The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 30 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.

SAP ABAP
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 82 96
Rank change year-on-year +15 +14  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 33 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.17% 0.73% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.10% 2.50% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 1
Median daily rate £500 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 647 480 592
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 42.59% 29.11% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 308 354
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +21.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £11.00 £18.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in the East Midlands

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ABAP in the East Midlands

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Derbyshire +9 29 £500 +2.04% 3
Lincolnshire - 2 £425 -
Northamptonshire -1 1 £325 -27.77% 2
Leicestershire -2 1 - -
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 39 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (58.97%) Logistics
3 21 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 15 (38.46%) Manufacturing
4 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 13 (33.33%) ERP
6 11 (28.21%) SAP SD
6 11 (28.21%) Billing
7 10 (25.64%) Finance
7 10 (25.64%) Coaching
8 8 (20.51%) B2B
8 8 (20.51%) Data Mapping
8 8 (20.51%) Integration Testing
8 8 (20.51%) Presales
9 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (17.95%) Degree
9 7 (17.95%) Workflow
10 6 (15.38%) SAP ERP
10 6 (15.38%) Web Services
11 4 (10.26%) Migration
11 4 (10.26%) Oracle
11 4 (10.26%) NFS
11 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
11 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
11 4 (10.26%) LSMW
11 4 (10.26%) SAP HANA
12 3 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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:

Business Applications
1 11 (28.21%) SAP SD
2 6 (15.38%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.56%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.56%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.56%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) LSMW
General
1 15 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 11 (28.21%) Billing
3 10 (25.64%) Finance
4 3 (7.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Consultant
1 14 (35.90%) SAP Consultant
2 10 (25.64%) ABAP Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Developer
3 9 (23.08%) SAP SD Consultant
4 7 (17.95%) SAP Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Architect
5 6 (15.38%) SAP Architect
5 6 (15.38%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Technical Leader
6 4 (10.26%) Data Migration Lead
6 4 (10.26%) SAP Data Migration Lead
7 3 (7.69%) ABAP Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) SAP BW Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) SAP CO Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) SAP FI Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) SAP Support
8 1 (2.56%) SAP Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) BAPI
2 3 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (7.69%) SAP XI
3 2 (5.13%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (2.56%) EDI
4 1 (2.56%) JDBC
4 1 (2.56%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (2.56%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.56%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Logistics
2 13 (33.33%) ERP
3 10 (25.64%) Coaching
4 8 (20.51%) B2B
4 8 (20.51%) Data Mapping
4 8 (20.51%) Integration Testing
4 8 (20.51%) Presales
5 7 (17.95%) Workflow
6 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (10.26%) Migration
6 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (7.69%) System Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Time Management
8 2 (5.13%) Workflow Development
9 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.56%) Change Control
9 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) Degree
4 3 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) NFS
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Kony
Derby, Derbyshire
Rullion
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £555.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rullion
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago