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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
UK / England
Rank 446 479 411
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -68
Contract jobs citing ABAP 128 132 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 0.72% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 57 82
Median daily rate £429 £450 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
16780 18403 18073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.65% 38.60% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11645 12629 12018
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 457 397
Median hourly rate £42.24 £40.00 £35.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.25 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +34 44 £461 +2.50% 9
South East +1 26 £425 -2.85% 5
South West +16 15 £425 -5.55% 2
East Midlands +15 13 £500 +6.38% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £463 - 2
Midlands +2 4 - -
West Midlands -5 4 - - 2
East of England -6 3 £375 -21.05% 2
North West +14 2 £525 -4.54% 4
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 270 (98.54%) SAP
2 50 (18.25%) Web Dynpro
3 49 (17.88%) Workflow
4 46 (16.79%) Java
5 41 (14.96%) Finance
6 40 (14.60%) SAP BW
7 38 (13.87%) SAP HANA
8 36 (13.14%) ERP
9 34 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (12.41%) NetWeaver
10 31 (11.31%) SAPUI5
11 27 (9.85%) SAP ALE
11 27 (9.85%) Data Modelling
11 27 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (9.49%) OO
12 26 (9.49%) Migration
13 24 (8.76%) Billing
14 23 (8.39%) SAP FI
14 23 (8.39%) SAP HR
14 23 (8.39%) SAP PI
15 22 (8.03%) SAP FI/CO
15 22 (8.03%) SAP CO
16 21 (7.66%) CRM
16 21 (7.66%) SAP Fiori
16 21 (7.66%) SAP MDG
17 20 (7.30%) Adobe
17 20 (7.30%) BAPI
17 20 (7.30%) Logistics
18 19 (6.93%) SAP IS-U
18 19 (6.93%) SAP Smart Forms

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 34 (12.41%) NetWeaver
2 9 (3.28%) Documentum
3 6 (2.19%) SAP Portal
4 4 (1.46%) Confluence
4 4 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.09%) SAP EP
5 3 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.36%) Apache
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.36%) CMS
7 1 (0.36%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (1.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (8.39%) SAP FI
1 23 (8.39%) SAP HR
2 22 (8.03%) SAP CO
2 22 (8.03%) SAP FI/CO
3 21 (7.66%) SAP MDG
4 19 (6.93%) SAP IS-U
5 17 (6.20%) SAP SD
6 12 (4.38%) SAP ERP
7 11 (4.01%) SAP CRM
7 11 (4.01%) SAP MM
8 7 (2.55%) SAP PSCD
8 7 (2.55%) SAP WM
9 4 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (1.46%) SAP BPC
9 4 (1.46%) SAP PM
10 3 (1.09%) SAP Bank Analyzer
10 3 (1.09%) SAP EHS
10 3 (1.09%) SAP FI-CA
10 3 (1.09%) SAP FSCM
10 3 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) Boomi
1 2 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.73%) FTP
1 2 (0.73%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.60%) SAP BW
2 38 (13.87%) SAP HANA
3 17 (6.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 15 (5.47%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (3.28%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.55%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (1.82%) Big Data
7 5 (1.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (1.82%) HBase
8 4 (1.46%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.46%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.09%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
10 2 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.73%) Lumira
10 2 (0.73%) OLAP
10 2 (0.73%) Power BI
10 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Zeppelin
Development Applications
1 10 (3.65%) LSMW
2 4 (1.46%) JIRA
3 2 (0.73%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.36%) NWDS
4 1 (0.36%) Visual Composer
General
1 41 (14.96%) Finance
2 24 (8.76%) Billing
3 16 (5.84%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.28%) Retail
5 5 (1.82%) German Language
6 4 (1.46%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.46%) French Language
7 3 (1.09%) Back Office
8 2 (0.73%) Automotive
8 2 (0.73%) Banking
8 2 (0.73%) Marketing
8 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 145 (52.92%) Consultant
2 140 (51.09%) SAP Consultant
3 98 (35.77%) Developer
4 88 (32.12%) SAP Developer
5 72 (26.28%) ABAP Developer
6 28 (10.22%) ABAP Consultant
7 18 (6.57%) SAP BW Consultant
8 16 (5.84%) SAP ISU Consultant
9 15 (5.47%) Architect
9 15 (5.47%) HR Consultant
9 15 (5.47%) SAP HR Consultant
10 14 (5.11%) SAP MDG Consultant
11 11 (4.01%) Analyst
11 11 (4.01%) SAP PI Consultant
12 10 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 10 (3.65%) SAP BI Consultant
12 10 (3.65%) SAP SD Consultant
12 10 (3.65%) SAP Technical Consultant
12 10 (3.65%) Technical Consultant
13 9 (3.28%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (18.25%) Web Dynpro
2 31 (11.31%) SAPUI5
3 27 (9.85%) SAP ALE
4 23 (8.39%) SAP PI
5 21 (7.66%) SAP Fiori
6 20 (7.30%) BAPI
7 19 (6.93%) SAP Smart Forms
8 12 (4.38%) Web Services
9 11 (4.01%) SAP Business Workflow
9 11 (4.01%) SAP XI
10 8 (2.92%) EDI
11 5 (1.82%) HTML
11 5 (1.82%) HTML5
11 5 (1.82%) XML
12 4 (1.46%) EDIFACT
12 4 (1.46%) JDBC
12 4 (1.46%) JSON
12 4 (1.46%) SAP Basis
13 3 (1.09%) Middleware
14 2 (0.73%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (0.73%) PMI
4 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.36%) FMCG
4 1 (0.36%) LIMS
4 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.36%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (17.88%) Workflow
2 36 (13.14%) ERP
3 34 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (9.85%) Data Modelling
5 26 (9.49%) Migration
5 26 (9.49%) OO
6 21 (7.66%) CRM
7 20 (7.30%) Logistics
8 16 (5.84%) Process Improvement
8 16 (5.84%) Time Management
9 15 (5.47%) Data Governance
9 15 (5.47%) Data Migration
10 12 (4.38%) Business Analysis
11 11 (4.01%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (3.65%) Integration Testing
12 10 (3.65%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (3.65%) System Testing
12 10 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (3.28%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (2.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.79%) Java
2 10 (3.65%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.55%) SAPscript
3 7 (2.55%) SQL
4 5 (1.82%) Python
5 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.36%) C
6 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.74%) Degree
3 10 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.46%) SAP Certification
6 3 (1.09%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.36%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.92%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.36%) PMO
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.36%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Ambari
1 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.36%) Oozie
Vendors
1 270 (98.54%) SAP
2 20 (7.30%) Adobe
3 7 (2.55%) OpenText
4 6 (2.19%) Oracle
5 5 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.82%) Syclo
6 4 (1.46%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.46%) Pega
6 4 (1.46%) webMethods
7 2 (0.73%) Ariba
7 2 (0.73%) hybris
7 2 (0.73%) Tableau
8 1 (0.36%) Concur
8 1 (0.36%) Dell
8 1 (0.36%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.36%) IBM
8 1 (0.36%) Kony
8 1 (0.36%) Kronos
8 1 (0.36%) TIBCO
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