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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 137 102 107
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +5
Contract jobs citing ABAP 11 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.60% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 2.00% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 6
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £380 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £63.75 £67.00
% change year-on-year
-84.31% -4.85%
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
999 749 780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.92% 30.13% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 434 445
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 25
Median hourly rate £36.00 £23.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.57% +10.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £36.37 £44.00
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
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 27 August 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
Birmingham -21 5 £450 +0.55%
Coventry -13 2 £450 - 1
Staffordshire +1 1 £473 +35.00% 1
Solihull - 1 - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 6 (23.08%) CRM
3 6 (23.08%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (19.23%) Time Management
4 5 (19.23%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Workflow
5 4 (15.38%) SAP Payroll
5 4 (15.38%) SAP HR
5 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) SAP HANA
6 3 (11.54%) Demand Management
6 3 (11.54%) SAP Portal
6 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
6 3 (11.54%) SAP HCM
6 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
6 3 (11.54%) LIMS
6 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (11.54%) EDI
6 3 (11.54%) SAP ALE
6 3 (11.54%) Logistics
6 3 (11.54%) SAP PM
6 3 (11.54%) Retail
6 3 (11.54%) LSMW
6 3 (11.54%) Billing
6 3 (11.54%) SAP CRM
6 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
6 3 (11.54%) Publishing
7 2 (7.69%) Web Dynpro

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 (11.54%) SAP Portal
2 2 (7.69%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (15.38%) SAP HR
2 4 (15.38%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (11.54%) SAP CRM
3 3 (11.54%) SAP HCM
3 3 (11.54%) SAP PM
4 2 (7.69%) SAP MM
4 2 (7.69%) StreamServe
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (3.85%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (3.85%) SAP MII
5 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (3.85%) SAP SCM
5 1 (3.85%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Boomi
1 2 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SAP HANA
2 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (7.69%) SAP BW
3 2 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.85%) Lumira
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.85%) SAP BI
4 1 (3.85%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) LSMW
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Billing
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.54%) Publishing
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Consultant
1 14 (53.85%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (30.77%) Developer
3 7 (26.92%) SAP Developer
4 5 (19.23%) ABAP Developer
5 4 (15.38%) CRM Developer
5 4 (15.38%) HR Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Payroll Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) SAP CRM Developer
5 4 (15.38%) SAP HR Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) SAP Payroll Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) SAP PM Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Architect
7 2 (7.69%) SAP Architect
7 2 (7.69%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) EDI
1 3 (11.54%) SAP ALE
2 2 (7.69%) SAP Business Workflow
2 2 (7.69%) SAP PI
2 2 (7.69%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) BAPI
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (3.85%) SAP XI
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) LIMS
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) CRM
2 5 (19.23%) Migration
2 5 (19.23%) Time Management
3 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Workflow
4 3 (11.54%) Demand Management
4 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Logistics
4 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (7.69%) EAI
5 2 (7.69%) SOA
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) ETL
6 1 (3.85%) Predictive Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.85%) SAPscript
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) OpenText
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) Kronos
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle