The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills 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 over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 215 210 194
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing ABAP 38 45 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.48% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 1.44% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 12
Average daily rate £425 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £400 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £463 £415
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +11.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £57.10
ABAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2893 3119 2734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.82% 33.55% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1754 1436
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £262 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 109 126
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £15.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £45.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ABAP
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 across the South East region.

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ABAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ABAP
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 across the South East region.

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ABAP
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Berkshire +3 14 £431 -17.85% 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £438 - 3
West Sussex +12 6 £350 -24.32% 2
Hampshire +1 5 £394 -3.96%
Surrey -11 2 £300 -29.41% 1
Middlesex -7 1 - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 73 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (27.40%) Web Dynpro
3 16 (21.92%) Data Modelling
4 15 (20.55%) Workflow
4 15 (20.55%) Finance
5 14 (19.18%) SAP BW
6 10 (13.70%) Integration Testing
6 10 (13.70%) SAP Security
7 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (10.96%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (10.96%) OO
8 8 (10.96%) BAPI
8 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.59%) Billing
9 7 (9.59%) Logistics
9 7 (9.59%) SAP XI
9 7 (9.59%) SAP IS-U
9 7 (9.59%) SAP BI
9 7 (9.59%) SAPUI5
10 6 (8.22%) Workflow Development
10 6 (8.22%) SAP BPC
10 6 (8.22%) Functional Testing
10 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (8.22%) SAP GRC
10 6 (8.22%) SAP Business Workflow
10 6 (8.22%) NetWeaver
10 6 (8.22%) Oracle
10 6 (8.22%) ERP
10 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.85%) SAP SRM

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (8.22%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Portal
2 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (8.22%) SAP BPC
2 6 (8.22%) SAP GRC
3 5 (6.85%) SAP HR
3 5 (6.85%) SAP SRM
4 4 (5.48%) SAP ERP
4 4 (5.48%) SAP FI
5 3 (4.11%) SAP PSCD
5 3 (4.11%) SAP R/3
6 2 (2.74%) SAP CRM
6 2 (2.74%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (2.74%) SAP MDM
6 2 (2.74%) SAP MM
6 2 (2.74%) SAP SD
7 1 (1.37%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) RTP
2 2 (2.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) SAP BW
2 8 (10.96%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (9.59%) SAP BI
4 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (2.74%) OLAP
5 1 (1.37%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) LSMW
2 1 (1.37%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.37%) Toad
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Billing
3 5 (6.85%) Automotive
3 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.48%) Retail
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
5 2 (2.74%) Publishing
5 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (41.10%) Consultant
1 30 (41.10%) SAP Consultant
2 26 (35.62%) Developer
2 26 (35.62%) SAP Developer
3 20 (27.40%) ABAP Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Architect
4 9 (12.33%) SAP BW Consultant
5 8 (10.96%) ABAP Consultant
6 6 (8.22%) SAP ISU Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) HR Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) SAP Architect
7 5 (6.85%) SAP HR Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (5.48%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) SAP Data Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) SAP Logistics Specialist
9 3 (4.11%) SAP Logistics Support
9 3 (4.11%) SAP Workflow Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.40%) Web Dynpro
2 8 (10.96%) BAPI
3 7 (9.59%) SAP XI
3 7 (9.59%) SAPUI5
4 6 (8.22%) SAP Business Workflow
5 5 (6.85%) HTML
5 5 (6.85%) HTML5
5 5 (6.85%) SAP ALE
5 5 (6.85%) SAP Fiori
5 5 (6.85%) SAP PI
5 5 (6.85%) SAP Smart Forms
6 4 (5.48%) .NET
6 4 (5.48%) SAP Basis
7 2 (2.74%) J2EE
7 2 (2.74%) Middleware
7 2 (2.74%) SAP BSP
8 1 (1.37%) jQuery
8 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Unix
1 2 (2.74%) VMS
2 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Data Modelling
2 15 (20.55%) Workflow
3 10 (13.70%) Integration Testing
3 10 (13.70%) SAP Security
4 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.96%) OO
6 7 (9.59%) Logistics
7 6 (8.22%) ERP
7 6 (8.22%) Functional Testing
7 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.22%) Workflow Development
8 5 (6.85%) Data Governance
8 5 (6.85%) Migration
8 5 (6.85%) SOA
9 4 (5.48%) MVC
9 4 (5.48%) SDLC
9 4 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (5.48%) TOGAF
9 4 (5.48%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) Java
2 2 (2.74%) Perl
2 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.74%) SAPscript
2 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.74%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.11%) Adobe
5 2 (2.74%) Informatica
5 2 (2.74%) Pega
5 2 (2.74%) webMethods
6 1 (1.37%) BEA
6 1 (1.37%) OpenText
6 1 (1.37%) SEEBURGER
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