The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 East Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 92 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing ABAP 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 1.14% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £450 £488 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +25.80%
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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
570 440 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.34% 34.08% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 225 203
Average daily rate £300 £303 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 24 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £12.42 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £38.65 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
ABAP
England

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -11 2 £450 -18.18%
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (41.67%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) SAP CRM
4 3 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) SAP FI
4 3 (25.00%) SAP BW
4 3 (25.00%) SAP CO
4 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (8.33%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (8.33%) SAP PP
6 1 (8.33%) SAP BI
6 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (8.33%) SAPscript
6 1 (8.33%) SAP HR
6 1 (8.33%) SAP SD
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (8.33%) SAP XI
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Retail
6 1 (8.33%) SAP SCM
6 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Portal
6 1 (8.33%) Business Objects

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (8.33%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SAP CRM
2 3 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 3 (25.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (8.33%) SAP PP
3 1 (8.33%) SAP HR
3 1 (8.33%) SAP SD
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Retail
3 1 (8.33%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (8.33%) SAP BI
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) SAP Developer
3 3 (25.00%) CRM Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SAP CRM Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ABAP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAP BW Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAP HR Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior ABAP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior SAP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SAP BW Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Retail Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Dynpro
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (8.33%) SAP XI
1 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Business Objects