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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 144 184 198
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +14
Contract jobs citing ABAP 4 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.48% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate £450 £525 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £463 £413
% change year-on-year
-4.32% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £44.00
ABAP
London

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
1399 2309 2538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.53% 45.47% 43.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1909 1914
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
Average hourly rate £29.64 £29.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £27.37 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 February 2016.

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 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) SAP FI
3 2 (50.00%) EDI
3 2 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (50.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) SAP SRM
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (25.00%) SAP HCM
4 1 (25.00%) SAP XI
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) CCA
4 1 (25.00%) NetWeaver
4 1 (25.00%) SAP BI
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP CO
1 2 (50.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (25.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BI
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) EDI
2 1 (25.00%) SAP XI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP