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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
UK / England
Rank 422 469 409
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -60
Contract jobs citing ABAP 146 121 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 0.68% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 60 86
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £455
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
16777 17856 17234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.39% 38.98% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11564 12218 11696
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 482 385
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.78 £17.72 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 January 2017.

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 January 2017. 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 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 +22 51 £460 +2.22% 5
South East +19 33 £424 -0.29% 4
South West +17 14 £425 -5.55% 5
East of England +3 9 £400 -15.78%
West Midlands -13 6 £500 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire +19 5 £540 +24.85% 7
East Midlands +1 4 £325 -27.77%
Midlands - 4 - -
North West +14 2 £525 +16.66% 2
North East -17 2 £500 +15.94% 2
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 305 (98.71%) SAP
2 61 (19.74%) Workflow
3 52 (16.83%) Web Dynpro
4 48 (15.53%) Java
5 46 (14.89%) SAP HANA
6 45 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (14.56%) Finance
7 42 (13.59%) SAP BW
8 38 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (11.65%) NetWeaver
10 35 (11.33%) SAP ALE
11 34 (11.00%) Migration
12 33 (10.68%) SAPUI5
13 32 (10.36%) SAP HR
13 32 (10.36%) Data Modelling
14 28 (9.06%) ERP
15 27 (8.74%) OO
16 26 (8.41%) SAP FI
17 25 (8.09%) SAP PI
18 24 (7.77%) BAPI
18 24 (7.77%) Adobe
19 23 (7.44%) SAP FI/CO
19 23 (7.44%) SAP CO
20 22 (7.12%) CRM
20 22 (7.12%) Time Management
20 22 (7.12%) Data Migration
21 20 (6.47%) SAP Fiori
22 19 (6.15%) SAP Smart Forms
23 17 (5.50%) SQL
23 17 (5.50%) Business Analysis

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 36 (11.65%) NetWeaver
2 9 (2.91%) Documentum
3 7 (2.27%) SAP Portal
4 4 (1.29%) Confluence
4 4 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.32%) Apache
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.32%) CMS
7 1 (0.32%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.32%) SAP EP
Applications
1 4 (1.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
2 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (10.36%) SAP HR
2 26 (8.41%) SAP FI
3 23 (7.44%) SAP CO
3 23 (7.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 16 (5.18%) SAP IS-U
5 15 (4.85%) SAP MM
6 13 (4.21%) SAP CRM
7 12 (3.88%) SAP SD
8 9 (2.91%) SAP HCM
9 8 (2.59%) SAP R/3
10 7 (2.27%) SAP APO
10 7 (2.27%) SAP PSCD
10 7 (2.27%) SAP WM
11 6 (1.94%) SAP ERP
12 5 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 4 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
13 4 (1.29%) SAP BPC
13 4 (1.29%) SAP FI-CA
13 4 (1.29%) SAP QM
13 4 (1.29%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.29%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.97%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.97%) HTTP
2 2 (0.65%) FTP
2 2 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.89%) SAP HANA
2 42 (13.59%) SAP BW
3 17 (5.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 16 (5.18%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (3.56%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.91%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.59%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (1.62%) Big Data
8 5 (1.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (1.62%) HBase
9 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.29%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.29%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
10 2 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.65%) Lumira
10 2 (0.65%) OLAP
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (5.18%) LSMW
2 11 (3.56%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.29%) JIRA
4 2 (0.65%) NWDS
5 1 (0.32%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.32%) Visual Composer
General
1 45 (14.56%) Finance
2 16 (5.18%) Billing
2 16 (5.18%) Manufacturing
3 13 (4.21%) Retail
4 5 (1.62%) Aerospace
4 5 (1.62%) German Language
4 5 (1.62%) Marketing
5 4 (1.29%) French Language
5 4 (1.29%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.97%) Automotive
6 3 (0.97%) Back Office
6 3 (0.97%) Electronics
7 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.32%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 167 (54.05%) Consultant
2 163 (52.75%) SAP Consultant
3 106 (34.30%) Developer
4 97 (31.39%) SAP Developer
5 77 (24.92%) ABAP Developer
6 39 (12.62%) ABAP Consultant
7 18 (5.83%) Architect
8 17 (5.50%) HR Consultant
8 17 (5.50%) SAP HR Consultant
9 15 (4.85%) SAP BW Consultant
9 15 (4.85%) SAP ISU Consultant
10 14 (4.53%) SAP HANA Consultant
11 12 (3.88%) SAP Architect
11 12 (3.88%) SAP PI Consultant
12 11 (3.56%) SAP Technical Consultant
12 11 (3.56%) Technical Consultant
13 9 (2.91%) Analyst
13 9 (2.91%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 9 (2.91%) Functional Consultant
13 9 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (16.83%) Web Dynpro
2 35 (11.33%) SAP ALE
3 33 (10.68%) SAPUI5
4 25 (8.09%) SAP PI
5 24 (7.77%) BAPI
6 20 (6.47%) SAP Fiori
7 19 (6.15%) SAP Smart Forms
8 16 (5.18%) EDI
9 13 (4.21%) SAP XI
10 10 (3.24%) SAP Business Workflow
11 9 (2.91%) Web Services
12 6 (1.94%) JDBC
13 5 (1.62%) HTML
13 5 (1.62%) HTML5
13 5 (1.62%) XML
14 4 (1.29%) EDIFACT
14 4 (1.29%) JSON
14 4 (1.29%) SAP Core Interface
14 4 (1.29%) SOAP
14 4 (1.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.27%) Data Extraction
3 5 (1.62%) FMCG
4 4 (1.29%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.29%) PMI
5 3 (0.97%) LIMS
6 2 (0.65%) Data Conversion
6 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.65%) User Experience
7 1 (0.32%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.32%) Unix
1 1 (0.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (19.74%) Workflow
2 38 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (11.00%) Migration
4 32 (10.36%) Data Modelling
5 28 (9.06%) ERP
6 27 (8.74%) OO
7 22 (7.12%) CRM
7 22 (7.12%) Data Migration
7 22 (7.12%) Time Management
8 17 (5.50%) Business Analysis
9 16 (5.18%) Data Governance
10 15 (4.85%) Logistics
10 15 (4.85%) Process Improvement
11 13 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (4.21%) ETL
11 13 (4.21%) SAP Implementation
12 12 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (3.88%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (3.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (3.24%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (15.53%) Java
2 17 (5.50%) SQL
3 13 (4.21%) SAPscript
4 10 (3.24%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.62%) Python
6 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.32%) C
7 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (5.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.56%) Degree
3 8 (2.59%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.29%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.29%) SAP Certification
6 3 (0.97%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.65%) CCA
8 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.91%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.59%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
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 (0.65%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.32%) Ambari
2 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.32%) Oozie
Vendors
1 305 (98.71%) SAP
2 24 (7.77%) Adobe
3 11 (3.56%) Oracle
4 8 (2.59%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.27%) OpenText
6 5 (1.62%) Syclo
7 4 (1.29%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.29%) Pega
7 4 (1.29%) Tableau
7 4 (1.29%) webMethods
8 2 (0.65%) Ariba
8 2 (0.65%) Kronos
9 1 (0.32%) Concur
9 1 (0.32%) Dell
9 1 (0.32%) hybris
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%) TIBCO
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