The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 - -
ABAP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
83 93 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.74% 38.11% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 52 35
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £228 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £468 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ABAP across the Merseyside region.

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Liverpool - - - -
St Helens - - - -
ABAP
North West

ABAP
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (100.00%) BAPI

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SD
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SD Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) BAPI
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP