The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 9 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing ABAP 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 4.00% 0.93% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.27% 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.84% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.15 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.30%
ABAP
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
11 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 14.67% 21.30% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 8
Average daily rate £400 £288 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -0.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

ABAP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (50.00%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Portal
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) LSMW
3 1 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (25.00%) SAP ALE
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (25.00%) BAPI
3 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (25.00%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAPscript

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (50.00%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (25.00%) SAP PSCD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LSMW
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) ABAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ALE
1 1 (25.00%) BAPI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP