The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 2.51% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 6.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £418 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
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 Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
137 104 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 35.96% 37.28% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 79 40
Average daily rate £300 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £79.25 £15.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+419.67% -39.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.85 £15.25 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff