The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 57 54 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.34% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 1.30% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate - £463 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £463 £414
% change year-on-year
-4.32% +11.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £44.00
ABAP
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
215 154 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.23% 25.93% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 99 107
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £11.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing ABAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ABAP.

1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
3 5 (29.41%) Publishing
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Retail
4 4 (23.53%) SAP ALE
4 4 (23.53%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (23.53%) BAPI
4 4 (23.53%) SAPscript
5 3 (17.65%) SAP WM
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (17.65%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (11.76%) LSMW
6 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) WFM
6 2 (11.76%) QA
6 2 (11.76%) SAP MI
6 2 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) SAP BW
6 2 (11.76%) SAP HR
6 2 (11.76%) SAP SD
6 2 (11.76%) EDI
6 2 (11.76%) SAP HANA
6 2 (11.76%) Syclo
7 1 (5.88%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
7 1 (5.88%) SOA
7 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing ABAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ABAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP WM
2 2 (11.76%) SAP HR
2 2 (11.76%) SAP SD
3 1 (5.88%) SAP APO
3 1 (5.88%) SAP MM
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (5.88%) SAP PM
3 1 (5.88%) SAP PP
3 1 (5.88%) SAP QM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SAP BW
1 2 (11.76%) SAP HANA
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.88%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) LSMW
General
1 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Publishing
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Consultant
1 12 (70.59%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) ABAP Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Architect
3 2 (11.76%) SAP PM Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) SAP QM Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) SAP SD Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) HR Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) SAP BI Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) SAP CO Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Payroll Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) SAP PI Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) SAP PS Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior ABAP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) BAPI
1 4 (23.53%) SAP ALE
2 3 (17.65%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (17.65%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (11.76%) EDI
3 2 (11.76%) SAP MI
4 1 (5.88%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) SAP Implementation
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) WFM
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
4 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SAPscript
2 2 (11.76%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Syclo
3 1 (5.88%) SEEBURGER
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