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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 458 473 458
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing ABAP 169 175 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 0.82% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 77 87
Median daily rate £450 £425 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £350 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £469
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -

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
20223 21403 21553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.88% 38.66% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13904 14579 14605
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 549 422
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 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 0 148 £450 +5.88% 30
London +6 51 £460 +5.14% 7
South East +22 31 £413 -2.36% 4
West Midlands -1 15 £438 -5.40% 3
East of England -2 12 £500 +35.13% 1
West Sussex - 12 £488 -
Essex - 10 £500 -
Surrey +23 9 £420 -20.00%
South West +14 9 £475 +15.15% 1
Worthing - 9 £490 -
Basildon - 8 £500 -
Bristol +11 7 £440 -
East Midlands -2 7 £400 -11.11%
Yorkshire +15 6 £540 +27.05% 4
Northampton -2 6 £400 -
Northamptonshire -8 6 £400 -
Leeds +16 5 £540 +35.00%
West Yorkshire +10 5 £540 +35.00%
Staines - 5 £368 -
Berkshire +7 4 £375 -11.76% 3
Reading - 4 £375 -
Telford - 4 £550 -
Shropshire - 4 £550 -
Birmingham -15 3 £425 -10.52% 2
South Wales - 3 - - 1
Wales - 3 - - 1
Hampshire +13 2 £363 -9.09% 1
Wiltshire -4 2 £600 +60.00% 1
Hertfordshire -5 2 £380 -5.00% 1
North East -30 2 £500 +11.11%

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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.

1 336 (99.12%) SAP
2 66 (19.47%) Workflow
3 56 (16.52%) Finance
4 53 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (15.34%) Web Dynpro
6 51 (15.04%) SAP HANA
7 46 (13.57%) Java
8 45 (13.27%) SAP ALE
9 43 (12.68%) Migration
10 42 (12.39%) SAP BW
11 39 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (10.91%) NetWeaver
12 37 (10.91%) OO
12 37 (10.91%) BAPI
13 36 (10.62%) SAP HR
14 33 (9.73%) SAP Smart Forms
15 32 (9.44%) Data Modelling
15 32 (9.44%) SAP FI
16 31 (9.14%) Manufacturing
17 30 (8.85%) ERP
17 30 (8.85%) Data Migration
17 30 (8.85%) SAPUI5
18 28 (8.26%) SAP FI/CO
18 28 (8.26%) SAP CO
19 27 (7.96%) LSMW
19 27 (7.96%) Security Cleared
20 25 (7.37%) Time Management
20 25 (7.37%) Adobe
20 25 (7.37%) CRM
21 22 (6.49%) SAP PI

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 37 (10.91%) NetWeaver
2 7 (2.06%) Documentum
3 5 (1.47%) SAP Portal
4 4 (1.18%) Confluence
4 4 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.29%) Apache
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.29%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
2 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (10.62%) SAP HR
2 32 (9.44%) SAP FI
3 28 (8.26%) SAP CO
3 28 (8.26%) SAP FI/CO
4 19 (5.60%) SAP MM
5 18 (5.31%) SAP IS-U
6 17 (5.01%) SAP SD
7 15 (4.42%) SAP CRM
8 13 (3.83%) SAP HCM
9 9 (2.65%) SAP R/3
10 8 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 7 (2.06%) SAP APO
12 6 (1.77%) SAP WM
13 5 (1.47%) SAP ERP
13 5 (1.47%) SAP FSCM
13 5 (1.47%) SAP PSCD
14 4 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
14 4 (1.18%) SAP BPC
14 4 (1.18%) SAP QM
14 4 (1.18%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.06%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (1.47%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.59%) FTP
1 2 (0.59%) HTTP
1 2 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.04%) SAP HANA
2 42 (12.39%) SAP BW
3 18 (5.31%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (5.01%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 13 (3.83%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.65%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.36%) SAP Data Services
8 6 (1.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (1.47%) Big Data
9 5 (1.47%) HBase
10 4 (1.18%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.18%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
11 3 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.88%) Lumira
11 3 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.88%) SQL Server
11 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.59%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 27 (7.96%) LSMW
2 14 (4.13%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.18%) JIRA
4 1 (0.29%) NWDS
4 1 (0.29%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 56 (16.52%) Finance
2 31 (9.14%) Manufacturing
3 16 (4.72%) Billing
4 13 (3.83%) Retail
5 12 (3.54%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.47%) Marketing
6 5 (1.47%) Publishing
7 4 (1.18%) German Language
7 4 (1.18%) Legal
7 4 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.88%) Automotive
8 3 (0.88%) Back Office
8 3 (0.88%) Electronics
8 3 (0.88%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 181 (53.39%) Consultant
2 176 (51.92%) SAP Consultant
3 117 (34.51%) Developer
4 104 (30.68%) SAP Developer
5 94 (27.73%) ABAP Developer
6 53 (15.63%) ABAP Consultant
7 23 (6.78%) Architect
8 18 (5.31%) HR Consultant
8 18 (5.31%) SAP HR Consultant
9 17 (5.01%) SAP Architect
10 16 (4.72%) SAP ISU Consultant
11 13 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (3.54%) SAP BW Consultant
12 12 (3.54%) SAP HANA Consultant
12 12 (3.54%) Technical Consultant
13 11 (3.24%) SAP Technical Consultant
14 9 (2.65%) SAP BI Consultant
14 9 (2.65%) SAP FI Consultant
14 9 (2.65%) SAP MM Consultant
14 9 (2.65%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (15.34%) Web Dynpro
2 45 (13.27%) SAP ALE
3 37 (10.91%) BAPI
4 33 (9.73%) SAP Smart Forms
5 30 (8.85%) SAPUI5
6 22 (6.49%) SAP PI
7 21 (6.19%) SAP Fiori
8 19 (5.60%) SAP XI
9 18 (5.31%) EDI
10 13 (3.83%) Web Services
11 8 (2.36%) SAP Business Workflow
12 7 (2.06%) XML
13 5 (1.47%) JDBC
13 5 (1.47%) SAP BSP
13 5 (1.47%) SAP Core Interface
14 4 (1.18%) EDIFACT
14 4 (1.18%) JSON
15 3 (0.88%) JMS
15 3 (0.88%) SOAP
15 3 (0.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.06%) Data Extraction
3 6 (1.77%) LIMS
4 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.47%) FMCG
5 3 (0.88%) PMI
6 2 (0.59%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.59%) Data Conversion
6 2 (0.59%) User Experience
7 1 (0.29%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.29%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.59%) Unix
1 2 (0.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (19.47%) Workflow
2 43 (12.68%) Migration
3 39 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (10.91%) OO
5 32 (9.44%) Data Modelling
6 30 (8.85%) Data Migration
6 30 (8.85%) ERP
7 25 (7.37%) CRM
7 25 (7.37%) Time Management
8 17 (5.01%) Logistics
8 17 (5.01%) System Testing
9 15 (4.42%) Business Analysis
9 15 (4.42%) Data Governance
10 14 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (3.54%) ETL
11 12 (3.54%) Process Improvement
11 12 (3.54%) SAP Implementation
11 12 (3.54%) Supply Chain Management
12 11 (3.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (3.24%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (13.57%) Java
2 20 (5.90%) SQL
3 16 (4.72%) SAPscript
4 6 (1.77%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.47%) Python
6 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (7.96%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.36%) Degree
5 4 (1.18%) CCA
6 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.59%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) ISEB
8 1 (0.29%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.65%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.77%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.59%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.29%) Ambari
2 1 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.29%) Oozie
2 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 336 (99.12%) SAP
2 25 (7.37%) Adobe
3 13 (3.83%) Oracle
4 7 (2.06%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.47%) Syclo
6 4 (1.18%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.18%) Pega
7 3 (0.88%) Kronos
7 3 (0.88%) OpenText
7 3 (0.88%) Tableau
8 2 (0.59%) Ariba
8 2 (0.59%) webMethods
9 1 (0.29%) CODA
9 1 (0.29%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.29%) IBM
9 1 (0.29%) Infor
9 1 (0.29%) Kony
9 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.29%) Sun
9 1 (0.29%) Talend
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