The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 126 145 137
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.080% 0.16% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.42% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 13
Median daily rate £425 £565 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.77% +88.33%
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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
965 1178 1291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.46% 38.18% 40.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 703 802
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 65 51
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +12.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £24.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Cambridgeshire +24 2 £425 -24.77%
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 of England region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (66.67%) Workflow
2 6 (66.67%) BAPI
2 6 (66.67%) SAPscript
3 5 (55.56%) SAP Smart Forms
3 5 (55.56%) SAP ALE
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) SAP SD
5 2 (22.22%) SAP MM
5 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
5 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) LSMW
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe
6 1 (11.11%) XML

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (22.22%) SAP MM
1 2 (22.22%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LSMW
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Consultant
1 8 (88.89%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) ABAP Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) SAP Technical Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SAP MM Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Workflow Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Workflow Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow Developer
4 1 (11.11%) XML Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) BAPI
2 5 (55.56%) SAP ALE
2 5 (55.56%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (11.11%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe