Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 12 November 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 322 311
Rank change year-on-year +29 -11 +23
Contract jobs citing ABAP 88 54 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.53% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 0.92% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 34 29
South East median daily rate £438 £489 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.49% +15.00% +0.59%
10th Percentile £363 £413 £345
90th Percentile £568 £536 £540
England median daily rate £458 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -8.50% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year -14.63% +310.00% -80.00%

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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,775 5,869 5,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.07% 35.35% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,370 3,657 3,606
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 164 219
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25.12 £18.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £54.10
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +1.35%

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in the South East

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in the South East

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in the South East over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ABAP in the South East

ABAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ABAP in the South East

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the South East region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. 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 Sussex +11 28 £438 -2.23% 4
Hampshire -21 22 £450 -10.00% 7
Thames Valley +15 19 £400 -20.00% 2
Berkshire +3 19 £400 -25.58% 2
Surrey -8 9 £337 +18.25% 3
East Sussex - 9 £525 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £450 -
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ABAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 85 (96.59%) SAP
2 34 (38.64%) CRM
3 31 (35.23%) SAP PI
4 28 (31.82%) Java
5 21 (23.86%) Workflow
5 21 (23.86%) SAP Fiori
6 17 (19.32%) Web Dynpro
6 17 (19.32%) Configuration Management
7 16 (18.18%) NetWeaver
7 16 (18.18%) OO
7 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (18.18%) IDoc
7 16 (18.18%) SAP Portal
8 15 (17.05%) SC Cleared
8 15 (17.05%) Security Cleared
8 15 (17.05%) SAP BW
9 14 (15.91%) ERP
9 14 (15.91%) Adobe
9 14 (15.91%) Waterfall
9 14 (15.91%) Process Improvement
9 14 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (14.77%) SAP HANA
10 13 (14.77%) SuccessFactors
10 13 (14.77%) SAP PSCD
10 13 (14.77%) SQL
10 13 (14.77%) webMethods
10 13 (14.77%) Problem Management
11 12 (13.64%) JIRA
11 12 (13.64%) Ariba
11 12 (13.64%) Confluence

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (18.18%) NetWeaver
1 16 (18.18%) SAP Portal
2 12 (13.64%) Confluence
3 7 (7.95%) SAP EP
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (14.77%) SAP PSCD
2 11 (12.50%) SAP CRM
3 10 (11.36%) SAP ERP
4 9 (10.23%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (4.55%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (3.41%) SAP PM
6 3 (3.41%) SAP PP
7 2 (2.27%) Movex
7 2 (2.27%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (2.27%) SAP MDM
7 2 (2.27%) SAP SD
8 1 (1.14%) SAP EWM
8 1 (1.14%) SAP GRC
8 1 (1.14%) SAP MDG
8 1 (1.14%) SAP MM
8 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (1.14%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.77%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (5.68%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) SAP BW
2 13 (14.77%) SAP HANA
3 11 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.41%) Lumira
5 3 (3.41%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) JIRA
2 4 (4.55%) NWDI
3 2 (2.27%) LSMW
General
1 7 (7.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Back Office
3 2 (2.27%) German Language
4 1 (1.14%) Automotive
4 1 (1.14%) Billing
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (48.86%) Developer
2 38 (43.18%) SAP Developer
3 33 (37.50%) ABAP Developer
4 19 (21.59%) Architect
4 19 (21.59%) Consultant
5 18 (20.45%) SAP Architect
5 18 (20.45%) SAP Consultant
6 10 (11.36%) SAP Technical Architect
6 10 (11.36%) Technical Architect
7 8 (9.09%) SAP PI Developer
8 7 (7.95%) Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.68%) SAP PI Consultant
10 4 (4.55%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Integration Developer
11 3 (3.41%) ABAP Consultant
11 3 (3.41%) Integration Architect
11 3 (3.41%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.41%) SAP BW Consultant
11 3 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (35.23%) SAP PI
2 21 (23.86%) SAP Fiori
3 17 (19.32%) Web Dynpro
4 16 (18.18%) IDoc
5 11 (12.50%) SAPUI5
6 6 (6.82%) SAP XI
7 5 (5.68%) SAP Business Workflow
7 5 (5.68%) Web Services
7 5 (5.68%) XSLT
8 4 (4.55%) J2EE
8 4 (4.55%) LDAP
8 4 (4.55%) Middleware
8 4 (4.55%) SAP ALE
8 4 (4.55%) SAP Smart Forms
8 4 (4.55%) XML
8 4 (4.55%) XML Schema
9 2 (2.27%) BAPI
10 1 (1.14%) EDI
10 1 (1.14%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (5.68%) User Experience
3 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.14%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.64%) CRM
2 21 (23.86%) Workflow
3 17 (19.32%) Configuration Management
4 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.18%) OO
5 14 (15.91%) ERP
5 14 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (15.91%) Process Improvement
5 14 (15.91%) Waterfall
6 13 (14.77%) Problem Management
7 12 (13.64%) Test Strategy
8 11 (12.50%) OOP
9 10 (11.36%) Data Modelling
10 9 (10.23%) Data Migration
10 9 (10.23%) Migration
11 8 (9.09%) Revenue Management
12 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (7.95%) SAP Implementation
12 7 (7.95%) Strategic Thinking
12 7 (7.95%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.82%) Java
2 13 (14.77%) SQL
3 4 (4.55%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) SC Cleared
1 15 (17.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (1.14%) ISEB
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) SLA
2 4 (4.55%) PMO
3 3 (3.41%) QA
4 2 (2.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.14%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (4.55%) MOM
1 4 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 85 (96.59%) SAP
2 14 (15.91%) Adobe
3 13 (14.77%) webMethods
4 12 (13.64%) Ariba
5 5 (5.68%) CA
5 5 (5.68%) Dell
5 5 (5.68%) JD Edwards
5 5 (5.68%) Oracle
5 5 (5.68%) Remedy
6 4 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.41%) Workday
8 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.27%) Tableau
9 1 (1.14%) Informatica