The table below looks at the statistics for the ABAP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP Developer
Rank 116 - 102
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £413 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ABAP Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2391 2044 1967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.21% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1350 1144 1028
Average daily rate £383 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 180 142
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

ABAP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

ABAP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ABAP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

ABAP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ABAP Developer
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited ABAP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with ABAP Developer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) ABAP
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) SAP GTS
3 1 (16.67%) SAP xRPM
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow Development
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) SAP SD

ABAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited ABAP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with ABAP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) SAP GTS
2 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
2 1 (16.67%) SAP xRPM
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe