The first table below looks at the demand for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 Cambridge 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 - - 50
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
182 196 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.66% 50.13% 64.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 93 165
Average daily rate £338 £300 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £226 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
ABAP
Cambridgeshire

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge