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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 232 199 213
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +14
Contract jobs citing ABAP 29 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.46% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 1.44% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 15
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£440 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £370 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +24.28%
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
3224 2990 2715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.32% 32.06% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1921 1696 1367
Average daily rate £350 £335 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 104 214
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Berkshire +5 10 £430 - 3
Hampshire -10 4 £481 +30.06% 3
Middlesex +4 3 £396 -
West Sussex - 3 £580 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £500 - 1
Surrey -18 1 - - 3
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 73 (100.00%) SAP
2 28 (38.36%) SAP BW
3 14 (19.18%) Web Dynpro
3 14 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (19.18%) Java
4 13 (17.81%) BAPI
5 12 (16.44%) Business Objects
5 12 (16.44%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (15.07%) Workflow
7 10 (13.70%) Finance
7 10 (13.70%) SAP Basis
7 10 (13.70%) SAP Smart Forms
7 10 (13.70%) SAPscript
8 9 (12.33%) DB2
9 8 (10.96%) HTML
9 8 (10.96%) SQL
9 8 (10.96%) NetWeaver
9 8 (10.96%) SAP Business Workflow
9 8 (10.96%) HTML5
9 8 (10.96%) SAP Data Services
9 8 (10.96%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (9.59%) SAP BI
10 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
10 7 (9.59%) ERP
10 7 (9.59%) SAP ALE
11 6 (8.22%) PKI
11 6 (8.22%) Migration
11 6 (8.22%) ETL
11 6 (8.22%) AIX
11 6 (8.22%) HP

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (10.96%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.74%) SAP Portal
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) SAP MDM
2 4 (5.48%) SAP SRM
3 3 (4.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (4.11%) SAP CO
3 3 (4.11%) SAP CRM
3 3 (4.11%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.74%) SAP HR
4 2 (2.74%) SAP SD
4 2 (2.74%) SAP SCM
4 2 (2.74%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (2.74%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.74%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.37%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (1.37%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (1.37%) SAP FS
5 1 (1.37%) SAP R/3
5 1 (1.37%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.37%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) LAN
1 2 (2.74%) WAN
1 2 (2.74%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.36%) SAP BW
2 12 (16.44%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (12.33%) DB2
4 8 (10.96%) SAP Data Services
5 7 (9.59%) SAP BI
6 5 (6.85%) SAP HANA
7 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.11%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.37%) MS Access
10 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.37%) Data Mart
10 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) LSMW
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.37%) Korean Language
3 1 (1.37%) Automotive
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Consultant
2 24 (32.88%) Developer
2 24 (32.88%) SAP Consultant
3 21 (28.77%) SAP Developer
4 17 (23.29%) ABAP Developer
5 9 (12.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 8 (10.96%) Architect
7 7 (9.59%) Functional Consultant
7 7 (9.59%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 5 (6.85%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.85%) SAP Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Architect
10 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 3 (4.11%) Business Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Security Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) SAP BW Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Technical Architect
11 2 (2.74%) SAP Technical Architect
11 2 (2.74%) SAP FI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) Web Dynpro
2 13 (17.81%) BAPI
3 10 (13.70%) SAP Smart Forms
3 10 (13.70%) SAP Basis
4 8 (10.96%) SAP Business Workflow
4 8 (10.96%) HTML5
4 8 (10.96%) HTML
5 7 (9.59%) SAP ALE
6 5 (6.85%) SAP PI
7 4 (5.48%) Middleware
7 4 (5.48%) Web Services
7 4 (5.48%) SAP XI
8 3 (4.11%) EDI
9 2 (2.74%) XML
10 1 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (1.37%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) PKI
2 4 (5.48%) Data Integration
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.74%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) AIX
2 5 (6.85%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) UNIX
4 1 (1.37%) HPUX
4 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (15.07%) Workflow
3 8 (10.96%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (9.59%) ERP
5 6 (8.22%) Migration
5 6 (8.22%) ETL
5 6 (8.22%) SAP Security
6 5 (6.85%) TOGAF
6 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.48%) CRM
7 4 (5.48%) Change Control
8 3 (4.11%) Procure-to-pay
8 3 (4.11%) OO
8 3 (4.11%) ITIL
8 3 (4.11%) Project Management
8 3 (4.11%) Quality Management
8 3 (4.11%) Data Management
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.11%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) Java
2 10 (13.70%) SAPscript
3 8 (10.96%) SQL
4 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) CISSP
1 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) GxP
1 3 (4.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.37%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.37%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (16.44%) Business Objects
3 6 (8.22%) IBM
3 6 (8.22%) HP
4 5 (6.85%) VMware
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle
6 3 (4.11%) Adobe
7 2 (2.74%) Pegasus
7 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
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