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 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 119 129 140
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Contract jobs citing ABAP 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.11% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 0.32% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £465 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
810 939 1153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.02% 33.94% 37.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 514 626
Median daily rate £375 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 62 77
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £21.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £45.00 £42.50
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 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 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
Cambridgeshire +16 6 £480 -16.52% 4
Hertfordshire +6 1 £413 -13.15% 2
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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 of England region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (66.67%) BAPI
3 8 (44.44%) ERP
3 8 (44.44%) SAPscript
4 7 (38.89%) SAP ALE
4 7 (38.89%) SAP ERP
4 7 (38.89%) SAP Smart Forms
5 6 (33.33%) SAP HANA
5 6 (33.33%) Workflow
5 6 (33.33%) NetWeaver
6 5 (27.78%) XML
6 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) SAPUI5
7 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (22.22%) User Experience
7 4 (22.22%) SAP Fiori
7 4 (22.22%) SAP PI
7 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
7 4 (22.22%) Aerospace
7 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
7 4 (22.22%) Web Dynpro
7 4 (22.22%) Logistics
7 4 (22.22%) Information Security
8 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (16.67%) SAP HR
8 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 2 (11.11%) BPEL

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) SAP ERP
2 3 (16.67%) SAP HR
3 1 (5.56%) SAP CO
3 1 (5.56%) SAP FI
3 1 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SAP HANA
2 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (11.11%) SAP BW
4 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LSMW
General
1 4 (22.22%) Aerospace
1 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) ERP Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) SAP Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) SAP Developer
4 3 (16.67%) ABAP Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) ERP Support
4 3 (16.67%) HR Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) SAP HR Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) SAP HR Support
4 3 (16.67%) SAP PI Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Support
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Logistics Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Logistics Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) BAPI
2 7 (38.89%) SAP ALE
2 7 (38.89%) SAP Smart Forms
3 5 (27.78%) SAPUI5
3 5 (27.78%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) SAP Fiori
4 4 (22.22%) SAP PI
4 4 (22.22%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Basis
5 2 (11.11%) SAP XI
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (11.11%) WSDL
6 1 (5.56%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ERP
2 6 (33.33%) Workflow
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security
3 4 (22.22%) Logistics
3 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) BPEL
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Security Management
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Document Management
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SAPscript
2 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCA
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) VMware