The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP Developer
Rank 560 540 537
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 29 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.074% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.080% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 15
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£421 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £398 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ABAP Developer
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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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

ABAP Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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
South East -7 13 £423 - 1
London +14 4 £420 -1.17% 1
West Midlands +1 3 £350 -
East Midlands -6 2 - -
North West - 2 £300 -
East of England +2 1 £467 +16.75%
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ABAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 58 (100.00%) ABAP
2 54 (93.10%) SAP
3 15 (25.86%) Workflow
4 14 (24.14%) Web Dynpro
4 14 (24.14%) OO
5 9 (15.52%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (15.52%) Adobe
5 9 (15.52%) BAPI
6 7 (12.07%) SAP Smart Forms
6 7 (12.07%) Java
7 6 (10.34%) HTML
7 6 (10.34%) RUP
7 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.34%) SAPscript
7 6 (10.34%) Degree
7 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.62%) HTML5
8 5 (8.62%) SAP PI
8 5 (8.62%) SAP Business Workflow
8 5 (8.62%) Revenue Management
8 5 (8.62%) SAP ALE
8 5 (8.62%) SAP SCM
8 5 (8.62%) Test Strategy
8 5 (8.62%) SAP APO
8 5 (8.62%) SAP XI
8 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.62%) NetWeaver
8 5 (8.62%) Finance
8 5 (8.62%) UNIX

ABAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (8.62%) NetWeaver
2 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) SAP APO
1 5 (8.62%) SAP SCM
2 3 (5.17%) SAP MII
2 3 (5.17%) SAP Retail
3 2 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (3.45%) SAP CO
3 2 (3.45%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.45%) SAP BPC
3 2 (3.45%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (1.72%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (1.72%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.72%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.72%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.72%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.72%) SAP WM
4 1 (1.72%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.90%) SAP BW
2 4 (6.90%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.72%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.72%) MS Access
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.72%) LSMW
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
2 4 (6.90%) German Language
3 2 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) Web Dynpro
2 9 (15.52%) BAPI
3 7 (12.07%) SAP Smart Forms
4 6 (10.34%) HTML
5 5 (8.62%) SAP XI
5 5 (8.62%) SAP ALE
5 5 (8.62%) SAP Business Workflow
5 5 (8.62%) SAP PI
5 5 (8.62%) HTML5
6 4 (6.90%) J2EE
7 1 (1.72%) Web Services
7 1 (1.72%) XML
7 1 (1.72%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) UNIX
2 3 (5.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Workflow
2 14 (24.14%) OO
3 6 (10.34%) RUP
3 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
3 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
4 5 (8.62%) Revenue Management
4 5 (8.62%) Test Strategy
4 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.90%) ERP
5 4 (6.90%) Time Management
5 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.90%) Project Management
5 4 (6.90%) OOP
5 4 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.17%) ITIL
6 3 (5.17%) CRM
6 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) ABAP
2 7 (12.07%) Java
3 6 (10.34%) SAPscript
4 5 (8.62%) SQL
5 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.90%) Perl
5 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (93.10%) SAP
2 9 (15.52%) Adobe
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 4 (6.90%) Informatica
4 4 (6.90%) webMethods
4 4 (6.90%) Pega
5 3 (5.17%) BEA
6 2 (3.45%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.72%) CA
7 1 (1.72%) HP
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