The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 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
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 9 22
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13  
Contract jobs citing SAP 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 2.63% 3.03% 1.53%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 5.88% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £265 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +107.54% -  
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 £17.25 £25.12 £19.08
% change year-on-year -31.32% +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 West Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 9 17 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 23.68% 51.52% 43.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 31
Median daily rate £475 £520 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +16.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.58% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Wales

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in West Wales

SAP
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Swansea -5 1 £550 +107.54%
SAP
Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Wales region with a requirement for SAP.

1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (50.00%) ISEB
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (30.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
7 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 5 (25.00%) Migration
7 5 (25.00%) Electronics
7 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (25.00%) REST
7 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (25.00%) Ansible
7 5 (25.00%) Marketing
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Electronics
2 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (25.00%) Marketing
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) UAT Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) AWS Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (5.00%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Account Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Manager
6 1 (5.00%) SAP PI Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) REST
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) BAPI
3 1 (5.00%) IDoc
3 1 (5.00%) JDBC
3 1 (5.00%) SAP ALE
3 1 (5.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (5.00%) SAP XI
3 1 (5.00%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) BPR
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.00%) ERP
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
1 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) ISEB
1 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.00%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) BT