The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank - 60 44
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.13% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.37% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £414 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.15 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
340 268 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.04% 34.18% 38.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 202 159
Average daily rate £400 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 15
Average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.30 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.13 £42.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CO-PA
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft