The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 219 240 234
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs citing ABAP 41 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 1.01% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 7
Median daily rate £425 £414 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% -12.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £350 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £591 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £443 £438
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £48.75 £67.00
% change year-on-year
-79.48% -27.23%
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3025 3373 3046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.34% 34.11% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1894 2133 1708
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 123 113
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £19.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ABAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +12 12 £404 - 1
Surrey +19 11 £401 - 4
Hampshire +4 5 £488 +14.70%
Buckinghamshire +18 4 £475 +35.71%
Berkshire 0 3 £313 -21.87%
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Middlesex - 2 £350 -
East Sussex - 1 £540 -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 South East region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 60 (95.24%) SAP
2 16 (25.40%) Java
2 16 (25.40%) Web Dynpro
3 15 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (20.63%) SAPUI5
5 12 (19.05%) OO
6 11 (17.46%) NetWeaver
7 10 (15.87%) SAP HR
7 10 (15.87%) ERP
7 10 (15.87%) SAP Fiori
8 9 (14.29%) Time Management
8 9 (14.29%) Finance
9 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (12.70%) Data Quality
10 7 (11.11%) SAP CRM
10 7 (11.11%) SAP FI
10 7 (11.11%) CRM
10 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (9.52%) Adobe
11 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
11 6 (9.52%) BAPI
11 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
11 6 (9.52%) SAP ALE
11 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (7.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (7.94%) Data Governance
12 5 (7.94%) Process Improvement
12 5 (7.94%) Big Data
12 5 (7.94%) Master Data Management
12 5 (7.94%) Hadoop

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (17.46%) NetWeaver
2 3 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (15.87%) SAP HR
2 7 (11.11%) SAP CRM
2 7 (11.11%) SAP FI
3 5 (7.94%) SAP CO
3 5 (7.94%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (7.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (6.35%) SAP R/3
5 3 (4.76%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (3.17%) SAP ERP
6 2 (3.17%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (3.17%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (1.59%) SAP APO
7 1 (1.59%) SAP LE
7 1 (1.59%) SAP MII
7 1 (1.59%) SAP MM
7 1 (1.59%) SAP SCM
7 1 (1.59%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Big Data
1 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.76%) SAP BW
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Zeppelin
4 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.59%) HBase
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.59%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.59%) Sqoop
4 1 (1.59%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) JIRA
1 3 (4.76%) LSMW
2 1 (1.59%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.17%) Automotive
3 2 (3.17%) Electronics
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (47.62%) Consultant
2 29 (46.03%) SAP Consultant
3 19 (30.16%) Developer
4 15 (23.81%) ABAP Developer
5 14 (22.22%) SAP Developer
6 10 (15.87%) HR Consultant
6 10 (15.87%) SAP HR Consultant
7 7 (11.11%) ABAP Consultant
8 5 (7.94%) Data Manager
9 3 (4.76%) CRM Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) SAP CRM Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) SAP FI Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) SAP Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Business Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Report Developer
10 2 (3.17%) SAP BW Consultant
10 2 (3.17%) SAP CO Consultant
10 2 (3.17%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 2 (3.17%) SAPUI5 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) Web Dynpro
2 13 (20.63%) SAPUI5
3 10 (15.87%) SAP Fiori
4 6 (9.52%) BAPI
4 6 (9.52%) SAP ALE
5 5 (7.94%) SAP Smart Forms
6 3 (4.76%) HTML
6 3 (4.76%) HTML5
6 3 (4.76%) SAP Basis
6 3 (4.76%) Web Services
7 1 (1.59%) .NET
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Tez
7 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.59%) jQuery
7 1 (1.59%) JSON
7 1 (1.59%) Kafka
7 1 (1.59%) REST
7 1 (1.59%) SAP Core Interface
7 1 (1.59%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) PMI
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.59%) FMCG
3 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) OO
2 10 (15.87%) ERP
3 9 (14.29%) Time Management
4 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.11%) CRM
6 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.94%) Change Management
7 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
7 5 (7.94%) Data Governance
7 5 (7.94%) Data Management
7 5 (7.94%) Master Data Management
7 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.94%) Process Improvement
7 5 (7.94%) Project Management
8 4 (6.35%) Logistics
8 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) Java
2 5 (7.94%) Python
3 4 (6.35%) SAPscript
4 2 (3.17%) SQL
5 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) CCA
4 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.59%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Ambari
1 1 (1.59%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.59%) Oozie
Vendors
1 60 (95.24%) SAP
2 6 (9.52%) Adobe
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.76%) Tableau
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle
6 1 (1.59%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.59%) Infor
6 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.59%) Sun
6 1 (1.59%) Sybase
6 1 (1.59%) Talend