The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 88 89 76
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing ABAP 6 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.38% 0.68% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 2.11% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £440 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.00%
ABAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
537 474 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.40% 32.05% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 259 200
Average daily rate £330 £303 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 58
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £15.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
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 the East Midlands

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the East Midlands region.

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 3 £450 -
Leicestershire +10 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -15 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (40.00%) SAP CRM
2 4 (40.00%) BAPI
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) SAP BW
2 4 (40.00%) SAP ALE
3 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (20.00%) Billing
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (20.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (10.00%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (10.00%) Open Text
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SAP CRM
2 2 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (10.00%) SAP FSCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (20.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Consultant
1 7 (70.00%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) CRM Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Functional Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SAP BW Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) SAP Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SAP BW Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior SAP BW Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior SAP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) ABAP Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) BAPI
1 4 (40.00%) SAP ALE
2 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (10.00%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (10.00%) Open Text