The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank - 14 26
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 2.60% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 6.45% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £414 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.00%
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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 County Antrim region.

Programming Languages Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 31 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 42.35% 40.26% 58.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 58
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim