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 6 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 349 368 359
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing ABAP 59 44 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.46% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 19
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £575 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
9710 9573 9977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.43% 41.78% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7128 6940 7066
Average daily rate £450 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 58 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.99 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +5 9 £700 - 1
Brentford +3 6 £538 +16.21%
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 112 (94.12%) SAP
2 24 (20.17%) SAP BW
3 22 (18.49%) Finance
4 20 (16.81%) ERP
5 17 (14.29%) Migration
6 16 (13.45%) Java
6 16 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (12.61%) Data Migration
8 14 (11.76%) ETL
9 13 (10.92%) LSMW
10 12 (10.08%) SAP HANA
11 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (9.24%) Banking
12 10 (8.40%) SAP BI
12 10 (8.40%) Data Modelling
12 10 (8.40%) NetWeaver
13 9 (7.56%) SAP MM
13 9 (7.56%) Web Dynpro
13 9 (7.56%) SAP PI
14 8 (6.72%) SAP Implementation
14 8 (6.72%) SAP Data Services
14 8 (6.72%) Project Management
14 8 (6.72%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (6.72%) Retail
14 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
14 8 (6.72%) Oracle
14 8 (6.72%) Business Objects
14 8 (6.72%) SOAP
15 7 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (5.04%) Oracle Database

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 10 (8.40%) NetWeaver
2 4 (3.36%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.68%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.04%) MS Office
3 5 (4.20%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (7.56%) SAP MM
2 6 (5.04%) SAP HR
3 5 (4.20%) SAP SD
3 5 (4.20%) SAP WM
3 5 (4.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (4.20%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (4.20%) SAP EWM
4 4 (3.36%) SAP BPC
4 4 (3.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (3.36%) SAP CO
4 4 (3.36%) SAP FI
5 3 (2.52%) SAP APO
5 3 (2.52%) SAP Retail
5 3 (2.52%) SAP HCM
6 2 (1.68%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.68%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (1.68%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.84%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.84%) SAP EHS
7 1 (0.84%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
1 1 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.84%) SAN
2 1 (0.84%) RFID
2 1 (0.84%) Firewall
2 1 (0.84%) NAS
2 1 (0.84%) LAN
2 1 (0.84%) WAN
2 1 (0.84%) FTP
2 1 (0.84%) VPN
2 1 (0.84%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.17%) SAP BW
2 12 (10.08%) SAP HANA
3 10 (8.40%) SAP BI
4 8 (6.72%) SAP Data Services
5 7 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (5.04%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.52%) DB2
8 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (10.92%) LSMW
2 1 (0.84%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.84%) NWDI
2 1 (0.84%) NWDS
2 1 (0.84%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.84%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (18.49%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Banking
3 8 (6.72%) Retail
3 8 (6.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (4.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.68%) Billing
6 1 (0.84%) Advertising
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (43.70%) Consultant
2 51 (42.86%) SAP Consultant
3 30 (25.21%) Developer
4 26 (21.85%) SAP Developer
5 18 (15.13%) ABAP Developer
5 18 (15.13%) Architect
6 16 (13.45%) SAP Architect
7 9 (7.56%) SAP Manager
8 8 (6.72%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (5.88%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.88%) Migration Consultant
9 7 (5.88%) ABAP Consultant
9 7 (5.88%) SAP Project Manager
9 7 (5.88%) SAP BW Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Data Consultant
9 7 (5.88%) Data Migration Consultant
9 7 (5.88%) SAP Technical Consultant
10 6 (5.04%) SAP BI Consultant
10 6 (5.04%) SAP Data Consultant
10 6 (5.04%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) Web Dynpro
1 9 (7.56%) SAP PI
2 8 (6.72%) SOAP
3 6 (5.04%) XML
3 6 (5.04%) BAPI
4 5 (4.20%) SAP XI
4 5 (4.20%) SAP Basis
4 5 (4.20%) Web Services
5 4 (3.36%) SAP ALE
5 4 (3.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (1.68%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (1.68%) J2EE
7 1 (0.84%) JDBC
7 1 (0.84%) EDI
7 1 (0.84%) JMS
7 1 (0.84%) Middleware
7 1 (0.84%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.20%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.52%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.52%) FMCG
3 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.68%) DataPower
4 2 (1.68%) Replication
5 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.84%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.84%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.84%) User Experience
5 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.04%) UNIX
2 5 (4.20%) Windows
3 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.52%) Windows NT
4 3 (2.52%) AIX
5 2 (1.68%) Linux
5 2 (1.68%) zOS
6 1 (0.84%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.81%) ERP
2 17 (14.29%) Migration
3 16 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (12.61%) Data Migration
5 14 (11.76%) ETL
6 10 (8.40%) Data Modelling
7 8 (6.72%) Project Management
7 8 (6.72%) SAP Implementation
8 6 (5.04%) OO
9 5 (4.20%) CRM
9 5 (4.20%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.20%) Test Strategy
9 5 (4.20%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.36%) High Availability
10 4 (3.36%) Line Management
10 4 (3.36%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.36%) TOGAF
11 3 (2.52%) Logistics
11 3 (2.52%) Time Management
11 3 (2.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.45%) Java
2 4 (3.36%) SQL
3 2 (1.68%) SAPscript
4 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (3.36%) PMP
1 4 (3.36%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.68%) Degree
3 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) ISEB
3 1 (0.84%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 112 (94.12%) SAP
2 8 (6.72%) Oracle
2 8 (6.72%) Business Objects
3 6 (5.04%) IBM
4 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.20%) Sybase
5 4 (3.36%) Informatica
6 3 (2.52%) HP
7 2 (1.68%) Adobe
8 1 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.84%) Citrix
8 1 (0.84%) NetApp
8 1 (0.84%) VMware
8 1 (0.84%) Twitter
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