The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 64 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing ABAP 12 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.22% 0.68% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.81% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £425 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £50.55
ABAP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
315 246 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.98% 28.08% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 155 174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £548 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

ABAP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (66.67%) Billing
2 8 (66.67%) SAP IS-U
2 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) RTP
4 3 (25.00%) Information Management
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) RTP
General
1 8 (66.67%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Consultant
1 9 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (66.67%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) SAP Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 8 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) SAP