The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 440 460 472
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Contract jobs citing ABAP 156 159 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 0.80% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 76 84
Median daily rate £455 £425 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% -7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £469
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -
ABAP
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18786 19801 19342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.74% 39.01% 37.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13030 13611 13365
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 509 393
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £17.00 £15.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £48.00
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 England

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in England

ABAP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram in England

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in England

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
London +12 54 £460 +5.14% 6
South East +30 33 £413 -2.94% 6
West Midlands -10 15 £438 -5.40% 2
East of England 0 12 £500 +35.13% 1
South West +17 10 £450 +9.09% 3
East Midlands +3 7 £400 -11.11%
Yorkshire +12 6 £540 +27.05% 3
North West -11 2 - - 3
North East -37 2 £500 +11.11%
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ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 England region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 312 (99.05%) SAP
2 59 (18.73%) Workflow
3 51 (16.19%) SAP HANA
3 51 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (15.56%) Finance
4 49 (15.56%) Web Dynpro
5 44 (13.97%) Java
6 43 (13.65%) SAP ALE
7 38 (12.06%) SAP BW
7 38 (12.06%) NetWeaver
7 38 (12.06%) Migration
8 36 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (11.11%) SAP HR
10 32 (10.16%) OO
11 31 (9.84%) ERP
11 31 (9.84%) Data Modelling
12 30 (9.52%) SAP FI
12 30 (9.52%) BAPI
12 30 (9.52%) SAPUI5
13 26 (8.25%) Data Migration
13 26 (8.25%) SAP CO
13 26 (8.25%) SAP FI/CO
13 26 (8.25%) SAP Smart Forms
14 24 (7.62%) Manufacturing
14 24 (7.62%) CRM
14 24 (7.62%) Time Management
15 23 (7.30%) LSMW
16 21 (6.67%) SAP Fiori
17 20 (6.35%) SQL
17 20 (6.35%) Adobe

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 38 (12.06%) NetWeaver
2 7 (2.22%) Documentum
3 5 (1.59%) SAP Portal
4 4 (1.27%) Confluence
4 4 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.32%) Apache
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.32%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.32%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
2 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (11.11%) SAP HR
2 30 (9.52%) SAP FI
3 26 (8.25%) SAP CO
3 26 (8.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 17 (5.40%) SAP MM
5 16 (5.08%) SAP SD
6 15 (4.76%) SAP CRM
6 15 (4.76%) SAP IS-U
7 13 (4.13%) SAP HCM
8 9 (2.86%) SAP R/3
9 8 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (2.22%) SAP APO
11 6 (1.90%) SAP PSCD
11 6 (1.90%) SAP WM
12 5 (1.59%) SAP ERP
13 4 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
13 4 (1.27%) SAP BPC
13 4 (1.27%) SAP FSCM
13 4 (1.27%) SAP QM
13 4 (1.27%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (1.59%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.63%) FTP
1 2 (0.63%) HTTP
1 2 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.19%) SAP HANA
2 38 (12.06%) SAP BW
3 17 (5.40%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 13 (4.13%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.86%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (1.59%) Big Data
8 5 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (1.59%) HBase
9 4 (1.27%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.27%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.95%) SQL Server
10 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
11 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.63%) Lumira
11 2 (0.63%) OLAP
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (7.30%) LSMW
2 14 (4.44%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.27%) JIRA
4 1 (0.32%) NWDS
4 1 (0.32%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 49 (15.56%) Finance
2 24 (7.62%) Manufacturing
3 16 (5.08%) Billing
4 13 (4.13%) Retail
5 5 (1.59%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.59%) Marketing
5 5 (1.59%) Publishing
6 4 (1.27%) German Language
6 4 (1.27%) Legal
6 4 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.95%) Automotive
7 3 (0.95%) Back Office
7 3 (0.95%) Electronics
7 3 (0.95%) French Language
8 1 (0.32%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 163 (51.75%) Consultant
2 158 (50.16%) SAP Consultant
3 107 (33.97%) Developer
4 94 (29.84%) SAP Developer
5 83 (26.35%) ABAP Developer
6 41 (13.02%) ABAP Consultant
7 22 (6.98%) Architect
8 17 (5.40%) HR Consultant
8 17 (5.40%) SAP HR Consultant
9 16 (5.08%) SAP Architect
10 14 (4.44%) SAP ISU Consultant
11 13 (4.13%) SAP HANA Consultant
11 13 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.49%) Technical Consultant
13 10 (3.17%) SAP BW Consultant
13 10 (3.17%) SAP Technical Consultant
14 9 (2.86%) Analyst
14 9 (2.86%) SAP MM Consultant
14 9 (2.86%) SAP Solutions Architect
15 7 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.56%) Web Dynpro
2 43 (13.65%) SAP ALE
3 30 (9.52%) BAPI
3 30 (9.52%) SAPUI5
4 26 (8.25%) SAP Smart Forms
5 21 (6.67%) SAP Fiori
6 19 (6.03%) SAP PI
7 18 (5.71%) EDI
8 13 (4.13%) Web Services
9 12 (3.81%) SAP XI
10 8 (2.54%) SAP Business Workflow
11 6 (1.90%) XML
12 5 (1.59%) JDBC
12 5 (1.59%) SAP Core Interface
13 4 (1.27%) EDIFACT
13 4 (1.27%) JSON
14 3 (0.95%) JMS
14 3 (0.95%) SAP Basis
14 3 (0.95%) SOAP
14 3 (0.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.22%) Data Extraction
3 6 (1.90%) LIMS
4 5 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.59%) FMCG
5 3 (0.95%) PMI
6 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.63%) Data Conversion
6 2 (0.63%) User Experience
7 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.32%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.63%) Unix
1 2 (0.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (18.73%) Workflow
2 38 (12.06%) Migration
3 36 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (10.16%) OO
5 31 (9.84%) Data Modelling
5 31 (9.84%) ERP
6 26 (8.25%) Data Migration
7 24 (7.62%) CRM
7 24 (7.62%) Time Management
8 17 (5.40%) Logistics
9 16 (5.08%) Data Governance
10 15 (4.76%) Business Analysis
11 14 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (4.13%) Process Improvement
13 12 (3.81%) ETL
14 11 (3.49%) Integration Testing
14 11 (3.49%) SAP Implementation
14 11 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (3.49%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (3.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.97%) Java
2 20 (6.35%) SQL
3 15 (4.76%) SAPscript
4 7 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.54%) Degree
2 8 (2.54%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.27%) CCA
5 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.95%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.63%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) ISEB
7 1 (0.32%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.32%) Ambari
2 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.32%) Oozie
2 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 312 (99.05%) SAP
2 20 (6.35%) Adobe
3 12 (3.81%) Oracle
4 7 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.59%) Syclo
6 4 (1.27%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.27%) Pega
7 3 (0.95%) Kronos
7 3 (0.95%) OpenText
7 3 (0.95%) Tableau
8 2 (0.63%) Ariba
8 2 (0.63%) webMethods
9 1 (0.32%) CODA
9 1 (0.32%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.32%) IBM
9 1 (0.32%) Infor
9 1 (0.32%) Kony
9 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.32%) Sun
9 1 (0.32%) Talend
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