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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 134 104 98
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -6
Contract jobs citing ABAP 15 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.50% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 1.68% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 10
Median daily rate £425 £410 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +3.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £365 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £434 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +5.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year
-84.61% -
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
1017 716 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.07% 29.91% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 426 425
Median daily rate £375 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 21
Median hourly rate £36.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.57% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -14 7 £290 -30.95%
Coventry - 5 £438 - 1
Staffordshire 0 1 £473 +35.00%
Solihull - 1 - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) CRM
2 6 (24.00%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) Demand Management
5 3 (12.00%) Time Management
5 3 (12.00%) SAP Portal
5 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) SAP PM
5 3 (12.00%) Retail
5 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (12.00%) Publishing
5 3 (12.00%) SAP CRM
5 3 (12.00%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (12.00%) LSMW
5 3 (12.00%) Billing
5 3 (12.00%) Logistics
5 3 (12.00%) EDI
5 3 (12.00%) SAP HR
5 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (12.00%) LIMS
6 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
6 2 (8.00%) SAP MM
6 2 (8.00%) SAP WM
6 2 (8.00%) Java

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 (12.00%) SAP Portal
2 1 (4.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (12.00%) SAP CRM
2 3 (12.00%) SAP HR
2 3 (12.00%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (12.00%) SAP PM
3 2 (8.00%) SAP HCM
3 2 (8.00%) SAP MM
3 2 (8.00%) SAP WM
3 2 (8.00%) StreamServe
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (4.00%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (4.00%) SAP MII
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (4.00%) SAP SCM
4 1 (4.00%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Boomi
1 1 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (8.00%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (8.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.00%) Lumira
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) SAP BI
3 1 (4.00%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) LSMW
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Billing
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.00%) Publishing
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Consultant
1 14 (56.00%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Developer
3 7 (28.00%) SAP Developer
4 5 (20.00%) ABAP Developer
5 4 (16.00%) CRM Developer
5 4 (16.00%) SAP CRM Developer
5 4 (16.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) HR Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) Payroll Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) SAP HR Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) SAP Payroll Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) SAP PM Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) SAP WM Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) SAP Architect
8 1 (4.00%) SAP BI Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) SAP BW Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) SAP HCM Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) EDI
2 2 (8.00%) SAP Business Workflow
2 2 (8.00%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (4.00%) BAPI
3 1 (4.00%) SAP ALE
3 1 (4.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) LIMS
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) CRM
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Workflow
4 3 (12.00%) Demand Management
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Logistics
4 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Time Management
5 2 (8.00%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Use Case
5 2 (8.00%) WFM
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Predictive Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) OpenText
2 2 (8.00%) Syclo
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle