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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 115 112 130
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing ABAP 11 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.55% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 1.58% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Average daily rate £475 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £463 £415
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +11.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £57.10
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
834 884 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.55% 35.01% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 496 516
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 68 86
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £25.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bedfordshire - 6 £475 - 1
Hertfordshire +6 4 £475 -5.00%
Cambridgeshire +2 3 £413 -8.33%
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (51.61%) NetWeaver
3 11 (35.48%) ERP
3 11 (35.48%) Java
4 10 (32.26%) SAP HANA
5 9 (29.03%) SAP ERP
6 7 (22.58%) SAPUI5
7 6 (19.35%) BAPI
8 5 (16.13%) Scrum
8 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
8 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
8 5 (16.13%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (16.13%) SAP BW
8 5 (16.13%) SAP Fiori
8 5 (16.13%) User Experience
8 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
8 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
8 5 (16.13%) SAP PI
8 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.13%) TDD
9 4 (12.90%) Logistics
9 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (12.90%) Client/Server
9 4 (12.90%) Web Services
9 4 (12.90%) XML
9 4 (12.90%) Security Management
9 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
9 4 (12.90%) Information Security
9 4 (12.90%) SAP Basis

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (51.61%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 9 (29.03%) SAP ERP
2 3 (9.68%) SAP FI
2 3 (9.68%) SAP HR
3 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.23%) SAP PP
3 1 (3.23%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) LAN
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
2 2 (6.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SAP HANA
2 5 (16.13%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (16.13%) SAP BW
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (3.23%) SAP BI
General
1 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
1 6 (19.35%) Consultant
1 6 (19.35%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Automation Tester
2 5 (16.13%) ERP Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) SAP Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) SAP Tester
2 5 (16.13%) Tester
3 4 (12.90%) SAP Support
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) ERP Support
4 3 (9.68%) HR Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Developer
4 3 (9.68%) SAP HR Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) SAP HR Support
4 3 (9.68%) SAP PI Developer
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) SAPUI5
2 6 (19.35%) BAPI
3 5 (16.13%) SAP Fiori
3 5 (16.13%) SAP PI
4 4 (12.90%) SAP Basis
4 4 (12.90%) Web Services
4 4 (12.90%) XML
5 3 (9.68%) SAP XI
5 3 (9.68%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (6.45%) SAP ALE
6 2 (6.45%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (6.45%) SOAP
6 2 (6.45%) WSDL
7 1 (3.23%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ERP
2 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
2 5 (16.13%) Scrum
2 5 (16.13%) TDD
3 4 (12.90%) Information Security
3 4 (12.90%) Logistics
3 4 (12.90%) Security Management
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
5 2 (6.45%) BPEL
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) SOA
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Validation
6 1 (3.23%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) CCA
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (9.68%) EMC
2 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) PeopleSoft
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