The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 63 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% - 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% - 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£475 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.00%
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
227 299 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.30% 39.34% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 165 167
Average daily rate £375 £340 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.60 £19.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

ABAP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) SAP CO
2 2 (33.33%) SAP SD
2 2 (33.33%) SAP FI
2 2 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) SAP PI
3 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (16.67%) LSMW
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (16.67%) SAP CO-PA
3 1 (16.67%) SAP PS
3 1 (16.67%) SAP SM
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP SD
1 2 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 2 (33.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (16.67%) SAP PS
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (16.67%) SAP SM
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LSMW
General
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) ABAP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CO-PA
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Logistics
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP