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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 60 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ABAP 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.61% - 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £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 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -41.66%
Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
266 73 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.67% 24.09% 37.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 40 84
Average daily rate £263 £280 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% -18.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.56 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.38% -28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) SAP Basis
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) ABAP Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Basis
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
Billingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
North East England
Real Staffing
Posted: 19 days ago
Billingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
North East
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 20 days ago