The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 123 113 110
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing ABAP 5 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.32% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 1.19% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £416 £453 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.01% -24.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £432 £438
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.25 - £60.00
ABAP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
606 672 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.53% 26.56% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 407 350
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.98% +93.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £30.97 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing ABAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ABAP across the Berkshire region.

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ABAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the Berkshire region.

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading - 2 £335 -
ABAP
South East

ABAP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ABAP 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 22 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (54.55%) SAP IS-U
3 11 (50.00%) Billing
4 10 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 10 (45.45%) Integration Testing
4 10 (45.45%) Functional Testing
5 5 (22.73%) SAP Smart Forms
5 5 (22.73%) RTP
6 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 4 (18.18%) SAP BW
6 4 (18.18%) Data Governance
7 3 (13.64%) Information Management
7 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Workflow
9 1 (4.55%) Finance
9 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
9 1 (4.55%) LSMW
9 1 (4.55%) Unix
9 1 (4.55%) OO
9 1 (4.55%) SAP R/3
9 1 (4.55%) SAP MM
9 1 (4.55%) Logistics
9 1 (4.55%) BAPI
9 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (4.55%) Workflow Development

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (54.55%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (4.55%) SAP MM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) LSMW
General
1 11 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Consultant
1 16 (72.73%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (50.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) ABAP Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) SAP BW Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) SAP Architect
5 1 (4.55%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (4.55%) BAPI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Functional Testing
1 10 (45.45%) Integration Testing
1 10 (45.45%) Unit Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Data Governance
2 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Information Management
4 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) Logistics
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow Development
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) SAP