The first table below looks at the demand for the ABAP Developer 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP Developer
Rank 398 374 409
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +35
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 14 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.069% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.075% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 8
Average daily rate £420 £525 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £463 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £700 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £444 £420
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +5.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
ABAP Developer
England

ABAP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

ABAP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

ABAP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ABAP Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

ABAP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ABAP Developer across the London region.

ABAP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

ABAP Developer
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 Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -13 1 - - 2
ABAP Developer
England

ABAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited ABAP Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) ABAP
1 30 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (43.33%) Web Dynpro
3 10 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 10 (33.33%) Workflow
4 9 (30.00%) BAPI
5 7 (23.33%) Finance
6 6 (20.00%) OO
6 6 (20.00%) SAPscript
6 6 (20.00%) Migration
7 5 (16.67%) SAP BSP
7 5 (16.67%) SAP R/3
7 5 (16.67%) Java
8 4 (13.33%) SAP ALE
8 4 (13.33%) SAP Business Workflow
9 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
9 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
9 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.00%) OOP
9 3 (10.00%) ERP
9 3 (10.00%) Adobe
10 2 (6.67%) Advertising
10 2 (6.67%) SAP CRM
10 2 (6.67%) SAP BW
10 2 (6.67%) SAP HR
10 2 (6.67%) CRM
10 2 (6.67%) Web Services
10 2 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
10 2 (6.67%) LSMW
10 2 (6.67%) Logistics

ABAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited ABAP Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) SAP R/3
2 2 (6.67%) SAP CRM
2 2 (6.67%) SAP HR
2 2 (6.67%) SAP ERP
3 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.33%) SAP SD
3 1 (3.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.33%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) LSMW
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) French Language
3 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) Web Dynpro
2 10 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 9 (30.00%) BAPI
4 5 (16.67%) SAP BSP
5 4 (13.33%) SAP ALE
5 4 (13.33%) SAP Business Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) Web Services
7 1 (3.33%) HTML5
7 1 (3.33%) HTML
7 1 (3.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Workflow
2 6 (20.00%) OO
2 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (10.00%) OOP
3 3 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) Validation
5 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) ABAP
2 6 (20.00%) SAPscript
3 5 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) Adobe