The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 25 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing ABAP 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.46% 0.80% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.50% 3.13% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £418 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 - £45.00
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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 Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
80 64 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 32.79% 25.50% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 29 25
Average daily rate £350 £316 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

ABAP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (42.86%) SAP BW
2 6 (42.86%) SAP BI
2 6 (42.86%) CRM
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) NetWeaver
3 5 (35.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (35.71%) SAP MRS
4 4 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 4 (28.57%) WFM
5 2 (14.29%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (7.14%) OLAP
6 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
6 1 (7.14%) GIS
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Logistics
6 1 (7.14%) SAP SRM
6 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (35.71%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) SAP MRS
2 4 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (7.14%) SAP SRM
3 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SAP BW
1 6 (42.86%) SAP BI
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) OLAP
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Consultant
1 8 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) ABAP Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Technical Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) CRM
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) WFM
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects