The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 63 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.25% 0.22% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £434 £419
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +3.70%
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
Berkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
224 256 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.54% 27.59% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 183 104
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £9.00 £45.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +136.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

ABAP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (88.89%) SAP IS-U
3 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Billing
3 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) RTP
4 3 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
5 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
5 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (11.11%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 8 (88.89%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
2 1 (11.11%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (66.67%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Consultant
1 9 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (88.89%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP