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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 32 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing ABAP 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.97% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% 1.43% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.15 -
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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
117 70 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 37.99% 29.05% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 34 25
Average daily rate £325 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 11
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (25.00%) BAPI
4 1 (25.00%) SAP XI
4 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) LSMW
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) MDX
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (25.00%) SAP R/3
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BI
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LSMW
General
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BW Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SD Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) BAPI
1 1 (25.00%) SAP XI
1 1 (25.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft