The first table below looks at the demand for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 24 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 Lancashire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
125 92 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.71% 33.82% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 52 112
Average daily rate £375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £218 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £36.67 £37.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.21% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £30.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
ABAP
North West

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Blackburn - - - -
Chorley - - - -
ABAP
North West