The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ABAP 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.76% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £48.75 £67.00
% change year-on-year
-79.48% -27.23%
ABAP
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
265 450 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.09% 51.31% 42.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 323 226
Median daily rate £415 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £25.25 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.82% +15.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
South Wales - 4 - -
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) SAP PI
3 2 (40.00%) SAP BSP
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) LSMW
4 1 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LSMW
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Developer
1 2 (40.00%) SAP PI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ABAP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Business Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP BW Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP CO Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SAP BSP
1 2 (40.00%) SAP PI
1 2 (40.00%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP