The table below looks at the statistics for the ABAP Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP Consultant
Rank 574 534 513
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -21
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Consultant 9 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.039% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.043% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £320 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

ABAP Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

ABAP Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ABAP Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ABAP Consultant within the UK.

ABAP Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ABAP Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

ABAP Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ABAP Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ABAP Consultant within the UK.

ABAP Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ABAP Consultant
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
England -28 8 £300 -21.05% 2
London -11 4 £298 -21.71% 1
City of London +12 1 - -
West Midlands +2 1 - -
Egham - - - -
South East - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -

ABAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited ABAP Consultant in their job title 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 with ABAP Consultant in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) ABAP
2 32 (96.97%) SAP
3 13 (39.39%) BAPI
4 10 (30.30%) Workflow
5 9 (27.27%) OO
5 9 (27.27%) SAPscript
6 8 (24.24%) Web Dynpro
7 7 (21.21%) Migration
7 7 (21.21%) SAP Smart Forms
7 7 (21.21%) Adobe
7 7 (21.21%) LSMW
7 7 (21.21%) SAP ALE
8 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
9 4 (12.12%) SAP Business Workflow
10 3 (9.09%) Retail
10 3 (9.09%) SAP SRM
10 3 (9.09%) SAP HCM
10 3 (9.09%) SAP BW
10 3 (9.09%) SAP HR
11 2 (6.06%) SAP APO
11 2 (6.06%) SAP FI
11 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (6.06%) Web Services
11 2 (6.06%) SAP CO
11 2 (6.06%) SAP FI/CO
11 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
11 2 (6.06%) SAP PI
11 2 (6.06%) Knowledge Management
11 2 (6.06%) SAP BPC

ABAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited ABAP Consultant in their job title 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 with ABAP Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) LiveCycle
1 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP SRM
1 3 (9.09%) SAP HCM
1 3 (9.09%) SAP HR
2 2 (6.06%) SAP APO
2 2 (6.06%) SAP FI
2 2 (6.06%) SAP CO
2 2 (6.06%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (6.06%) SAP BPC
3 1 (3.03%) SAP EWM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (3.03%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (3.03%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (3.03%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.03%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) LSMW
General
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) BAPI
2 8 (24.24%) Web Dynpro
3 7 (21.21%) SAP Smart Forms
3 7 (21.21%) SAP ALE
4 4 (12.12%) SAP Business Workflow
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) SAP PI
6 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Workflow
2 9 (27.27%) OO
3 7 (21.21%) Migration
4 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.03%) Data Management
6 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.03%) OOP
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) ABAP
2 9 (27.27%) SAPscript
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) SAP
2 7 (21.21%) Adobe
3 2 (6.06%) Syclo
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