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 24 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 240 201 189
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -12
Contract jobs citing ABAP 24 31 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.36% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 1.03% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 24
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£468 £416 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £352 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £408 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £59.20 -
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
3212 2996 2929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.70% 35.27% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1860 1644 1461
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 111 164
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014. 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
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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 +4 8 £550 +37.50% 2
Surrey -4 6 £463 +17.46% 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £475 - 1
West Sussex -11 2 £325 -31.57% 1
Middlesex +2 1 - -
Hampshire -31 1 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 48 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (43.75%) SAP BW
3 18 (37.50%) NetWeaver
4 12 (25.00%) CRM
5 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (16.67%) Java
6 8 (16.67%) SAP Basis
6 8 (16.67%) SAP ALE
7 7 (14.58%) Workflow
8 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 6 (12.50%) SAP HR
9 5 (10.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (10.42%) SAP Smart Forms
9 5 (10.42%) SAP BI
9 5 (10.42%) SAP CRM
9 5 (10.42%) SAP BPC
10 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (8.33%) Migration
10 4 (8.33%) BAPI
10 4 (8.33%) EDI
10 4 (8.33%) DB2
10 4 (8.33%) OO
11 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
11 3 (6.25%) ERP
11 3 (6.25%) SAP SD
11 3 (6.25%) SAPscript
11 3 (6.25%) Finance
11 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (4.17%) SAP HANA
12 2 (4.17%) Syclo

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 18 (37.50%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.08%) SAP EP
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) SAP HR
2 5 (10.42%) SAP CRM
2 5 (10.42%) SAP BPC
3 3 (6.25%) SAP SD
4 2 (4.17%) SAP FI
4 2 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (4.17%) SAP CO
4 2 (4.17%) SAP SRM
5 1 (2.08%) SAP ERP
5 1 (2.08%) SAP HCM
5 1 (2.08%) SAP GRC
5 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.08%) SAP SCM
5 1 (2.08%) SAP MDM
5 1 (2.08%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (2.08%) SAP MM
5 1 (2.08%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) SAP BW
2 5 (10.42%) SAP BI
3 4 (8.33%) DB2
3 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (4.17%) SAP HANA
4 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) LSMW
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Consultant
1 25 (52.08%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (12.50%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 6 (12.50%) Developer
3 5 (10.42%) NetWeaver Consultant
3 5 (10.42%) SAP Developer
4 4 (8.33%) SAP BW Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) ABAP Developer
6 2 (4.17%) SAP BW Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) SAP Architect
6 2 (4.17%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) ABAP Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) SAP Basis
1 8 (16.67%) SAP ALE
2 5 (10.42%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (8.33%) BAPI
3 4 (8.33%) EDI
4 1 (2.08%) SAP XI
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
1 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.08%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) CRM
2 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.58%) Workflow
4 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.33%) Migration
5 4 (8.33%) OO
6 3 (6.25%) ERP
6 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.17%) Validation
8 1 (2.08%) Data Governance
8 1 (2.08%) Change Control
8 1 (2.08%) Analytics
8 1 (2.08%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) Procure-to-pay
8 1 (2.08%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (2.08%) Physical Data Model
8 1 (2.08%) ETL
8 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (6.25%) SAPscript
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.08%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.08%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (4.17%) Adobe
2 2 (4.17%) Business Objects
2 2 (4.17%) Syclo
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) JDA
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