Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for ABAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ABAP over the 6 months to 25 November 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 96 60
Rank change year-on-year +3 -36 +25
Contract jobs citing ABAP 4 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.25% 0.53% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 1.35% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 13
Birmingham median daily rate £419 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% -10.53% +15.85%
10th Percentile £348 £383 £410
90th Percentile £548 £475 £698
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

ABAP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 502 594 409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.41% 39.31% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 373 253
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £239
90th Percentile £504 £523 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% +58.23% -12.50%
10th Percentile £14.40 £16.30 £11.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £40.10 £35.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.00 £28.60
% change year-on-year +30.21% -16.07% +29.98%

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in Birmingham

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in Birmingham

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ABAP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (25.00%) SAP QM
3 1 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) SAP ALE
3 1 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (25.00%) SAP EWM
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) SMS
3 1 (25.00%) SAP HR
3 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (25.00%) SAP WM

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (25.00%) SAP EWM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP QM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (25.00%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) ABAP Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ALE
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP