Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 316 308 332
Rank change year-on-year -8 +24 -1
Contract jobs citing ABAP 63 54 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 0.98% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 17
South East median daily rate £463 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £251 £374 £370
90th Percentile £549 £530 £509
England median daily rate £475 £480 £450
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.25 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -7.50% - -

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 6,716 5,499 6,490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.37% 34.39% 34.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,107 3,350 4,159
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £308 £288 £271
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 172 240
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.75 £16.25 £12.93
90th Percentile £53.75 £61.32 £52.85
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +10.67% +7.14%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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
Hampshire -13 22 £475 -4.04% 8
Surrey -15 14 £423 -2.09% 1
West Sussex +6 13 £475 +16.14%
Thames Valley -8 11 £525 +10.53% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 5 £500 +17.65%
Berkshire -24 5 - -
M4 Corridor - 2 £450 -
East Sussex - 1 £500 - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £525 - 2
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 63 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (22.22%) SAP PI
3 13 (20.63%) Java
3 13 (20.63%) OO
4 12 (19.05%) SAP HANA
4 12 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (15.87%) CRM
5 10 (15.87%) Workflow
6 9 (14.29%) Degree
7 8 (12.70%) IDoc
7 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.70%) Web Dynpro
7 8 (12.70%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (12.70%) SQL
8 7 (11.11%) ITIL
8 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (11.11%) SAP MM
8 7 (11.11%) Project Management
8 7 (11.11%) Migration
8 7 (11.11%) SAP PSCD
8 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 6 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 6 (9.52%) Process Improvement
9 6 (9.52%) Finance
9 6 (9.52%) SAP BW
9 6 (9.52%) ERP
9 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 6 (9.52%) Oracle

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 5 (7.94%) NetWeaver
2 3 (4.76%) Confluence
2 3 (4.76%) SAP Portal
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.17%) SAP EP
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) SAP MM
1 7 (11.11%) SAP PSCD
2 5 (7.94%) SAP ERP
2 5 (7.94%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (4.76%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (4.76%) SAP PP
3 3 (4.76%) SAP WM
4 2 (3.17%) SAP CO
4 2 (3.17%) SAP CRM
4 2 (3.17%) SAP FI
4 2 (3.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (3.17%) SAP HR
4 2 (3.17%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.59%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.59%) SAP LE
5 1 (1.59%) SAP MDG
5 1 (1.59%) SAP PLM
5 1 (1.59%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.76%) Boomi
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SAP HANA
2 8 (12.70%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (9.52%) SAP BW
3 6 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) LSMW
2 3 (4.76%) JIRA
3 2 (3.17%) NWDI
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.76%) Automotive
3 3 (4.76%) German Language
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Developer
2 22 (34.92%) SAP Developer
3 17 (26.98%) Consultant
4 16 (25.40%) ABAP Developer
5 15 (23.81%) SAP Consultant
6 9 (14.29%) SAP PI Developer
7 4 (6.35%) ABAP Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Integration Developer
7 4 (6.35%) SAP Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Integration Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.76%) IT Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.76%) IT Services Manager
8 3 (4.76%) SAP Integration Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) SAP PI Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.17%) SAP Configurer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) SAP PI
2 8 (12.70%) IDoc
2 8 (12.70%) Web Dynpro
3 6 (9.52%) SAP ALE
4 5 (7.94%) SAP Basis
5 4 (6.35%) REST
5 4 (6.35%) SOAP
6 3 (4.76%) Middleware
6 3 (4.76%) SAP Smart Forms
6 3 (4.76%) SAPUI5
7 2 (3.17%) JDBC
7 2 (3.17%) LDAP
7 2 (3.17%) SAP Fiori
7 2 (3.17%) Web Services
7 2 (3.17%) XML
7 2 (3.17%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.59%) BAPI
8 1 (1.59%) EDI
8 1 (1.59%) Java SE
8 1 (1.59%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Driving Licence
1 4 (6.35%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
1 1 (1.59%) Unix
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) OO
2 12 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (15.87%) CRM
3 10 (15.87%) Workflow
4 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.11%) ITIL
5 7 (11.11%) Migration
5 7 (11.11%) Project Management
6 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 6 (9.52%) ERP
6 6 (9.52%) Process Improvement
6 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.94%) Logistics
7 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.94%) RUP
8 4 (6.35%) ETL
8 4 (6.35%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) Java
2 8 (12.70%) SQL
3 3 (4.76%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) PMO
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) MOM
1 2 (3.17%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) Remedy
4 3 (4.76%) Adobe
4 3 (4.76%) Dell
4 3 (4.76%) webMethods
5 2 (3.17%) Ariba
6 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.59%) Sybase