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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 179 199 186
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing ABAP 11 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.35% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
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£500 £385 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -18.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £317 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £437 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £414 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £46.23 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.15 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.30%
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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
2307 2583 2380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.59% 43.19% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 1982 1852
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 31
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £20.63 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (34.62%) SAP BW
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (26.92%) SAP BI
4 6 (23.08%) OOP
4 6 (23.08%) BAPI
5 5 (19.23%) ETL
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 4 (15.38%) OO
6 4 (15.38%) PRINCE
6 4 (15.38%) SAP CO
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (15.38%) SAP FI
6 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Data Integration
6 4 (15.38%) SAP BPC
7 3 (11.54%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.54%) Billing
8 2 (7.69%) Workflow Management
8 2 (7.69%) Logistics
8 2 (7.69%) Banking
8 2 (7.69%) Workflow
8 2 (7.69%) Web Dynpro
8 2 (7.69%) RTP
8 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (7.69%) SAP HR

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) LiveCycle
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Portal
1 1 (3.85%) NetWeaver
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SAP CO
1 4 (15.38%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (15.38%) SAP FI
1 4 (15.38%) SAP BPC
2 3 (11.54%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (7.69%) SAP HR
3 2 (7.69%) SAP HCM
4 1 (3.85%) SAP EWM
4 1 (3.85%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SAP BW
2 7 (26.92%) SAP BI
3 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.85%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) OLAP
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) LSMW
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Billing
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Consultant
2 10 (38.46%) Developer
3 8 (30.77%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (30.77%) SAP Developer
4 5 (19.23%) ABAP Developer
5 3 (11.54%) ABAP Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) SAP BW Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) SAP BI Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Architect
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Data Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Data Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) SAP ISU Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) SAP EWM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) BAPI
2 2 (7.69%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (7.69%) SOAP
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.85%) SAP PI
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Integration
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (23.08%) OOP
3 5 (19.23%) ETL
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 4 (15.38%) OO
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow Management
5 2 (7.69%) Logistics
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) High Availability
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
1 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Sybase
3 1 (3.85%) Informatica
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
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