The first table below looks at the demand for the ABAP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP Developer in their job title 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 Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire 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 Developer
Rank - 63 -
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.40% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £444 £423
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +5.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
773 680 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.73% 91.15% 91.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 324 312
Average daily rate £376 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.28% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 29
Average hourly rate £31.56 £19.75 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.77% -30.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £9.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
ABAP Developer
North West

ABAP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP Developer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

ABAP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ABAP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ABAP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

ABAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited ABAP Developer in their job title 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 with ABAP Developer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ABAP
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Primavera
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (50.00%) SAP CE
2 1 (50.00%) NWDS
2 1 (50.00%) LSMW
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) SAP BSP
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Certification
2 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (50.00%) SAP PP
2 1 (50.00%) SAP BI
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

ABAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited ABAP Developer in their job title 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 with ABAP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PP
1 1 (50.00%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LSMW
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CE
1 1 (50.00%) NWDS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (50.00%) SAP BSP
2 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) ABAP
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Primavera
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects