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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP Developer
Rank 548 514 541
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +27
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 32 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.100% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.11% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £353 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £381 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -10.29%
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
47033 44604 49140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.46% 92.69% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29411 27456 28065
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1914 2465
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £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 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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
London +5 11 £330 -26.66%
South West -28 5 £450 -
East of England -31 2 £400 -
East Midlands +4 1 - -
North West -15 1 - -
West Midlands -16 1 - -
South East - - - -
ABAP Developer
UK

ABAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 66 (100.00%) ABAP
2 65 (98.48%) SAP
3 16 (24.24%) Unit Testing
4 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
5 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 11 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 8 (12.12%) SAP Smart Forms
7 8 (12.12%) BAPI
7 8 (12.12%) Workflow
7 8 (12.12%) Web Dynpro
7 8 (12.12%) OO
7 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
9 6 (9.09%) OOP
9 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 6 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (7.58%) Adobe
10 5 (7.58%) CRM
10 5 (7.58%) SAPscript
10 5 (7.58%) SAP FI
10 5 (7.58%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (7.58%) SAP CO
10 5 (7.58%) Retail
11 4 (6.06%) SAP ALE
11 4 (6.06%) Migration
11 4 (6.06%) MS Office
11 4 (6.06%) SAP PI
12 3 (4.55%) Data Migration
12 3 (4.55%) SAP EWM

ABAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (3.03%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Portal
2 1 (1.52%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.52%) SAP EP
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) SAP FI
1 5 (7.58%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (7.58%) SAP CO
2 3 (4.55%) SAP EWM
2 3 (4.55%) SAP HR
3 2 (3.03%) SAP R/3
3 2 (3.03%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (1.52%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.52%) SAP MII
4 1 (1.52%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (1.52%) Summit
4 1 (1.52%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.52%) DTS
3 1 (1.52%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) ClearQuest
General
1 11 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.58%) Retail
3 3 (4.55%) Legal
4 2 (3.03%) Billing
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) SAP Smart Forms
1 8 (12.12%) BAPI
1 8 (12.12%) Web Dynpro
2 4 (6.06%) SAP ALE
2 4 (6.06%) SAP PI
3 2 (3.03%) EDI
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 2 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.52%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (1.52%) SOAP
4 1 (1.52%) .NET
4 1 (1.52%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Unit Testing
2 8 (12.12%) Workflow
2 8 (12.12%) OO
2 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
4 6 (9.09%) OOP
4 6 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 5 (7.58%) CRM
6 4 (6.06%) Migration
7 3 (4.55%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.03%) ERP
8 2 (3.03%) Time Management
8 2 (3.03%) SAP Implementation
9 1 (1.52%) Requirements Management
9 1 (1.52%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.52%) Change Control
9 1 (1.52%) Integration Testing
9 1 (1.52%) ITIL
9 1 (1.52%) Quality Management
9 1 (1.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) ABAP
2 5 (7.58%) SAPscript
3 2 (3.03%) Java
3 2 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.52%) VB
4 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 65 (98.48%) SAP
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.58%) Adobe