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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 6 months to 29 June 2022 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
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 80 71 67
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 +53
Contract jobs citing ABAP 15 4 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.09% 0.37% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.98% 1.38% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
10th Percentile £500 - £425
25th Percentile £520 - £428
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £427 £613
Median % change year-on-year +26.46% -30.29% +14.49%
75th Percentile - - £761
90th Percentile £549 - £766
England median daily rate £540 £473 £500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -5.50% +5.26%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 377 290 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.52% 27.05% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 217 171
10th Percentile £313 £213 £260
25th Percentile £362 £306 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £375 £385
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.60% -3.75%
75th Percentile £500 £438 £475
90th Percentile £575 £511 £525
England median daily rate £553 £501 £500
% change year-on-year +10.54% +0.10% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 7
10th Percentile £17.67 £10.85 £35.60
25th Percentile £19.83 £12.80 £38.63
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.78 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +108.58% -64.67% +31.94%
75th Percentile - £21.52 £49.13
90th Percentile - £23.91 £51.70
England median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -5.38%

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing ABAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in the East Midlands

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ABAP in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend 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 6 months to 29 June 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Derbyshire +2 14 £540 -
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing ABAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (86.67%) ITIL
2 13 (86.67%) Change Management
2 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
2 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (86.67%) Social Skills
3 12 (80.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (66.67%) BAPI
5 8 (53.33%) SAP Basis
5 8 (53.33%) HTTP
5 8 (53.33%) Java
5 8 (53.33%) Oracle
5 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (53.33%) Unix
5 8 (53.33%) Solaris
5 8 (53.33%) JDBC
5 8 (53.33%) SOAP
5 8 (53.33%) XML
5 8 (53.33%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
5 8 (53.33%) SAP BW
5 8 (53.33%) NetWeaver
5 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
5 8 (53.33%) SAP ALE
5 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
5 8 (53.33%) SAP PI
5 8 (53.33%) Azure
5 8 (53.33%) SAP HANA

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Primavera
2 5 (33.33%) SAP CO
2 5 (33.33%) SAP FI
2 5 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (33.33%) SAP PS
3 2 (13.33%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (53.33%) SAP BW
1 8 (53.33%) SAP HANA
General
1 13 (86.67%) Social Skills
2 7 (46.67%) Organisational Skills
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Public Sector
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Consultant
1 11 (73.33%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) SAP CO Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) SAP FI Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) SAP PS Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) ABAP Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) SAP HCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) BAPI
2 8 (53.33%) JDBC
2 8 (53.33%) SAP ALE
2 8 (53.33%) SAP Basis
2 8 (53.33%) SAP PI
2 8 (53.33%) SOAP
2 8 (53.33%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Smart Forms
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Solaris
1 8 (53.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Change Management
1 13 (86.67%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (46.67%) Commercial Awareness
4 5 (33.33%) BPR
4 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Post-Production
5 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 1 (6.67%) Client Onboarding
6 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
1 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
1 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) Adobe