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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 111 110 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing ABAP 9 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.088% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.25% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
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£738 £385 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.55% -14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £385 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £385 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.84% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.15 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.30%
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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
1019 814 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.61% 35.67% 37.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 413 422
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 13
Average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £13.35 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 January 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 - 3 £588 -
Aberdeen +6 1 - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Fife - - - -
Lothian - - - -
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (42.86%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
4 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (28.57%) Business Objects
4 4 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (21.43%) SAP BW
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) SAP HR
5 3 (21.43%) SAP BI
6 2 (14.29%) Billing
6 2 (14.29%) NetWeaver
6 2 (14.29%) ETL
6 2 (14.29%) SAS
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) SAP Business Workflow
7 1 (7.14%) SAP HCM
7 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (7.14%) Data Conversion
7 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
7 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
7 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
7 1 (7.14%) Metadata Management

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (14.29%) NetWeaver
1 2 (14.29%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (21.43%) SAP HR
4 1 (7.14%) SAP HCM
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (21.43%) SAP BW
2 3 (21.43%) SAP BI
3 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.14%) MS Access
4 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (7.14%) Toad
1 1 (7.14%) LSMW
General
1 2 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Consultant
2 8 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) SAP BI Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Development Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Package Solution Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP BW Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Workflow Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Conversion
1 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
1 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
1 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Metadata Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (7.14%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (28.57%) Business Objects
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
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