The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 192 216 206
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs citing ABAP 7 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.081% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.18% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £460 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £580 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
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 City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2466 3280 3119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.44% 44.53% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1892 2530 2406
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 18
Average hourly rate £45.00 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.09 £59.00 £48.50
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 the City of London

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the City of London region.

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ABAP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 3 (33.33%) SAP HR
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) BAPI
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) SAP BI
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
4 1 (11.11%) SAPscript
4 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (11.11%) SAP BPC
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) SAP ALE

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (33.33%) SAP HR
2 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
2 1 (11.11%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 2 (22.22%) SAP BI
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) ABAP Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SAP Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Build Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP HR Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Dynpro
1 2 (22.22%) BAPI
2 1 (11.11%) SAP ALE
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SAPscript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £281.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 2 days ago