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 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 470 483 437
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -46
Contract jobs citing ABAP 163 155 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 0.77% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 67 75
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £360 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 £50.00 £67.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% -25.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £62.50 £67.00
% change year-on-year
-84.00% -6.71%
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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
20231 20113 18841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.31% 38.56% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13985 13724 12143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 442 382
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £50.00 £50.00
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 30 August 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 30 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
London -16 48 £369 -22.36% 5
South East +12 41 £425 +2.10% 7
Midlands -1 11 £450 +3.44%
South West +18 10 £425 -5.55% 1
West Midlands -38 10 £450 +7.14% 2
North West -6 5 £431 -4.16% 4
Yorkshire - 5 £500 -
East Midlands -2 3 £450 -7.69%
East of England +14 2 £425 -24.77% 5
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ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 281 (98.25%) SAP
2 54 (18.88%) Workflow
3 48 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (16.43%) Migration
5 40 (13.99%) LSMW
6 39 (13.64%) Data Migration
7 37 (12.94%) BAPI
8 35 (12.24%) SAP HANA
9 34 (11.89%) SAP ALE
10 33 (11.54%) CRM
11 31 (10.84%) SAP HR
12 30 (10.49%) Finance
13 29 (10.14%) Web Dynpro
14 28 (9.79%) SAP IS-U
15 27 (9.44%) SAP FI
16 26 (9.09%) Manufacturing
17 25 (8.74%) SAP Smart Forms
17 25 (8.74%) OO
18 24 (8.39%) SQL
19 23 (8.04%) NetWeaver
19 23 (8.04%) SAPscript
19 23 (8.04%) SAP FI/CO
19 23 (8.04%) SAP CO
20 22 (7.69%) SAP BW
21 21 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
22 20 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
22 20 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
23 19 (6.64%) SAP Data Services
24 18 (6.29%) SAP Implementation
24 18 (6.29%) EDI

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 23 (8.04%) NetWeaver
2 6 (2.10%) SAP Portal
3 3 (1.05%) Confluence
4 1 (0.35%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 31 (10.84%) SAP HR
2 28 (9.79%) SAP IS-U
3 27 (9.44%) SAP FI
4 23 (8.04%) SAP CO
4 23 (8.04%) SAP FI/CO
5 17 (5.94%) SAP CRM
5 17 (5.94%) SAP SD
6 14 (4.90%) SAP HCM
6 14 (4.90%) SAP MM
7 10 (3.50%) SAP R/3
8 8 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (2.45%) SAP APO
10 6 (2.10%) SAP Payroll
11 5 (1.75%) SAP Retail
12 4 (1.40%) SAP SRM
13 3 (1.05%) SAP FSCM
13 3 (1.05%) SAP PM
13 3 (1.05%) SAP PP
13 3 (1.05%) SAP PSCD
13 3 (1.05%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.10%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (1.75%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.70%) HTTP
2 1 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.24%) SAP HANA
2 22 (7.69%) SAP BW
3 19 (6.64%) SAP Data Services
4 16 (5.59%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.45%) SQL Server
7 6 (2.10%) SAP BI
8 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.05%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.70%) Lumira
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.35%) Informix
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.35%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 40 (13.99%) LSMW
2 13 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.05%) JIRA
4 1 (0.35%) NWDS
4 1 (0.35%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 30 (10.49%) Finance
2 26 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 16 (5.59%) Retail
4 12 (4.20%) Billing
5 6 (2.10%) Publishing
6 5 (1.75%) Automotive
6 5 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.40%) Marketing
7 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.05%) Dutch Language
8 3 (1.05%) Electronics
8 3 (1.05%) French Language
8 3 (1.05%) Legal
9 2 (0.70%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 158 (55.24%) Consultant
2 156 (54.55%) SAP Consultant
3 75 (26.22%) Developer
4 64 (22.38%) ABAP Developer
5 61 (21.33%) SAP Developer
6 41 (14.34%) ABAP Consultant
7 23 (8.04%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 15 (5.24%) HR Consultant
8 15 (5.24%) SAP HR Consultant
9 14 (4.90%) Architect
10 13 (4.55%) SAP Architect
11 12 (4.20%) Data Migration Lead
11 12 (4.20%) SAP Data Migration Lead
12 10 (3.50%) SAP HANA Consultant
12 10 (3.50%) Technical Consultant
13 9 (3.15%) SAP Manager
13 9 (3.15%) SAP Technical Consultant
14 8 (2.80%) CRM Developer
14 8 (2.80%) SAP APO Consultant
14 8 (2.80%) SAP CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.94%) BAPI
2 34 (11.89%) SAP ALE
3 29 (10.14%) Web Dynpro
4 25 (8.74%) SAP Smart Forms
5 18 (6.29%) EDI
6 15 (5.24%) SAP PI
7 14 (4.90%) Web Services
8 13 (4.55%) SAP Basis
9 11 (3.85%) SAP Fiori
10 10 (3.50%) SAPUI5
11 6 (2.10%) SAP BSP
11 6 (2.10%) SAP Business Workflow
11 6 (2.10%) SAP XI
12 3 (1.05%) JDBC
12 3 (1.05%) SOAP
12 3 (1.05%) XML
12 3 (1.05%) XSLT
13 2 (0.70%) Apache Axis
13 2 (0.70%) HTML
13 2 (0.70%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.50%) FMCG
3 6 (2.10%) LIMS
4 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.05%) PMI
5 3 (1.05%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.70%) User Experience
7 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.35%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.35%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.35%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.40%) Unix
2 2 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.88%) Workflow
2 47 (16.43%) Migration
3 39 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 33 (11.54%) CRM
5 25 (8.74%) OO
6 21 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (6.29%) SAP Implementation
9 17 (5.94%) ETL
9 17 (5.94%) Logistics
9 17 (5.94%) Time Management
10 16 (5.59%) Data Modelling
11 15 (5.24%) ERP
12 13 (4.55%) Business Analysis
13 12 (4.20%) Business Process Mapping
13 12 (4.20%) Conflict Management
14 9 (3.15%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (3.15%) Integration Testing
14 9 (3.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.39%) SQL
2 23 (8.04%) SAPscript
3 17 (5.94%) Java
4 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (4.90%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.75%) Degree
4 3 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.05%) CCA
4 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.05%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.70%) ACCA
5 2 (0.70%) CIMA
5 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.80%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.40%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 281 (98.25%) SAP
2 13 (4.55%) Adobe
3 11 (3.85%) Oracle
4 5 (1.75%) HP
5 4 (1.40%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.05%) Sybase
6 3 (1.05%) Tableau
7 2 (0.70%) CODA
7 2 (0.70%) Kronos
7 2 (0.70%) OpenText
8 1 (0.35%) Dell
8 1 (0.35%) Google
8 1 (0.35%) Infor
8 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.35%) Sun
8 1 (0.35%) Talend
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