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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 128 146 125
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Contract jobs citing ABAP 11 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.12% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 0.31% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 14
Median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £415 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £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 £63.75 £67.00
% change year-on-year
-84.31% -4.85%
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
1147 1298 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.43% 38.71% 36.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 869 718
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 98 48
Median hourly rate £41.50 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £19.90 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
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 August 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 August 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 £375 -
Bristol - 2 £425 -
Wiltshire +4 1 - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (47.37%) Migration
3 8 (42.11%) SAP FI
3 8 (42.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (42.11%) SAP CO
3 8 (42.11%) LSMW
4 7 (36.84%) Data Migration
5 6 (31.58%) Workflow
5 6 (31.58%) BAPI
6 5 (26.32%) SAP HANA
7 4 (21.05%) SAP Fiori
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Web Services
8 3 (15.79%) OO
8 3 (15.79%) CRM
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) FMCG
9 2 (10.53%) SAP LE
9 2 (10.53%) Retail
9 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) Java
9 2 (10.53%) SAP APO
9 2 (10.53%) Web Dynpro
9 2 (10.53%) SAP BSP
10 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (5.26%) SAP ALE
10 1 (5.26%) Marketing
10 1 (5.26%) SAP XI
10 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
10 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis

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:

Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) SAP CO
1 8 (42.11%) SAP FI
1 8 (42.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (10.53%) SAP APO
2 2 (10.53%) SAP LE
3 1 (5.26%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) LSMW
General
1 4 (21.05%) 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 8 (42.11%) Consultant
1 8 (42.11%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) ABAP Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) SAP Developer
3 4 (21.05%) ABAP Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SAP APO Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SAP HANA Developer
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Architect
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP PI Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) User Experience Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) BAPI
2 4 (21.05%) SAP Fiori
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) SAP BSP
4 2 (10.53%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (5.26%) SAP ALE
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
5 1 (5.26%) SAP PI
5 1 (5.26%) SAP XI
5 1 (5.26%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Migration
2 7 (36.84%) Data Migration
3 6 (31.58%) Workflow
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Network Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP
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