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 23 June 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.

SAP
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 8 17
Rank change year-on-year -10 +9  
Contract jobs citing SAP 9 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.59% 9.35% 8.23%
As % of the Vendors category 11.25% 21.31% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 8
Median daily rate £455 - £345
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £25.12 £19.08
% change year-on-year -28.34% +31.65%  

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 80 61 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 49.69% 43.88% 51.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 36
Median daily rate £380 £275 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.18% -23.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -1.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 9 (40.91%) IBM
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (27.27%) SAP HCM
4 5 (22.73%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) Dell
4 5 (22.73%) Ariba
4 5 (22.73%) .NET
4 5 (22.73%) XML
4 5 (22.73%) CRM
4 5 (22.73%) Retail
4 5 (22.73%) DataPower
4 5 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
4 5 (22.73%) IBM Integration Bus
4 5 (22.73%) DevOps
4 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (22.73%) Boomi
4 5 (22.73%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 4 (18.18%) API Development
5 4 (18.18%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (18.18%) TRIRIGA
5 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 4 (18.18%) Release Management
5 4 (18.18%) JSON
5 4 (18.18%) Open Source
5 4 (18.18%) RESTful
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) XSLT

SAP
Co-occurring 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 (22.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) GNU Octave
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) SAP HCM
2 5 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (18.18%) TRIRIGA
4 2 (9.09%) SAP HR
5 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (4.55%) SAP BPC
5 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
5 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
5 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (4.55%) SAP MDG
5 1 (4.55%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (22.73%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
1 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.55%) HBase
1 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Integration Developer
3 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Healthcare Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Healthcare Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Process Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Integration Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) IBM Integration Bus
1 5 (22.73%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) JSON
2 4 (18.18%) RESTful
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (18.18%) XSLT
3 1 (4.55%) EDI
3 1 (4.55%) EDIFACT
3 1 (4.55%) IDoc
3 1 (4.55%) JDBC
3 1 (4.55%) JMS
3 1 (4.55%) NumPy
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) SAP PI
3 1 (4.55%) SciPy
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (22.73%) DataPower
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) CRM
2 5 (22.73%) DevOps
3 4 (18.18%) API Development
3 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (18.18%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) Open Source
3 4 (18.18%) Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Release Management
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (13.64%) Six Sigma
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (9.09%) Data Management
5 2 (9.09%) Master Data Management
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) R
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) Ariba
2 5 (22.73%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.55%) Teradata