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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 35 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing ABAP 9 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.37% 0.80% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.89% 3.03% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £312 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £368 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
114 66 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 30.00% 26.29% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 29 60
Average daily rate £325 £275 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -29.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (76.92%) SAP BW
3 9 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (61.54%) CRM
4 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (53.85%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (53.85%) VMS
6 6 (46.15%) Product Management
7 4 (30.77%) SAP BI
7 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
7 4 (30.77%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (23.08%) Analytics
8 3 (23.08%) QA
9 2 (15.38%) SAP EWM
10 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
10 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 1 (7.69%) Logistics
10 1 (7.69%) Finance
10 1 (7.69%) Automotive
10 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
10 1 (7.69%) Migration
10 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
10 1 (7.69%) OO
10 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
10 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
10 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP EWM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SAP BW
2 7 (53.85%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (30.77%) SAP BI
4 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (30.77%) SAP Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SAP BW Architect
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Architect
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Team Leader
4 2 (15.38%) ABAP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) SAP BW Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Objects Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SAP BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ALE
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (61.54%) CRM
2 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (46.15%) Product Management
4 4 (30.77%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.69%) WFM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Business Objects