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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 115 119 112
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing ABAP 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 1.36% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £313 £400 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £443 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £62.50 £67.00
% change year-on-year
-84.00% -6.71%
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
635 660 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.96% 26.24% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 412 339
Median daily rate £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.13% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.75 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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
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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (28.57%) SAP FI
4 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
4 1 (14.29%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (14.29%) BAPI
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
4 1 (14.29%) SAP R/3
4 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
4 1 (14.29%) LSMW
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management

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 2 (28.57%) SAP FI
1 2 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
2 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (14.29%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LSMW
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP BW Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Financial Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) BAPI
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Logistics
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP