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 29 June 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.

SAP ABAP
South East > Berkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 115 110
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.16% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% 0.65% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £335 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.79% -22.09%  
10th Percentile £463 £236 £412
90th Percentile £488 £427 £476
South East median daily rate £475 £413 £414
% change year-on-year +15.15% -0.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 444 612 591
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.29% 26.01% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 744 668
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £300 £288 £250
90th Percentile £544 £538 £510
South East median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 31
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.66 £12.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.28% -65.27%  
10th Percentile £15.45 £8.50 £33.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £42.50 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +4.70% +7.59%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing ABAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 29 June 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
Slough - 2 £475 -
Reading +14 1 - - 2
ABAP
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) SAP HR
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Billing
4 1 (14.29%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Data Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow Development
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App

ABAP
Co-occurring 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 3 (42.86%) SAP HR
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (14.29%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
General
1 2 (28.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) HR Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Payroll Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SAP HR Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Payroll Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP ISU Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Data Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow Development
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) SAP