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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
England / Midlands
Rank 18 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing ABAP 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.97% 1.10% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.86% 6.45% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
28 31 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 22.22% 17.13% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 18
Median daily rate £450 £500 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £313 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) EDI
3 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Axis
4 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (20.00%) SAP SD
4 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
4 1 (20.00%) SAP MM
4 1 (20.00%) JMS
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) JDBC
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) OO

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 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (20.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Retail
1 1 (20.00%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Consultant
1 5 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) ABAP Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Integration Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SAP PI Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Process Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP CO Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SAP FI Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP MM Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Retail Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) EDI
2 2 (40.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Axis
3 1 (20.00%) JDBC
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Logistics
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP