The first table below looks at the demand for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 25 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 Leeds 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 71 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ABAP 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.67% - 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.76% - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£375 - £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
397 379 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 38.21% 41.79% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 220 342
Average daily rate £320 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +120.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £27.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
ABAP
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ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

ABAP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) BAPI
3 4 (50.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (50.00%) SAP HCM
3 4 (50.00%) SAPscript
4 3 (37.50%) Billing
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) SAP HR
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (12.50%) Replication

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (50.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP HR
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 3 (37.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) SAP Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) ABAP Consultant
3 3 (37.50%) SAP HCM Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP HR Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Payroll Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Payroll Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) BAPI
2 4 (50.00%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
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