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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP Consultant
Rank 628 636 609
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Consultant 27 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.031% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.033% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 15
Median daily rate £390 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £325 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £388
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +22.58%
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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 12 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 26 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
England +19 21 £325 -29.72% 1
London -1 10 £300 -29.41%
South East +17 4 £350 -16.41%
Hertfordshire - 2 £380 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £380 -
Hampshire +8 1 - -
Midlands -6 1 - -
Birmingham -9 1 - - 1
West Midlands -29 1 - - 1
Watford - 1 £380 -
Middlesex - 1 £350 -

ABAP Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 47 (100.00%) ABAP
1 47 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (40.43%) Workflow
3 15 (31.91%) SAP ALE
4 13 (27.66%) OO
5 12 (25.53%) SAP Smart Forms
6 10 (21.28%) SAP HANA
7 9 (19.15%) BAPI
8 8 (17.02%) Eclipse
8 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
9 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
9 7 (14.89%) SQL
9 7 (14.89%) Web Dynpro
10 6 (12.77%) LSMW
10 6 (12.77%) Migration
10 6 (12.77%) Finance
10 6 (12.77%) Web Services
10 6 (12.77%) Adobe
10 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
11 5 (10.64%) SAP FI
11 5 (10.64%) SAPscript
11 5 (10.64%) SAP XI
11 5 (10.64%) SAP CO
11 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
11 5 (10.64%) SAP FI/CO
11 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
12 4 (8.51%) System Testing
12 4 (8.51%) Supply Chain Management
12 4 (8.51%) Aerospace

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 (2.13%) NetWeaver
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) SAP CO
1 5 (10.64%) SAP FI
1 5 (10.64%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (4.26%) SAP Retail
3 1 (2.13%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.13%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.13%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.13%) SAP R/3
3 1 (2.13%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SAP HANA
2 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.13%) Informix
4 1 (2.13%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Eclipse
2 6 (12.77%) LSMW
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.51%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) SAP ALE
2 12 (25.53%) SAP Smart Forms
3 9 (19.15%) BAPI
4 7 (14.89%) Web Dynpro
5 6 (12.77%) Web Services
6 5 (10.64%) SAP XI
7 4 (8.51%) EDI
8 2 (4.26%) SAP BSP
8 2 (4.26%) SAP PI
9 1 (2.13%) REST
9 1 (2.13%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Workflow
2 13 (27.66%) OO
3 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
4 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
4 6 (12.77%) Migration
5 4 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.51%) Supply Chain Management
5 4 (8.51%) System Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.26%) CRM
6 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.13%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.13%) ERP
7 1 (2.13%) ETL
7 1 (2.13%) Logistics
7 1 (2.13%) OOP
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.13%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) ABAP
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 5 (10.64%) SAPscript
4 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (12.77%) Adobe
3 1 (2.13%) Google