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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 122 116 119
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing ABAP 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.26% 0.084%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.72% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £750 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +94.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £463 £414
% change year-on-year
-4.32% +11.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £44.00
ABAP
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
817 979 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 32.47% 36.92% 34.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 585 420
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -21.53%
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 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 3 - -
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Sybase
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis
4 1 (25.00%) SAP HCM
4 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (25.00%) NetWeaver
4 1 (25.00%) SAP HR

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HCM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) ABAP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Database Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SAP HR Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Sybase