The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 86 99 94
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing ABAP 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.43% 0.40% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% 1.00% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £538 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.25 - £43.50
ABAP
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
487 699 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.88% 39.74% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 437 326
Median daily rate £340 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.47 £22.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.05 £39.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

ABAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +13 3 £450 -
Derbyshire +10 3 - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (50.00%) SAP SRM
2 7 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) SAP BI
4 2 (14.29%) ACCA
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) CIMA
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (7.14%) SAP PI
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) LSMW
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Retail
5 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
5 1 (7.14%) SAP ALE
5 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
5 1 (7.14%) SAPscript
5 1 (7.14%) SAP SD
5 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
5 1 (7.14%) JDBC
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (50.00%) SAP SRM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
2 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Retail
2 1 (7.14%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SAP BI
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LSMW
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Consultant
1 12 (85.71%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (50.00%) SAP SRM Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) SAP Workflow Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Workflow Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Process Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) SAP Financial Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) HR Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) IP Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) SAP BI Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) SAP CO Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) SAP FI Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) SAP HR Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) SAP PI Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Retail Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) BAPI
1 1 (7.14%) JDBC
1 1 (7.14%) SAP ALE
1 1 (7.14%) SAP PI
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Smart Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ACCA
1 2 (14.29%) CIMA
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP