The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills 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 over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 111 95 70
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -25
Contract jobs citing ABAP 11 15 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.68% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 2.29% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 19
Average daily rate £450 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £346 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £460 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £50.55
ABAP
England

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

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
862 656 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.78% 29.70% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 384 432
Average daily rate £365 £338 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 28
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.45 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.88% -7.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £16.85 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £35.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ABAP
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 across the West Midlands region.

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ABAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -2 2 - - 4
Warwickshire +2 1 £500 +47.05%
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ABAP also 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 that cited ABAP.

1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 5 (18.52%) Publishing
3 5 (18.52%) Retail
4 4 (14.81%) SAP ALE
4 4 (14.81%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (14.81%) SAP GTS
4 4 (14.81%) BAPI
4 4 (14.81%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (14.81%) SAPscript
5 3 (11.11%) SAP BW
5 3 (11.11%) SAP SD
5 3 (11.11%) MS Project
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) SAP WM
5 3 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
5 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) WFM
6 2 (7.41%) QA
6 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) SAP HANA
6 2 (7.41%) Syclo
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) SAP MI
6 2 (7.41%) LSMW
6 2 (7.41%) SAP BI
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ABAP also 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 that cited ABAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) SAP GTS
2 3 (11.11%) SAP SD
2 3 (11.11%) SAP WM
3 2 (7.41%) SAP HR
3 2 (7.41%) SAP MM
4 1 (3.70%) SAP APO
4 1 (3.70%) SAP CO
4 1 (3.70%) SAP FI
4 1 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (3.70%) SAP PM
4 1 (3.70%) SAP PP
4 1 (3.70%) SAP QM
4 1 (3.70%) SAP xRPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SAP BW
2 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.41%) SAP BI
2 2 (7.41%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) LSMW
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
1 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 5 (18.52%) Publishing
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Consultant
1 13 (48.15%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) ABAP Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) SAP Developer
3 5 (18.52%) ABAP Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Build Manager
4 3 (11.11%) SAP Build Manager
4 3 (11.11%) SAP Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Architect
5 2 (7.41%) SAP MM Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SAP PM Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SAP QM Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SAP SD Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) BAPI
1 4 (14.81%) SAP ALE
1 4 (14.81%) Web Dynpro
2 3 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (7.41%) EDI
3 2 (7.41%) SAP MI
4 1 (3.70%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) SAP Implementation
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) WFM
3 2 (7.41%) Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) Data Mapping
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.70%) SOA
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.70%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.70%) Time Management
4 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SAPscript
2 2 (7.41%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Syclo
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) SEEBURGER
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