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 29 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 391 375 397
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Contract jobs citing ABAP 48 50 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.50% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 20
Median daily rate £369 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.36% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £426 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £678 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £62.50 £67.00
% change year-on-year
-84.00% -6.71%
ABAP
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 London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10117 9961 10068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.87% 42.83% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7535 7341 7104
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 72 63
Median hourly rate £34.57 £29.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.18% -15.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £16.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.27 £49.13 £53.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 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
City of London +25 4 £450 -35.71% 1
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 73 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (30.14%) Workflow
3 14 (19.18%) SAP HANA
3 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (17.81%) SAP HR
5 12 (16.44%) Migration
6 11 (15.07%) Eclipse
6 11 (15.07%) SAP ALE
7 10 (13.70%) Data Migration
7 10 (13.70%) SQL
7 10 (13.70%) Data Modelling
7 10 (13.70%) Relational Database
8 9 (12.33%) SAP FI
8 9 (12.33%) LSMW
9 8 (10.96%) SAP HCM
9 8 (10.96%) NetWeaver
9 8 (10.96%) SAP Data Services
10 7 (9.59%) SAP BW
10 7 (9.59%) ETL
10 7 (9.59%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (9.59%) SAP CO
11 6 (8.22%) Web Dynpro
11 6 (8.22%) Record to Report
12 5 (6.85%) Procure-to-Pay
12 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (6.85%) HP
12 5 (6.85%) SAP SD
12 5 (6.85%) Business Analysis
12 5 (6.85%) Document Management

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 8 (10.96%) NetWeaver
2 3 (4.11%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 13 (17.81%) SAP HR
2 9 (12.33%) SAP FI
3 8 (10.96%) SAP HCM
4 7 (9.59%) SAP CO
4 7 (9.59%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (6.85%) SAP SD
6 4 (5.48%) SAP MM
7 3 (4.11%) SAP CRM
7 3 (4.11%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (2.74%) SAP PP
8 2 (2.74%) SAP R/3
9 1 (1.37%) SAP EWM
9 1 (1.37%) SAP FI-AP
9 1 (1.37%) SAP FI-CA
9 1 (1.37%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) SAP HANA
2 10 (13.70%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.96%) SAP Data Services
4 7 (9.59%) SAP BW
5 3 (4.11%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.74%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.37%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Eclipse
2 9 (12.33%) LSMW
General
1 4 (5.48%) Billing
1 4 (5.48%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) German Language
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.37%) Marketing
2 1 (1.37%) Retail
2 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (68.49%) Consultant
2 49 (67.12%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (23.29%) ABAP Consultant
4 11 (15.07%) Developer
5 10 (13.70%) SAP Developer
6 9 (12.33%) ABAP Developer
6 9 (12.33%) SAP HANA Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) SAP HCM Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) SAP Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Data Migration Lead
9 3 (4.11%) HR Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) SAP Data Migration Lead
9 3 (4.11%) SAP HR Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) SAP ISU Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) SAP Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Support Consultant
10 2 (2.74%) SAP Support
10 2 (2.74%) SAP Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) SAP ALE
2 6 (8.22%) Web Dynpro
3 4 (5.48%) SAP Basis
3 4 (5.48%) SAP Business Workflow
3 4 (5.48%) SAP PI
4 3 (4.11%) SAP BSP
5 2 (2.74%) BAPI
5 2 (2.74%) EDI
5 2 (2.74%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (2.74%) SAP XI
5 2 (2.74%) SAPUI5
5 2 (2.74%) Web Services
6 1 (1.37%) Middleware
6 1 (1.37%) REST
6 1 (1.37%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) FMCG
2 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.37%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Unix
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Workflow
2 12 (16.44%) Migration
3 10 (13.70%) Data Migration
3 10 (13.70%) Data Modelling
4 7 (9.59%) ETL
5 6 (8.22%) Record to Report
6 5 (6.85%) Business Analysis
6 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.85%) Document Management
6 5 (6.85%) Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (6.85%) SAP Implementation
6 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.48%) CRM
7 4 (5.48%) Order to Cash
7 4 (5.48%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.11%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (4.11%) Prototyping
8 3 (4.11%) SDLC
8 3 (4.11%) Static Code Analysis
8 3 (4.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.37%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) CCA
1 1 (1.37%) Degree
1 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.74%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (6.85%) HP
3 2 (2.74%) CODA
4 1 (1.37%) Google
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle