The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North East region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 52 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing ABAP 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.56% 1.19% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
230 84 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 42.75% 25.07% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 37 93
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 8
Average hourly rate £23.88 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
ABAP
England

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 24 July 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
Tyne and Wear -16 2 £525 -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Basis
3 2 (28.57%) SAP APO
3 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SAP PP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP APO
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (14.29%) SAP PP
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP PP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP APO Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) ABAP Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Management Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Basis
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft