The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 382 398 324
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -74
Contract jobs citing ABAP 191 158 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.34% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 0.88% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 58 111
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£450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £431
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18155 17992 19247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.36% 38.72% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11839 11361 11727
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £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 376 530 750
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -14 44 £475 +4.10% 10
South East +2 31 £501 +14.40% 10
East of England -2 24 £300 -23.07%
South West -13 23 £438 +4.79% 1
West Midlands -13 21 £395 +5.33% 8
North West -6 11 £405 -10.00% 8
Yorkshire +12 9 £375 -25.00% 2
East Midlands +3 6 £475 +46.15%
North East -21 3 £525 +61.53% 2
Midlands - - - -
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ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 378 (99.21%) SAP
2 104 (27.30%) SAP BW
3 78 (20.47%) Business Intelligence
4 61 (16.01%) CRM
5 48 (12.60%) Finance
6 47 (12.34%) SAP BI
7 43 (11.29%) OO
8 38 (9.97%) Microsoft
9 37 (9.71%) SAP SD
10 36 (9.45%) SAP FI
10 36 (9.45%) Migration
11 35 (9.19%) ERP
12 34 (8.92%) SQL
12 34 (8.92%) NetWeaver
13 31 (8.14%) BAPI
14 29 (7.61%) SAP CO
14 29 (7.61%) EDI
15 28 (7.35%) SAP IS-U
16 26 (6.82%) Java
17 25 (6.56%) SAP FI/CO
17 25 (6.56%) Web Dynpro
17 25 (6.56%) Logistics
17 25 (6.56%) FMCG
18 24 (6.30%) Security Cleared
18 24 (6.30%) Data Migration
18 24 (6.30%) Data Modelling
19 22 (5.77%) SAP ALE
19 22 (5.77%) SAP Smart Forms
19 22 (5.77%) Workflow
19 22 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (8.92%) NetWeaver
2 10 (2.62%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.57%) SAP Portal
3 6 (1.57%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.79%) SAP EP
5 2 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.52%) Documentum
5 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 18 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.84%) MS Office
3 4 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (9.71%) SAP SD
2 36 (9.45%) SAP FI
3 29 (7.61%) SAP CO
4 28 (7.35%) SAP IS-U
5 25 (6.56%) SAP FI/CO
6 21 (5.51%) SAP MRS
7 16 (4.20%) SAP MM
8 15 (3.94%) SAP BPC
9 14 (3.67%) SAP CRM
10 12 (3.15%) SAP R/3
11 10 (2.62%) SAP ERP
12 9 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 9 (2.36%) SAP HR
13 8 (2.10%) SAP APO
14 7 (1.84%) SAP HCM
14 7 (1.84%) SAP GRC
14 7 (1.84%) SAP FSCM
15 5 (1.31%) SAP PP
16 4 (1.05%) SAP PM
16 4 (1.05%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.31%) CTI
2 3 (0.79%) LDAP
2 3 (0.79%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) SSL
3 1 (0.26%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (27.30%) SAP BW
2 47 (12.34%) SAP BI
3 20 (5.25%) BusinessObjects
4 19 (4.99%) SQL Server
5 16 (4.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 16 (4.20%) SAP HANA
6 12 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.57%) DataStage
8 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.57%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (1.31%) OLAP
9 5 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.79%) DTS
10 3 (0.79%) DB2
10 3 (0.79%) Sybase IQ
10 3 (0.79%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (0.52%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 13 (3.41%) LSMW
2 3 (0.79%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.52%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.26%) eCATT
General
1 48 (12.60%) Finance
2 15 (3.94%) Manufacturing
3 14 (3.67%) Billing
4 12 (3.15%) Retail
5 6 (1.57%) German Language
5 6 (1.57%) Banking
6 5 (1.31%) Advertising
6 5 (1.31%) Automotive
6 5 (1.31%) Legal
7 4 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.52%) Front Office
8 2 (0.52%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.52%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 184 (48.29%) Consultant
2 179 (46.98%) SAP Consultant
3 92 (24.15%) Developer
4 66 (17.32%) SAP Developer
5 64 (16.80%) ABAP Developer
6 27 (7.09%) SAP BW Consultant
7 26 (6.82%) ABAP Consultant
8 25 (6.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 24 (6.30%) SAP BI Consultant
10 17 (4.46%) Analyst
11 16 (4.20%) Architect
12 13 (3.41%) SAP SD Consultant
12 13 (3.41%) SAP PI Consultant
13 12 (3.15%) SAP Architect
14 11 (2.89%) SAP Manager
15 10 (2.62%) SAP BW Developer
15 10 (2.62%) SAP CRM Developer
15 10 (2.62%) CRM Developer
16 9 (2.36%) SAP Analyst
16 9 (2.36%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.14%) BAPI
2 29 (7.61%) EDI
3 25 (6.56%) Web Dynpro
4 22 (5.77%) SAP Smart Forms
4 22 (5.77%) SAP ALE
4 22 (5.77%) SAP PI
5 18 (4.72%) SAP Basis
6 16 (4.20%) SAP XI
7 13 (3.41%) Web Services
8 10 (2.62%) SOAP
9 8 (2.10%) .NET
9 8 (2.10%) SAP BSP
10 7 (1.84%) XML
11 5 (1.31%) XSLT
12 4 (1.05%) Middleware
12 4 (1.05%) SAP CO-PA
12 4 (1.05%) SAP Business Workflow
13 3 (0.79%) MDX
13 3 (0.79%) JMS
14 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.56%) FMCG
2 3 (0.79%) Data Extraction
3 2 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (0.52%) AS400
3 2 (0.52%) iSeries
3 2 (0.52%) Open Source
3 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.26%) Replication
4 1 (0.26%) PMI
4 1 (0.26%) GIS
4 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.26%) Life Science
4 1 (0.26%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.62%) UNIX
2 7 (1.84%) VMS
3 5 (1.31%) Windows
4 2 (0.52%) AIX
4 2 (0.52%) Linux
4 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (20.47%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (16.01%) CRM
3 43 (11.29%) OO
4 36 (9.45%) Migration
5 35 (9.19%) ERP
6 25 (6.56%) Logistics
7 24 (6.30%) Data Migration
7 24 (6.30%) Data Modelling
8 22 (5.77%) Workflow
8 22 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (5.25%) Business Analysis
9 20 (5.25%) Test Scripting
10 19 (4.99%) SAP Implementation
11 16 (4.20%) Unit Testing
12 14 (3.67%) Integration Testing
12 14 (3.67%) Validation
12 14 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (3.15%) ITIL
14 11 (2.89%) WFM
15 10 (2.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.92%) SQL
2 26 (6.82%) Java
3 16 (4.20%) SAPscript
4 9 (2.36%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.57%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.79%) VBA
6 3 (0.79%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.79%) VB
7 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (6.30%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.72%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.57%) MCTS
3 6 (1.57%) MCITP
3 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.31%) SAP Certification
5 4 (1.05%) Degree
6 3 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.79%) CCA
7 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.52%) CIMA
8 1 (0.26%) CCAB
8 1 (0.26%) ACCA
8 1 (0.26%) PMP
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.84%) QA
2 4 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.79%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (0.52%) XenApp
2 1 (0.26%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.26%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 6 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 378 (99.21%) SAP
2 38 (9.97%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.25%) Business Objects
4 14 (3.67%) IBM
5 13 (3.41%) Oracle
5 13 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.84%) Adobe
7 4 (1.05%) Sybase
8 2 (0.52%) Siebel
8 2 (0.52%) EMC
8 2 (0.52%) Citrix
8 2 (0.52%) NetApp
9 1 (0.26%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.26%) Informatica
9 1 (0.26%) JDA
9 1 (0.26%) Remedy
9 1 (0.26%) ReadSoft
9 1 (0.26%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.26%) Infor
9 1 (0.26%) HP
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Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
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Rate: £450 - £999 per day + quote
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
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