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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
England / South East
Rank 209 218 225
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing ABAP 30 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.51% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 1.53% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 19
Median daily rate £409 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.51% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £345 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £505 £530
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2555 2947 3249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.38% 33.68% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1583 1945 1809
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 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 112 122
Median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -6 12 £409 +16.85%
Berkshire +13 9 £400 -3.03%
Surrey +17 3 £410 +36.66%
Hampshire +10 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £425 -5.55% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 56 (93.33%) SAP
2 21 (35.00%) Java
3 20 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
4 18 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (28.33%) SAPUI5
6 16 (26.67%) NetWeaver
7 14 (23.33%) SAP HR
7 14 (23.33%) Time Management
8 12 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (18.33%) CRM
9 11 (18.33%) ERP
10 10 (16.67%) SAP BW
11 9 (15.00%) Workflow
11 9 (15.00%) SAP Fiori
11 9 (15.00%) Process Improvement
12 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (11.67%) SAP IS-U
13 7 (11.67%) SAP PSCD
13 7 (11.67%) OO
13 7 (11.67%) Data Quality
14 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
14 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
15 5 (8.33%) Data Extraction
15 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
15 5 (8.33%) Billing
15 5 (8.33%) Data Management
15 5 (8.33%) SAP ALE
15 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
15 5 (8.33%) Finance

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 16 (26.67%) NetWeaver
2 4 (6.67%) Confluence
2 4 (6.67%) SAP Portal
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 14 (23.33%) SAP HR
2 7 (11.67%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (11.67%) SAP PSCD
3 4 (6.67%) SAP CRM
4 3 (5.00%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (3.33%) SAP BPC
5 2 (3.33%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.67%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.67%) SAP EWM
6 1 (1.67%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.67%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.67%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (1.67%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.67%) StreamServe
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 5 (8.33%) Big Data
2 5 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.67%) SAP HANA
4 3 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.33%) Lumira
5 2 (3.33%) OLAP
5 2 (3.33%) Power BI
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Zeppelin
6 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.67%) HBase
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (8.33%) Billing
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Automotive
3 1 (1.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Consultant
2 34 (56.67%) SAP Consultant
3 16 (26.67%) Developer
4 14 (23.33%) HR Consultant
4 14 (23.33%) SAP HR Consultant
5 13 (21.67%) SAP Developer
6 9 (15.00%) ABAP Developer
7 8 (13.33%) SAP BW Consultant
8 5 (8.33%) Data Manager
9 4 (6.67%) SAP ISU Consultant
10 3 (5.00%) SAP HCM Consultant
10 3 (5.00%) SAP PI Consultant
11 2 (3.33%) CRM Consultant
11 2 (3.33%) CRM Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Payroll Consultant
11 2 (3.33%) Report Developer
11 2 (3.33%) SAP Manager
11 2 (3.33%) SAP Payroll Consultant
11 2 (3.33%) Senior SAP BW Consultant
11 2 (3.33%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
2 17 (28.33%) SAPUI5
3 9 (15.00%) SAP Fiori
4 5 (8.33%) SAP ALE
5 4 (6.67%) SAP Smart Forms
6 3 (5.00%) BAPI
6 3 (5.00%) HTML
6 3 (5.00%) HTML5
6 3 (5.00%) SAP PI
7 2 (3.33%) Web Services
8 1 (1.67%) Apache Tez
8 1 (1.67%) Kafka
8 1 (1.67%) SAP Business Workflow
8 1 (1.67%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.33%) PMI
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Time Management
2 12 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (18.33%) CRM
3 11 (18.33%) ERP
4 9 (15.00%) Process Improvement
4 9 (15.00%) Workflow
5 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.67%) OO
7 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 5 (8.33%) Data Extraction
8 5 (8.33%) Data Governance
8 5 (8.33%) Data Management
8 5 (8.33%) Master Data Management
9 4 (6.67%) Integration Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Revenue Management
9 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
9 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) Java
2 5 (8.33%) Python
3 3 (5.00%) SQL
4 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.67%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.33%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Ambari
1 1 (1.67%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.67%) Oozie
Vendors
1 56 (93.33%) SAP
2 5 (8.33%) Adobe
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) webMethods
4 2 (3.33%) Tableau
5 1 (1.67%) Concur
5 1 (1.67%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle