The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank - 41 29
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.24% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.88% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £310 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.39%
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year
-84.61% -
ABAP
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
111 114 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 34.15% 27.60% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 45 35
Median daily rate £350 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.75 £21.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.74% -28.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

ABAP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) CRM
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) SAP BW
1 5 (100.00%) SAP BI
1 5 (100.00%) SAP Implementation
1 5 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (80.00%) SAP HANA
2 4 (80.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) SAP XI
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Basis
4 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SAP BI
1 5 (100.00%) SAP BW
2 4 (80.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP APO Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP BI Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP HANA Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP XI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Basis
1 2 (40.00%) SAP XI
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) CRM
1 5 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP