The first table below looks at the demand for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 18 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 Bristol 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 57 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing ABAP 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.39% 0.47% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 1.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £425 £425 -
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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
394 216 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.05% 33.80% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 120 178
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 31
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% +9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £12.42 £22.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
ABAP
South West

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ABAP across the Bristol region.

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

ABAP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 13 (100.00%) SAP
1 13 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (84.62%) SAP BW
2 11 (84.62%) SAP BI
2 11 (84.62%) FMCG
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
4 7 (53.85%) ERP
5 5 (38.46%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (30.77%) SAP HANA
7 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
7 2 (15.38%) SAP Security
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
8 1 (7.69%) SAP XI
8 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
8 1 (7.69%) Finance
8 1 (7.69%) Windows
8 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (7.69%) Change Control
8 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
8 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (7.69%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SAP BW
1 11 (84.62%) SAP BI
2 4 (30.77%) SAP HANA
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Consultant
1 11 (84.62%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 11 (84.62%) SAP Consultant
1 11 (84.62%) SAP BI Consultant
2 8 (61.54%) SAP BW Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Support
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SAP XI
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) ERP
3 5 (38.46%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Security
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft