The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 371 353 322
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -31
Contract jobs citing ABAP 46 60 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.57% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 32
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£475 £463 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.88% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9774 10539 10325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.60% 43.42% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6994 7469 7093
Average daily rate £425 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £280
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 66 107 162
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.00 £19.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.14 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
ABAP
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +21 1 - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 126 (99.21%) SAP
2 32 (25.20%) SAP BW
3 22 (17.32%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (14.17%) Migration
5 16 (12.60%) SAP BI
6 15 (11.81%) Web Dynpro
6 15 (11.81%) Data Migration
7 14 (11.02%) SAP PI
8 13 (10.24%) Finance
9 11 (8.66%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (8.66%) Java
9 11 (8.66%) Business Objects
9 11 (8.66%) SAP BPC
10 10 (7.87%) SAP HANA
10 10 (7.87%) NetWeaver
10 10 (7.87%) SAP SD
11 9 (7.09%) SQL
11 9 (7.09%) Data Modelling
11 9 (7.09%) OO
11 9 (7.09%) EDI
11 9 (7.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (6.30%) WebSphere
12 8 (6.30%) ERP
12 8 (6.30%) IBM
12 8 (6.30%) Workflow
12 8 (6.30%) SAP Smart Forms
12 8 (6.30%) BAPI
13 7 (5.51%) CRM
13 7 (5.51%) UNIX
13 7 (5.51%) SAP FI

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (7.87%) NetWeaver
2 8 (6.30%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.57%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.79%) SAP EP
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (8.66%) SAP BPC
2 10 (7.87%) SAP SD
3 7 (5.51%) SAP FI
4 6 (4.72%) SAP MM
4 6 (4.72%) SAP R/3
4 6 (4.72%) SAP CRM
5 5 (3.94%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (3.94%) SAP CO
5 5 (3.94%) SAP FSCM
6 4 (3.15%) SAP ERP
6 4 (3.15%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (2.36%) SAP LE
7 3 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (2.36%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.79%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.79%) SAP CS
8 1 (0.79%) Bankmaster
8 1 (0.79%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.79%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.79%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) CTI
2 1 (0.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.20%) SAP BW
2 16 (12.60%) SAP BI
3 11 (8.66%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (7.87%) SAP HANA
5 7 (5.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.72%) DataStage
7 3 (2.36%) OLAP
7 3 (2.36%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (2.36%) Sybase IQ
8 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.57%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.79%) MS Access
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.79%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) LSMW
General
1 13 (10.24%) Finance
2 4 (3.15%) Advertising
2 4 (3.15%) Banking
3 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.36%) Billing
4 2 (1.57%) Front Office
4 2 (1.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 59 (46.46%) Consultant
2 56 (44.09%) SAP Consultant
3 36 (28.35%) Developer
4 34 (26.77%) SAP Developer
5 21 (16.54%) ABAP Developer
6 10 (7.87%) SAP PI Consultant
7 9 (7.09%) SAP BW Developer
8 7 (5.51%) SAP Manager
8 7 (5.51%) ABAP Consultant
8 7 (5.51%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 6 (4.72%) SAP BI Consultant
9 6 (4.72%) CRM Developer
9 6 (4.72%) SAP CRM Developer
10 5 (3.94%) SAP BW Consultant
10 5 (3.94%) SAP SD Consultant
11 4 (3.15%) Migration Consultant
11 4 (3.15%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (3.15%) Data Consultant
11 4 (3.15%) Data Migration Consultant
11 4 (3.15%) SAP BPC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.81%) Web Dynpro
2 14 (11.02%) SAP PI
3 9 (7.09%) EDI
4 8 (6.30%) SAP Smart Forms
4 8 (6.30%) BAPI
5 6 (4.72%) SAP Basis
6 5 (3.94%) SAP BSP
6 5 (3.94%) SAP XI
7 4 (3.15%) SAP Business Workflow
8 3 (2.36%) Web Services
9 2 (1.57%) SOAP
9 2 (1.57%) SAP ALE
10 1 (0.79%) JMS
10 1 (0.79%) JDBC
10 1 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.94%) FMCG
2 2 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (1.57%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.51%) UNIX
2 1 (0.79%) Windows
2 1 (0.79%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.32%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (14.17%) Migration
3 15 (11.81%) Data Migration
4 9 (7.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 9 (7.09%) Data Modelling
4 9 (7.09%) OO
5 8 (6.30%) Workflow
5 8 (6.30%) ERP
6 7 (5.51%) CRM
6 7 (5.51%) Logistics
7 6 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.94%) Change Management
9 4 (3.15%) Project Management
9 4 (3.15%) Performance Management
10 3 (2.36%) SAP Implementation
10 3 (2.36%) Programme Management
10 3 (2.36%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (2.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.36%) ITIL
10 3 (2.36%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.66%) Java
2 9 (7.09%) SQL
3 6 (4.72%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.72%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.15%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.57%) SAP Certification
2 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.79%) ACCA
3 1 (0.79%) CIMA
3 1 (0.79%) Degree
3 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.79%) PMP
3 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) PgMP
3 1 (0.79%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 126 (99.21%) SAP
2 11 (8.66%) Business Objects
3 8 (6.30%) IBM
4 6 (4.72%) Oracle
5 5 (3.94%) Adobe
6 3 (2.36%) Sybase
6 3 (2.36%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.79%) Informatica
7 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
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