The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 / Buckinghamshire
Rank 85 71 84
Rank change year-on-year -14 +13  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.20% 0.58% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 1.80% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £425 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -5.00%  
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 289 333 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 28.67% 31.93% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 192 198
Median daily rate £363 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £38.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £29.10 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £40.10
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 Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in Buckinghamshire

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Buckinghamshire 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
Milton Keynes -5 2 £425 -10.52%
ABAP
South East

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Contract Management
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) StreamServe
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) German Language
3 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (33.33%) SAP TM
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) B2C

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
1 1 (33.33%) StreamServe
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BI Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BW Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SAP BI Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SAP BW Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (33.33%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) B2C
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Contract Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle