Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 November 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 > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 518 520
Rank change year-on-year -58 +2 -20
Contract jobs citing ABAP 63 90 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.45% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 56 39
London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £405 £276 £396
90th Percentile £650 £588 £610
England median daily rate £500 £450 £443
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.69% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
London median hourly rate £41.00 - £50.00
England median hourly rate £41.00 £10.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +310.00% -80.00% -25.37%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22927 20193 20094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.64% 44.64% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17365 15092 14989
London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £633 £638
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 116 137
London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.18 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.48% +36.95% -18.53%
10th Percentile £18.01 £16.07 £13.50
90th Percentile £52.15 £57.19 £50.87
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing ABAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in London

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in London

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ABAP in London

ABAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ABAP in London

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the London region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
West London -2 6 - - 1
Central London -2 6 £463 -5.61%
East London - 2 £350 -
South London - 1 - -
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 London region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 61 (96.83%) SAP
2 18 (28.57%) SAP HANA
3 12 (19.05%) SAP BW
4 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (17.46%) SAP SD
5 10 (15.87%) Finance
6 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.70%) Logistics
6 8 (12.70%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 7 (11.11%) LSMW
7 7 (11.11%) Billing
7 7 (11.11%) BAPI
8 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.52%) SAP Smart Forms
8 6 (9.52%) NetWeaver
8 6 (9.52%) OO
8 6 (9.52%) Project Management
8 6 (9.52%) Analytics
8 6 (9.52%) IDoc
8 6 (9.52%) SAP S/4HANA
9 5 (7.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (7.94%) Business Process Mapping
9 5 (7.94%) User Experience
9 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (7.94%) SAP IS-U
9 5 (7.94%) Smart Meter
9 5 (7.94%) Java
9 5 (7.94%) Workflow

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (9.52%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (17.46%) SAP SD
2 6 (9.52%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (7.94%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (4.76%) SAP ERP
5 2 (3.17%) SAP CO
5 2 (3.17%) SAP EHS
5 2 (3.17%) SAP FI
5 2 (3.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (3.17%) SAP MM
5 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (3.17%) SAP R/3
6 1 (1.59%) SAP BPC
6 1 (1.59%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.59%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.59%) SAP PLM
6 1 (1.59%) SAP PM
6 1 (1.59%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (4.76%) PaaS
2 3 (4.76%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) SMS
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
2 1 (1.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) SAP HANA
2 12 (19.05%) SAP BW
3 8 (12.70%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (7.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.35%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (3.17%) OLAP
7 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) LSMW
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Billing
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) General Ledger
5 2 (3.17%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Consultant
2 24 (38.10%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (26.98%) Developer
4 14 (22.22%) SAP Developer
5 12 (19.05%) ABAP Developer
6 6 (9.52%) SAP BW Consultant
6 6 (9.52%) SAP SD Consultant
7 5 (7.94%) Architect
7 5 (7.94%) SAP BW Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Functional Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) SAP Architect
8 3 (4.76%) SAP Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) SAP Logistics Expert
8 3 (4.76%) SAP SD Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) SAP SD Business Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) BAPI
2 6 (9.52%) IDoc
2 6 (9.52%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (6.35%) SAP Basis
3 4 (6.35%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (6.35%) SAP PI
4 3 (4.76%) HTML
4 3 (4.76%) HTML5
4 3 (4.76%) SAP XI
4 3 (4.76%) SAPUI5
5 2 (3.17%) SAP Business Workflow
5 2 (3.17%) SOAP
5 2 (3.17%) XML
6 1 (1.59%) CSS3
6 1 (1.59%) EDI
6 1 (1.59%) JMS
6 1 (1.59%) jQuery
6 1 (1.59%) SAP ALE
6 1 (1.59%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.94%) Smart Meter
1 5 (7.94%) User Experience
2 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.59%) FMCG
2 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.59%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.70%) Logistics
3 7 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 6 (9.52%) Analytics
4 6 (9.52%) OO
4 6 (9.52%) Project Management
4 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.94%) Business Process Mapping
5 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (7.94%) Workflow
6 4 (6.35%) Change Management
6 4 (6.35%) ERP
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.35%) Time Management
7 3 (4.76%) Business Transformation
7 3 (4.76%) Data Integration
7 3 (4.76%) Migration
7 3 (4.76%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) Java
2 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.76%) SQL
3 2 (3.17%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) GAMP
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
Vendors
1 61 (96.83%) SAP
2 3 (4.76%) Kronos
2 3 (4.76%) MuleSoft
2 3 (4.76%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.17%) Tableau
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe
4 1 (1.59%) Ariba
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) Sybase
4 1 (1.59%) Syclo
4 1 (1.59%) TIBCO