The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 103 116 125
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing ABAP 15 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.37% 1.79% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Average daily rate £413 £525 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +36.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £480 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £550 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £463 £414
% change year-on-year
-4.32% +11.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £44.00
ABAP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
634 728 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.44% 26.94% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 425 411
Average daily rate £380 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 20
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £27.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £32.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £55.65 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ABAP across the Berkshire region.

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 12 £425 -22.72%
ABAP
South East

ABAP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ABAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ABAP.

1 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (42.86%) Billing
2 9 (42.86%) SAP IS-U
3 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Integration Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Functional Testing
4 4 (19.05%) SAP GRC
4 4 (19.05%) SAP Security
4 4 (19.05%) Data Governance
4 4 (19.05%) SAP Basis
4 4 (19.05%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (19.05%) BAPI
4 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
4 4 (19.05%) RTP
5 3 (14.29%) Information Management
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
7 1 (4.76%) OpenText
7 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (4.76%) SAP MDM
7 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
7 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
7 1 (4.76%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) Data Management
7 1 (4.76%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (4.76%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (4.76%) Master Data Management
7 1 (4.76%) Workflow Development

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ABAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ABAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (19.05%) SAP GRC
3 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
3 1 (4.76%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (4.76%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
General
1 9 (42.86%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Consultant
1 13 (61.90%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (38.10%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) SAP Architect
3 4 (19.05%) SAP Developer
4 3 (14.29%) ABAP Developer
5 2 (9.52%) ABAP Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Master Data Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) SAP BW Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) SAP FI Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) SAP MDM Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) BAPI
1 4 (19.05%) SAP Basis
1 4 (19.05%) SAP Smart Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Functional Testing
1 8 (38.10%) Integration Testing
1 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Data Governance
2 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
2 4 (19.05%) SAP Security
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Information Management
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Master Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow Development
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) OpenText