Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 18 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 45 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 - +53
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.39% 0.87% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 2.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Somerset median daily rate £573 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.67% - -
South West median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 218 165 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 42.33% 35.95% 49.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 105 209
Somerset median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £277 £232 £263
90th Percentile £513 £463 £425
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 53
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.43% +22.14%
10th Percentile £27.55 £31.50 £30.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.25 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.14%

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in Somerset

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in Somerset

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 18 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
Taunton -3 1 - -
ABAP
South West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Somerset region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Order to Cash
2 1 (50.00%) SAP POS DM
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (50.00%) SAP POS DM
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase ASE
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP POS DM Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Retail Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Order to Cash
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase