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 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 103 97 92
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing ABAP 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.31% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 0.78% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £488 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +28.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £478 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £498 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
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
607 513 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 37.42% 31.86% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 324 267
Median daily rate £388 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £8.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+431.25% -78.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 - 2 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £523 -
Leicestershire +4 1 £425 -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (22.22%) BAPI
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (22.22%) SAP HANA
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow Development
4 1 (11.11%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Order to Cash
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) SAP PI
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) SAP XI
4 1 (11.11%) LSMW
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Retail
4 1 (11.11%) SAP ALE
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 1 (11.11%) Automotive
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) EJB

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Retail
1 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SAP HANA
2 1 (11.11%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LSMW
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) ABAP Developer
2 4 (44.44%) SAP Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Architect
5 1 (11.11%) ABAP Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) IP Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) SAP BI Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Retail Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) BAPI
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (11.11%) EJB
2 1 (11.11%) JDBC
2 1 (11.11%) SAP ALE
2 1 (11.11%) SAP PI
2 1 (11.11%) SAP XI
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
1 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) Order to Cash
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe