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 24 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 487 481 420
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -61
Contract jobs citing ABAP 142 149 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 0.76% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 68 79
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £343 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.25 £65.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
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
19287 19510 18530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.11% 38.34% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13447 13243 12273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 394 405
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.10 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -27 32 £439 -5.89% 3
South East -3 24 £413 - 8
West Midlands -9 20 £400 -4.76% 3
South West +17 16 £400 -11.11% 3
Yorkshire +7 11 £550 +34.47% 2
North West -10 9 £490 +58.06% 5
East Midlands -5 4 £401 +0.12%
North East - 4 £550 -
Midlands -4 2 £450 +3.44%
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 250 (98.43%) SAP
2 43 (16.93%) Workflow
3 42 (16.54%) Migration
4 41 (16.14%) BAPI
5 38 (14.96%) CRM
6 37 (14.57%) Web Dynpro
6 37 (14.57%) Data Migration
7 36 (14.17%) SAP IS-U
8 34 (13.39%) LSMW
9 31 (12.20%) SAP HANA
10 27 (10.63%) Finance
11 26 (10.24%) SAP Smart Forms
12 25 (9.84%) ERP
13 24 (9.45%) NetWeaver
13 24 (9.45%) OO
14 22 (8.66%) SAP FI
15 21 (8.27%) SAPscript
15 21 (8.27%) SAP HR
15 21 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (8.27%) Java
15 21 (8.27%) Manufacturing
16 20 (7.87%) SAP FI/CO
16 20 (7.87%) SAP CO
16 20 (7.87%) SAP Fiori
17 19 (7.48%) SAP BW
18 18 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (6.69%) SAP Data Services
19 17 (6.69%) SAPUI5
19 17 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
19 17 (6.69%) Billing

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 24 (9.45%) NetWeaver
2 8 (3.15%) SAP Portal
3 2 (0.79%) Confluence
3 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 36 (14.17%) SAP IS-U
2 22 (8.66%) SAP FI
3 21 (8.27%) SAP HR
4 20 (7.87%) SAP CO
4 20 (7.87%) SAP FI/CO
5 14 (5.51%) SAP CRM
6 12 (4.72%) SAP SD
7 11 (4.33%) SAP ERP
8 10 (3.94%) SAP MM
8 10 (3.94%) SAP SRM
9 6 (2.36%) SAP R/3
10 4 (1.57%) SAP HCM
10 4 (1.57%) SAP Payroll
11 3 (1.18%) OpenText VIM for SAP
11 3 (1.18%) SAP FSCM
11 3 (1.18%) SAP GTS
11 3 (1.18%) SAP PM
11 3 (1.18%) SAP PSCD
12 2 (0.79%) SAP GRC
12 2 (0.79%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) Boomi
2 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.97%) RTP
2 3 (1.18%) FTP
3 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.20%) SAP HANA
2 19 (7.48%) SAP BW
3 17 (6.69%) SAP Data Services
4 16 (6.30%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (5.12%) SAP BI
6 4 (1.57%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.18%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (0.79%) Lumira
9 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.39%) Informix
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.39%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 34 (13.39%) LSMW
2 5 (1.97%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.79%) CA Gen
3 2 (0.79%) JIRA
3 2 (0.79%) Toad
4 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 27 (10.63%) Finance
2 21 (8.27%) Manufacturing
3 17 (6.69%) Billing
4 11 (4.33%) Retail
5 6 (2.36%) Publishing
6 5 (1.97%) Automotive
6 5 (1.97%) Dutch Language
6 5 (1.97%) French Language
7 4 (1.57%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.57%) Legal
7 4 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.18%) Marketing
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 136 (53.54%) Consultant
2 134 (52.76%) SAP Consultant
3 65 (25.59%) Developer
4 56 (22.05%) ABAP Developer
4 56 (22.05%) SAP Developer
5 30 (11.81%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 25 (9.84%) ABAP Consultant
7 13 (5.12%) Analyst
7 13 (5.12%) HR Consultant
7 13 (5.12%) SAP HR Consultant
8 12 (4.72%) SAP Analyst
9 11 (4.33%) SAP Manager
10 9 (3.54%) Architect
10 9 (3.54%) CRM Developer
10 9 (3.54%) Data Migration Lead
10 9 (3.54%) SAP BW Consultant
10 9 (3.54%) SAP Data Migration Lead
10 9 (3.54%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (3.15%) SAP CRM Developer
11 8 (3.15%) SAP Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.14%) BAPI
2 37 (14.57%) Web Dynpro
3 26 (10.24%) SAP Smart Forms
4 20 (7.87%) SAP Fiori
5 17 (6.69%) SAP ALE
5 17 (6.69%) SAPUI5
6 15 (5.91%) SAP Basis
6 15 (5.91%) SAP PI
6 15 (5.91%) Web Services
7 14 (5.51%) SAP XI
8 8 (3.15%) EDI
9 7 (2.76%) SAP Business Workflow
9 7 (2.76%) XML
10 6 (2.36%) jQuery
10 6 (2.36%) SAP BSP
11 4 (1.57%) SOAP
12 3 (1.18%) HTML
13 2 (0.79%) CSS
13 2 (0.79%) J2EE
13 2 (0.79%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.15%) User Experience
3 7 (2.76%) FMCG
4 4 (1.57%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.18%) LIMS
6 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.39%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.97%) Unix
2 4 (1.57%) AIX
3 3 (1.18%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (16.93%) Workflow
2 42 (16.54%) Migration
3 38 (14.96%) CRM
4 37 (14.57%) Data Migration
5 25 (9.84%) ERP
6 24 (9.45%) OO
7 21 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (6.30%) Integration Testing
10 15 (5.91%) SAP Implementation
11 14 (5.51%) Logistics
12 12 (4.72%) Business Process Mapping
12 12 (4.72%) Conflict Management
12 12 (4.72%) Unit Testing
13 11 (4.33%) Functional Testing
14 10 (3.94%) ETL
15 9 (3.54%) Time Management
16 8 (3.15%) SAP Security
17 7 (2.76%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.27%) Java
1 21 (8.27%) SAPscript
2 12 (4.72%) SQL
3 7 (2.76%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.97%) C#
5 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.79%) Perl
6 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (6.69%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.18%) CCA
4 2 (0.79%) ACCA
4 2 (0.79%) CIMA
4 2 (0.79%) Degree
4 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.97%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.18%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 250 (98.43%) SAP
2 12 (4.72%) Adobe
3 8 (3.15%) Oracle
4 5 (1.97%) HP
5 3 (1.18%) Sybase
6 2 (0.79%) BEA
6 2 (0.79%) CODA
6 2 (0.79%) Dell
6 2 (0.79%) Informatica
6 2 (0.79%) OpenText
6 2 (0.79%) Pega
6 2 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.79%) Syclo
6 2 (0.79%) webMethods
7 1 (0.39%) Google
7 1 (0.39%) Sun
7 1 (0.39%) Talend
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