The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for ABAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
South East / Berkshire
Rank 95 112 126
Rank change year-on-year +17 +14  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 4 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.57% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 2.43% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Median daily rate £475 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £413 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £419 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £55.63 -
% change year-on-year -10.11% -  

ABAP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 439 577 808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.21% 23.45% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 368 469
Median daily rate £425 £400 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +13.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 21
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -54.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing ABAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in Berkshire

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ABAP in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in Berkshire

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ABAP in Berkshire

ABAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ABAP in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ABAP in Berkshire

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +12 3 £450 -
Slough - 1 £475 -
ABAP
South East

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 7 (77.78%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Workflow
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Billing
4 3 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe
6 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
6 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (11.11%) BAPI
6 1 (11.11%) Information Management
6 1 (11.11%) SAP ALE
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (11.11%) SAP CO

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (33.33%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
3 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
3 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Payroll
General
1 3 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) HR Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Payroll Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP HR Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Payroll Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Utilities Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) BAPI
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ALE
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Process Management
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe