The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills 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 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 334 323 309
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs citing ABAP 68 81 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 0.90% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 40
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£418 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £400 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.00%
ABAP
England

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8950 9041 8412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.86% 40.35% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6475 6525 6132
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 85
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in London

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in London

ABAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram in London

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in London

ABAP
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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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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 +20 9 £500 +5.26% 1
Greenford - - - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 118 (98.33%) SAP
2 31 (25.83%) SAP BW
3 28 (23.33%) Finance
4 24 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (15.00%) ETL
6 16 (13.33%) SAP HANA
7 15 (12.50%) SAP BI
8 14 (11.67%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (11.67%) Business Objects
8 14 (11.67%) ERP
9 13 (10.83%) OO
9 13 (10.83%) NetWeaver
9 13 (10.83%) Migration
9 13 (10.83%) Project Management
9 13 (10.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (9.17%) SAP IS-U
11 10 (8.33%) QA
11 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (7.50%) SAP BPC
12 9 (7.50%) Degree
12 9 (7.50%) Banking
12 9 (7.50%) Web Dynpro
12 9 (7.50%) Workflow
12 9 (7.50%) PRINCE2
12 9 (7.50%) SQL
13 8 (6.67%) Data Modelling
13 8 (6.67%) LSMW
13 8 (6.67%) Manufacturing
13 8 (6.67%) Retail
13 8 (6.67%) Data Migration

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (10.83%) NetWeaver
2 4 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.33%) SAP Portal
3 2 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.83%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.83%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (9.17%) SAP IS-U
2 9 (7.50%) SAP BPC
3 7 (5.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (4.17%) SAP CO
4 5 (4.17%) SAP FI
4 5 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (4.17%) SAP EWM
5 4 (3.33%) SAP MII
6 2 (1.67%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (1.67%) SAP HR
6 2 (1.67%) SAP APO
6 2 (1.67%) SAP PM
6 2 (1.67%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.67%) SAP FS
7 1 (0.83%) SAP EHS
7 1 (0.83%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.83%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.83%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.83%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
1 1 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) RTP
2 2 (1.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.83%) Firewall
3 1 (0.83%) LDAP
3 1 (0.83%) LAN
3 1 (0.83%) WAN
3 1 (0.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.83%) SAP BW
2 16 (13.33%) SAP HANA
3 15 (12.50%) SAP BI
4 14 (11.67%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (5.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.33%) DB2
8 3 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.50%) Xcelsius
8 3 (2.50%) DataStage
9 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.83%) OLAP
10 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.67%) LSMW
2 1 (0.83%) NWDI
2 1 (0.83%) NWDS
General
1 28 (23.33%) Finance
2 13 (10.83%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (7.50%) Banking
4 8 (6.67%) Retail
4 8 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.00%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (46.67%) Consultant
2 53 (44.17%) SAP Consultant
3 33 (27.50%) Developer
4 28 (23.33%) SAP Developer
5 19 (15.83%) ABAP Developer
6 13 (10.83%) Architect
7 11 (9.17%) SAP Architect
8 10 (8.33%) SAP Manager
9 9 (7.50%) ABAP Consultant
10 8 (6.67%) SAP Project Manager
10 8 (6.67%) Project Manager
10 8 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 8 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (6.67%) SAP BI Consultant
11 7 (5.83%) Data Migration Consultant
11 7 (5.83%) Data Consultant
11 7 (5.83%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (5.83%) Migration Consultant
12 6 (5.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 6 (5.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) Web Dynpro
2 7 (5.83%) BAPI
2 7 (5.83%) SAP PI
3 6 (5.00%) XML
4 5 (4.17%) SOAP
4 5 (4.17%) Web Services
4 5 (4.17%) SAP Basis
5 4 (3.33%) SAP ALE
5 4 (3.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (2.50%) SAP XI
6 3 (2.50%) SAP Smart Forms
6 3 (2.50%) J2EE
7 2 (1.67%) EDI
8 1 (0.83%) JMS
8 1 (0.83%) Middleware
8 1 (0.83%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.83%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.33%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.33%) FMCG
4 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.67%) Replication
5 2 (1.67%) Economics
5 2 (1.67%) DataPower
6 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.00%) UNIX
1 6 (5.00%) Windows
2 4 (3.33%) AIX
2 4 (3.33%) Windows NT
2 4 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.67%) zOS
4 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (15.00%) ETL
3 14 (11.67%) ERP
4 13 (10.83%) OO
4 13 (10.83%) Project Management
4 13 (10.83%) Migration
5 9 (7.50%) Workflow
5 9 (7.50%) PRINCE2
6 8 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 8 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 7 (5.83%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.00%) CRM
8 6 (5.00%) SAP Implementation
8 6 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (3.33%) ITIL
10 4 (3.33%) Workflow Management
10 4 (3.33%) TOGAF
10 4 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.50%) SQL
2 7 (5.83%) Java
3 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.50%) SAPscript
3 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.83%) VBA
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.50%) Degree
2 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (4.17%) PMP
2 5 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 118 (98.33%) SAP
2 14 (11.67%) Business Objects
3 7 (5.83%) Oracle
4 5 (4.17%) Sybase
4 5 (4.17%) IBM
5 4 (3.33%) Informatica
6 3 (2.50%) Adobe
7 1 (0.83%) HP
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.83%) Cognos
7 1 (0.83%) VMware
7 1 (0.83%) Syclo
7 1 (0.83%) Twitter
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