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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 117 120 114
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing ABAP 9 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.34% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 0.88% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
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£550 £390 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +41.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.15 -
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
708 907 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.73% 35.20% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 493 306
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.10 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Reading - 4 £550 -
Slough -5 3 £425 -
ABAP
South East

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (60.00%) SAP BW
3 7 (46.67%) NetWeaver
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) DB2
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 4 (26.67%) SAP Basis
5 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) ETL
6 2 (13.33%) MS Office
6 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
6 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
7 1 (6.67%) SAP BPC
7 1 (6.67%) Change Control
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (6.67%) Time Management
7 1 (6.67%) LSMW
7 1 (6.67%) Data Management
7 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (6.67%) BAPI
7 1 (6.67%) SAP XI
7 1 (6.67%) SAP CO

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (46.67%) NetWeaver
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BPC
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CRM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP SD
1 1 (6.67%) SAP R/3
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SAP BW
2 4 (26.67%) DB2
3 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mart
5 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.67%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LSMW
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Consultant
1 10 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Developer
3 3 (20.00%) NetWeaver Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) SAP BW Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) SAP SD Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAP SD Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Business Objects Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) SAP Basis
2 1 (6.67%) BAPI
2 1 (6.67%) SAP XI
2 1 (6.67%) MDX
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) OO
1 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft