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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 118 120 109
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing ABAP 14 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.31% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 1.02% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 6
Median daily rate £350 £563 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £370 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £444
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.25 - £60.00
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
900 788 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.41% 30.81% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 493 438
Median daily rate £380 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 45 22
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £18.03 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +5 8 £290 -10.76% 3
Coventry - 2 £425 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (14.81%) SAP GTS
3 4 (14.81%) Workflow
3 4 (14.81%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (11.11%) SAP HR
4 3 (11.11%) Finance
4 3 (11.11%) MS Project
4 3 (11.11%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 3 (11.11%) Time Management
4 3 (11.11%) SAP Portal
5 2 (7.41%) Syclo
5 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) StreamServe
5 2 (7.41%) WFM
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Business Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) Use Case
5 2 (7.41%) BAPI
5 2 (7.41%) Automotive
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (7.41%) OpenText
5 2 (7.41%) SAP CRM
5 2 (7.41%) SAP WM
5 2 (7.41%) SLA
5 2 (7.41%) Adobe
5 2 (7.41%) 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 (11.11%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (14.81%) SAP GTS
3 3 (11.11%) SAP HR
3 3 (11.11%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (7.41%) SAP CRM
4 2 (7.41%) SAP WM
4 2 (7.41%) StreamServe
5 1 (3.70%) SAP HCM
5 1 (3.70%) SAP MII
5 1 (3.70%) SAP MM
5 1 (3.70%) SAP SCM
5 1 (3.70%) SAP SD
5 1 (3.70%) SAP xRPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Consultant
1 12 (44.44%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (40.74%) Developer
3 10 (37.04%) SAP Developer
4 9 (33.33%) ABAP Developer
5 4 (14.81%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Build Manager
6 3 (11.11%) HR Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Payroll Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) SAP Build Manager
6 3 (11.11%) SAP HR Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) SAP Manager
6 3 (11.11%) SAP Payroll Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) CRM Developer
7 2 (7.41%) SAP CRM Developer
7 2 (7.41%) SAP WM Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Lead Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) SAP HCM Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) BAPI
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Business Workflow
1 2 (7.41%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (3.70%) SAP ALE
2 1 (3.70%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) CRM
1 4 (14.81%) Workflow
2 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 3 (11.11%) Time Management
3 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Use Case
3 2 (7.41%) WFM
4 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.70%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) SOA
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.70%) SAPscript
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) OpenText
2 2 (7.41%) Syclo
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