The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 43 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.34% 1.50% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 4.71% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £463 £415
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +11.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £57.10
ABAP
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
154 85 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 52.20% 31.95% 44.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 53 65
Average daily rate £288 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £30.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

ABAP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (50.00%) SAP BI
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BI
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) ABAP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BI Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BW Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP