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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 353 378 368
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Contract jobs citing ABAP 59 43 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.44% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 27
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£475 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £420 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £667 £555 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £67.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -
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
10065 9851 10721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.36% 41.30% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7357 7024 7574
Average daily rate £450 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £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 89 67 103
Average hourly rate £29.15 £34.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -8.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £16.55 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £49.80 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 7 £700 - 1
Brentford +1 4 £545 +17.83%
Bexley - 2 - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 95 (95.00%) SAP
2 20 (20.00%) Java
3 18 (18.00%) SAP BW
4 17 (17.00%) ERP
5 15 (15.00%) Migration
6 14 (14.00%) Data Migration
7 12 (12.00%) Finance
7 12 (12.00%) LSMW
8 10 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 10 (10.00%) SAP HANA
9 9 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (9.00%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (9.00%) SAP MM
9 9 (9.00%) Retail
10 8 (8.00%) Web Dynpro
11 7 (7.00%) SAP SD
11 7 (7.00%) ETL
11 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
11 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (7.00%) SAP PI
11 7 (7.00%) SAP Data Services
12 6 (6.00%) MS Office
12 6 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (6.00%) NetWeaver
12 6 (6.00%) SAP HR
12 6 (6.00%) BAPI
13 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
13 5 (5.00%) SAP WM
13 5 (5.00%) Oracle
13 5 (5.00%) CRM

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 6 (6.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.00%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.00%) MS Office
3 5 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (9.00%) SAP MM
2 7 (7.00%) SAP SD
3 6 (6.00%) SAP HR
4 5 (5.00%) SAP WM
4 5 (5.00%) SAP EWM
5 4 (4.00%) SAP FI
5 4 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (4.00%) SAP CO
5 4 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (3.00%) SAP APO
6 3 (3.00%) SAP R/3
6 3 (3.00%) SAP Retail
6 3 (3.00%) SAP HCM
6 3 (3.00%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (2.00%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (2.00%) SAP CS
8 1 (1.00%) SAP PM
8 1 (1.00%) SAP MDM
8 1 (1.00%) SAP SRM
8 1 (1.00%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) X.509
2 2 (2.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.00%) SAN
3 1 (1.00%) FTP
3 1 (1.00%) VPN
3 1 (1.00%) DNS
3 1 (1.00%) RFID
3 1 (1.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.00%) SAP BW
2 10 (10.00%) SAP HANA
3 9 (9.00%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (7.00%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.00%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) LSMW
2 1 (1.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (1.00%) NWDI
2 1 (1.00%) NWDS
2 1 (1.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (12.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Retail
3 6 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Billing
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (45.00%) Consultant
2 44 (44.00%) SAP Consultant
3 27 (27.00%) Developer
4 22 (22.00%) SAP Developer
5 15 (15.00%) ABAP Developer
6 10 (10.00%) Architect
6 10 (10.00%) SAP Architect
7 7 (7.00%) SAP BW Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Data Consultant
8 6 (6.00%) Data Migration Consultant
8 6 (6.00%) Migration Consultant
8 6 (6.00%) ABAP Consultant
9 5 (5.00%) SAP BW Consultant
9 5 (5.00%) SAP MM Consultant
9 5 (5.00%) SAP Data Consultant
9 5 (5.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
9 5 (5.00%) SAP EWM Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) SAP Technical Architect
10 4 (4.00%) SAP HR Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) Web Dynpro
2 7 (7.00%) SAP PI
3 6 (6.00%) BAPI
4 4 (4.00%) SAP XI
4 4 (4.00%) SAP Basis
4 4 (4.00%) Web Services
5 3 (3.00%) SOAP
5 3 (3.00%) SAML
5 3 (3.00%) SAP ALE
6 2 (2.00%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (2.00%) XML
7 1 (1.00%) EDI
7 1 (1.00%) JMS
7 1 (1.00%) EDIFACT
7 1 (1.00%) JDBC
7 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.00%) FMCG
4 1 (1.00%) User Experience
4 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) UNIX
2 2 (2.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.00%) SUSE
3 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.00%) ERP
2 15 (15.00%) Migration
3 14 (14.00%) Data Migration
4 10 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.00%) ETL
7 5 (5.00%) CRM
7 5 (5.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.00%) Line Management
8 4 (4.00%) Change Management
8 4 (4.00%) OO
8 4 (4.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.00%) Time Management
9 3 (3.00%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (3.00%) Logistics
9 3 (3.00%) Workflow
9 3 (3.00%) Project Management
9 3 (3.00%) Data Transformation
9 3 (3.00%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (3.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.00%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.00%) CCA
2 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.00%) PMP
2 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) QA
1 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 95 (95.00%) SAP
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.00%) Adobe
3 2 (2.00%) HP
3 2 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (1.00%) Sybase
4 1 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.00%) Citrix
4 1 (1.00%) Informatica
4 1 (1.00%) NetApp
4 1 (1.00%) Twitter
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