The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
UK
Rank 442 471 409
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -62
Contract jobs citing ABAP 157 147 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.29% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 0.75% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 60 84
Median daily rate £435 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £353 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18433 19551 19825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.65% 38.23% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12670 13272 13053
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 482 421
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £18.05 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ABAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ABAP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ABAP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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 +47 137 £438 -2.77% 30
London +16 45 £469 +4.16% 9
South East -1 30 £409 -6.51% 1
South West +22 15 £425 -5.55% 1
East Midlands +6 12 £500 +6.38%
West Sussex -6 12 £409 +16.85%
Berkshire +12 9 £400 -3.03%
Bristol - 9 £425 -
Yorkshire - 9 £533 - 4
Derbyshire -3 8 £500 +2.04%
Worthing -16 8 £525 +50.00%
Reading +2 7 £375 -11.76%
Derby - 7 £513 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £533 - 3
Leeds - 6 £540 - 1
Swindon - 5 £434 -
Wiltshire - 5 £434 -
Midlands +5 4 - -
West Midlands -5 4 - - 4
Scotland +19 3 £343 -
Surrey +14 3 £410 +36.66%
East of England -9 3 £375 -21.05% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £410 -
Southampton +10 2 - -
Cambridge +9 2 £375 -9.09%
North West +7 2 £525 -4.54% 4
Hampshire +5 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £375 -9.09%
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £425 -5.55% 1
Milton Keynes -8 2 £425 -10.52% 1

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 with a requirement for ABAP.

1 321 (98.77%) SAP
2 66 (20.31%) Workflow
3 62 (19.08%) Web Dynpro
4 60 (18.46%) Finance
5 52 (16.00%) Java
6 41 (12.62%) SAP BW
7 38 (11.69%) Security Cleared
8 37 (11.38%) SAP HANA
9 36 (11.08%) NetWeaver
9 36 (11.08%) ERP
9 36 (11.08%) Migration
10 35 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (10.46%) BAPI
12 33 (10.15%) SAP Smart Forms
12 33 (10.15%) Manufacturing
12 33 (10.15%) SAPUI5
13 32 (9.85%) Adobe
13 32 (9.85%) SAP ALE
14 31 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
15 29 (8.92%) OO
16 28 (8.62%) SAP HR
16 28 (8.62%) SAP FI
16 28 (8.62%) SAP PI
17 27 (8.31%) SAP FI/CO
17 27 (8.31%) Data Modelling
17 27 (8.31%) SAP CO
18 24 (7.38%) Data Migration
18 24 (7.38%) SAP XI
19 23 (7.08%) CRM
19 23 (7.08%) SAP IS-U

ABAP
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 36 (11.08%) NetWeaver
2 9 (2.77%) Documentum
3 7 (2.15%) SAP Portal
4 4 (1.23%) Confluence
4 4 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.31%) Apache
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.31%) CMS
7 1 (0.31%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.31%) SAP EP
Applications
1 3 (0.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (8.62%) SAP FI
1 28 (8.62%) SAP HR
2 27 (8.31%) SAP CO
2 27 (8.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 23 (7.08%) SAP IS-U
4 21 (6.46%) SAP MDG
5 18 (5.54%) SAP SD
6 14 (4.31%) SAP MM
7 11 (3.38%) SAP CRM
7 11 (3.38%) SAP ERP
8 7 (2.15%) SAP PSCD
8 7 (2.15%) SAP WM
9 4 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (1.23%) SAP BPC
9 4 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (1.23%) SAP PM
9 4 (1.23%) SAP QM
10 3 (0.92%) SAP Bank Analyzer
10 3 (0.92%) SAP FI-CA
10 3 (0.92%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.92%) Boomi
1 3 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.62%) FTP
1 2 (0.62%) Internet
2 1 (0.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.62%) SAP BW
2 37 (11.38%) SAP HANA
3 17 (5.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 15 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (2.77%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.46%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (1.54%) Big Data
7 5 (1.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (1.54%) HBase
8 4 (1.23%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.23%) SQL Server
9 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
10 2 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.62%) Lumira
10 2 (0.62%) OLAP
10 2 (0.62%) Power BI
10 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Zeppelin
Development Applications
1 16 (4.92%) LSMW
2 4 (1.23%) JIRA
3 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.31%) NWDS
4 1 (0.31%) Visual Composer
General
1 60 (18.46%) Finance
2 33 (10.15%) Manufacturing
3 23 (7.08%) Billing
4 16 (4.92%) Aerospace
5 10 (3.08%) Retail
6 5 (1.54%) German Language
7 4 (1.23%) French Language
7 4 (1.23%) Marketing
8 3 (0.92%) Back Office
9 2 (0.62%) Automotive
9 2 (0.62%) Banking
9 2 (0.62%) Electronics
9 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 170 (52.31%) Consultant
2 165 (50.77%) SAP Consultant
3 129 (39.69%) Developer
4 119 (36.62%) SAP Developer
5 100 (30.77%) ABAP Developer
6 45 (13.85%) ABAP Consultant
7 18 (5.54%) Architect
8 17 (5.23%) HR Consultant
8 17 (5.23%) SAP BW Consultant
8 17 (5.23%) SAP HR Consultant
8 17 (5.23%) SAP ISU Consultant
9 14 (4.31%) Analyst
9 14 (4.31%) SAP MDG Consultant
10 12 (3.69%) SAP Analyst
10 12 (3.69%) SAP Architect
11 11 (3.38%) SAP PI Consultant
12 10 (3.08%) SAP BI Consultant
12 10 (3.08%) SAP PI Developer
12 10 (3.08%) SAP SD Consultant
12 10 (3.08%) SAP Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (19.08%) Web Dynpro
2 34 (10.46%) BAPI
3 33 (10.15%) SAP Smart Forms
3 33 (10.15%) SAPUI5
4 32 (9.85%) SAP ALE
5 28 (8.62%) SAP PI
6 24 (7.38%) SAP XI
7 21 (6.46%) SAP Fiori
8 13 (4.00%) Web Services
9 12 (3.69%) SAP Business Workflow
10 10 (3.08%) EDI
11 5 (1.54%) HTML
11 5 (1.54%) HTML5
11 5 (1.54%) JDBC
11 5 (1.54%) XML
12 4 (1.23%) EDIFACT
12 4 (1.23%) JSON
12 4 (1.23%) SAP BSP
13 3 (0.92%) Middleware
14 2 (0.62%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (0.92%) Computer Science
2 3 (0.92%) LIMS
2 3 (0.92%) Smart Meter
3 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
3 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (0.62%) FMCG
3 2 (0.62%) PMI
4 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (20.31%) Workflow
2 36 (11.08%) ERP
2 36 (11.08%) Migration
3 35 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (8.92%) OO
5 27 (8.31%) Data Modelling
6 24 (7.38%) Data Migration
7 23 (7.08%) CRM
8 22 (6.77%) Logistics
8 22 (6.77%) System Testing
8 22 (6.77%) Time Management
9 16 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
9 16 (4.92%) Supply Chain Management
10 15 (4.62%) Data Governance
10 15 (4.62%) Process Improvement
11 13 (4.00%) Business Analysis
12 11 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (3.38%) Integration Testing
13 10 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (16.00%) Java
2 10 (3.08%) JavaScript
3 9 (2.77%) SAPscript
4 8 (2.46%) SQL
5 5 (1.54%) Python
6 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.31%) C
7 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (11.69%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (3.69%) Degree
4 11 (3.38%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.54%) BC Cleared
6 4 (1.23%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.31%) CCA
8 1 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.46%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Ambari
1 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.31%) Oozie
Vendors
1 321 (98.77%) SAP
2 32 (9.85%) Adobe
3 7 (2.15%) OpenText
3 7 (2.15%) Oracle
4 5 (1.54%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.54%) Syclo
5 4 (1.23%) Cloudera
5 4 (1.23%) Pega
5 4 (1.23%) webMethods
6 2 (0.62%) Ariba
6 2 (0.62%) hybris
6 2 (0.62%) Kronos
6 2 (0.62%) Tableau
7 1 (0.31%) Concur
7 1 (0.31%) Dell
7 1 (0.31%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.31%) IBM
7 1 (0.31%) Kony
7 1 (0.31%) TIBCO
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