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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - - 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +24.28%
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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
78 71 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 27.18% 30.47% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 33
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 35
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.28 £17.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

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 4 May 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 7 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
1 7 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (100.00%) SAP BW
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) DB2
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) AIX
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
3 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (71.43%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (71.43%) SAP HANA
4 4 (57.14%) Middleware
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (42.86%) ERP
5 3 (42.86%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (42.86%) SaaS
5 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) ETL
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (100.00%) SAP BW
2 5 (71.43%) DB2
2 5 (71.43%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (71.43%) SAP HANA
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BI
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Objects Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BW Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (14.29%) MDX
2 1 (14.29%) BAPI
2 1 (14.29%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft