The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 127 138 113
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Contract jobs citing ABAP 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.34% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £550 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £550 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
939 1173 872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.76% 37.72% 39.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 635 464
Average daily rate £360 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 86 88
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £30.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

ABAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 7 May 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
Cambridgeshire - 2 £575 - 3
Bedfordshire 0 1 £380 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £475 -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (33.33%) Logistics
4 5 (27.78%) Workflow
4 5 (27.78%) SAP EWM
4 5 (27.78%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) SAP WM
5 2 (11.11%) SAP CO
5 2 (11.11%) SAP CS
5 2 (11.11%) Finance
5 2 (11.11%) SAP PI
5 2 (11.11%) Billing
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) SAP FI
5 2 (11.11%) SAP SD
5 2 (11.11%) SAP BW
5 2 (11.11%) EDI
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (5.56%) B2B
6 1 (5.56%) NetWeaver
6 1 (5.56%) SAPscript

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SAP EWM
1 5 (27.78%) SAP WM
2 2 (11.11%) SAP CO
2 2 (11.11%) SAP CS
2 2 (11.11%) SAP FI
2 2 (11.11%) SAP SD
3 1 (5.56%) SAP SM
3 1 (5.56%) SAP PS
3 1 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) NWDS
1 1 (5.56%) LSMW
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Consultant
1 10 (55.56%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) SAP EWM Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) ABAP Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) SAP CS Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Data Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Middleware Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) SAP PI
1 2 (11.11%) EDI
1 2 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) SAP CO-PA
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (5.56%) BAPI
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Logistics
2 5 (27.78%) Workflow
2 5 (27.78%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) B2B
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) SAPscript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle