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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 119 131 123
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing ABAP 4 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.11% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 0.34% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£443 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £388 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 - -
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
696 881 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.80% 33.65% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 479 300
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 29
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £17.50 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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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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
Slough -8 1 £425 -
Reading - - - -
ABAP
South East

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (42.86%) SAP BW
3 4 (28.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) NetWeaver
3 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) CRM
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) SAP FI
4 3 (21.43%) SAP CO
4 3 (21.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) MDX
5 2 (14.29%) SAP GRC
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
6 1 (7.14%) AS400
6 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.14%) EDI
6 1 (7.14%) LDAP
6 1 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) Business Objects

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (28.57%) NetWeaver
2 1 (7.14%) SAP EP
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP FI
1 3 (21.43%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (21.43%) SAP CO
2 2 (14.29%) SAP GRC
3 1 (7.14%) SAP BPC
3 1 (7.14%) SAP SCM
3 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SAP BW
2 4 (28.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LSMW
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Developer
3 3 (21.43%) NetWeaver Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Business Objects Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SAP BW Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP GRC Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP PI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SAP BW Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) MDX
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) EDI
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (7.14%) BAPI
2 1 (7.14%) SAP XI
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Basis
2 1 (7.14%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) AS400
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) FMCG
2 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) OO
1 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) JDA
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects