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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 127 112 104
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing ABAP 15 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.35% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 1.14% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 12
Median daily rate £438 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £640 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -
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
916 792 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.09% 30.96% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 478 470
Median daily rate £375 £359 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 39
Median hourly rate £32.25 £31.47 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% +9.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.37 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 2 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 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
Shropshire - 4 £550 -
Birmingham -16 3 £425 -10.52% 2
Coventry - 2 £438 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (36.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) Migration
4 7 (28.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (24.00%) SAP HANA
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (20.00%) Syclo
6 5 (20.00%) WFM
6 5 (20.00%) Use Case
6 5 (20.00%) SAP HR
6 5 (20.00%) SAP WM
7 4 (16.00%) SAP BW
7 4 (16.00%) NetWeaver
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle
7 4 (16.00%) XML
7 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
7 4 (16.00%) SAP ALE
7 4 (16.00%) Time Management
7 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (12.00%) Boomi
8 3 (12.00%) Demand Management
8 3 (12.00%) HBase
8 3 (12.00%) Cloudera
8 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (12.00%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (12.00%) Data Ingestion
8 3 (12.00%) Pega

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 4 (16.00%) NetWeaver
2 3 (12.00%) Documentum
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SAP HR
1 5 (20.00%) SAP WM
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (12.00%) SAP HCM
2 3 (12.00%) SAP PM
3 2 (8.00%) SAP MM
3 2 (8.00%) SAP SD
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (4.00%) SAP EWM
4 1 (4.00%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (4.00%) SAP GTS
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (4.00%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Boomi
1 3 (12.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SAP HANA
2 4 (16.00%) SAP BW
3 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (12.00%) HBase
3 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
5 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.00%) Lumira
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) LSMW
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.00%) Billing
3 3 (12.00%) Publishing
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Consultant
1 15 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Management Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) SAP Architect
5 3 (12.00%) SAP PM Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) HR Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) SAP BW Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) SAP HR Architect
6 2 (8.00%) SAP HR Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SAP MM Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) SAP SD Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) SAP ALE
1 4 (16.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) EDI
2 3 (12.00%) EDIFACT
2 3 (12.00%) JSON
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Core Interface
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (4.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (4.00%) SAP XI
3 1 (4.00%) SAPUI5
3 1 (4.00%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) LIMS
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (24.00%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (20.00%) Use Case
3 5 (20.00%) WFM
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Time Management
5 3 (12.00%) Content Management
5 3 (12.00%) Data Ingestion
5 3 (12.00%) Demand Management
5 3 (12.00%) EAI
5 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Logistics
5 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.00%) Syclo
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.00%) Cloudera
4 3 (12.00%) Pega
5 2 (8.00%) Kronos