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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 20 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
England / West Midlands
Rank 117 100 93
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing ABAP 6 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.66% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 1.99% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 14
Median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £405 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £485 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
730 806 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.49% 33.44% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 492 384
Median daily rate £375 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 38
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.92 £20.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing ABAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Shropshire - 3 £550 -
Coventry - 2 £425 -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (25.00%) WFM
4 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 5 (25.00%) SAP HR
4 5 (25.00%) SAP WM
4 5 (25.00%) Use Case
4 5 (25.00%) SAP HANA
4 5 (25.00%) Syclo
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) Time Management
5 4 (20.00%) SAP ALE
5 4 (20.00%) Workflow
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (15.00%) JSON
6 3 (15.00%) Content Management
6 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (15.00%) EDIFACT
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) Documentum
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) SAP BW
6 3 (15.00%) NetWeaver
6 3 (15.00%) Pega
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle BPM

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (15.00%) Documentum
1 3 (15.00%) NetWeaver
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) SAP HR
1 5 (25.00%) SAP WM
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (10.00%) SAP HCM
3 2 (10.00%) SAP SD
4 1 (5.00%) SAP EWM
4 1 (5.00%) SAP GTS
4 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (5.00%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Boomi
1 2 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SAP HANA
2 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.00%) HBase
2 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Consultant
1 10 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Management Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) HR Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Architect
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SAP HR Architect
4 2 (10.00%) SAP HR Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SAP BI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SAP EWM Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP MM Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SAP PI Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) SAP ALE
2 3 (15.00%) EDIFACT
2 3 (15.00%) JSON
2 3 (15.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (10.00%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) BAPI
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Core Interface
4 1 (5.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (5.00%) SAP XI
4 1 (5.00%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (25.00%) Use Case
2 5 (25.00%) WFM
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Time Management
3 4 (20.00%) Workflow
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Content Management
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Data Ingestion
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) EAI
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (25.00%) Syclo
3 3 (15.00%) Cloudera
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Pega
4 2 (10.00%) Kronos
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe