The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 62 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing ABAP 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.35% 0.67% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.75% 1.99% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Median daily rate £320 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £344 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £422 £419
% change year-on-year
+6.76% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
293 251 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.95% 33.78% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 168 150
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -14.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing ABAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (50.00%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) LSMW
4 3 (25.00%) Billing
4 3 (25.00%) Logistics
4 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (25.00%) Publishing
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) SAP PM
4 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (25.00%) LIMS
4 3 (25.00%) EDI
4 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Demand Management
5 2 (16.67%) SAP Portal
5 2 (16.67%) StreamServe
5 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (16.67%) SAP HR
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) OpenText
5 2 (16.67%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) SAP HCM
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (25.00%) SAP PM
3 2 (16.67%) SAP HR
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (16.67%) StreamServe
4 1 (8.33%) SAP HCM
4 1 (8.33%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) LSMW
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Billing
2 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) Publishing
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Consultant
1 10 (83.33%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) SAP PM Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) ABAP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) HR Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Payroll Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SAP HR Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Payroll Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAP HCM Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAP WM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) EDI
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (25.00%) Demand Management
1 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Logistics
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
1 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
3 1 (8.33%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) OpenText
3 1 (8.33%) Syclo