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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 56 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% 0.15% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £413 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.25 - £43.50
ABAP
East of England

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
186 213 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.98% 32.67% 39.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 93 163
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 13
Average hourly rate £43.70 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.46% -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) NetWeaver
3 3 (60.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) BAPI
4 2 (40.00%) SAP XI
4 2 (40.00%) SAP ALE
4 2 (40.00%) SAP PI
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (40.00%) SAP Basis
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) SAP HANA
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) NetWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (40.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SAP PI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Workflow Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Workflow Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow Developer
3 1 (20.00%) XML Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) BAPI
2 2 (40.00%) SAP ALE
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Basis
2 2 (40.00%) SAP PI
2 2 (40.00%) SAP XI
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) VMware