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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 167 186 193
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Contract jobs citing ABAP 4 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.021% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.045% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 11
Median daily rate £450 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £443 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £62.50 £67.00
% change year-on-year
-84.00% -6.71%
ABAP
London

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
1688 2224 2494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.44% 47.23% 42.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1861 1939
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 10
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -21.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £23.75 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £37.50 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) SAP HR
2 2 (50.00%) SAP HCM
3 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Quote-to-Cash
3 1 (25.00%) Record to Report
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP HCM
1 2 (50.00%) SAP HR
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP HCM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Logistics Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Process Management
1 1 (25.00%) Quote-to-Cash
1 1 (25.00%) Record to Report
1 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP