The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 33 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.66% 0.77% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 1.76% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £375 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
149 170 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.50% 43.70% 51.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 95 94
Median daily rate £375 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing ABAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

ABAP
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) SAPUI5

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) SAPUI5 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SAPUI5
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP