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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 140 122 113
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Contract jobs citing ABAP 5 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.79% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 2.05% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 1
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£434 £300 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.50% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £419 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - -
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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1160 1172 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.26% 38.63% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 709 464
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 56 87
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £25.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Bedfordshire -8 3 £380 +38.18% 2
Cambridgeshire -6 1 £565 +2.72%
Hertfordshire -13 1 £434 +8.37%
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (87.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) EDI
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) SAP HANA
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) SAP EWM
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Document Management
4 1 (12.50%) BAPI
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) SAP PI
4 1 (12.50%) NWDS
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) EDIFACT
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) B2B
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Certification
4 1 (12.50%) SAP BW

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP PP
1 1 (12.50%) SAP WM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP EWM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) NWDS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) ABAP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) EDI Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP EDI Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP EWM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) EDI
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) EDIFACT
2 1 (12.50%) BAPI
2 1 (12.50%) SAP PI
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Workflow
1 2 (25.00%) Logistics
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (12.50%) Kanban
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) B2B
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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