The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank - 41 28
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.36% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.66% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leicestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
128 152 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 53.56% 55.07% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 85 42
Median daily rate £325 £293 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £414 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

ABAP
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ABAP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP