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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 73 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.36% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £423 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £418 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 - £45.00
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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
427 279 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.08% 42.27% 35.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 139 164
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £17.50
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 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 8 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) NetWeaver
1 2 (100.00%) SAP SD
1 2 (100.00%) SAP XI
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Basis
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP SD
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SAP XI
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Basis
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP