Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the 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 24 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 > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 222 193
Rank change year-on-year +50 -29 -13
Contract jobs citing ABAP 68 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.82% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.47% 1.50% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 22
Midlands median daily rate £530 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.78% -2.70% -2.63%
10th Percentile £385 £368 £401
90th Percentile £588 £550 £544
England median daily rate £500 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2752 3264 2660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 33.37% 33.46% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1771 2034 1602
Midlands median daily rate £376 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.27% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £220
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 80 79
Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £28.60 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.40% +20.40% -13.64%
10th Percentile £14.16 £13.08 £12.46
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.75 £43.75
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 the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in the Midlands

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in the Midlands

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ABAP in the Midlands

ABAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ABAP in the Midlands

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
East Midlands +31 43 £515 +28.75%
West Midlands +14 21 £550 +22.22% 7
ABAP
England

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

1 66 (97.06%) SAP
2 29 (42.65%) Security Cleared
3 23 (33.82%) SC Cleared
4 20 (29.41%) Logistics
5 16 (23.53%) Migration
6 15 (22.06%) Finance
6 15 (22.06%) ERP
6 15 (22.06%) LSMW
6 15 (22.06%) Data Migration
7 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (16.18%) SAP S/4HANA
9 9 (13.24%) Time Management
10 8 (11.76%) Manufacturing
10 8 (11.76%) Business Process Mapping
11 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (10.29%) Presales
11 7 (10.29%) SAP IS-U
11 7 (10.29%) SAP Retail
11 7 (10.29%) Retail
11 7 (10.29%) B2B
12 6 (8.82%) CRM
12 6 (8.82%) NHS
12 6 (8.82%) SAP HANA
13 5 (7.35%) SAP PI
13 5 (7.35%) SAP ERP
13 5 (7.35%) Billing
13 5 (7.35%) Automotive
14 4 (5.88%) SAP Smart Forms
14 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (5.88%) Aerospace

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 3 (4.41%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 11 (16.18%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (10.29%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (10.29%) SAP Retail
3 5 (7.35%) SAP ERP
4 3 (4.41%) SAP CRM
4 3 (4.41%) SAP FI
4 3 (4.41%) SAP SD
5 2 (2.94%) SAP CO
5 2 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (2.94%) SAP MM
5 2 (2.94%) SAP Travel Management
6 1 (1.47%) Maximo
6 1 (1.47%) SAP EWM
6 1 (1.47%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.47%) SAP QM
6 1 (1.47%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SAP HANA
2 3 (4.41%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.47%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) LSMW
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 7 (10.29%) Retail
4 5 (7.35%) Automotive
4 5 (7.35%) Billing
5 4 (5.88%) Aerospace
6 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.47%) Banking
7 1 (1.47%) German Language
7 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Consultant
2 25 (36.76%) SAP Consultant
3 11 (16.18%) ABAP Developer
3 11 (16.18%) Developer
3 11 (16.18%) SAP Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Architect
5 8 (11.76%) Data Migration Lead
5 8 (11.76%) SAP Data Migration Lead
6 7 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Functional Consultant
7 6 (8.82%) SAP Architect
7 6 (8.82%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 6 (8.82%) SAP ISU Consultant
7 6 (8.82%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.35%) ABAP Consultant
8 5 (7.35%) SAP Financial Leader
9 4 (5.88%) SAP CRM Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) SAP PI Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) Support Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) SAP PI
2 4 (5.88%) SAP Fiori
2 4 (5.88%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (4.41%) IDoc
4 2 (2.94%) SAP ALE
4 2 (2.94%) Web Services
5 1 (1.47%) EDI
5 1 (1.47%) EDIFACT
5 1 (1.47%) SAP TM
5 1 (1.47%) SAP XI
5 1 (1.47%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) NHS
3 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Logistics
2 16 (23.53%) Migration
3 15 (22.06%) Data Migration
3 15 (22.06%) ERP
4 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (13.24%) Time Management
6 8 (11.76%) Business Process Mapping
7 7 (10.29%) B2B
7 7 (10.29%) Presales
8 6 (8.82%) CRM
9 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.88%) Dependency Management
9 4 (5.88%) Release Management
9 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.41%) Change Management
10 3 (4.41%) Workflow
11 2 (2.94%) Integration Testing
11 2 (2.94%) Performance Testing
11 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (42.65%) Security Cleared
2 23 (33.82%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 66 (97.06%) SAP
2 1 (1.47%) HP
2 1 (1.47%) Lotus
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle