Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 187 213
Rank change year-on-year -2 +26 -30
Contract jobs citing ABAP 8 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.38% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.93% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 5
South West median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
England median daily rate £500 £450 £448
% change year-on-year +11.11% +0.56% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West 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 South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2151 2363 2581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.28% 40.69% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1324 1531 1724
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% +4.89%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £490
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 142 168
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.14%
10th Percentile £18.33 £20.05 £23.63
90th Percentile £50.18 £48.00 £54.90
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.23
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.74% +24.08%

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in the South West

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in the South West

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ABAP in the South West

ABAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ABAP in the South West

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Wiltshire -2 5 £450 -25.00%
Somerset -9 2 £573 +52.67%
Bristol -19 1 £400 -11.11%
ABAP
England

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 South West region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) Workflow
2 5 (62.50%) Web Dynpro
3 4 (50.00%) Adobe
3 4 (50.00%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Order to Cash
4 1 (12.50%) SAP POS DM
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (12.50%) SAP R/3
4 1 (12.50%) SMS
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (50.00%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (12.50%) SAP POS DM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP R/3
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Sybase ASE
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) ABAP Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP POS DM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Retail Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Order to Cash
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase