The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP Consultant
Rank 580 555 524
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -31
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Consultant 10 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.027% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.029% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate
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£458 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +2.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £275 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £465 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £275 £425
% change year-on-year
+58.18% -35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44745 44574 39549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.56% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28306 28035 23377
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1751 1849 2014
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
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 29 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
North West -13 5 £435 +58.18%
London +2 3 £480 +3.78%
ABAP Consultant
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ABAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) ABAP
1 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (19.23%) SAPscript
3 4 (15.38%) Web Services
3 4 (15.38%) EDI
3 4 (15.38%) SAP BW
3 4 (15.38%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (15.38%) SAP ALE
3 4 (15.38%) Web Dynpro
4 3 (11.54%) BAPI
4 3 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (11.54%) Workflow
5 2 (7.69%) SAP HR
5 2 (7.69%) Finance
5 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (7.69%) Retail
5 2 (7.69%) LSMW
5 2 (7.69%) FMCG
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) SAP PI
6 1 (3.85%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (3.85%) SAP CRM
6 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
6 1 (3.85%) Banking
6 1 (3.85%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (3.85%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction

ABAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (3.85%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP HR
2 1 (3.85%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (3.85%) SAP CRM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.85%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (3.85%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (3.85%) SAP EWM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.85%) SAP APO
2 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) LSMW
General
1 3 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
1 4 (15.38%) EDI
1 4 (15.38%) SAP Smart Forms
1 4 (15.38%) SAP ALE
1 4 (15.38%) Web Dynpro
2 3 (11.54%) BAPI
3 1 (3.85%) SAP PI
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) FMCG
2 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Workflow
2 2 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) ABAP
2 5 (19.23%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe