (1.98%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.98%) MCollective
6 2 (1.98%) SAP BSP
6 2 (1.98%) XML
7 1 (0.99%) Ajax
7 1 (0.99%) jQuery
7 1 (0.99%) Mason
7 1 (0.99%) RESTful
7 1 (0.99%) SAP ALE
7 1 (0.99%) SAP Business Workflow
7 1 (0.99%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.93%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.94%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.96%) User Experience
5 3 (2.97%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.98%) Clustering
6 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.98%) PKI
7 1 (0.99%) Fintech
7 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.93%) Linux
2 5 (4.95%) Windows
3 4 (3.96%) Unix
4 2 (1.98%) AIX
4 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.62%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (25.74%) Digital Marketing
3 26 (25.74%) Programme Management
4 17 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (14.85%) Configuration Management
5 15 (14.85%) Domain-Driven Design
6 14 (13.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (10.89%) Analytics
7 11 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (9.90%) Business Analytics
8 10 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (9.90%) Scrum
9 9 (8.91%) Software Delivery
10 8 (7.92%) Test Scripting
11 7 (6.93%) BDD
11 7 (6.93%) Kanban
11 7 (6.93%) Migration
11 7 (6.93%) TDD
12 6 (5.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.75%) Java
2 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
3 13 (12.87%) Python
4 6 (5.94%) SQL
5 5 (4.95%) ABAP
6 3 (2.97%) R
7 1 (0.99%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.99%) C#
7 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.99%) Ruby
7 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (29.70%) Security Cleared
2 24 (23.76%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.89%) ISEB
3 11 (10.89%) ISTQB
4 7 (6.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (6.93%) SAP Certification
5 4 (3.96%) Degree
6 2 (1.98%) CCAB
6 2 (1.98%) CEH
6 2 (1.98%) CISSP
6 2 (1.98%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.97%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.98%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 17 (16.83%) Ansible
2 2 (1.98%) Nessus
2 2 (1.98%) Packer
2 2 (1.98%) Puppet
2 2 (1.98%) Rundeck
2 2 (1.98%) SCCM
2 2 (1.98%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.98%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (1.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.98%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) Oracle
2 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.89%) Teradata
3 10 (9.90%) Cloudera
4 5 (4.95%) Ariba
5 3 (2.97%) ESRI
6 2 (1.98%) IBM
6 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.98%) Sonatype
6 2 (1.98%) Symantec
6 2 (1.98%) VMware
7 1 (0.99%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.99%) BT
7 1 (0.99%) Cognos
7 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.99%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.99%) Tableau
7 1 (0.99%) Talend
7 1 (0.99%) WSO2