The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 56 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.15% 0.26% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £413 £454 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.19% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £434 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -0.91%
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
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
180 250 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.03% 32.26% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 111 130
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -12.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing ABAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ABAP across the Hertfordshire region.

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

ABAP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) SAP ALE
2 2 (66.67%) SAP PI
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) NetWeaver
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) BAPI
2 2 (66.67%) SAP XI
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Web Dynpro

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) NetWeaver
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SAP PI Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Workflow Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Workflow Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow Developer
3 1 (33.33%) XML Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) BAPI
2 2 (66.67%) SAP ALE
2 2 (66.67%) SAP PI
2 2 (66.67%) SAP XI
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP