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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 232 204 198
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Contract jobs citing ABAP 18 28 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.33% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.91% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 21
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£450 £416 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £353 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 - -
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
3225 3066 3005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.18% 35.66% 32.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1846 1700 1404
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 122 175
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +12 4 £443 +31.11%
Hampshire - 4 £400 -
Surrey -10 3 £475 +20.63% 5
Middlesex +4 2 - -
West Sussex -9 2 £325 -31.57%
Oxfordshire - 2 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 50 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (36.00%) SAP BW
3 13 (26.00%) NetWeaver
3 13 (26.00%) CRM
4 9 (18.00%) OO
4 9 (18.00%) SAP ALE
5 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (16.00%) Workflow
6 7 (14.00%) SAP BI
6 7 (14.00%) Migration
7 6 (12.00%) BAPI
7 6 (12.00%) SAP HR
7 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
8 5 (10.00%) Validation
8 5 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
8 5 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 5 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (10.00%) SAP BPC
8 5 (10.00%) SAP MRS
9 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (8.00%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (8.00%) SAP CO
9 4 (8.00%) SAP FI
9 4 (8.00%) Finance
9 4 (8.00%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (8.00%) EDI
9 4 (8.00%) SAPscript
10 3 (6.00%) SAP SD
10 3 (6.00%) Adobe

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (26.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.00%) SAP EP
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) SAP HR
2 5 (10.00%) SAP MRS
2 5 (10.00%) SAP BPC
3 4 (8.00%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (8.00%) SAP FI
3 4 (8.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (8.00%) SAP CO
4 3 (6.00%) SAP MM
4 3 (6.00%) SAP SD
5 2 (4.00%) SAP CRM
5 2 (4.00%) SAP GRC
5 2 (4.00%) SAP EWM
6 1 (2.00%) SAP SCM
6 1 (2.00%) SAP SRM
6 1 (2.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) LDAP
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) SAP BW
2 7 (14.00%) SAP BI
3 5 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.00%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.00%) OLAP
5 1 (2.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) LSMW
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Consultant
1 26 (52.00%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (10.00%) Developer
3 4 (8.00%) SAP BW Consultant
3 4 (8.00%) SAP Developer
3 4 (8.00%) NetWeaver Consultant
4 3 (6.00%) ABAP Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) SAP BW Developer
5 2 (4.00%) SAP Logistics Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) SAP BW Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) SAP Architect
5 2 (4.00%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) EDI Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) SAP EDI Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) Architect
5 2 (4.00%) SAP MM Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) Business Objects Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) SAP ALE
2 6 (12.00%) BAPI
3 5 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (8.00%) EDI
5 3 (6.00%) SAP Basis
6 2 (4.00%) SOAP
6 2 (4.00%) Web Services
6 2 (4.00%) MDX
7 1 (2.00%) SAP Business Workflow
7 1 (2.00%) SAP PI
7 1 (2.00%) REST
7 1 (2.00%) SAP XI
7 1 (2.00%) HTML
7 1 (2.00%) CSS
7 1 (2.00%) XML
7 1 (2.00%) XSLT
7 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.00%) Middleware
7 1 (2.00%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.00%) AS400
2 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.00%) FMCG
2 1 (2.00%) iSeries
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) CRM
2 9 (18.00%) OO
3 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (16.00%) Workflow
4 7 (14.00%) Migration
5 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
6 5 (10.00%) Validation
6 5 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) ETL
8 3 (6.00%) ERP
8 3 (6.00%) ITIL
8 3 (6.00%) Logistics
9 2 (4.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) SAPscript
2 3 (6.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (6.00%) Adobe
3 2 (4.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.00%) Syclo
4 1 (2.00%) JDA
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
South East
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago