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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 108 94 79
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Contract jobs citing ABAP 14 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.61% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 1.90% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £423
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 - £45.00
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
818 684 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.69% 32.34% 35.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 412 453
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 13 20
Average hourly rate £21.50 £24.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.24% -25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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
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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
Coventry -2 8 £356 -5.00% 1
Birmingham -8 1 £350 +55.55% 3
Solihull - 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - - 2
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 (96.43%) SAP
2 9 (32.14%) CRM
3 8 (28.57%) SAP BW
4 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (21.43%) Automotive
5 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (17.86%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (17.86%) Billing
7 4 (14.29%) SAP ALE
7 4 (14.29%) Workflow
7 4 (14.29%) SAP CRM
7 4 (14.29%) VMS
7 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.29%) Product Management
8 3 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (10.71%) OO
8 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
8 3 (10.71%) BAPI
8 3 (10.71%) Logistics
9 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) SAP CO
9 2 (7.14%) LSMW
9 2 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (7.14%) Finance
9 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
9 2 (7.14%) Migration
9 2 (7.14%) ERP
9 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Portal
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (14.29%) SAP CRM
3 3 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (7.14%) SAP CO
4 2 (7.14%) SAP FI
4 2 (7.14%) SAP MM
4 2 (7.14%) SAP EWM
5 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
5 1 (3.57%) SAP GTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SAP BW
2 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.57%) SAP BI
4 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) LSMW
General
1 6 (21.43%) Automotive
2 5 (17.86%) Billing
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (25.00%) SAP Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Architect
4 6 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (17.86%) ABAP Developer
6 4 (14.29%) SAP Architect
6 4 (14.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 3 (10.71%) SAP BW Architect
8 2 (7.14%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) CRM Developer
8 2 (7.14%) SAP CRM Developer
8 2 (7.14%) ABAP Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) SAP MM Consultant
9 1 (3.57%) Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Business Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Data Migration Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) SAP ALE
2 3 (10.71%) BAPI
3 1 (3.57%) SAP XI
3 1 (3.57%) SAP Basis
3 1 (3.57%) SAP BSP
3 1 (3.57%) SAML
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) VMS
2 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) CRM
2 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (14.29%) Product Management
4 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.29%) Workflow
4 4 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (10.71%) Logistics
5 3 (10.71%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.14%) ERP
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.57%) Time Management
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Sybase
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