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 24 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 93 87
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 17 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.13% 0.26% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.81% 0.80% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 3
Median daily rate £520 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.83% +0.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £340 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.25 £65.00
% change year-on-year - +1.92%  

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 604 502 661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 40.13% 32.68% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 325 421
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £44.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +131.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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
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 24 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
Derbyshire - 17 £520 - 1
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 47 (100.00%) SAP
2 28 (59.57%) Logistics
3 27 (57.45%) Security Cleared
4 25 (53.19%) IDoc
5 24 (51.06%) SC Cleared
6 15 (31.91%) ERP
6 15 (31.91%) Manufacturing
7 14 (29.79%) SAP SD
7 14 (29.79%) Billing
8 13 (27.66%) Coaching
9 10 (21.28%) Data Mapping
9 10 (21.28%) Integration Testing
9 10 (21.28%) B2B
9 10 (21.28%) Presales
10 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (19.15%) Workflow
11 8 (17.02%) Degree
12 7 (14.89%) SAP ALE
12 7 (14.89%) SAP ERP
12 7 (14.89%) OO
12 7 (14.89%) EDI
13 6 (12.77%) Internet
13 6 (12.77%) SAPscript
13 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
13 6 (12.77%) HTTP
13 6 (12.77%) SOAP
13 6 (12.77%) Web Services
13 6 (12.77%) SAP WM
13 6 (12.77%) SAP Smart Forms
13 6 (12.77%) Finance

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 14 (29.79%) SAP SD
2 7 (14.89%) SAP ERP
3 6 (12.77%) SAP WM
4 1 (2.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (2.13%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.13%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) HTTP
1 6 (12.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) LSMW
General
1 15 (31.91%) Manufacturing
2 14 (29.79%) Billing
3 6 (12.77%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Consultant
2 14 (29.79%) SAP Consultant
3 11 (23.40%) SAP SD Consultant
4 9 (19.15%) ABAP Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Architect
5 7 (14.89%) SAP Architect
5 7 (14.89%) SAP Developer
5 7 (14.89%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Technical Leader
6 5 (10.64%) Data Migration Lead
6 5 (10.64%) SAP Data Migration Lead
7 1 (2.13%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) SAP BW Support Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) SAP Financial Leader
7 1 (2.13%) SAP HANA Developer
7 1 (2.13%) SAP SCM Architect
7 1 (2.13%) SAP Support
7 1 (2.13%) SAP Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (53.19%) IDoc
2 7 (14.89%) EDI
2 7 (14.89%) SAP ALE
3 6 (12.77%) REST
3 6 (12.77%) SAP Smart Forms
3 6 (12.77%) SOAP
3 6 (12.77%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) BAPI
4 1 (2.13%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.13%) SAP XI
4 1 (2.13%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Logistics
2 15 (31.91%) ERP
3 13 (27.66%) Coaching
4 10 (21.28%) B2B
4 10 (21.28%) Data Mapping
4 10 (21.28%) Integration Testing
4 10 (21.28%) Presales
5 9 (19.15%) Workflow
6 7 (14.89%) OO
7 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
8 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
8 5 (10.64%) Migration
9 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (8.51%) Security Architecture
9 4 (8.51%) Time Management
10 2 (4.26%) Workflow Development
11 1 (2.13%) Change Control
11 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Management
11 1 (2.13%) IT Governance
11 1 (2.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SAPscript
2 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (57.45%) Security Cleared
2 24 (51.06%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) NFS
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) OpenText
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