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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 61 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing ABAP 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.43% 1.06% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 3.52% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £425 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -
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
274 199 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 38.87% 30.06% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 131 130
Median daily rate £388 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £242 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £15.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.06% -23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.69 £12.20 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.50 £21.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (37.50%) Publishing
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) EDI
3 3 (37.50%) LIMS
3 3 (37.50%) SAP PM
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) LSMW
3 3 (37.50%) Billing
3 3 (37.50%) Logistics
3 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Demand Management
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
4 2 (25.00%) SAP HANA
4 2 (25.00%) Syclo
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) WFM
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) SAP WM
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
5 1 (12.50%) SAPscript
5 1 (12.50%) SAP HR
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP PM
2 2 (25.00%) SAP WM
3 1 (12.50%) SAP HR
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) LSMW
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Billing
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (37.50%) Publishing
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Consultant
1 8 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) SAP PM Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Management Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) ABAP Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) HR Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Payroll Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP BW Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP HR Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Payroll Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP PI Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP WM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) EDI
2 1 (12.50%) SAP ALE
2 1 (12.50%) SAP PI
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (12.50%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) LIMS
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Demand Management
1 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Logistics
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) WFM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Syclo