The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 10 18 22
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4  
Contract jobs citing SAP 13 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 10.92% 4.12% 3.20%
As % of the Vendors category 20.97% 8.51% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £525 £350 £536
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -34.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £671 £430 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Watford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 62 47 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 52.10% 48.45% 55.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 29
Median daily rate £450 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +29.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £325 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.33% +200.00%  
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 Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Watford

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Watford

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Watford

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

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 Watford region with a requirement for SAP.

1 11 (55.00%) SuccessFactors
2 10 (50.00%) SAP HCM
3 9 (45.00%) IBM
4 6 (30.00%) CRM
4 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 5 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (25.00%) DataPower
5 5 (25.00%) DevOps
5 5 (25.00%) Boomi
5 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) XML
5 5 (25.00%) Dell
6 4 (20.00%) Ariba
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (20.00%) XSLT
6 4 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) Retail
6 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) API Development
6 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) GNU Octave
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (50.00%) SAP HCM
2 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (10.00%) SAP HR
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (5.00%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (25.00%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) HBase
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Data Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Data Migration Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Integration Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Healthcare Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Healthcare Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Process Manager
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Data Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Migration Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 5 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) JSON
2 4 (20.00%) RESTful
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (5.00%) NumPy
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) SciPy
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) DataPower
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (30.00%) CRM
2 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Analytics
3 4 (20.00%) API Development
3 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (20.00%) OO
3 4 (20.00%) Open Source
3 4 (20.00%) Release Management
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) ERP
4 3 (15.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (15.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) R
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) IBM
2 5 (25.00%) Dell
3 4 (20.00%) Ariba
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.00%) Teradata
5 1 (5.00%) Workday