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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 89 91 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing ABAP 12 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.74% 0.14% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 0.40% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £432 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £60.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +71.42%
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
649 500 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.82% 33.85% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 279 174
Average daily rate £350 £318 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% +2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 23
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £18.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

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 2 June 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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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
Nottinghamshire -8 6 £350 -
Derbyshire +2 3 £425 -
Leicestershire - 1 £400 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) SAP APO
2 5 (27.78%) SAP SCM
3 4 (22.22%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) SAP BW
4 3 (16.67%) Informatica
4 3 (16.67%) SAP MM
4 3 (16.67%) SAP CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (11.11%) Billing
5 2 (11.11%) SAP ALE
5 2 (11.11%) BAPI
5 2 (11.11%) PTC
5 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) NetWeaver
6 1 (5.56%) SAP FI
6 1 (5.56%) Electronics
6 1 (5.56%) Finance
6 1 (5.56%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (5.56%) OpenText
6 1 (5.56%) SAP CO
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (5.56%) NetWeaver
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SAP APO
1 5 (27.78%) SAP SCM
2 3 (16.67%) SAP MM
2 3 (16.67%) SAP CRM
3 2 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (5.56%) SAP FI
4 1 (5.56%) SAP CO
4 1 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (5.56%) SAP FSCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SAP BW
2 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) SAP Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Consultant
3 7 (38.89%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (33.33%) ABAP Developer
5 3 (16.67%) SAP MM Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) UI Developer
6 2 (11.11%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) CRM Developer
6 2 (11.11%) UI Programmer
6 2 (11.11%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.56%) ABAP Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) SAP ALE
1 2 (11.11%) BAPI
2 1 (5.56%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) Informatica
3 2 (11.11%) PTC
3 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.56%) OpenText