The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
South East / West Sussex
Rank 57 60 56
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.36% 1.00% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 2.61% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £417 £350 £580
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.14% -39.65%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £55.63 -
% change year-on-year -10.11% -  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 180 230 187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 35.02% 38.40% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 119 124
Median daily rate £468 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £37.50 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.05 £47.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in West Sussex

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Worthing +14 4 - - 2
East Grinstead - 1 £409 -
Gatwick - 1 £425 -
ABAP
South East

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 21 (91.30%) SAP
2 14 (60.87%) Web Dynpro
3 12 (52.17%) Java
4 9 (39.13%) NetWeaver
4 9 (39.13%) SAP HR
4 9 (39.13%) Time Management
4 9 (39.13%) SAPUI5
5 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (34.78%) SAP PSCD
5 8 (34.78%) Process Improvement
5 8 (34.78%) CRM
5 8 (34.78%) Data Modelling
6 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (30.43%) ERP
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) JIRA
7 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
7 5 (21.74%) webMethods
7 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
7 5 (21.74%) Workflow
7 5 (21.74%) Adobe
7 5 (21.74%) OO
7 5 (21.74%) RUP
7 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
7 5 (21.74%) Confluence
7 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
7 5 (21.74%) Revenue Management
7 5 (21.74%) SAP Portal
8 4 (17.39%) SAP Fiori
9 3 (13.04%) SAP PI

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 9 (39.13%) NetWeaver
2 5 (21.74%) Confluence
2 5 (21.74%) SAP Portal
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 9 (39.13%) SAP HR
2 8 (34.78%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (4.35%) SAP CO
3 1 (4.35%) SAP FI
3 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (4.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.70%) SAP BW
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) LSMW
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Consultant
2 14 (60.87%) SAP Consultant
3 9 (39.13%) HR Consultant
3 9 (39.13%) SAP HR Consultant
4 8 (34.78%) Developer
5 6 (26.09%) ABAP Developer
5 6 (26.09%) SAP Developer
6 3 (13.04%) SAP PI Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Analytics Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Business Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Report Developer
7 2 (8.70%) SAP BW Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Tableau Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Business Analytics Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Integration Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Senior SAP BW Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) Web Dynpro
2 9 (39.13%) SAPUI5
3 4 (17.39%) SAP Fiori
4 3 (13.04%) SAP PI
5 1 (4.35%) BAPI
5 1 (4.35%) SAP ALE
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) PMI
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Time Management
2 8 (34.78%) CRM
2 8 (34.78%) Data Modelling
2 8 (34.78%) Process Improvement
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (30.43%) ERP
4 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
4 5 (21.74%) Revenue Management
4 5 (21.74%) RUP
4 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
4 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
4 5 (21.74%) Workflow
5 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) SAP
2 5 (21.74%) Adobe
2 5 (21.74%) webMethods
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica