The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
England / South West
Rank 119 140 140
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Contract jobs citing ABAP 14 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.13% 0.097%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 3
Median daily rate £425 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1009 1201 1123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.09% 40.14% 36.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 797 729
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 74 74
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.80 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.46 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ABAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Bristol +9 13 £425 -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 West region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (36.84%) SAP CO
3 7 (36.84%) Workflow
3 7 (36.84%) SAP FI
3 7 (36.84%) Adobe
4 6 (31.58%) SAP Fiori
5 5 (26.32%) ERP
6 4 (21.05%) SAP ALE
7 3 (15.79%) LSMW
7 3 (15.79%) SAP HANA
7 3 (15.79%) SAP Business Workflow
7 3 (15.79%) Web Dynpro
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) NetWeaver
8 2 (10.53%) SAP APO
8 2 (10.53%) ETL
8 2 (10.53%) Retail
8 2 (10.53%) FMCG
8 2 (10.53%) Spring
8 2 (10.53%) SAP LE
8 2 (10.53%) Workflow Development
8 2 (10.53%) Programme Governance
8 2 (10.53%) SAP Core Interface
8 2 (10.53%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (5.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (15.79%) NetWeaver
2 1 (5.26%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) SAP CO
1 7 (36.84%) SAP FI
1 7 (36.84%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (10.53%) SAP APO
2 2 (10.53%) SAP LE
3 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
3 1 (5.26%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SAP HANA
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) LSMW
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) SAP Developer
3 10 (52.63%) ABAP Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.53%) SAP APO Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) ABAP Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Cutover Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Cutover Manager
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Migration Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Workflow Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior ABAP Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) SAP Fiori
2 4 (21.05%) SAP ALE
3 3 (15.79%) SAP Business Workflow
3 3 (15.79%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Core Interface
4 2 (10.53%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
5 1 (5.26%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Workflow
2 5 (26.32%) ERP
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Governance
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow Development
5 1 (5.26%) BCP
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Network Planning
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (36.84%) Adobe
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