The table below looks at the statistics for the ABAP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP Developer
Rank 278 262 252
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.069% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.074% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £475 £396 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ABAP Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9196 9522 8760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.31% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5593 5223 4823
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 460 482
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

ABAP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

ABAP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ABAP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ABAP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ABAP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ABAP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ABAP Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 4 £475 -
West Sussex -12 1 - -
ABAP Developer
England

ABAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited ABAP Developer in their job title 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 with ABAP Developer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) ABAP
2 13 (92.86%) SAP
3 10 (71.43%) Web Dynpro
4 6 (42.86%) SAP XI
4 6 (42.86%) SAP R/3
5 4 (28.57%) Workflow
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) B2C
7 2 (14.29%) SLA
7 2 (14.29%) Adobe
7 2 (14.29%) Unix
7 2 (14.29%) J2EE
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) Perl
7 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Electronics
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) Automotive
7 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (14.29%) ERP
7 2 (14.29%) BEA
7 2 (14.29%) Informatica
7 2 (14.29%) SAP BW

ABAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited ABAP Developer in their job title 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 with ABAP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) SAP R/3
2 2 (14.29%) SAP ERP
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (7.14%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (7.14%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) CA Gen
1 2 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Web Dynpro
2 6 (42.86%) SAP XI
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Business Workflow
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (28.57%) SDLC
1 4 (28.57%) Workflow
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) B2C
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Security
4 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) ABAP
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) BEA
2 2 (14.29%) Informatica
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Pega
2 2 (14.29%) webMethods