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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 221 223 193
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -30
Contract jobs citing ABAP 24 22 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.25% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 0.71% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 24
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£475 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £335 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 - £45.00
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
3018 3104 3080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.53% 34.99% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1664 1628 1509
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 154 191
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +18 9 £475 +72.72%
Middlesex +2 6 - -
Hampshire -5 6 £400 -25.58% 3
Surrey +3 1 £475 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 66 (98.51%) SAP
2 22 (32.84%) SAP BW
3 19 (28.36%) OO
4 15 (22.39%) NetWeaver
4 15 (22.39%) SAP MRS
5 14 (20.90%) CRM
6 13 (19.40%) SAP IS-U
7 11 (16.42%) Data Modelling
8 9 (13.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (13.43%) Test Scripting
8 9 (13.43%) WFM
8 9 (13.43%) SAP ALE
9 8 (11.94%) Integration Testing
9 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (11.94%) Validation
10 7 (10.45%) Workflow
10 7 (10.45%) SAP BI
10 7 (10.45%) ITIL
10 7 (10.45%) BAPI
10 7 (10.45%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (8.96%) SAP FI/CO
11 6 (8.96%) SAP CO
11 6 (8.96%) SAP GRC
11 6 (8.96%) SAP FI
11 6 (8.96%) Migration
12 5 (7.46%) Finance
12 5 (7.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (7.46%) SAPscript
12 5 (7.46%) Web Services
12 5 (7.46%) EDI

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (22.39%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.99%) SAP EP
2 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.49%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (22.39%) SAP MRS
2 13 (19.40%) SAP IS-U
3 6 (8.96%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (8.96%) SAP CO
3 6 (8.96%) SAP GRC
3 6 (8.96%) SAP FI
4 4 (5.97%) SAP HR
4 4 (5.97%) SAP BPC
5 3 (4.48%) SAP SD
5 3 (4.48%) SAP MM
6 2 (2.99%) SAP EWM
7 1 (1.49%) SAP CRM
7 1 (1.49%) SAP HCM
7 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.49%) SAP SRM
7 1 (1.49%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) LDAP
3 1 (1.49%) S/MIME
3 1 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.84%) SAP BW
2 7 (10.45%) SAP BI
3 5 (7.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.49%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.49%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.49%) DB2
6 1 (1.49%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) LSMW
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.49%) Legal
2 1 (1.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (58.21%) Consultant
1 39 (58.21%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (10.45%) Developer
3 6 (8.96%) SAP BW Consultant
3 6 (8.96%) SAP Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) NetWeaver Consultant
5 4 (5.97%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) SAP BW Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Business Objects Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) ABAP Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) ABAP Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Architect
7 2 (2.99%) SAP MM Consultant
7 2 (2.99%) SAP Architect
7 2 (2.99%) SAP Logistics Consultant
7 2 (2.99%) SAP GRC Consultant
7 2 (2.99%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (2.99%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) SAP ALE
2 7 (10.45%) BAPI
3 5 (7.46%) Web Services
3 5 (7.46%) EDI
3 5 (7.46%) SAP Basis
4 4 (5.97%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (5.97%) SOAP
4 4 (5.97%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (4.48%) Middleware
5 3 (4.48%) XSLT
5 3 (4.48%) SAP PI
5 3 (4.48%) MDX
6 2 (2.99%) SAP XI
6 2 (2.99%) XML
6 2 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.49%) REST
7 1 (1.49%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.99%) iSeries
1 2 (2.99%) AS400
2 1 (1.49%) GIS
2 1 (1.49%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) UNIX
2 1 (1.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) OO
2 14 (20.90%) CRM
3 11 (16.42%) Data Modelling
4 9 (13.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (13.43%) Test Scripting
4 9 (13.43%) WFM
5 8 (11.94%) Integration Testing
5 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.94%) Validation
6 7 (10.45%) Workflow
6 7 (10.45%) ITIL
6 7 (10.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (8.96%) Migration
8 5 (7.46%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.46%) Logistics
9 4 (5.97%) ETL
9 4 (5.97%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.48%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (4.48%) Data Validation
10 3 (4.48%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) SAPscript
2 3 (4.48%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) Java
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 66 (98.51%) SAP
2 2 (2.99%) IBM
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.49%) Adobe
3 1 (1.49%) JDA
3 1 (1.49%) Infor
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