The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank - 23 15
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.56% 4.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.27% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £469
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -
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 Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 44 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 21.64% 24.44% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 15
Median daily rate £500 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £508 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
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 the Midlands

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

ABAP
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 11 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (54.55%) EDI
3 4 (36.36%) SAP APO
3 4 (36.36%) SAP R/3
4 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 3 (27.27%) SAP BW
4 3 (27.27%) SAP Retail
5 2 (18.18%) Apache Axis
5 2 (18.18%) SAP PI
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) SAP MM
5 2 (18.18%) JMS
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) HTTP
5 2 (18.18%) JDBC
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) XSLT
5 2 (18.18%) Logistics
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Billing
6 1 (9.09%) SAP SD

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SAP APO
1 4 (36.36%) SAP R/3
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Retail
3 2 (18.18%) SAP MM
4 1 (9.09%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Consultant
1 10 (90.91%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) SAP APO Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) SAP Retail Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) ABAP Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Integration Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) SAP MM Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) SAP PI Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) SAP SCM Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) ABAP Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) SAP SD Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Technical Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) EDI
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Axis
2 2 (18.18%) JDBC
2 2 (18.18%) JMS
2 2 (18.18%) SAP PI
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Logistics
1 2 (18.18%) SOA
2 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) SAP