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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP Consultant
Rank 564 544 545
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Consultant 24 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.029% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.032% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 11
Average daily rate
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£355 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.97% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £456 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £436 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.47% +24.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
47502 44109 49177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.02% 92.81% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29572 26954 28107
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1898 1931 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 -1 8 £360 -20.00%
London -4 6 £300 -25.92%
Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
ABAP Consultant
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ABAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 33 (100.00%) ABAP
2 32 (96.97%) SAP
3 14 (42.42%) OO
4 10 (30.30%) SAPscript
4 10 (30.30%) BAPI
5 7 (21.21%) SAP Smart Forms
5 7 (21.21%) Web Dynpro
6 6 (18.18%) Workflow
7 5 (15.15%) Migration
7 5 (15.15%) Adobe
7 5 (15.15%) SAP HCM
8 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.12%) SAP Business Workflow
9 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
9 3 (9.09%) SAP SRM
9 3 (9.09%) SAP ALE
9 3 (9.09%) Retail
9 3 (9.09%) LSMW
9 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (9.09%) OOP
9 3 (9.09%) SQL
10 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
10 2 (6.06%) SAP BW
10 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.06%) Finance
10 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
10 2 (6.06%) SAP APO
10 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (6.06%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared

ABAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) SAP HCM
2 3 (9.09%) SAP SRM
3 2 (6.06%) SAP BPC
3 2 (6.06%) SAP APO
4 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
4 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
4 1 (3.03%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SAP BW
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) SAP BI
2 1 (3.03%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) LSMW
General
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) German Language
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) BAPI
2 7 (21.21%) Web Dynpro
2 7 (21.21%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (12.12%) SAP Business Workflow
4 3 (9.09%) SAP ALE
5 1 (3.03%) SAP PI
5 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis
5 1 (3.03%) .NET
5 1 (3.03%) Web Services
5 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) OO
2 6 (18.18%) Workflow
3 5 (15.15%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.09%) OOP
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.03%) Release Management
6 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) ERP
6 1 (3.03%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) ABAP
2 10 (30.30%) SAPscript
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) SAP
2 5 (15.15%) Adobe
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Siebel
4 1 (3.03%) IBM