The first table below looks at the demand for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Somerset region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.24% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £444
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -41.66%
Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
141 93 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 33.25% 44.08% 51.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 48 48
Average daily rate £330 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
ABAP
South West

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

ABAP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Market Research
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy