The first table below looks at the demand for the ABAP Developer 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP Developer
Rank 547 490 530
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +40
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 24 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.071% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.076% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 20
Average daily rate £439 £465 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.64% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £385 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £640 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
47289 40554 51511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.75% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29337 23812 29012
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £240 £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 1917 2075 2421
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
ABAP Developer
UK

ABAP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ABAP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

ABAP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ABAP Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

ABAP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ABAP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

ABAP Developer
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 Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -17 14 £420 -23.63% 1
East Midlands -11 2 £450 -
South East -22 2 - -
Midlands - 1 £450 - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
ABAP Developer
UK

ABAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited ABAP Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 57 (100.00%) ABAP
1 57 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (31.58%) Web Dynpro
3 14 (24.56%) SAP Smart Forms
4 13 (22.81%) Workflow
4 13 (22.81%) SAPscript
5 11 (19.30%) OO
5 11 (19.30%) BAPI
6 10 (17.54%) Migration
7 9 (15.79%) CRM
8 8 (14.04%) Java
8 8 (14.04%) Finance
8 8 (14.04%) Logistics
8 8 (14.04%) SAP BSP
9 6 (10.53%) SAP ALE
9 6 (10.53%) Web Services
9 6 (10.53%) Adobe
10 5 (8.77%) SAP R/3
10 5 (8.77%) SAP FI
10 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
10 5 (8.77%) ERP
10 5 (8.77%) SAP CO
10 5 (8.77%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (8.77%) Data Migration
11 4 (7.02%) SAP Business Workflow
11 4 (7.02%) SAP CRM
11 4 (7.02%) OOP
11 4 (7.02%) SAP BW
11 4 (7.02%) SAP HR
11 4 (7.02%) SAP SD

ABAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited ABAP Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) SAP R/3
1 5 (8.77%) SAP FI
1 5 (8.77%) SAP CO
1 5 (8.77%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (7.02%) SAP CRM
2 4 (7.02%) SAP HR
2 4 (7.02%) SAP SD
3 3 (5.26%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (3.51%) SAP ERP
4 2 (3.51%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.75%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.75%) SAP APO
5 1 (1.75%) SAP EHS
5 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.75%) SAP xRPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.75%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) LSMW
2 2 (3.51%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.75%) NWDS
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) French Language
3 2 (3.51%) Billing
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.75%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) Web Dynpro
2 14 (24.56%) SAP Smart Forms
3 11 (19.30%) BAPI
4 8 (14.04%) SAP BSP
5 6 (10.53%) SAP ALE
5 6 (10.53%) Web Services
6 4 (7.02%) SAP Business Workflow
7 2 (3.51%) SAP PI
7 2 (3.51%) XML
8 1 (1.75%) XSLT
8 1 (1.75%) .NET
8 1 (1.75%) HTML
8 1 (1.75%) SAP XI
8 1 (1.75%) SAP Basis
8 1 (1.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.75%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Workflow
2 11 (19.30%) OO
3 10 (17.54%) Migration
4 9 (15.79%) CRM
5 8 (14.04%) Logistics
6 5 (8.77%) ERP
6 5 (8.77%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.02%) OOP
8 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.51%) Procure-to-pay
9 2 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.75%) Validation
10 1 (1.75%) Regression Testing
10 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.75%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.75%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) ABAP
2 13 (22.81%) SAPscript
3 8 (14.04%) Java
4 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (10.53%) Adobe
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Primavera
3 1 (1.75%) Pegasus