Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 February 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 172 153
Rank change year-on-year +13 -19 -10
Contract jobs citing ABAP 32 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.38% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 1.18% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 16
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £403 £413 £419
90th Percentile £588 £580 £700
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% +1.12%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,597 1,700 1,697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.38% 32.11% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,003 1,038 1,038
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 53 38
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £25.00 £30.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -16.85% +4.79%
10th Percentile £20.50 £14.55 £12.97
90th Percentile £49.50 £42.45 £44.13
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in the West Midlands

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in the West Midlands

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ABAP in the West Midlands

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
Solihull - 8 £550 -
Birmingham -9 7 £575 +35.29% 5
Coventry +9 5 £425 -2.86%
Warwickshire +5 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £475 -
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (31.25%) SAP IS-U
2 10 (31.25%) Business Process Mapping
3 7 (21.88%) SAP Smart Forms
3 7 (21.88%) Billing
3 7 (21.88%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (18.75%) SAP Retail
4 6 (18.75%) SAP Payroll
4 6 (18.75%) Retail
4 6 (18.75%) NHS
5 4 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (12.50%) Smart Meter
6 3 (9.38%) SAP BW
6 3 (9.38%) CRM
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
7 2 (6.25%) Cognos
7 2 (6.25%) SAP MM
7 2 (6.25%) SAP WM
7 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) People Management
7 2 (6.25%) Concur
7 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.25%) SAP HANA
8 1 (3.13%) SAP EWM
8 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (3.13%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 10 (31.25%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (21.88%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (18.75%) SAP Payroll
3 6 (18.75%) SAP Retail
4 2 (6.25%) SAP MM
4 2 (6.25%) SAP WM
5 1 (3.13%) SAP EWM
5 1 (3.13%) SAP HR
5 1 (3.13%) SAP POS DM
5 1 (3.13%) SAP QM
5 1 (3.13%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SAP BW
2 2 (6.25%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (21.88%) Billing
2 6 (18.75%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Consultant
2 13 (40.63%) SAP Consultant
3 9 (28.13%) Developer
3 9 (28.13%) SAP Developer
4 8 (25.00%) ABAP Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Functional Consultant
5 6 (18.75%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 6 (18.75%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Report Specialist
6 3 (9.38%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) HR Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Management Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) SAP Retail Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) NetWeaver Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Report Developer
8 1 (3.13%) SAP Architect
8 1 (3.13%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) SAP ALE
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) NHS
2 4 (12.50%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Business Process Mapping
1 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (9.38%) CRM
2 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 2 (6.25%) People Management
3 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.13%) ERP
4 1 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Logistics
4 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) Cognos
2 2 (6.25%) Concur