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 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 135 151 128
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Contract jobs citing ABAP 5 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.12% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.32% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Median daily rate £613 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £415 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £450 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £62.50 £67.00
% change year-on-year
-84.00% -6.71%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1188 1253 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.37% 37.66% 35.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 824 719
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 104 51
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.24 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £26.10 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £53.27 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 24 September 2016.

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 24 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
Somerset - 3 £500 -
Wiltshire +12 1 £600 +33.33%
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (42.86%) Migration
3 8 (38.10%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (38.10%) SAP FI
3 8 (38.10%) SAP CO
3 8 (38.10%) LSMW
4 7 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 6 (28.57%) BAPI
5 6 (28.57%) Workflow
6 5 (23.81%) SAP HANA
7 4 (19.05%) SAP Fiori
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) Java
8 3 (14.29%) Web Services
8 3 (14.29%) OO
8 3 (14.29%) CRM
8 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 2 (9.52%) FMCG
9 2 (9.52%) SAP PI
9 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
9 2 (9.52%) SAP BSP
9 2 (9.52%) SAP LE
9 2 (9.52%) Retail
9 2 (9.52%) SAP ALE
9 2 (9.52%) NetWeaver
9 2 (9.52%) SAP APO
9 2 (9.52%) Web Dynpro
9 2 (9.52%) SAP Basis
9 2 (9.52%) SAP Core Interface
10 1 (4.76%) Programme Governance

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 2 (9.52%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.76%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 8 (38.10%) SAP CO
1 8 (38.10%) SAP FI
1 8 (38.10%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (9.52%) SAP APO
2 2 (9.52%) SAP LE
3 1 (4.76%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) LSMW
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Consultant
1 8 (38.10%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) ABAP Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) SAP Developer
3 4 (19.05%) ABAP Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) SAP APO Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) SAP HANA Developer
5 1 (4.76%) CRM Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Cutover Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Cutover Manager
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Manager
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Migration Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) SAP MM Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) SAP SD Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) SAP SD/MM Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) BAPI
2 4 (19.05%) SAP Fiori
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) SAP ALE
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Basis
4 2 (9.52%) SAP BSP
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Core Interface
4 2 (9.52%) SAP PI
4 2 (9.52%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (4.76%) SAP XI
5 1 (4.76%) SAPUI5
5 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) FMCG
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Migration
2 7 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 6 (28.57%) Workflow
4 3 (14.29%) CRM
4 3 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) BCP
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) ETL
5 1 (4.76%) Network Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Governance
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) SAP