The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 38 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.39% 0.27% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £456 £415
% change year-on-year
-4.65% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £50.55
ABAP
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
74 189 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.57% 51.22% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 105 77
Average daily rate £388 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 16
Average hourly rate £32.75 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £9.93 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

ABAP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing ABAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ABAP.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Business Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow Development
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Security
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (33.33%) SAP BI

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing ABAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ABAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) ABAP Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Business Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Security
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP