The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 27 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.67% 3.24% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.69% 8.33% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £450 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £463 £415
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +11.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £50.55
ABAP
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59 72 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 39.60% 38.92% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 13
Average daily rate £350 £375 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -19.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £281 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 6
Average hourly rate £44.00 £45.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% +7.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

ABAP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing ABAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ABAP.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) BAPI
2 1 (50.00%) SAP MDM
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SAP ALE
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Portal
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (50.00%) SAPUI5
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow Analysis

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing ABAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ABAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP MDM
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Master Data Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Data Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Master Data Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) SAP MDM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) BAPI
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) SAP ALE
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (50.00%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP