The table below looks at the statistics for the ABAP Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP Consultant
Rank 380 377 373
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Consultant 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.033% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.035% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ABAP Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19003 19763 18521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.50% 93.07% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13210 13394 12655
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 376 415
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

ABAP Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP Consultant in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

ABAP Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

ABAP Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ABAP Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

ABAP Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

ABAP Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

ABAP Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
City of London +14 1 - -
ABAP Consultant
England

ABAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited ABAP Consultant in their job title 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 with ABAP Consultant in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) ABAP
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (25.00%) SAPscript
3 2 (25.00%) FMCG
3 2 (25.00%) BAPI
4 1 (12.50%) SAP EWM
4 1 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) EDI
4 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
4 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
4 1 (12.50%) SAP PI
4 1 (12.50%) LSMW
4 1 (12.50%) SAP ALE
4 1 (12.50%) SAP SRM
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) SAP HR

ABAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited ABAP Consultant in their job title 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 with ABAP Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP HR
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP SRM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LSMW
General
1 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) BAPI
2 1 (12.50%) SAP ALE
2 1 (12.50%) SAP PI
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) EDI
2 1 (12.50%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) OO
1 1 (12.50%) CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Workflow
1 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) ABAP
2 2 (25.00%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP