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 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 494 479 410
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -69
Contract jobs citing ABAP 123 130 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 0.70% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 59
Median daily rate £450 £445 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £364 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £444
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.25 - £60.00
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
19044 18583 18291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.78% 37.78% 37.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13289 12453 12238
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 389 440
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £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 May 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 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
London -23 27 £415 -7.77% 8
South East -14 16 £413 -2.48% 8
West Midlands +2 14 £350 -37.77% 6
Yorkshire +17 12 £550 +34.47% 2
East Midlands +14 8 £425 +6.31% 2
South West +6 8 £413 -8.33% 3
North West -21 8 £495 +13.85% 7
East of England +11 7 £465 +7.26% 4
North East -48 4 £550 +33.33% 1
Midlands -3 2 - -
ABAP
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ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 252 (98.82%) SAP
2 42 (16.47%) BAPI
3 37 (14.51%) Web Dynpro
4 35 (13.73%) Workflow
5 34 (13.33%) SAP IS-U
6 33 (12.94%) CRM
7 32 (12.55%) Migration
8 28 (10.98%) Data Migration
9 26 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (9.80%) ERP
10 25 (9.80%) SAP BW
11 24 (9.41%) SAP HR
12 23 (9.02%) NetWeaver
12 23 (9.02%) Finance
12 23 (9.02%) SAP Smart Forms
12 23 (9.02%) LSMW
13 22 (8.63%) SAP HANA
14 21 (8.24%) SAP XI
14 21 (8.24%) SAPscript
15 20 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (7.45%) BusinessObjects
16 19 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (7.45%) SAP PI
17 18 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (7.06%) Java
18 17 (6.67%) OO
18 17 (6.67%) Manufacturing
19 16 (6.27%) SAP BI
19 16 (6.27%) Security Cleared
19 16 (6.27%) SAP Data Services

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 (9.02%) NetWeaver
2 7 (2.75%) SAP Portal
3 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (1.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 34 (13.33%) SAP IS-U
2 24 (9.41%) SAP HR
3 13 (5.10%) SAP ERP
4 12 (4.71%) SAP CRM
5 11 (4.31%) SAP Payroll
5 11 (4.31%) SAP SD
6 10 (3.92%) SAP FI
6 10 (3.92%) SAP SRM
7 9 (3.53%) SAP CO
7 9 (3.53%) SAP FI/CO
7 9 (3.53%) SAP MM
8 8 (3.14%) SAP R/3
9 7 (2.75%) SAP GTS
10 3 (1.18%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 3 (1.18%) SAP HCM
10 3 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (1.18%) SAP WM
11 2 (0.78%) SAP PP
11 2 (0.78%) SAP PSCD
11 2 (0.78%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) Boomi
2 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.96%) RTP
2 3 (1.18%) FTP
3 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.80%) SAP BW
2 22 (8.63%) SAP HANA
3 19 (7.45%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (6.27%) SAP BI
4 16 (6.27%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (1.96%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.18%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.39%) Lumira
8 1 (0.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 23 (9.02%) LSMW
2 3 (1.18%) Toad
3 2 (0.78%) CA Gen
3 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 23 (9.02%) Finance
2 17 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 14 (5.49%) Billing
4 7 (2.75%) Automotive
5 6 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.35%) Retail
6 4 (1.57%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.57%) Dutch Language
6 4 (1.57%) French Language
6 4 (1.57%) Legal
6 4 (1.57%) Marketing
7 3 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.78%) Electronics
8 2 (0.78%) Front Office
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Banking
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 136 (53.33%) Consultant
2 135 (52.94%) SAP Consultant
3 62 (24.31%) Developer
4 54 (21.18%) SAP Developer
5 53 (20.78%) ABAP Developer
6 29 (11.37%) SAP ISU Consultant
7 22 (8.63%) ABAP Consultant
8 19 (7.45%) HR Consultant
8 19 (7.45%) SAP HR Consultant
9 14 (5.49%) SAP Manager
10 13 (5.10%) Analyst
10 13 (5.10%) Architect
11 12 (4.71%) Payroll Consultant
11 12 (4.71%) SAP Analyst
11 12 (4.71%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
11 12 (4.71%) SAP Payroll Consultant
12 11 (4.31%) SAP BW Consultant
13 9 (3.53%) Data Consultant
13 9 (3.53%) Migration Consultant
13 9 (3.53%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (16.47%) BAPI
2 37 (14.51%) Web Dynpro
3 23 (9.02%) SAP Smart Forms
4 21 (8.24%) SAP XI
5 19 (7.45%) SAP PI
6 16 (6.27%) SAP Fiori
6 16 (6.27%) SAPUI5
7 14 (5.49%) SAP ALE
7 14 (5.49%) SAP Basis
8 12 (4.71%) Web Services
9 7 (2.75%) SAP Business Workflow
10 6 (2.35%) jQuery
10 6 (2.35%) SAP BSP
10 6 (2.35%) XML
11 4 (1.57%) EDI
11 4 (1.57%) SOAP
12 3 (1.18%) .NET
13 2 (0.78%) CSS
13 2 (0.78%) HTML
13 2 (0.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.14%) User Experience
3 7 (2.75%) FMCG
4 4 (1.57%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.39%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.57%) AIX
1 4 (1.57%) Unix
2 3 (1.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (13.73%) Workflow
2 33 (12.94%) CRM
3 32 (12.55%) Migration
4 28 (10.98%) Data Migration
5 26 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (9.80%) ERP
7 20 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (6.67%) OO
10 15 (5.88%) Integration Testing
10 15 (5.88%) Time Management
11 14 (5.49%) SAP Implementation
12 12 (4.71%) Business Process Mapping
12 12 (4.71%) Conflict Management
12 12 (4.71%) SAP Security
12 12 (4.71%) Unit Testing
13 11 (4.31%) ETL
14 10 (3.92%) Functional Testing
14 10 (3.92%) Logistics
14 10 (3.92%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.24%) SAPscript
2 18 (7.06%) Java
3 8 (3.14%) SQL
4 6 (2.35%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.96%) C#
6 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.78%) Perl
7 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (6.27%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.78%) ACCA
3 2 (0.78%) CCA
3 2 (0.78%) CIMA
3 2 (0.78%) Degree
3 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.96%) SLA
2 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 252 (98.82%) SAP
2 9 (3.53%) Adobe
3 8 (3.14%) Oracle
4 6 (2.35%) HP
5 3 (1.18%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.18%) Sybase
6 2 (0.78%) BEA
6 2 (0.78%) Dell
6 2 (0.78%) Informatica
6 2 (0.78%) OpenText
6 2 (0.78%) Pega
6 2 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.78%) Syclo
6 2 (0.78%) webMethods
7 1 (0.39%) Google
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