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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 63 52 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing ABAP 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.54% 0.49% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 1.50% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £401 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.91% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 - £45.00
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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
354 200 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.48% 32.63% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 143 192
Average daily rate £375 £323 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +4.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) SAP BW
3 9 (81.82%) ERP
3 9 (81.82%) FMCG
3 9 (81.82%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (45.45%) SAP CO-PA
5 5 (45.45%) SAP CO
6 4 (36.36%) SAP BI
6 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) SAP Security
7 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
8 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) Change Control
8 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (9.09%) SAP XI
8 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Windows
8 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
8 1 (9.09%) Line Management

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (9.09%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SAP BW
2 4 (36.36%) SAP BI
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Consultant
1 9 (81.82%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) SAP BI Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP CO Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Support
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) SAP CO-PA
2 1 (9.09%) SAP XI
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) FMCG
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ERP
1 9 (81.82%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Security
4 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft