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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
South East / Berkshire
Rank 99 106 123
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Contract jobs citing ABAP 5 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.67% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 2.62% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Median daily rate £438 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £403 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £443 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
522 650 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.27% 25.53% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 413 436
Median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 19
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 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
Reading +10 3 £450 +5.88%
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Slough - 1 £475 -
ABAP
South East

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 7 (77.78%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Workflow
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Billing
4 3 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe
6 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
6 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (11.11%) BAPI
6 1 (11.11%) Information Management
6 1 (11.11%) SAP ALE
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (11.11%) SAP CO

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 5 (55.56%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (33.33%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
3 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
3 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Payroll
General
1 3 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) HR Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Payroll Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP HR Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Payroll Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Utilities Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) BAPI
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ALE
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Process Management
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe