The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 122 113 135
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs citing ABAP 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 1.15% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate - £396 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -41.66%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
769 782 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.28% 31.52% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 304 325
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 77 15
Average hourly rate £15.13 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.78% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £43.75 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
ABAP
South East

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
ABAP
South East

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (37.50%) SAP ALE
3 5 (31.25%) SAP FI
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) SAP CO
3 5 (31.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (18.75%) Supply Chain Management
4 3 (18.75%) SAP FSCM
4 3 (18.75%) BAPI
4 3 (18.75%) SAPscript
5 2 (12.50%) Informatica
5 2 (12.50%) PowerCenter
5 2 (12.50%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (12.50%) SAP PI
5 2 (12.50%) Logistics
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Velocity
6 1 (6.25%) SAP LE
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (6.25%) SAP HCM
6 1 (6.25%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (6.25%) SAP SCM
6 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.25%) SAP GRC
6 1 (6.25%) SaaS

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (6.25%) SAP EP
1 1 (6.25%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) SAP FI
1 5 (31.25%) SAP CO
1 5 (31.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (18.75%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (6.25%) SAP LE
3 1 (6.25%) SAP HCM
3 1 (6.25%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (6.25%) SAP SCM
3 1 (6.25%) SAP GRC
3 1 (6.25%) SAP EWM
3 1 (6.25%) SAP PM
3 1 (6.25%) SAP HR
3 1 (6.25%) SAP SD
3 1 (6.25%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) PowerCenter
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
3 5 (31.25%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) ABAP Developer
5 3 (18.75%) SAP Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Informatica Developer
7 1 (6.25%) SAP HCM Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Payroll Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) SAP GRC Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) SAP PI Developer
7 1 (6.25%) SAP SD Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) SAP EWM Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) SAP Payroll Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) SAP ALE
2 3 (18.75%) BAPI
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (12.50%) SAP PI
3 2 (12.50%) Velocity
4 1 (6.25%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis
4 1 (6.25%) OLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Supply Chain Management
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Logistics
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Informatica
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