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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 325 318 316
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing ABAP 70 69 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.79% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £350 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £520 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £414 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 £46.23 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.15 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.30%
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
8970 8785 8327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.74% 40.22% 42.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6686 6289 5960
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 81 106
Average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 January 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 January 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 11 £500 +29.87% 2
Greenford - - - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 142 (98.61%) SAP
2 47 (32.64%) SAP BW
3 35 (24.31%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (23.61%) Finance
5 25 (17.36%) SAP BI
6 22 (15.28%) BusinessObjects
6 22 (15.28%) Business Objects
6 22 (15.28%) OO
7 17 (11.81%) ETL
8 16 (11.11%) SAP BPC
8 16 (11.11%) SAP HANA
8 16 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (10.42%) Migration
10 14 (9.72%) Data Modelling
10 14 (9.72%) NetWeaver
10 14 (9.72%) QA
11 12 (8.33%) Retail
11 12 (8.33%) SQL
11 12 (8.33%) BAPI
12 11 (7.64%) Project Management
12 11 (7.64%) Degree
12 11 (7.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 10 (6.94%) Unit Testing
13 10 (6.94%) Web Dynpro
13 10 (6.94%) SAP FI/CO
13 10 (6.94%) SAP CO
13 10 (6.94%) PRINCE2
13 10 (6.94%) SAP FI
14 9 (6.25%) ERP
14 9 (6.25%) CRM

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 14 (9.72%) NetWeaver
2 3 (2.08%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.08%) SAP EP
3 2 (1.39%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (1.39%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.69%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (11.11%) SAP BPC
2 10 (6.94%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (6.94%) SAP CO
2 10 (6.94%) SAP FI
3 8 (5.56%) SAP IS-U
4 7 (4.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (4.17%) SAP EWM
6 5 (3.47%) SAP FSCM
6 5 (3.47%) SAP SD
7 4 (2.78%) SAP HR
7 4 (2.78%) SAP MII
8 3 (2.08%) SAP HCM
8 3 (2.08%) SAP SRM
8 3 (2.08%) SAP CRM
9 2 (1.39%) SAP APO
9 2 (1.39%) SAP FS
10 1 (0.69%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.69%) SAP EHS
10 1 (0.69%) SAP GRC
10 1 (0.69%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) RTP
2 1 (0.69%) LDAP
2 1 (0.69%) LAN
2 1 (0.69%) WAN
2 1 (0.69%) FTP
2 1 (0.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (32.64%) SAP BW
2 25 (17.36%) SAP BI
3 22 (15.28%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (11.11%) SAP HANA
5 11 (7.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (3.47%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.78%) DataStage
7 4 (2.78%) DB2
7 4 (2.78%) OLAP
7 4 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.08%) Xcelsius
8 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.39%) ROLAP
10 1 (0.69%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (4.86%) LSMW
General
1 34 (23.61%) Finance
2 12 (8.33%) Retail
3 9 (6.25%) Banking
3 9 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (4.86%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.17%) Billing
6 2 (1.39%) Front Office
6 2 (1.39%) French Language
6 2 (1.39%) German Language
6 2 (1.39%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.39%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
7 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (45.14%) Consultant
2 61 (42.36%) SAP Consultant
3 42 (29.17%) Developer
4 34 (23.61%) SAP Developer
5 21 (14.58%) ABAP Developer
6 14 (9.72%) Architect
7 12 (8.33%) SAP BI Consultant
7 12 (8.33%) SAP Architect
7 12 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 10 (6.94%) ABAP Consultant
9 8 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.86%) SAP BW Developer
10 7 (4.86%) Migration Consultant
11 6 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (4.17%) SAP Manager
11 6 (4.17%) Data Consultant
11 6 (4.17%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
11 6 (4.17%) SAP Data Consultant
11 6 (4.17%) Data Migration Consultant
11 6 (4.17%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.33%) BAPI
2 10 (6.94%) Web Dynpro
3 6 (4.17%) SAP Basis
4 5 (3.47%) SAP PI
4 5 (3.47%) Web Services
4 5 (3.47%) XML
5 4 (2.78%) SAP Smart Forms
5 4 (2.78%) SOAP
6 3 (2.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (2.08%) SAP XI
7 2 (1.39%) JDBC
7 2 (1.39%) EDI
7 2 (1.39%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.69%) XSLT
8 1 (0.69%) J2EE
8 1 (0.69%) JMS
8 1 (0.69%) Middleware
8 1 (0.69%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.47%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.39%) Replication
6 2 (1.39%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.39%) DataPower
6 2 (1.39%) FMCG
6 2 (1.39%) Economics
7 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.86%) UNIX
2 6 (4.17%) Windows
3 5 (3.47%) AIX
4 4 (2.78%) Windows NT
5 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.39%) zOS
7 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.31%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (15.28%) OO
3 17 (11.81%) ETL
4 15 (10.42%) Migration
5 14 (9.72%) Data Modelling
6 11 (7.64%) Project Management
7 10 (6.94%) Unit Testing
7 10 (6.94%) PRINCE2
8 9 (6.25%) ERP
8 9 (6.25%) CRM
9 8 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
9 8 (5.56%) Workflow
9 8 (5.56%) OOP
9 8 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.86%) SAP Implementation
10 7 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.86%) Data Migration
11 6 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.17%) ITIL
12 5 (3.47%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.33%) SQL
2 5 (3.47%) Java
2 5 (3.47%) SAPscript
3 3 (2.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.69%) C
5 1 (0.69%) VBA
5 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.64%) Degree
2 4 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (2.78%) PMP
2 4 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.72%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 142 (98.61%) SAP
2 22 (15.28%) Business Objects
3 7 (4.86%) Oracle
4 4 (2.78%) IBM
5 3 (2.08%) Sybase
5 3 (2.08%) Informatica
5 3 (2.08%) Adobe
6 1 (0.69%) Syclo
6 1 (0.69%) Cognos
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.69%) HP
6 1 (0.69%) VMware
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