The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for ABAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 25 June 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 54 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.16% 0.36% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £360 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £65.00

ABAP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 217 246 397
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 35.23% 44.65% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 165 279
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Median hourly rate £36.50 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +217.39% -34.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £10.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £14.55 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing ABAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in Wales

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in Wales

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -6 1 - - 1
ABAP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) JDBC
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) SAP ALE
4 1 (25.00%) SAP HCM
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) BAPI
4 1 (25.00%) SAP XI
4 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (25.00%) IDoc

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (25.00%) SAP HCM
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SAP HCM Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SAP PI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (25.00%) BAPI
2 1 (25.00%) IDoc
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC
2 1 (25.00%) SAP ALE
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (25.00%) SAP XI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP