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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 440 402 403
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +1
Contract jobs citing ABAP 153 188 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 1.00% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 81 67
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £67.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £67.00 -
% change year-on-year
-6.71% -
ABAP
UK

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
20542 18847 18889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.73% 37.28% 39.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14038 12128 12106
Average daily rate £410 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 397 520
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
London -14 42 £495 +10.00% 7
South East -6 40 £415 -12.63% 8
North West -23 23 £450 -7.78% 5
West Midlands +15 20 £475 +18.75% 7
East of England 0 6 £516 +72.00% 3
Midlands +5 4 £435 -
East Midlands -11 4 £488 +2.63% 3
South West -26 4 £450 +2.85%
Yorkshire -35 1 - - 5
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 287 (96.96%) SAP
2 67 (22.64%) SAP BW
3 40 (13.51%) Finance
3 40 (13.51%) Migration
3 40 (13.51%) Java
3 40 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (12.16%) Data Modelling
5 35 (11.82%) CRM
6 31 (10.47%) BusinessObjects
7 29 (9.80%) ERP
7 29 (9.80%) OO
8 27 (9.12%) Manufacturing
8 27 (9.12%) Web Dynpro
9 25 (8.45%) Workflow
10 24 (8.11%) SAP HANA
11 22 (7.43%) SAP BI
12 21 (7.09%) Data Migration
12 21 (7.09%) SAP PI
13 20 (6.76%) SAP MM
13 20 (6.76%) Retail
14 19 (6.42%) BAPI
14 19 (6.42%) SAP Implementation
15 18 (6.08%) NetWeaver
15 18 (6.08%) LSMW
16 17 (5.74%) Web Services
17 16 (5.41%) Change Management
17 16 (5.41%) SAP XI
17 16 (5.41%) SAP CRM
18 15 (5.07%) SAP SD
18 15 (5.07%) SQL

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 18 (6.08%) NetWeaver
2 4 (1.35%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.68%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.34%) SAS
5 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.36%) MS Office
3 6 (2.03%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (6.76%) SAP MM
2 16 (5.41%) SAP CRM
3 15 (5.07%) SAP SD
4 14 (4.73%) SAP FI
5 13 (4.39%) SAP WM
6 11 (3.72%) SAP FI/CO
6 11 (3.72%) SAP CO
6 11 (3.72%) SAP BPC
7 9 (3.04%) SAP EWM
7 9 (3.04%) SAP APO
8 7 (2.36%) SAP HR
8 7 (2.36%) SAP Retail
8 7 (2.36%) SAP MII
8 7 (2.36%) SAP SRM
9 5 (1.69%) SAP SCM
9 5 (1.69%) SAP HCM
9 5 (1.69%) SAP IS-U
9 5 (1.69%) SAP PP
10 4 (1.35%) SAP FSCM
10 4 (1.35%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.01%) X.509
2 2 (0.68%) Internet
2 2 (0.68%) FTP
3 1 (0.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) VPN
3 1 (0.34%) DNS
3 1 (0.34%) SAN
3 1 (0.34%) RFID
3 1 (0.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (22.64%) SAP BW
2 31 (10.47%) BusinessObjects
3 24 (8.11%) SAP HANA
4 22 (7.43%) SAP BI
5 12 (4.05%) SAP Data Services
6 10 (3.38%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.35%) MS Access
9 3 (1.01%) OLAP
10 1 (0.34%) DB2
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (6.08%) LSMW
2 4 (1.35%) CA Gen
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.34%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (0.34%) Toad
3 1 (0.34%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
General
1 40 (13.51%) Finance
2 27 (9.12%) Manufacturing
3 20 (6.76%) Retail
4 8 (2.70%) German Language
5 6 (2.03%) Automotive
6 5 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.69%) Marketing
6 5 (1.69%) Billing
6 5 (1.69%) Banking
7 4 (1.35%) Publishing
8 2 (0.68%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.68%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
9 1 (0.34%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.34%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (44.59%) Consultant
2 126 (42.57%) SAP Consultant
3 78 (26.35%) Developer
4 65 (21.96%) SAP Developer
5 59 (19.93%) ABAP Developer
6 19 (6.42%) Architect
6 19 (6.42%) SAP Architect
7 18 (6.08%) SAP BW Consultant
7 18 (6.08%) ABAP Consultant
8 12 (4.05%) SAP MM Consultant
8 12 (4.05%) SAP BW Developer
9 10 (3.38%) SAP Support
9 10 (3.38%) SAP Manager
9 10 (3.38%) Migration Consultant
10 9 (3.04%) Functional Consultant
10 9 (3.04%) Technical Architect
10 9 (3.04%) SAP Technical Architect
10 9 (3.04%) Data Consultant
10 9 (3.04%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 9 (3.04%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.12%) Web Dynpro
2 21 (7.09%) SAP PI
3 19 (6.42%) BAPI
4 17 (5.74%) Web Services
5 16 (5.41%) SAP XI
6 13 (4.39%) SAP Basis
6 13 (4.39%) SAP Smart Forms
7 10 (3.38%) HTML
7 10 (3.38%) SAP ALE
8 9 (3.04%) SAP Business Workflow
8 9 (3.04%) XML
8 9 (3.04%) EDI
9 8 (2.70%) HTML5
10 5 (1.69%) J2EE
10 5 (1.69%) Middleware
11 3 (1.01%) EDIFACT
11 3 (1.01%) SAP MI
11 3 (1.01%) SAML
11 3 (1.01%) SOAP
12 2 (0.68%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.04%) FMCG
3 7 (2.36%) PKI
4 4 (1.35%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.68%) Statistics
5 2 (0.68%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.68%) User Experience
6 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.04%) UNIX
2 6 (2.03%) Windows
3 5 (1.69%) VMS
4 2 (0.68%) Linux
5 1 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.51%) Migration
2 36 (12.16%) Data Modelling
3 35 (11.82%) CRM
4 29 (9.80%) ERP
4 29 (9.80%) OO
5 25 (8.45%) Workflow
6 21 (7.09%) Data Migration
7 19 (6.42%) SAP Implementation
8 16 (5.41%) Change Management
9 12 (4.05%) Logistics
9 12 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (3.72%) Test Strategy
10 11 (3.72%) Project Management
11 10 (3.38%) ETL
12 9 (3.04%) OOP
13 8 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (2.70%) SAP Security
13 8 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.51%) Java
2 15 (5.07%) SQL
3 14 (4.73%) SAPscript
4 6 (2.03%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.69%) Perl
5 5 (1.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.34%) VB
6 1 (0.34%) PHP
6 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (2.70%) Degree
2 7 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.03%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.69%) SAP Certification
5 3 (1.01%) CCA
5 3 (1.01%) CISSP
6 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.34%) PMP
7 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.05%) QA
2 4 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.35%) GxP
3 2 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 287 (96.96%) SAP
2 11 (3.72%) Oracle
2 11 (3.72%) Adobe
3 10 (3.38%) Informatica
4 6 (2.03%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.69%) webMethods
5 5 (1.69%) Pega
5 5 (1.69%) HP
5 5 (1.69%) IBM
6 4 (1.35%) BEA
6 4 (1.35%) Syclo
7 2 (0.68%) Siemens
7 2 (0.68%) Pegasus
7 2 (0.68%) PTC
8 1 (0.34%) Capita
8 1 (0.34%) StreamServe
8 1 (0.34%) SEEBURGER
8 1 (0.34%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.34%) NetApp
8 1 (0.34%) CA
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