The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 129 121 115
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing ABAP 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.66% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £600 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +57.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £419 £419
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 £60.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
926 1068 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.93% 40.36% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 605 457
Average daily rate £350 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 16
Average hourly rate £34.80 £32.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 July 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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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
Glasgow - 1 - -
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UK

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 22 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (45.45%) Business Objects
2 10 (45.45%) SAP HANA
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (31.82%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) SAP Basis
4 6 (27.27%) SAP Implementation
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) NetWeaver
5 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
5 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (22.73%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (18.18%) Data Extraction
6 4 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (18.18%) SAP BW
6 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (13.64%) SAP Smart Forms
7 3 (13.64%) BAPI
7 3 (13.64%) SAPscript
7 3 (13.64%) LSMW
8 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
8 2 (9.09%) SAP ALE

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (27.27%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (22.73%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (4.55%) SAP HR
2 1 (4.55%) SAP MM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
1 10 (45.45%) SAP HANA
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (18.18%) SAP BW
5 1 (4.55%) SAP BI
5 1 (4.55%) MS Access
5 1 (4.55%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) LSMW
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Consultant
1 11 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) Developer
3 7 (31.82%) SAP Developer
4 5 (22.73%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 4 (18.18%) ABAP Developer
5 4 (18.18%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) SAP BW Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Business Objects Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) SAP Functional Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Functional Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Tester
8 1 (4.55%) SAP MM Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) SAP Basis
2 3 (13.64%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (13.64%) BAPI
3 2 (9.09%) SAP ALE
4 1 (4.55%) SAP PI
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) EDI
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
1 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) SAP Implementation
2 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
3 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) SAPscript
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (45.45%) Business Objects