The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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
England / London
Rank 361 388 353
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -35
Contract jobs citing ABAP 48 32 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.35% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 35
Median daily rate £455 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £575
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 London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8799 9035 9035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.26% 43.03% 42.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6558 6688 6796
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 71 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £17.08 £15.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
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 London

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in London

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in London

ABAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram in London

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the London region.

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in London

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the London region over the 3 months to 20 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
City of London -6 1 - - 1
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 103 (100.00%) SAP
2 25 (24.27%) Workflow
3 21 (20.39%) SAP HANA
4 19 (18.45%) SAP BW
5 16 (15.53%) Web Dynpro
5 16 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (14.56%) SAP ALE
7 14 (13.59%) Data Modelling
7 14 (13.59%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (10.68%) SAP PI
8 11 (10.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 10 (9.71%) SAP FI
10 9 (8.74%) SAP MM
10 9 (8.74%) SAP HR
10 9 (8.74%) NetWeaver
10 9 (8.74%) Java
10 9 (8.74%) Relational Database
11 8 (7.77%) SAPUI5
11 8 (7.77%) SQL
11 8 (7.77%) Eclipse
11 8 (7.77%) SAP FI/CO
11 8 (7.77%) SAP CO
12 7 (6.80%) ERP
12 7 (6.80%) SAP HCM
13 6 (5.83%) SDLC
13 6 (5.83%) Data Governance
13 6 (5.83%) OO
13 6 (5.83%) CRM
13 6 (5.83%) Migration
13 6 (5.83%) Business Analysis

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 9 (8.74%) NetWeaver
2 3 (2.91%) Documentum
2 3 (2.91%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 10 (9.71%) SAP FI
2 9 (8.74%) SAP HR
2 9 (8.74%) SAP MM
3 8 (7.77%) SAP CO
3 8 (7.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (6.80%) SAP HCM
5 5 (4.85%) SAP CRM
5 5 (4.85%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (3.88%) SAP SD
7 3 (2.91%) SAP Bank Analyzer
8 2 (1.94%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 2 (1.94%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.97%) SAP EHS
9 1 (0.97%) SAP EWM
9 1 (0.97%) SAP FI-AP
9 1 (0.97%) SAP FI-CA
9 1 (0.97%) SAP hybris
9 1 (0.97%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.97%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.39%) SAP HANA
2 19 (18.45%) SAP BW
3 11 (10.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 9 (8.74%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
6 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.94%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.97%) LSMW
2 1 (0.97%) NWDS
2 1 (0.97%) Visual Composer
General
1 5 (4.85%) Billing
1 5 (4.85%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Back Office
2 3 (2.91%) German Language
3 2 (1.94%) Marketing
4 1 (0.97%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Legal
4 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (57.28%) Consultant
2 58 (56.31%) SAP Consultant
3 38 (36.89%) Developer
3 38 (36.89%) SAP Developer
4 24 (23.30%) ABAP Developer
5 20 (19.42%) ABAP Consultant
6 10 (9.71%) SAP HANA Consultant
7 8 (7.77%) Architect
7 8 (7.77%) SAP Architect
8 7 (6.80%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 7 (6.80%) SAP BI Consultant
9 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (4.85%) SAP BI Developer
9 5 (4.85%) SAP BW Consultant
9 5 (4.85%) SAP ISU Consultant
10 4 (3.88%) SAP HCM Consultant
10 4 (3.88%) SAP Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.88%) SAPUI5 Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (2.91%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.53%) Web Dynpro
2 15 (14.56%) SAP ALE
3 11 (10.68%) SAP PI
4 8 (7.77%) SAPUI5
5 5 (4.85%) BAPI
5 5 (4.85%) SAP Business Workflow
5 5 (4.85%) SAP Smart Forms
6 4 (3.88%) SAP XI
6 4 (3.88%) Web Services
7 3 (2.91%) EDI
8 2 (1.94%) Middleware
8 2 (1.94%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (0.97%) CSS
9 1 (0.97%) CSS3
9 1 (0.97%) HTML
9 1 (0.97%) HTML5
9 1 (0.97%) JDBC
9 1 (0.97%) OLE
9 1 (0.97%) SAP BSP
9 1 (0.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.97%) Data Conversion
2 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
2 1 (0.97%) Learning Management System
2 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.27%) Workflow
2 14 (13.59%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (13.59%) Data Modelling
3 7 (6.80%) ERP
4 6 (5.83%) Business Analysis
4 6 (5.83%) CRM
4 6 (5.83%) Data Governance
4 6 (5.83%) Migration
4 6 (5.83%) OO
4 6 (5.83%) SDLC
5 5 (4.85%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (3.88%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (2.91%) Functional Testing
7 3 (2.91%) ITSM
7 3 (2.91%) OOP
7 3 (2.91%) Service Management
7 3 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.91%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) Java
2 8 (7.77%) SQL
3 4 (3.88%) SAPscript
4 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (1.94%) CCA
1 2 (1.94%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) ISEB
2 1 (0.97%) SAP Certification
2 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 103 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (4.85%) OpenText
3 1 (0.97%) hybris
3 1 (0.97%) IBM
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle