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 23 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 73 58
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.20% 0.54% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 1.41% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £423
% change year-on-year +6.66% +6.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.25 £65.00
% change year-on-year - +1.92%  

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 200 283 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 40.32% 37.99% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 167 143
Median daily rate £425 £425 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +24.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -14.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 23 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
Chichester - 1 £400 -
ABAP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 7 (87.50%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (50.00%) Web Dynpro
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) RUP
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) NetWeaver
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe
4 2 (25.00%) SAP HR
4 2 (25.00%) webMethods
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) BAPI
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (25.00%) Revenue Management
4 2 (25.00%) SAP Portal
4 2 (25.00%) Confluence
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) SAPUI5
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA

ABAP
Co-occurring 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 2 (25.00%) Confluence
1 2 (25.00%) NetWeaver
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Portal
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP HR
1 2 (25.00%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (12.50%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
1 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) LSMW
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) ABAP Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) HR Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) SAP HR Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) ABAP Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Lead
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Report Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SAP BW Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Migration Lead
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (25.00%) BAPI
2 2 (25.00%) IDoc
2 2 (25.00%) SAPUI5
3 1 (12.50%) SAP ALE
3 1 (12.50%) SAP BSP
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Revenue Management
3 2 (25.00%) RUP
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Conversion
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SAPscript
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) webMethods
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau