The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 97 87 88
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing ABAP 21 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.92% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 2.82% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 8
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£395 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £309 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
721 639 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.78% 32.55% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 335 395
Average daily rate £325 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £218
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 21 18 27
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
ABAP
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 9 £400 +17.64% 1
Birmingham -4 5 £388 +7.63% 5
Worcestershire -5 2 £383 +9.28%
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Solihull - - - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (40.63%) SAP BW
3 12 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (37.50%) CRM
4 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (21.88%) VMS
5 7 (21.88%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (21.88%) SAP Implementation
5 7 (21.88%) Product Management
6 6 (18.75%) SAP BI
7 5 (15.63%) Billing
7 5 (15.63%) Automotive
8 4 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (12.50%) SAP ALE
8 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
8 4 (12.50%) Workflow
8 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (9.38%) Business Objects
9 3 (9.38%) NetWeaver
9 3 (9.38%) Finance
9 3 (9.38%) SAP CRM
9 3 (9.38%) BAPI
9 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (9.38%) Logistics
9 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (9.38%) QA
9 3 (9.38%) Analytics
10 2 (6.25%) SAP EWM

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.13%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (9.38%) SAP CRM
3 2 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (6.25%) SAP CO
3 2 (6.25%) SAP SD
3 2 (6.25%) SAP FI
3 2 (6.25%) SAP MM
3 2 (6.25%) SAP EWM
4 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
4 1 (3.13%) SAP GTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SAP BW
2 7 (21.88%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (18.75%) SAP BI
4 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) LSMW
General
1 5 (15.63%) Automotive
1 5 (15.63%) Billing
2 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Consultant
1 10 (31.25%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Architect
3 7 (21.88%) SAP Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (15.63%) ABAP Developer
5 5 (15.63%) SAP Architect
6 4 (12.50%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
7 3 (9.38%) SAP Team Leader
7 3 (9.38%) SAP BW Architect
8 2 (6.25%) SAP MM Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) SAP SD Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) Business Objects Developer
9 1 (3.13%) ABAP Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) SAP ALE
2 3 (9.38%) BAPI
3 2 (6.25%) EDI
4 1 (3.13%) SAML
4 1 (3.13%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (3.13%) SAP XI
4 1 (3.13%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) VMS
2 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) CRM
1 12 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (21.88%) Product Management
3 7 (21.88%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 4 (12.50%) Workflow
5 3 (9.38%) Logistics
5 3 (9.38%) Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) ERP
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Sybase
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