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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 221 194 183
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -11
Contract jobs citing ABAP 36 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.50% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 1.48% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 20
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£460 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £353 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.15 -
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
3282 2912 2702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.10% 34.16% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1898 1583 1384
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 118 181
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Surrey 0 10 £425 +7.93% 2
Berkshire +3 9 £550 +41.02%
Hampshire -21 5 £380 -10.58% 5
West Sussex -10 3 £325 -31.57%
Home Counties - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 53 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (33.96%) SAP BW
3 14 (26.42%) NetWeaver
4 9 (16.98%) Java
5 8 (15.09%) SAPscript
5 8 (15.09%) CRM
5 8 (15.09%) Workflow
5 8 (15.09%) SAP Smart Forms
5 8 (15.09%) BAPI
5 8 (15.09%) SAP ALE
6 7 (13.21%) SAP Basis
6 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (13.21%) Finance
6 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.32%) SAP HR
8 5 (9.43%) SAP SRM
8 5 (9.43%) SAP BPC
8 5 (9.43%) EDI
8 5 (9.43%) ERP
8 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.43%) OO
8 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
8 5 (9.43%) Adobe
8 5 (9.43%) Migration
8 5 (9.43%) SAP CRM
9 4 (7.55%) Web Dynpro
9 4 (7.55%) SAP XI
9 4 (7.55%) DB2
9 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (5.66%) SAP CO

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (26.42%) NetWeaver
2 2 (3.77%) SAP Portal
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) SAP HR
2 5 (9.43%) SAP SRM
2 5 (9.43%) SAP BPC
2 5 (9.43%) SAP CRM
3 3 (5.66%) SAP CO
3 3 (5.66%) SAP SD
3 3 (5.66%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (5.66%) SAP FI
4 2 (3.77%) SAP MDM
4 2 (3.77%) SAP SCM
5 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.89%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.89%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (1.89%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (1.89%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (1.89%) SAP R/3
5 1 (1.89%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (1.89%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) SAP BW
2 4 (7.55%) DB2
3 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (3.77%) SAP BI
4 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.89%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.89%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) LSMW
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Consultant
1 28 (52.83%) SAP Consultant
2 10 (18.87%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) SAP Developer
3 6 (11.32%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 6 (11.32%) ABAP Developer
4 5 (9.43%) NetWeaver Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Functional Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) SAP BW Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) SAP BW Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) EDI Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) SAP EDI Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) SAP Smart Forms
1 8 (15.09%) BAPI
1 8 (15.09%) SAP ALE
2 7 (13.21%) SAP Basis
3 5 (9.43%) EDI
4 4 (7.55%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (7.55%) SAP XI
5 3 (5.66%) SAP Business Workflow
5 3 (5.66%) HTML
6 2 (3.77%) XML
6 2 (3.77%) HTML5
7 1 (1.89%) MDX
7 1 (1.89%) REST
7 1 (1.89%) CSS
7 1 (1.89%) Web Services
7 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Replication
2 2 (3.77%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.89%) Statistics
3 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) CRM
1 8 (15.09%) Workflow
2 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (9.43%) ERP
3 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
3 5 (9.43%) OO
3 5 (9.43%) Migration
4 2 (3.77%) ETL
4 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
4 2 (3.77%) Performance Management
4 2 (3.77%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (3.77%) Analytics
4 2 (3.77%) Business Analysis
5 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.89%) Data Management
5 1 (1.89%) Cash Management
5 1 (1.89%) Data Governance
5 1 (1.89%) Change Control
5 1 (1.89%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) Java
2 8 (15.09%) SAPscript
3 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) CA Wily
1 1 (1.89%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (9.43%) Adobe
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.77%) Syclo
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
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