The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 53 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing ABAP 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.84% 0.62% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 1.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£431 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +24.28%
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 North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
280 270 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.11% 41.60% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 172 40
Average daily rate £320 £263 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% -8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £423 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the North East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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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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
Durham 0 5 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 5 (27.78%) SAP PP
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) MS Office
4 5 (27.78%) Logistics
4 5 (27.78%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (22.22%) SAP PM
5 4 (22.22%) SAP CO
5 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) SAP CS
6 3 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (16.67%) SAP SD
6 3 (16.67%) SAP SM
6 3 (16.67%) SAP FI
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 2 (11.11%) SAP R/3
7 2 (11.11%) SAPscript
7 2 (11.11%) Banking
8 1 (5.56%) SAP PI
8 1 (5.56%) SAP Security
8 1 (5.56%) Cash Management
8 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.56%) LSMW
8 1 (5.56%) SAP CO-PA
8 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
8 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SAP PP
2 4 (22.22%) SAP CO
2 4 (22.22%) SAP PM
3 3 (16.67%) SAP CS
3 3 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (16.67%) SAP SD
3 3 (16.67%) SAP SM
3 3 (16.67%) SAP FI
4 2 (11.11%) SAP R/3
5 1 (5.56%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LSMW
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Consultant
1 11 (61.11%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) SAP PM Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) ABAP Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SAP PP Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAP CO Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) SAP CO-PA
1 1 (5.56%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 5 (27.78%) SAP Implementation
3 5 (27.78%) Logistics
4 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Security
5 1 (5.56%) Cash Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SAPscript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GxP
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft