The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Coventry region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 32 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing ABAP 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.84% 0.43% 2.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.12% 2.17% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate £450 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -41.66%
Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
98 46 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 30.06% 20.00% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 16 49
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £350 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £30.50 £37.80 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.31% +32.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
ABAP
West Midlands

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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (76.19%) CRM
3 13 (61.90%) SAP BW
4 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (38.10%) SAP BI
5 8 (38.10%) Finance
6 7 (33.33%) Asset Management
6 7 (33.33%) NetWeaver
6 7 (33.33%) VMS
7 6 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
7 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 6 (28.57%) Workflow
7 6 (28.57%) WFM
7 6 (28.57%) Analytics
8 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
9 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
9 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (14.29%) QA
10 3 (14.29%) Migration
10 3 (14.29%) SLA
10 3 (14.29%) OO
11 2 (9.52%) Project Management
11 2 (9.52%) SAP R/3
11 2 (9.52%) Java
11 2 (9.52%) Web Dynpro
11 2 (9.52%) SAP CRM
11 2 (9.52%) SAP Smart Forms
11 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
11 2 (9.52%) SAP Implementation

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (33.33%) NetWeaver
2 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP R/3
1 2 (9.52%) SAP CRM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP SRM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP xRPM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP MM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SAP BW
2 8 (38.10%) SAP BI
3 6 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Ant
1 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) Maven
1 1 (4.76%) NWDI
1 1 (4.76%) NWDS
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
1 7 (33.33%) SAP Developer
2 6 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) SAP BW Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) SAP BI Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) SAP BI Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) SAP BW Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Manager
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) ABAP Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Support
6 1 (4.76%) Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Dynpro
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (4.76%) SAP XI
2 1 (4.76%) SAP MI
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Basis
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) SAP ALE
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) JSP
2 1 (4.76%) Servlets
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) Struts
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) VMS
2 1 (4.76%) AIX
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) CRM
2 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 6 (28.57%) Workflow
4 6 (28.57%) WFM
4 6 (28.57%) Analytics
5 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) OO
8 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 2 (9.52%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
8 2 (9.52%) Product Management
9 1 (4.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Sun