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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.86% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £432 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £60.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +71.42%
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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 North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
297 221 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 37.59% 38.04% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 138 36
Average daily rate £350 £278 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £33.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -21.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (50.00%) Logistics
3 4 (40.00%) SAP PM
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) SAP CS
4 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (30.00%) SAP SM
5 2 (20.00%) SAPscript
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
6 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
6 1 (10.00%) Cash Management
6 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
6 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
6 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (10.00%) LSMW
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
6 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
6 1 (10.00%) SAP PP

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SAP PM
2 3 (30.00%) SAP CS
2 3 (30.00%) SAP SM
3 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (10.00%) SAP PP
3 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LSMW
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) SAP PM Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ABAP Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Logistics
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
5 1 (10.00%) Cash Management
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft