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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 509 475 402
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -73
Contract jobs citing ABAP 122 135 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.27% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 0.71% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 55 62
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £355 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.25 - £43.50
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
19559 19120 18607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.38% 37.72% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13604 12629 12311
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 413 443
Median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 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 4 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
South East -6 27 £435 -3.33% 5
London -26 26 £413 -8.33% 7
Yorkshire +7 12 £550 +34.47% 1
West Midlands -6 12 £400 -28.88% 4
North West -12 12 £501 +45.07% 1
East of England +13 7 £465 -11.42% 5
East Midlands +11 7 £538 +34.37% 1
North East -35 4 £550 +27.53% 2
South West +1 3 - - 1
Midlands -5 3 £450 -
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 248 (99.20%) SAP
2 35 (14.00%) SAP BW
3 34 (13.60%) BAPI
4 33 (13.20%) Web Dynpro
4 33 (13.20%) Workflow
5 32 (12.80%) Migration
6 30 (12.00%) Finance
6 30 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (12.00%) SAP IS-U
7 28 (11.20%) BusinessObjects
8 25 (10.00%) SAP HANA
9 24 (9.60%) NetWeaver
9 24 (9.60%) ERP
10 23 (9.20%) SAP Smart Forms
11 22 (8.80%) SAP XI
11 22 (8.80%) CRM
11 22 (8.80%) SAP HR
11 22 (8.80%) Data Migration
12 21 (8.40%) SAPscript
12 21 (8.40%) Java
12 21 (8.40%) LSMW
13 20 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (7.20%) SAP PI
15 18 (7.20%) SAP Data Services
15 18 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (7.20%) Integration Testing
15 18 (7.20%) Manufacturing
16 17 (6.80%) OO
17 16 (6.40%) SAP Fiori

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 (9.60%) NetWeaver
2 7 (2.80%) SAP Portal
3 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.60%) MS Project
2 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 30 (12.00%) SAP IS-U
2 22 (8.80%) SAP HR
3 13 (5.20%) SAP ERP
4 12 (4.80%) SAP FI
5 11 (4.40%) SAP CO
5 11 (4.40%) SAP FI/CO
5 11 (4.40%) SAP Payroll
6 10 (4.00%) SAP SRM
7 9 (3.60%) SAP MM
8 8 (3.20%) SAP R/3
8 8 (3.20%) SAP SD
9 7 (2.80%) SAP CRM
9 7 (2.80%) SAP GTS
10 3 (1.20%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 3 (1.20%) SAP BPC
10 3 (1.20%) SAP HCM
10 3 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (1.20%) SAP WM
11 2 (0.80%) SAP Retail
11 2 (0.80%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) Boomi
2 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.00%) RTP
2 4 (1.60%) FTP
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) LAN
3 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.00%) SAP BW
2 28 (11.20%) BusinessObjects
3 25 (10.00%) SAP HANA
4 18 (7.20%) SAP Data Services
5 16 (6.40%) SAP BI
6 12 (4.80%) SQL Server
7 11 (4.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (1.20%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.40%) Ingres
10 1 (0.40%) Lumira
10 1 (0.40%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (8.40%) LSMW
2 3 (1.20%) Toad
3 2 (0.80%) CA Gen
3 2 (0.80%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (12.00%) Finance
2 18 (7.20%) Manufacturing
3 14 (5.60%) Billing
4 6 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.40%) Retail
5 5 (2.00%) Automotive
6 4 (1.60%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.60%) Dutch Language
6 4 (1.60%) French Language
6 4 (1.60%) Legal
7 3 (1.20%) Marketing
7 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.80%) Electronics
8 2 (0.80%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Banking
9 1 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 137 (54.80%) Consultant
2 136 (54.40%) SAP Consultant
3 54 (21.60%) Developer
4 47 (18.80%) ABAP Developer
4 47 (18.80%) SAP Developer
5 25 (10.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 24 (9.60%) ABAP Consultant
7 19 (7.60%) HR Consultant
7 19 (7.60%) SAP HR Consultant
8 18 (7.20%) Analyst
9 17 (6.80%) SAP Analyst
10 14 (5.60%) SAP Manager
11 13 (5.20%) Architect
12 12 (4.80%) Payroll Consultant
12 12 (4.80%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
12 12 (4.80%) SAP Payroll Consultant
13 10 (4.00%) SAP BW Consultant
14 9 (3.60%) Data Consultant
14 9 (3.60%) SAP Architect
15 8 (3.20%) SAP Basis Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.60%) BAPI
2 33 (13.20%) Web Dynpro
3 23 (9.20%) SAP Smart Forms
4 22 (8.80%) SAP XI
5 18 (7.20%) SAP PI
6 16 (6.40%) SAP Fiori
7 15 (6.00%) SAPUI5
8 14 (5.60%) SAP Basis
9 12 (4.80%) SAP ALE
9 12 (4.80%) Web Services
10 8 (3.20%) SAP Business Workflow
11 7 (2.80%) XML
12 6 (2.40%) jQuery
13 5 (2.00%) SOAP
14 3 (1.20%) .NET
14 3 (1.20%) EDI
14 3 (1.20%) SAP BSP
15 2 (0.80%) J2EE
15 2 (0.80%) JMS
15 2 (0.80%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.20%) User Experience
3 4 (1.60%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.60%) FMCG
4 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.40%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.40%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.00%) Unix
2 4 (1.60%) AIX
3 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.80%) Windows
5 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.20%) Workflow
2 32 (12.80%) Migration
3 30 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (9.60%) ERP
5 22 (8.80%) CRM
5 22 (8.80%) Data Migration
6 20 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (7.20%) Integration Testing
8 17 (6.80%) OO
9 15 (6.00%) Time Management
10 12 (4.80%) Business Process Mapping
10 12 (4.80%) Conflict Management
10 12 (4.80%) SAP Security
10 12 (4.80%) Unit Testing
11 11 (4.40%) Logistics
11 11 (4.40%) SAP Implementation
12 10 (4.00%) Functional Testing
12 10 (4.00%) Performance Management
12 10 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.40%) Java
1 21 (8.40%) SAPscript
2 11 (4.40%) SQL
3 6 (2.40%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.00%) C#
5 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.80%) Perl
6 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.40%) VB
7 1 (0.40%) VBA
7 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (5.20%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.60%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.80%) ACCA
4 2 (0.80%) CCA
4 2 (0.80%) CIMA
4 2 (0.80%) Degree
4 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.00%) SLA
2 4 (1.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 248 (99.20%) SAP
2 11 (4.40%) Oracle
3 7 (2.80%) Adobe
4 6 (2.40%) HP
5 3 (1.20%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.20%) Sybase
6 2 (0.80%) BEA
6 2 (0.80%) Dell
6 2 (0.80%) Informatica
6 2 (0.80%) OpenText
6 2 (0.80%) Pega
6 2 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.80%) Syclo
6 2 (0.80%) webMethods
7 1 (0.40%) EMC
7 1 (0.40%) Google
7 1 (0.40%) VMware
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