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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 240 213 209
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -4
Contract jobs citing ABAP 25 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 1.05% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
Average daily rate
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£415 £501 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.08% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £434 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £419 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - -
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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
3347 2942 2894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.04% 32.07% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2121 1599 1474
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 97 158
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.15 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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
Hampshire +5 8 £414 -8.05% 2
Surrey -3 5 - - 1
Berkshire +1 4 - - 6
West Sussex -11 4 £400 -
Middlesex -5 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £423 -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 51 (94.44%) SAP
2 18 (33.33%) SAP BW
3 14 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (24.07%) Workflow
5 12 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (22.22%) OO
6 11 (20.37%) Java
6 11 (20.37%) Data Modelling
7 10 (18.52%) Web Dynpro
8 9 (16.67%) Migration
8 9 (16.67%) BAPI
9 8 (14.81%) SAP Smart Forms
9 8 (14.81%) SAP PI
9 8 (14.81%) SAPscript
9 8 (14.81%) SAP BI
10 7 (12.96%) Project Management
10 7 (12.96%) Finance
10 7 (12.96%) Adobe
10 7 (12.96%) Oracle
10 7 (12.96%) PKI
10 7 (12.96%) Data Management
10 7 (12.96%) SAP HANA
11 6 (11.11%) SAP Security
11 6 (11.11%) SAP BPC
11 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (11.11%) SAP ALE
11 6 (11.11%) Degree
11 6 (11.11%) SQL
11 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
12 5 (9.26%) NetWeaver

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 5 (9.26%) NetWeaver
2 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) SAP BPC
2 3 (5.56%) SAP MII
2 3 (5.56%) SAP FI
2 3 (5.56%) SAP MDM
3 2 (3.70%) SAP CO
3 2 (3.70%) SAP EHS
3 2 (3.70%) SAP SRM
3 2 (3.70%) SAP PLM
3 2 (3.70%) SAP FI-CA
3 2 (3.70%) SAP MM
3 2 (3.70%) SAP CRM
3 2 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (3.70%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.85%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.85%) SAP FS
4 1 (1.85%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (1.85%) SAP PSCD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 12 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (14.81%) SAP BI
4 7 (12.96%) SAP HANA
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) CA Gen
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
4 1 (1.85%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Consultant
2 18 (33.33%) Developer
2 18 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (25.93%) ABAP Developer
3 14 (25.93%) SAP Developer
4 7 (12.96%) SAP BW Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Architect
5 5 (9.26%) SAP Architect
6 3 (5.56%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.56%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) SAP BW Developer
7 2 (3.70%) SAP PLM Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) SAP BW Architect
7 2 (3.70%) SAP Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 1 (1.85%) SAP Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) Web Dynpro
2 9 (16.67%) BAPI
3 8 (14.81%) SAP Smart Forms
3 8 (14.81%) SAP PI
4 6 (11.11%) SAP ALE
5 5 (9.26%) SAP XI
5 5 (9.26%) Web Services
6 4 (7.41%) J2EE
6 4 (7.41%) SAP Basis
7 3 (5.56%) Middleware
8 2 (3.70%) MDX
8 2 (3.70%) SAP Business Workflow
8 2 (3.70%) HTML5
8 2 (3.70%) HTML
8 2 (3.70%) XML
8 2 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) PKI
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) UNIX
2 3 (5.56%) VMS
3 1 (1.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (24.07%) Workflow
3 12 (22.22%) OO
4 11 (20.37%) Data Modelling
5 9 (16.67%) Migration
6 7 (12.96%) Data Management
6 7 (12.96%) Project Management
7 6 (11.11%) SAP Security
8 5 (9.26%) OOP
8 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (7.41%) Test Strategy
9 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Master Data Management
9 4 (7.41%) ETL
9 4 (7.41%) RUP
9 4 (7.41%) Validation
9 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
9 4 (7.41%) Revenue Management
9 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) Java
2 8 (14.81%) SAPscript
3 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 6 (11.11%) SQL
4 4 (7.41%) Perl
4 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) CISSP
2 3 (5.56%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) GxP
1 3 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 51 (94.44%) SAP
2 7 (12.96%) Adobe
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) BEA
3 4 (7.41%) Informatica
3 4 (7.41%) webMethods
3 4 (7.41%) Pega
4 2 (3.70%) Pegasus
4 2 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.85%) HP
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