The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had ABAP Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP Consultant
Rank 617 645 618
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -27
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Consultant 28 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.029% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.031% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 9
Median daily rate £300 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £329 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £498 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £463 £431
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51143 55638 52625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33308 35407 31787
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2080 2057
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

ABAP Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured ABAP Consultant in the job title.

ABAP Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ABAP Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ABAP Consultant within the UK.

ABAP Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ABAP Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

ABAP Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ABAP Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ABAP Consultant within the UK.

ABAP Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ABAP Consultant
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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
England +19 26 £300 -33.33% 2
London -11 12 £300 - 1
South East +13 5 £350 -16.41%
South West - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Hampshire +10 1 - -
Midlands -9 1 - -
Birmingham -12 1 - -
West Midlands -27 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £350 -

ABAP Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, ABAP Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring ABAP Consultant in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) ABAP
1 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (36.96%) SAP ALE
3 16 (34.78%) Workflow
4 11 (23.91%) SAP Smart Forms
4 11 (23.91%) SAP HANA
5 10 (21.74%) OO
6 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
7 8 (17.39%) BAPI
8 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
8 7 (15.22%) SQL
8 7 (15.22%) SAPscript
8 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
9 6 (13.04%) Data Migration
9 6 (13.04%) SAP FI
9 6 (13.04%) Web Services
9 6 (13.04%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (13.04%) Migration
9 6 (13.04%) SAP CO
9 6 (13.04%) LSMW
10 5 (10.87%) Web Dynpro
11 4 (8.70%) SAP BW
11 4 (8.70%) EDI
12 3 (6.52%) Finance
12 3 (6.52%) Adobe
13 2 (4.35%) CRM
13 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (4.35%) Unix
13 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing

ABAP Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (2.17%) NetWeaver
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) SAP CO
1 6 (13.04%) SAP FI
1 6 (13.04%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (4.35%) SAP Retail
3 1 (2.17%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.17%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.17%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.17%) SAP R/3
3 1 (2.17%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SAP HANA
2 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.70%) SAP BW
4 2 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.17%) Informix
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
2 6 (13.04%) LSMW
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.17%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) SAP ALE
2 11 (23.91%) SAP Smart Forms
3 8 (17.39%) BAPI
4 6 (13.04%) Web Services
5 5 (10.87%) Web Dynpro
6 4 (8.70%) EDI
7 2 (4.35%) SAP BSP
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Fiori
7 2 (4.35%) SAP PI
7 2 (4.35%) SAP XI
8 1 (2.17%) REST
8 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Workflow
2 10 (21.74%) OO
3 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
4 6 (13.04%) Data Migration
4 6 (13.04%) Migration
5 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.35%) CRM
5 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.17%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.17%) ERP
6 1 (2.17%) ETL
6 1 (2.17%) Logistics
6 1 (2.17%) OOP
6 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.17%) Record to Report
6 1 (2.17%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (2.17%) System Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) ABAP
2 7 (15.22%) SAPscript
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (6.52%) Adobe
3 1 (2.17%) Google