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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 56 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ABAP 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.37% - 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% - 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +24.28%
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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
232 222 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.61% 36.10% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 147 82
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -32.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM
4 1 (20.00%) FMCG
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Portal
4 1 (20.00%) Learning Management System
4 1 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) LSMW
4 1 (20.00%) SAP HCM
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) EDI
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (20.00%) SAP SD
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HCM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LSMW
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) ABAP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SAP HCM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) EDI
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
1 1 (20.00%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP