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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 119 128 129
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing ABAP 6 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.040% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 0.12% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
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£600 £275 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+118.18% -43.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £401 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.91% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 - £45.00
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
644 834 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.34% 32.98% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 411 334
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £225 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 31
Average hourly rate £23.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.80 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 September 2014. 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
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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
Slough - 1 £425 -
Reading - - - -
ABAP
South East

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (44.44%) SAP BW
3 6 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (33.33%) SAP CO
3 6 (33.33%) SAP FI
3 6 (33.33%) NetWeaver
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) SAP GRC
4 5 (27.78%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) CRM
5 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Workflow
5 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) SAP Smart Forms
6 3 (16.67%) BAPI
6 3 (16.67%) SAP Basis
6 3 (16.67%) MDX
6 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (16.67%) SAPscript
7 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (11.11%) Middleware
7 2 (11.11%) IBM
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) EDI
7 2 (11.11%) LDAP
7 2 (11.11%) ETL
7 2 (11.11%) Web Services

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) NetWeaver
2 2 (11.11%) SAP EP
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 6 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (33.33%) SAP CO
2 5 (27.78%) SAP GRC
3 1 (5.56%) SAP BPC
3 1 (5.56%) SAP SCM
3 1 (5.56%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SAP BW
2 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LSMW
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Consultant
1 7 (38.89%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) SAP Developer
4 3 (16.67%) NetWeaver Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) SAP BW Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Business Objects Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) SAP GRC Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.11%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Business Objects Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) SAP Smart Forms
1 3 (16.67%) BAPI
1 3 (16.67%) SAP Basis
1 3 (16.67%) MDX
2 2 (11.11%) SAP ALE
2 2 (11.11%) SAP XI
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) EDI
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) AS400
1 2 (11.11%) iSeries
2 1 (5.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
1 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 4 (22.22%) Workflow
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Data Security
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Security
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SAPscript
2 2 (11.11%) Java
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) JDA
3 1 (5.56%) Business Objects