The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank - 115 125
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.53% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.65% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £434 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £65.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.25 £65.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
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
998 971 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.41% 32.46% 39.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 508 620
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 21
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing ABAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ABAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Sybase
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Basis
3 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Database Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Development Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) Sybase