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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 41 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.24% 0.47% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £419 £423
% change year-on-year
+0.65% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £67.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -
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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
117 67 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.06% 31.31% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 36 50
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £472 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (100.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (100.00%) SAP XI
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Basis

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) NetWeaver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SAP XI
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Basis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM