The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 30 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ABAP 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.33% - 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £414 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -2.64%
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 Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
112 60 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 37.21% 24.29% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 36 31
Average daily rate £338 £310 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £191 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.53 £27.40 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £46.50
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 Slough

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Slough

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (88.89%) SAP BW
3 7 (77.78%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (77.78%) Business Objects
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) IBM
5 5 (55.56%) DB2
5 5 (55.56%) Java
5 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 5 (55.56%) Windows
5 5 (55.56%) AIX
5 5 (55.56%) HP
5 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
5 5 (55.56%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (55.56%) SAP HANA
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 4 (44.44%) Middleware
7 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (33.33%) ITIL
7 3 (33.33%) ERP
7 3 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (33.33%) SaaS
8 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (22.22%) ETL
8 2 (22.22%) LAN
8 2 (22.22%) WAN
8 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP R/3
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
1 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
1 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
1 1 (11.11%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SAP BW
2 7 (77.78%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (55.56%) DB2
3 5 (55.56%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (55.56%) SAP HANA
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) SAP BI
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
5 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LSMW
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Technical Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Architect
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SAP SD Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP BW Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior SAP Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Business Objects Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) BAPI
2 1 (11.11%) SAP XI
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (77.78%) Business Objects
3 6 (66.67%) IBM
4 5 (55.56%) HP
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft