The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 33 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing ABAP 7 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.87% 1.36% 3.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.65% 5.41% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Average daily rate
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£313 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £401 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.91% -3.31%
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 Coventry region.

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
124 74 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 33.16% 25.08% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 44 69
Average daily rate £320 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 £15.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.66% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.00 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £15.00 £30.90
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 Coventry

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

ABAP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (70.00%) SAP BW
3 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (40.00%) CRM
4 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (40.00%) VMS
4 4 (40.00%) Product Management
4 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (20.00%) SAP EWM
5 2 (20.00%) Automotive
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) SAP BI
6 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) SAP ALE
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Logistics
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP EWM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SAP BW
2 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (10.00%) SAP BI
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 2 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SAP Architect
3 3 (30.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 3 (30.00%) SAP BW Architect
3 3 (30.00%) SAP Developer
4 2 (20.00%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ALE
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) Product Management
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects