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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 113 112 124
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing ABAP 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.40% 0.041%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 1.58% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
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- £600 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - -
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
611 634 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.77% 25.21% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 292 333
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 19
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £15.25 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 28 July 2015. 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 +3 2 - - 2
Reading - 2 - - 4
ABAP
South East

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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
2 6 (42.86%) PKI
2 6 (42.86%) SAP Security
3 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) ETL
4 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (28.57%) SAP BI
4 4 (28.57%) SAP Basis
5 3 (21.43%) Change Control
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (21.43%) CISSP
5 3 (21.43%) GxP
6 2 (14.29%) OOP
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (14.29%) SAPscript
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) SAP MM
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Statistics
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (14.29%) MDX

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP MM
1 2 (14.29%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SAP BW
2 4 (28.57%) SAP BI
3 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Security Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) SAP BW Architect
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Architect
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) SAP BW Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAP BW Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP SRM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) SAP Basis
3 2 (14.29%) MDX
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware
3 2 (14.29%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) PKI
2 2 (14.29%) Statistics
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) SAP Security
2 4 (28.57%) ETL
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SAPscript
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) GxP
1 3 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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