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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 214 245 244
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -1
Contract jobs citing ABAP 32 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 0.86% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 17
Median daily rate £413 £420 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -9.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £375 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £51.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -
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
2619 3265 3253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.79% 34.22% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 1984 1892
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 147 108
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.81 £17.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 - 13 £488 -
Surrey +24 9 £420 -20.00%
Berkshire +10 4 £375 -11.76% 3
Hampshire +9 2 £363 -9.09% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £413 -
Buckinghamshire +18 1 £475 -
Middlesex -1 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £540 -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 69 (95.83%) SAP
2 21 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (27.78%) Web Dynpro
3 20 (27.78%) Java
4 18 (25.00%) SAPUI5
5 15 (20.83%) NetWeaver
6 13 (18.06%) SAP HR
6 13 (18.06%) Time Management
7 12 (16.67%) ERP
7 12 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (16.67%) OO
8 10 (13.89%) CRM
8 10 (13.89%) Finance
8 10 (13.89%) SAP Fiori
9 8 (11.11%) Data Quality
9 8 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (9.72%) SAP Smart Forms
10 7 (9.72%) SAP ALE
10 7 (9.72%) Adobe
10 7 (9.72%) SAP BW
10 7 (9.72%) SAP FI
10 7 (9.72%) SAP CRM
10 7 (9.72%) Process Improvement
11 6 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
11 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
11 6 (8.33%) Workflow
11 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 6 (8.33%) Business Analysis

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 15 (20.83%) NetWeaver
2 4 (5.56%) Confluence
3 2 (2.78%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (18.06%) SAP HR
2 7 (9.72%) SAP CRM
2 7 (9.72%) SAP FI
3 6 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (6.94%) SAP CO
4 5 (6.94%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (6.94%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (6.94%) SAP PSCD
5 3 (4.17%) SAP R/3
6 2 (2.78%) SAP BPC
6 2 (2.78%) SAP FI-CA
6 2 (2.78%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (1.39%) SAP APO
7 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.39%) SAP LE
7 1 (1.39%) SAP MII
7 1 (1.39%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) SAP BW
2 5 (6.94%) Big Data
2 5 (6.94%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.94%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.56%) SAP HANA
4 3 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.78%) Lumira
5 2 (2.78%) OLAP
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.78%) Power BI
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Zeppelin
6 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.39%) HBase
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.39%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (2.78%) LSMW
3 1 (1.39%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (13.89%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Automotive
3 2 (2.78%) Electronics
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.39%) Billing
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (51.39%) Consultant
2 36 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
3 23 (31.94%) Developer
4 19 (26.39%) ABAP Developer
5 18 (25.00%) SAP Developer
6 13 (18.06%) HR Consultant
6 13 (18.06%) SAP HR Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) ABAP Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) Data Manager
8 4 (5.56%) SAP BW Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) SAP ISU Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) CRM Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) CRM Developer
9 3 (4.17%) SAP CRM Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) SAP CRM Developer
9 3 (4.17%) SAP FI Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) SAP HCM Consultant
10 2 (2.78%) SAP HANA Developer
10 2 (2.78%) SAPUI5 Consultant
10 2 (2.78%) SAPUI5 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.78%) Web Dynpro
2 18 (25.00%) SAPUI5
3 10 (13.89%) SAP Fiori
4 7 (9.72%) SAP ALE
4 7 (9.72%) SAP Smart Forms
5 6 (8.33%) BAPI
6 2 (2.78%) HTML
6 2 (2.78%) HTML5
6 2 (2.78%) SAP PI
6 2 (2.78%) Web Services
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Tez
7 1 (1.39%) Kafka
7 1 (1.39%) SAP Core Interface
7 1 (1.39%) SAP XI
7 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Data Extraction
3 3 (4.17%) PMI
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.39%) FMCG
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Time Management
2 12 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (16.67%) ERP
2 12 (16.67%) OO
3 10 (13.89%) CRM
4 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 7 (9.72%) Process Improvement
6 6 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 6 (8.33%) Workflow
7 5 (6.94%) Change Management
7 5 (6.94%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.94%) Data Governance
7 5 (6.94%) Data Management
7 5 (6.94%) Master Data Management
8 4 (5.56%) Revenue Management
8 4 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (6.94%) Python
2 5 (6.94%) SAPscript
3 3 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.78%) CCA
3 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Ambari
1 1 (1.39%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.39%) Oozie
Vendors
1 69 (95.83%) SAP
2 7 (9.72%) Adobe
3 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle
4 3 (4.17%) Tableau
5 2 (2.78%) webMethods
6 1 (1.39%) Concur
6 1 (1.39%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.39%) Infor
6 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.39%) Sun
6 1 (1.39%) Talend