The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills 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 over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 399 394 327
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -67
Contract jobs citing ABAP 189 167 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.34% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 0.87% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 67 113
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £67.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 - £45.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19036 19218 19901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.35% 39.49% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12286 12255 12124
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 524 730
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in England

ABAP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram in England

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in England

ABAP
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 52 £450 -2.17% 6
South West -15 25 £438 +3.55% 1
South East +2 24 £475 +15.15% 6
East of England -23 17 £300 -29.41%
West Midlands -15 16 £400 +6.66% 2
North West -5 13 £488 +8.44% 7
Yorkshire +11 10 £375 -3.22% 3
East Midlands +7 6 £475 - 1
North East -22 4 £525 +40.00% 1
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ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ABAP also 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 that cited ABAP.

1 355 (98.89%) SAP
2 94 (26.18%) SAP BW
3 64 (17.83%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (14.48%) CRM
5 49 (13.65%) OO
6 37 (10.31%) Microsoft
7 35 (9.75%) Finance
7 35 (9.75%) Migration
8 34 (9.47%) ERP
8 34 (9.47%) NetWeaver
8 34 (9.47%) SAP SD
8 34 (9.47%) SAP BI
9 32 (8.91%) SQL
10 27 (7.52%) BAPI
11 25 (6.96%) Data Modelling
12 24 (6.69%) SAP BPC
13 23 (6.41%) Security Cleared
13 23 (6.41%) SAP IS-U
13 23 (6.41%) EDI
13 23 (6.41%) SAP FI
14 22 (6.13%) Web Dynpro
14 22 (6.13%) SAP CO
15 21 (5.85%) BusinessObjects
15 21 (5.85%) Business Objects
15 21 (5.85%) Data Migration
16 20 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (5.57%) Business Analysis
17 19 (5.29%) Workflow
17 19 (5.29%) SQL Server
17 19 (5.29%) MS Excel

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ABAP also 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 that cited ABAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (9.47%) NetWeaver
2 10 (2.79%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.39%) SAP Portal
3 5 (1.39%) SAP EP
4 3 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.56%) Documentum
5 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Web AS
6 1 (0.28%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.95%) MS Office
3 5 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.84%) MS Project
5 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (9.47%) SAP SD
2 24 (6.69%) SAP BPC
3 23 (6.41%) SAP IS-U
3 23 (6.41%) SAP FI
4 22 (6.13%) SAP CO
5 17 (4.74%) SAP MRS
5 17 (4.74%) SAP FI/CO
6 15 (4.18%) SAP CRM
7 13 (3.62%) SAP MM
8 11 (3.06%) SAP HCM
8 11 (3.06%) SAP HR
9 10 (2.79%) SAP APO
9 10 (2.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 10 (2.79%) SAP ERP
10 8 (2.23%) SAP R/3
11 7 (1.95%) SAP GRC
11 7 (1.95%) SAP FSCM
12 6 (1.67%) SAP EWM
13 5 (1.39%) SAP PP
14 4 (1.11%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.39%) CTI
2 3 (0.84%) HTTP
2 3 (0.84%) LDAP
3 1 (0.28%) S/MIME
3 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (26.18%) SAP BW
2 34 (9.47%) SAP BI
3 21 (5.85%) BusinessObjects
4 19 (5.29%) SQL Server
5 15 (4.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 12 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.34%) SAP HANA
7 10 (2.79%) SAP Data Services
8 6 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.11%) OLAP
11 3 (0.84%) Sybase IQ
11 3 (0.84%) DTS
11 3 (0.84%) DB2
12 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.28%) Xcelsius
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 12 (3.34%) LSMW
2 2 (0.56%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.28%) eCATT
3 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
General
1 35 (9.75%) Finance
2 15 (4.18%) Manufacturing
3 14 (3.90%) Retail
4 11 (3.06%) Billing
5 8 (2.23%) German Language
6 7 (1.95%) Banking
7 6 (1.67%) Automotive
8 5 (1.39%) Legal
9 4 (1.11%) Front Office
9 4 (1.11%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.84%) French Language
10 3 (0.84%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.84%) Advertising
11 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.56%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 164 (45.68%) Consultant
2 158 (44.01%) SAP Consultant
3 95 (26.46%) Developer
4 68 (18.94%) SAP Developer
5 64 (17.83%) ABAP Developer
6 27 (7.52%) ABAP Consultant
7 20 (5.57%) SAP BW Consultant
8 19 (5.29%) Analyst
9 17 (4.74%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 16 (4.46%) SAP BI Consultant
11 13 (3.62%) Architect
12 12 (3.34%) SAP BW Developer
13 11 (3.06%) SAP SD Consultant
14 10 (2.79%) SAP Manager
14 10 (2.79%) SAP CRM Developer
14 10 (2.79%) SAP PI Consultant
14 10 (2.79%) CRM Developer
15 9 (2.51%) SAP Analyst
15 9 (2.51%) SAP Architect
16 8 (2.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.52%) BAPI
2 23 (6.41%) EDI
3 22 (6.13%) Web Dynpro
4 18 (5.01%) SAP Smart Forms
5 17 (4.74%) SAP PI
5 17 (4.74%) SAP ALE
6 16 (4.46%) SAP Basis
7 14 (3.90%) Web Services
8 12 (3.34%) SAP XI
9 8 (2.23%) .NET
9 8 (2.23%) XML
9 8 (2.23%) SOAP
10 6 (1.67%) XSLT
10 6 (1.67%) SAP BSP
11 5 (1.39%) SAP CO-PA
12 3 (0.84%) REST
12 3 (0.84%) MDX
12 3 (0.84%) Middleware
13 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.56%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.18%) FMCG
2 3 (0.84%) Data Extraction
3 2 (0.56%) AS400
3 2 (0.56%) Data Integration
3 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (0.56%) iSeries
3 2 (0.56%) Open Source
4 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.28%) Life Science
4 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.28%) GIS
4 1 (0.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.23%) UNIX
2 5 (1.39%) Windows
3 4 (1.11%) VMS
4 3 (0.84%) AIX
5 2 (0.56%) Linux
5 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (17.83%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (14.48%) CRM
3 49 (13.65%) OO
4 35 (9.75%) Migration
5 34 (9.47%) ERP
6 25 (6.96%) Data Modelling
7 21 (5.85%) Data Migration
8 20 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (5.57%) Business Analysis
9 19 (5.29%) Workflow
10 18 (5.01%) Test Scripting
11 16 (4.46%) Unit Testing
12 14 (3.90%) Logistics
12 14 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (3.62%) Integration Testing
14 12 (3.34%) ITIL
14 12 (3.34%) SAP Implementation
15 11 (3.06%) Kalman Filter
15 11 (3.06%) Validation
16 10 (2.79%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 32 (8.91%) SQL
2 17 (4.74%) SAPscript
3 16 (4.46%) Java
4 9 (2.51%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.84%) VBA
5 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.84%) VB
6 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.56%) C#
6 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (6.41%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.74%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.67%) MCITP
3 6 (1.67%) MCTS
4 5 (1.39%) SAP Certification
5 3 (0.84%) Degree
5 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.84%) CCA
6 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.28%) CIMA
7 1 (0.28%) CCAB
7 1 (0.28%) PMP
7 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.23%) QA
2 3 (0.84%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) XenApp
2 1 (0.28%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.28%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 6 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 355 (98.89%) SAP
2 37 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.85%) Business Objects
4 13 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (3.06%) Oracle
6 8 (2.23%) IBM
7 6 (1.67%) Adobe
8 4 (1.11%) Sybase
9 2 (0.56%) Siebel
9 2 (0.56%) EMC
9 2 (0.56%) Citrix
9 2 (0.56%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.56%) NetApp
10 1 (0.28%) Infor
10 1 (0.28%) StreamServe
10 1 (0.28%) ReadSoft
10 1 (0.28%) Open Text
10 1 (0.28%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.28%) Remedy
10 1 (0.28%) Siemens
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