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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 25 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.05% 1.92% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% 5.88% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £432 £444
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.25 - £60.00
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
27 51 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.14% 32.69% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 17
Median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 8 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) BAPI
3 1 (25.00%) CRM

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 2 (50.00%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) ABAP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Migration Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) BAPI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP