The first table below looks at the demand for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Yorkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.29% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -41.66%
Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
144 116 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 41.14% 33.82% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 69 55
Average daily rate £300 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £417 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 £19.96 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% -20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.90 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
ABAP
Yorkshire

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

ABAP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Retail
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SAP ERP
2 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Billing

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Retail
2 3 (75.00%) SAP ERP
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Retail Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP