The first table below looks at the demand for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire 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 - 61 74
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.48% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.71% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate - £556 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.06%
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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
362 234 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.17% 28.06% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 145 180
Average daily rate £330 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 11
Average hourly rate £15.97 £22.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.02% -38.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £103.00 £27.00 £42.60
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 Buckinghamshire

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
Milton Keynes - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
ABAP
South East

ABAP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) SAP BI
2 1 (50.00%) SAP XI
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (50.00%) SAP SRM
2 1 (50.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (50.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (50.00%) Java

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP SRM
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Payroll Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Support
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis Support
1 1 (50.00%) Payroll Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SAP XI
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP