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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 376 342 346
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +4
Contract jobs citing ABAP 35 74 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 0.82% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 27
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £291 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £594 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £456 £415
% change year-on-year
-4.65% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £44.50 £46.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £50.55
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
8966 9023 8871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.25% 42.59% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6663 6721 6317
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 77
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £17.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.05 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +34 4 £450 -10.00%
Brentford 0 3 £450 +33.33%
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 71 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (19.72%) LSMW
2 14 (19.72%) Migration
2 14 (19.72%) SAP BW
3 13 (18.31%) BAPI
3 13 (18.31%) Data Migration
4 11 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (14.08%) Finance
5 10 (14.08%) SAP MM
6 9 (12.68%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (11.27%) NetWeaver
7 8 (11.27%) SAP SD
7 8 (11.27%) SAP FI
8 7 (9.86%) ERP
8 7 (9.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (8.45%) SAP HANA
9 6 (8.45%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.04%) Time Management
10 5 (7.04%) SAP CO
10 5 (7.04%) SAP BI
10 5 (7.04%) SAP Payroll
10 5 (7.04%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (7.04%) OO
10 5 (7.04%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (7.04%) Data Mapping
11 4 (5.63%) SAPUI5
11 4 (5.63%) FMCG
11 4 (5.63%) SAP PI

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (11.27%) NetWeaver
2 3 (4.23%) Documentum
3 2 (2.82%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 10 (14.08%) SAP MM
2 8 (11.27%) SAP FI
2 8 (11.27%) SAP SD
3 5 (7.04%) SAP CO
3 5 (7.04%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (7.04%) SAP Payroll
4 4 (5.63%) SAP HR
5 3 (4.23%) SAP FI-GL
5 3 (4.23%) SAP SRM
6 2 (2.82%) SAP BPC
6 2 (2.82%) SAP ERP
6 2 (2.82%) SAP GTS
6 2 (2.82%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (2.82%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.41%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (1.41%) SAP HCM
7 1 (1.41%) SAP PM
7 1 (1.41%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) FTP
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) SAP BW
2 9 (12.68%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (8.45%) SAP HANA
4 5 (7.04%) SAP BI
5 4 (5.63%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (4.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (2.82%) MS Access
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) LSMW
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.23%) Billing
3 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Front Office
4 2 (2.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (60.56%) Consultant
1 43 (60.56%) SAP Consultant
2 14 (19.72%) Data Consultant
2 14 (19.72%) SAP Data Consultant
3 10 (14.08%) Data Migration Consultant
3 10 (14.08%) Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Migration Consultant
3 10 (14.08%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 10 (14.08%) SAP Migration Consultant
4 9 (12.68%) ABAP Consultant
4 9 (12.68%) SAP Developer
5 7 (9.86%) ABAP Developer
6 5 (7.04%) HR Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Payroll Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) SAP HR Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) SAP Manager
6 5 (7.04%) SAP Payroll Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) SAP BI Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) SAP Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) BAPI
2 4 (5.63%) SAP PI
2 4 (5.63%) SAPUI5
3 3 (4.23%) jQuery
3 3 (4.23%) SAP ALE
3 3 (4.23%) SAP Fiori
3 3 (4.23%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (4.23%) SAP XI
3 3 (4.23%) Web Dynpro
3 3 (4.23%) Web Services
4 2 (2.82%) EDI
4 2 (2.82%) SAP Basis
4 2 (2.82%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) EDIFACT
5 1 (1.41%) JDBC
5 1 (1.41%) JMS
5 1 (1.41%) SAP TM
5 1 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) FMCG
3 2 (2.82%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.41%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.41%) Unix
2 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Migration
2 13 (18.31%) Data Migration
3 11 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (9.86%) ERP
5 6 (8.45%) Data Cleansing
5 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.04%) Data Mapping
6 5 (7.04%) OO
6 5 (7.04%) Time Management
7 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.63%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.63%) Procure-to-pay
7 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.23%) Logistics
8 3 (4.23%) Release Management
8 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.82%) Project Management
9 2 (2.82%) Validation
9 2 (2.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) Java
1 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
1 3 (4.23%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
1 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) CCA
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (5.63%) HP
3 3 (4.23%) OpenText
4 2 (2.82%) Adobe
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.41%) Dell
5 1 (1.41%) Remedy
5 1 (1.41%) Sybase