The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 218 200 176
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -24
Contract jobs citing ABAP 31 24 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.28% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 0.83% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 37
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£501 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.40% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £394 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £519 £610
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 - - £45.00
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2964 2898 3015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.22% 34.12% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1612 1473 1514
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 158 191
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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 +13 9 £600 - 2
Surrey 0 6 - - 5
Hampshire -15 4 £450 -16.27% 4
Buckinghamshire -10 2 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
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England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 72 (98.63%) SAP
2 21 (28.77%) SAP BW
3 19 (26.03%) SAP MRS
4 18 (24.66%) OO
4 18 (24.66%) SAP IS-U
5 17 (23.29%) CRM
6 13 (17.81%) SAP ALE
7 12 (16.44%) SAP FI
8 11 (15.07%) BAPI
9 10 (13.70%) Validation
9 10 (13.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (13.70%) WFM
9 10 (13.70%) Test Scripting
9 10 (13.70%) NetWeaver
9 10 (13.70%) Data Modelling
10 9 (12.33%) Finance
10 9 (12.33%) Integration Testing
10 9 (12.33%) SAP FI/CO
10 9 (12.33%) SAP CO
10 9 (12.33%) Logistics
11 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (9.59%) ITIL
12 7 (9.59%) SAP BI
12 7 (9.59%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (8.22%) SAP GRC
13 6 (8.22%) Resource Management
14 5 (6.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 5 (6.85%) Data Migration
14 5 (6.85%) Migration
14 5 (6.85%) SAPscript

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (13.70%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.74%) SAP EP
2 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.37%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (26.03%) SAP MRS
2 18 (24.66%) SAP IS-U
3 12 (16.44%) SAP FI
4 9 (12.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (12.33%) SAP CO
5 6 (8.22%) SAP GRC
6 4 (5.48%) SAP PM
6 4 (5.48%) SAP HR
7 3 (4.11%) SAP SD
7 3 (4.11%) SAP MM
7 3 (4.11%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (2.74%) SAP EWM
9 1 (1.37%) SAP BPC
9 1 (1.37%) SAP SCM
9 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
9 1 (1.37%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) LDAP
3 1 (1.37%) SSL
3 1 (1.37%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.77%) SAP BW
2 7 (9.59%) SAP BI
3 5 (6.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.37%) DB2
6 1 (1.37%) OLAP
6 1 (1.37%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.37%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) LSMW
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Legal
2 1 (1.37%) Billing
2 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (64.38%) Consultant
2 46 (63.01%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (9.59%) Developer
4 6 (8.22%) SAP Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) SAP BW Consultant
6 4 (5.48%) ABAP Consultant
6 4 (5.48%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) SAP BW Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) ABAP Developer
7 3 (4.11%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Business Objects Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Architect
8 2 (2.74%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) SAP ALE
2 11 (15.07%) BAPI
3 5 (6.85%) Web Services
3 5 (6.85%) EDI
4 4 (5.48%) SOAP
4 4 (5.48%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (5.48%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (5.48%) SAP Basis
5 3 (4.11%) MDX
5 3 (4.11%) SAP PI
5 3 (4.11%) XSLT
5 3 (4.11%) Middleware
6 2 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.74%) XML
6 2 (2.74%) SAP XI
7 1 (1.37%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.74%) AS400
1 2 (2.74%) iSeries
2 1 (1.37%) GIS
2 1 (1.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) UNIX
2 1 (1.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) OO
2 17 (23.29%) CRM
3 10 (13.70%) Data Modelling
3 10 (13.70%) Validation
3 10 (13.70%) WFM
3 10 (13.70%) Test Scripting
3 10 (13.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (12.33%) Logistics
4 9 (12.33%) Integration Testing
5 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.59%) ITIL
6 7 (9.59%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (8.22%) Resource Management
8 5 (6.85%) Data Migration
8 5 (6.85%) Migration
8 5 (6.85%) Workflow
9 4 (5.48%) ETL
9 4 (5.48%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.11%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (4.11%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) SAPscript
2 3 (4.11%) SQL
3 2 (2.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 72 (98.63%) SAP
2 2 (2.74%) IBM
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.74%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe
3 1 (1.37%) JDA
3 1 (1.37%) Infor
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