The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
UK / England
Rank 452 503 440
Rank change year-on-year +51 -63  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 133 112 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.77% 0.59% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 44 71
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12%  
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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17199 18829 18063
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.15% 38.39% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11862 12983 11839
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 448 384
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in England

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ABAP in England

ABAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ABAP in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ABAP in England

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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
London +47 40 £450 - 4
East Midlands +14 30 £500 +11.11% 3
South East +7 20 £425 - 5
South West +10 9 £425 -5.55% 1
West Midlands +14 6 £360 -31.42% 1
North West +26 5 £484 - 1
Yorkshire +19 5 £388 - 1
Midlands +11 5 - -
East of England -12 4 £375 -18.91% 3
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 294 (98.66%) SAP
2 47 (15.77%) Workflow
2 47 (15.77%) Finance
3 46 (15.44%) Web Dynpro
4 42 (14.09%) SAP BW
4 42 (14.09%) SAP HANA
5 41 (13.76%) Java
6 40 (13.42%) ERP
7 31 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (10.07%) NetWeaver
8 30 (10.07%) Logistics
9 29 (9.73%) SAP FI
9 29 (9.73%) Migration
9 29 (9.73%) SAPUI5
10 28 (9.40%) SAP FI/CO
10 28 (9.40%) Billing
10 28 (9.40%) SAP CO
11 27 (9.06%) Security Cleared
12 26 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (8.72%) Data Modelling
13 24 (8.05%) OO
14 23 (7.72%) SAP PI
15 22 (7.38%) SAP HR
15 22 (7.38%) SAP ALE
16 21 (7.05%) SAP MDG
17 20 (6.71%) SAP Fiori
17 20 (6.71%) SAP SD
17 20 (6.71%) Adobe
17 20 (6.71%) CRM
17 20 (6.71%) Manufacturing

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 30 (10.07%) NetWeaver
2 12 (4.03%) Documentum
3 7 (2.35%) SAP Portal
4 5 (1.68%) Confluence
5 4 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.67%) SAP EP
7 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.34%) CMS
8 1 (0.34%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (9.73%) SAP FI
2 28 (9.40%) SAP CO
2 28 (9.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 22 (7.38%) SAP HR
4 21 (7.05%) SAP MDG
5 20 (6.71%) SAP SD
6 18 (6.04%) SAP IS-U
7 12 (4.03%) SAP ERP
8 11 (3.69%) SAP MM
9 9 (3.02%) SAP CRM
10 8 (2.68%) SAP PSCD
11 7 (2.35%) SAP WM
12 5 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 4 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
13 4 (1.34%) SAP BPC
13 4 (1.34%) SAP Payroll
13 4 (1.34%) SAP PM
14 3 (1.01%) SAP EWM
14 3 (1.01%) SAP FSCM
14 3 (1.01%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.01%) FTP
2 2 (0.67%) Internet
3 1 (0.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.09%) SAP BW
1 42 (14.09%) SAP HANA
2 14 (4.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 13 (4.36%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.01%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (1.68%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.34%) HBase
6 4 (1.34%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.34%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.01%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.01%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.67%) Lumira
8 2 (0.67%) OLAP
8 2 (0.67%) Power BI
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.34%) Big Data
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (4.36%) LSMW
2 5 (1.68%) JIRA
3 2 (0.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.34%) NWDS
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Composer
General
1 47 (15.77%) Finance
2 28 (9.40%) Billing
3 20 (6.71%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.69%) Retail
5 6 (2.01%) German Language
6 4 (1.34%) French Language
6 4 (1.34%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.34%) Legal
6 4 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.01%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.01%) Back Office
8 2 (0.67%) Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (51.34%) Consultant
2 148 (49.66%) SAP Consultant
3 104 (34.90%) Developer
4 94 (31.54%) SAP Developer
5 72 (24.16%) ABAP Developer
6 26 (8.72%) ABAP Consultant
7 18 (6.04%) SAP BW Consultant
8 16 (5.37%) Architect
8 16 (5.37%) SAP ISU Consultant
9 14 (4.70%) SAP MDG Consultant
10 13 (4.36%) HR Consultant
10 13 (4.36%) SAP HR Consultant
10 13 (4.36%) SAP SD Consultant
11 11 (3.69%) SAP Architect
11 11 (3.69%) SAP PI Consultant
11 11 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 10 (3.36%) SAP BI Consultant
12 10 (3.36%) SAP Technical Consultant
12 10 (3.36%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (15.44%) Web Dynpro
2 29 (9.73%) SAPUI5
3 23 (7.72%) SAP PI
4 22 (7.38%) SAP ALE
5 20 (6.71%) SAP Fiori
6 17 (5.70%) BAPI
7 15 (5.03%) SAP Smart Forms
7 15 (5.03%) Web Services
8 11 (3.69%) SAP Business Workflow
8 11 (3.69%) SAP XI
9 8 (2.68%) EDI
10 7 (2.35%) XML
11 5 (1.68%) HTML
11 5 (1.68%) JDBC
11 5 (1.68%) SAP Basis
12 4 (1.34%) EDIFACT
12 4 (1.34%) HTML5
12 4 (1.34%) JSON
13 3 (1.01%) JMS
14 2 (0.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.01%) User Experience
3 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
3 2 (0.67%) FMCG
3 2 (0.67%) PMI
4 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (15.77%) Workflow
2 40 (13.42%) ERP
3 31 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (10.07%) Logistics
5 29 (9.73%) Migration
6 26 (8.72%) Data Modelling
7 24 (8.05%) OO
8 20 (6.71%) CRM
9 18 (6.04%) Data Migration
10 17 (5.70%) Process Improvement
11 16 (5.37%) Business Analysis
11 16 (5.37%) Time Management
12 12 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (4.03%) Coaching
12 12 (4.03%) Data Governance
12 12 (4.03%) Integration Testing
12 12 (4.03%) Project Management
13 10 (3.36%) Data Mapping
13 10 (3.36%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (3.02%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.76%) Java
2 11 (3.69%) JavaScript
3 8 (2.68%) SQL
4 6 (2.01%) SAPscript
5 2 (0.67%) C
5 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (9.06%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.04%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.70%) Degree
4 4 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.34%) SAP Certification
5 3 (1.01%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.01%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CCA
7 1 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.34%) Data Quality
1 4 (1.34%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) PMO
2 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.34%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (1.34%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 294 (98.66%) SAP
2 20 (6.71%) Adobe
3 10 (3.36%) OpenText
3 10 (3.36%) Oracle
4 8 (2.68%) Syclo
5 5 (1.68%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.68%) webMethods
6 4 (1.34%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.34%) Pega
7 3 (1.01%) Pegasus
8 2 (0.67%) Ariba
8 2 (0.67%) hybris
8 2 (0.67%) Sybase
8 2 (0.67%) Tableau
9 1 (0.34%) Dell
9 1 (0.34%) HP
9 1 (0.34%) IBM
9 1 (0.34%) Informatica
9 1 (0.34%) Kony
9 1 (0.34%) TIBCO
Derby, Derbyshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £520 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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