The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
London / City of London
Rank 152 145 177
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +32
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.071% 0.36% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £463 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.90%
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 City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1408 1406 2334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 47.74% 44.79% 45.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1186 1181 1921
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the City of London region.

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ABAP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 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 City of London region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Bank Analyzer
2 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Bank Analyzer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) ABAP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Architect
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis Architect
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP