The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £418
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 - £45.00
ABAP
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
53 76 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.46% 35.68% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 15
Average daily rate £305 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £404 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -19.08%
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 Chester

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Chester

ABAP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (100.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (100.00%) SAP XI
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Basis

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (100.00%) NetWeaver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SAP XI
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Basis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM