The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 19 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing ABAP 16 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 9.94% 3.70% 3.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.19% 9.09% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
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£438 £423 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 - £45.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Programming Languages Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 42.86% 40.74% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 16 3
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ABAP across the Taunton region.

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

ABAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
4 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) MS Office
6 2 (11.76%) Legal
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
7 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
7 1 (5.88%) Market Research
7 1 (5.88%) REST
7 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.88%) Data Privacy
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) QA
7 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
7 1 (5.88%) Remedy
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) SOAP
7 1 (5.88%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Management

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 15 (88.24%) ABAP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) SAP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
1 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
1 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
3 1 (5.88%) Market Research
3 1 (5.88%) Data Privacy
3 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy