Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 320 308 330
Rank change year-on-year -12 +22 +10
Contract jobs citing ABAP 52 70 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 1.20% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 38
South East median daily rate £484 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.82% +1.49% -11.84%
10th Percentile £413 £350 £350
90th Percentile £531 £540 £565
England median daily rate £500 £450 £441
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.98% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £51.00
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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5889 5820 6721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.22% 35.28% 34.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3665 3558 4172
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 218 250
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.48 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Hampshire +21 19 £495 +18.21%
Thames Valley -5 18 £500 +19.40%
West Sussex -22 9 £448 +1.70%
Buckinghamshire -23 8 £506 +6.58%
Berkshire +6 7 £538 +72.00%
Middlesex +9 4 £435 +24.29%
Oxfordshire -1 3 £425 +3.03%
Surrey -30 2 £285 -35.77%
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 48 (92.31%) SAP
2 18 (34.62%) Workflow
3 16 (30.77%) Web Dynpro
4 14 (26.92%) SAPUI5
5 11 (21.15%) SAP Fiori
5 11 (21.15%) SAP Business Workflow
6 10 (19.23%) Workflow Development
7 9 (17.31%) SAP ERP
7 9 (17.31%) ERP
8 7 (13.46%) SAP SD
8 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
8 7 (13.46%) SAP Portal
8 7 (13.46%) Billing
9 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (11.54%) LSMW
9 6 (11.54%) SAP PI
9 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
9 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
9 6 (11.54%) IDoc
10 5 (9.62%) Functional Testing
10 5 (9.62%) SQL
10 5 (9.62%) Process Improvement
10 5 (9.62%) Logistics
11 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (7.69%) Degree
11 4 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (7.69%) SAP HANA
11 4 (7.69%) Performance Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Java
11 4 (7.69%) SQL Server

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 7 (13.46%) SAP Portal
2 4 (7.69%) NetWeaver
3 2 (3.85%) SAP EP
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (17.31%) SAP ERP
2 7 (13.46%) SAP SD
3 3 (5.77%) SAP FI
4 2 (3.85%) SAP CO
4 2 (3.85%) SAP EWM
4 2 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (3.85%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.92%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.92%) SAP FS
5 1 (1.92%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.92%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (1.92%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (1.92%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SAP HANA
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.77%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) LSMW
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 7 (13.46%) Billing
2 3 (5.77%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Consultant
1 24 (46.15%) SAP Consultant
2 21 (40.38%) Developer
3 18 (34.62%) SAP Developer
4 16 (30.77%) ABAP Developer
5 11 (21.15%) SAPUI5 Developer
6 7 (13.46%) SAP SD Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) SAP PI Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) ABAP Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Business Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Integration Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Report Developer
9 2 (3.85%) SAP MM Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) SAP SCM Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) Web Dynpro
2 14 (26.92%) SAPUI5
3 11 (21.15%) SAP Business Workflow
3 11 (21.15%) SAP Fiori
4 6 (11.54%) IDoc
4 6 (11.54%) SAP PI
5 2 (3.85%) HTML
5 2 (3.85%) SAP XI
5 2 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (1.92%) Ajax
6 1 (1.92%) BAPI
6 1 (1.92%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) J2EE
6 1 (1.92%) JSON
6 1 (1.92%) SAP ALE
6 1 (1.92%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.92%) SAP BSP
6 1 (1.92%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (1.92%) Web Services
6 1 (1.92%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) PMI
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Workflow
2 10 (19.23%) Workflow Development
3 9 (17.31%) ERP
4 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.62%) Functional Testing
5 5 (9.62%) Logistics
5 5 (9.62%) Process Improvement
6 4 (7.69%) Analytics
6 4 (7.69%) Business Analytics
6 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.77%) Project Management
7 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Coaching
8 2 (3.85%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) Java
3 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) ISEB
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.85%) GAMP
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 48 (92.31%) SAP
2 4 (7.69%) Tableau
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Ariba
4 1 (1.92%) hybris
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Sybase