The first table below looks at the demand for the ABAP Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP Consultant
Rank 544 541 551
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Consultant 13 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.019% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.021% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
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£375 £436 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.04% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £416 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £520 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £423 £325
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45662 43138 49058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.59% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28238 25865 28004
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1849 1986 2544
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
ABAP Consultant
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ABAP Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP Consultant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

ABAP Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

ABAP Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ABAP Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

ABAP Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

ABAP Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

ABAP Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ABAP Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

ABAP Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
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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
Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
London +14 2 £450 - 2
South East -25 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - -
North West - - - -
ABAP Consultant
UK

ABAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited ABAP Consultant in their job title 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 with ABAP Consultant in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) ABAP
1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (24.00%) OO
3 5 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) ERP
4 4 (16.00%) SAPscript
5 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) Finance
5 3 (12.00%) SAP Smart Forms
5 3 (12.00%) BAPI
5 3 (12.00%) SAP ERP
5 3 (12.00%) SAP HCM
5 3 (12.00%) SAP BW
6 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.00%) SAP PI
6 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) IBM
7 1 (4.00%) SAP HR
7 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
7 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical

ABAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited ABAP Consultant in their job title 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 with ABAP Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP ERP
1 3 (12.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (4.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) DTS
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) German Language
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
2 3 (12.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (12.00%) BAPI
3 2 (8.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) EDI
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis
4 1 (4.00%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) OO
2 4 (16.00%) ERP
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) OOP
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Release Management
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) ABAP
2 4 (16.00%) SAPscript
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Siebel
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
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