The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 27 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.85% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% 1.15% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £455
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -1.09%
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 Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
64 87 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 27.23% 33.98% 55.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 52 93
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £288 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing ABAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 12 Related IT Skills in Southampton

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

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Security
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow Development
2 1 (50.00%) HTML

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) ABAP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Business Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Security
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow Development
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP