The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 62 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ABAP 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.11% - 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.01% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£468 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +24.28%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
332 368 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.93% 52.27% 60.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 224 279
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £31.00 - £12.18
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 - £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 - £35.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (61.54%) Business Objects
2 8 (61.54%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (61.54%) SAP HANA
3 5 (38.46%) SAP Basis
3 5 (38.46%) SAP Implementation
3 5 (38.46%) NetWeaver
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (23.08%) SAP BW
5 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Data Extraction
5 3 (23.08%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) Billing
7 1 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (7.69%) DTS
7 1 (7.69%) SQL

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (38.46%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (23.08%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (61.54%) SAP HANA
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) SAP BW
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) SAP BI
4 1 (7.69%) DTS
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SAP BW Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) SAP Basis
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) SAP Implementation
2 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (61.54%) Business Objects