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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 348 336 337
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing ABAP 42 67 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.72% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 27
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£450 £483 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.73% +4.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £594
UK excluding London average daily rate £432 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £60.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +71.42%
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
9415 9352 8884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.63% 41.17% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6839 6914 6385
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 £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 64 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.00 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 May 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 May 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 +3 5 £408 - 2
Brentford -2 3 £438 -7.89%
Feltham - 1 £368 -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 114 (97.44%) SAP
2 25 (21.37%) SAP BW
3 23 (19.66%) Finance
4 19 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (13.68%) ETL
6 15 (12.82%) ERP
7 14 (11.97%) Migration
7 14 (11.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (10.26%) SAP HANA
8 12 (10.26%) NetWeaver
8 12 (10.26%) SAP BI
9 11 (9.40%) Java
9 11 (9.40%) SAP PI
9 11 (9.40%) LSMW
10 10 (8.55%) Data Migration
10 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (8.55%) Manufacturing
10 10 (8.55%) Project Management
10 10 (8.55%) Web Dynpro
11 9 (7.69%) Banking
11 9 (7.69%) Retail
11 9 (7.69%) Oracle
11 9 (7.69%) PRINCE2
11 9 (7.69%) UNIX
12 8 (6.84%) Business Objects
12 8 (6.84%) BAPI
13 7 (5.98%) SAP Basis
13 7 (5.98%) SOAP
13 7 (5.98%) CRM
13 7 (5.98%) BusinessObjects

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 12 (10.26%) NetWeaver
2 4 (3.42%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.42%) SAP Portal
3 2 (1.71%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Office
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) SAP BPC
1 7 (5.98%) SAP EWM
2 5 (4.27%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (4.27%) SAP FI
2 5 (4.27%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (4.27%) SAP CO
2 5 (4.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (3.42%) SAP HR
3 4 (3.42%) SAP MII
4 3 (2.56%) SAP SD
4 3 (2.56%) SAP MM
4 3 (2.56%) SAP Retail
5 2 (1.71%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (1.71%) SAP PM
5 2 (1.71%) SAP WM
5 2 (1.71%) SAP APO
5 2 (1.71%) SAP SRM
5 2 (1.71%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.71%) SAP FS
6 1 (0.85%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
1 1 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.85%) SAN
2 1 (0.85%) RFID
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.85%) NAS
2 1 (0.85%) LAN
2 1 (0.85%) WAN
2 1 (0.85%) FTP
2 1 (0.85%) VPN
2 1 (0.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.37%) SAP BW
2 12 (10.26%) SAP HANA
2 12 (10.26%) SAP BI
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.98%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (5.98%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.42%) DB2
5 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.85%) OLAP
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.85%) DataStage
6 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) LSMW
2 1 (0.85%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.85%) NWDI
2 1 (0.85%) NWDS
2 1 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 23 (19.66%) Finance
2 14 (11.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (8.55%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.69%) Banking
4 9 (7.69%) Retail
5 2 (1.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (43.59%) Consultant
2 50 (42.74%) SAP Consultant
3 32 (27.35%) Developer
4 25 (21.37%) SAP Developer
5 23 (19.66%) ABAP Developer
6 16 (13.68%) Architect
7 14 (11.97%) SAP Architect
8 10 (8.55%) SAP Manager
8 10 (8.55%) ABAP Consultant
9 8 (6.84%) SAP Project Manager
9 8 (6.84%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.84%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.98%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (5.98%) Migration Consultant
10 7 (5.98%) Data Consultant
10 7 (5.98%) Data Migration Consultant
11 6 (5.13%) SAP BI Consultant
11 6 (5.13%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 6 (5.13%) SAP Technical Consultant
11 6 (5.13%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.40%) SAP PI
2 10 (8.55%) Web Dynpro
3 8 (6.84%) BAPI
4 7 (5.98%) SAP Basis
4 7 (5.98%) SOAP
5 6 (5.13%) Web Services
5 6 (5.13%) XML
6 5 (4.27%) SAP ALE
6 5 (4.27%) SAP XI
7 4 (3.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (3.42%) SAP Smart Forms
8 3 (2.56%) J2EE
9 1 (0.85%) JDBC
9 1 (0.85%) EDI
9 1 (0.85%) JMS
9 1 (0.85%) Middleware
9 1 (0.85%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.42%) Data Structures
2 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.42%) Client/Server
2 4 (3.42%) Data Integration
2 4 (3.42%) FMCG
3 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.71%) Replication
4 2 (1.71%) Economics
4 2 (1.71%) DataPower
5 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.69%) UNIX
2 6 (5.13%) Windows
3 4 (3.42%) AIX
3 4 (3.42%) Windows NT
3 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.71%) zOS
4 2 (1.71%) Linux
5 1 (0.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (13.68%) ETL
3 15 (12.82%) ERP
4 14 (11.97%) Migration
5 10 (8.55%) Project Management
5 10 (8.55%) Data Migration
6 9 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.98%) CRM
7 7 (5.98%) SAP Implementation
7 7 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (5.98%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (5.13%) Workflow
8 6 (5.13%) OO
9 5 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.42%) Line Management
10 4 (3.42%) Web Application Development
10 4 (3.42%) High Availability
10 4 (3.42%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (3.42%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.40%) Java
2 5 (4.27%) SQL
3 4 (3.42%) SAPscript
4 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (4.27%) PMP
1 5 (4.27%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.42%) Degree
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) ISEB
3 1 (0.85%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 114 (97.44%) SAP
2 9 (7.69%) Oracle
3 8 (6.84%) Business Objects
4 6 (5.13%) IBM
5 5 (4.27%) Sybase
6 4 (3.42%) Informatica
7 3 (2.56%) Adobe
8 1 (0.85%) HP
8 1 (0.85%) Citrix
8 1 (0.85%) NetApp
8 1 (0.85%) VMware
8 1 (0.85%) Twitter
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