The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 146 123 112
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -11
Contract jobs citing ABAP 23 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.42% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.60% 1.31% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 9
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£450 £488 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% +14.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £355 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £725 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £67.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £67.00 -
% change year-on-year
-6.71% -
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1434 996 951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.93% 32.52% 33.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 568 519
Average daily rate £385 £325 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 27 27
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.23 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £59.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ABAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the North West region.

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Manchester -12 9 £388 -46.55% 2
Cheshire -11 8 £535 +29.69%
Merseyside -8 1 £310 -24.39%
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 42 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (23.81%) SAP BW
3 9 (21.43%) Manufacturing
4 7 (16.67%) Finance
4 7 (16.67%) Migration
4 7 (16.67%) Java
4 7 (16.67%) FMCG
5 6 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
5 6 (14.29%) Web Services
5 6 (14.29%) NetWeaver
5 6 (14.29%) Web Dynpro
5 6 (14.29%) Change Management
6 5 (11.90%) Automotive
6 5 (11.90%) SAP Basis
6 5 (11.90%) Windows
6 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
6 5 (11.90%) CRM
6 5 (11.90%) ERP
6 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.90%) QA
7 4 (9.52%) Business Process Mapping
7 4 (9.52%) SAP MII
7 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (9.52%) Workflow
8 3 (7.14%) SAP Smart Forms
8 3 (7.14%) Web Design
8 3 (7.14%) SAPscript
8 3 (7.14%) HTML
8 3 (7.14%) EDI

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (14.29%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SAP MII
2 2 (4.76%) SAP SD
2 2 (4.76%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.38%) SAP PP
3 1 (2.38%) SAP WM
3 1 (2.38%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.38%) SAP GRC
3 1 (2.38%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SAP BW
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) SAP BI
3 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) LSMW
General
1 9 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (11.90%) Automotive
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) German Language
4 1 (2.38%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Consultant
1 25 (59.52%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (16.67%) ABAP Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) ABAP Developer
3 4 (9.52%) SAP Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Developer
3 4 (9.52%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) SAP Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) SAP Workflow Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) SAP MM Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) SAP SD Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) SAP BW Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Architect
6 1 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Web Dynpro
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
2 5 (11.90%) SAP Basis
3 3 (7.14%) EDI
3 3 (7.14%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (7.14%) SAP Business Workflow
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (2.38%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.38%) BAPI
4 1 (2.38%) SAP XI
4 1 (2.38%) SAP MI
4 1 (2.38%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) FMCG
2 1 (2.38%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Migration
2 6 (14.29%) Change Management
2 6 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
3 5 (11.90%) CRM
3 5 (11.90%) ERP
3 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.52%) Workflow
4 4 (9.52%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Web Design
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.76%) Logistics
6 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.38%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (2.38%) Data Mapping
7 1 (2.38%) SAP Security
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.38%) WFM
7 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (7.14%) SAPscript
3 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (4.76%) HP
2 2 (4.76%) Siemens
3 1 (2.38%) Syclo
3 1 (2.38%) IBM
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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