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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP Consultant
Rank 579 568 560
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Consultant 25 19 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.036% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.039% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 13
Average daily rate
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£360 £436 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.47% +9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +28.57%
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
52574 48917 53715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32287 29427 30052
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2054 2082 2685
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 2014.

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 11 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 September 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
England -14 23 £360 -14.79% 5
North West -2 8 £360 -20.00% 1
Manchester -7 7 £336 -25.27% 1
London +13 6 £300 -25.00% 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
Leeds - 4 £375 -
City of London - 2 £400 -
Blackburn - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -

ABAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 41 (100.00%) ABAP
2 40 (97.56%) SAP
3 15 (36.59%) OO
4 10 (24.39%) SAPscript
4 10 (24.39%) BAPI
5 7 (17.07%) Web Dynpro
5 7 (17.07%) SAP Smart Forms
6 6 (14.63%) Migration
6 6 (14.63%) SAP HCM
6 6 (14.63%) Workflow
7 5 (12.20%) Adobe
8 4 (9.76%) SAP Business Workflow
8 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
9 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
9 3 (7.32%) SAP ALE
9 3 (7.32%) SAP SRM
9 3 (7.32%) Retail
9 3 (7.32%) LSMW
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) OOP
9 3 (7.32%) SQL
9 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
9 3 (7.32%) SAP BW
9 3 (7.32%) SAP BPC
10 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.88%) SAP APO
10 2 (4.88%) Finance
10 2 (4.88%) SQL Server

ABAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) SAP HCM
2 3 (7.32%) SAP BPC
2 3 (7.32%) SAP SRM
3 2 (4.88%) SAP APO
4 1 (2.44%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.44%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.44%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) DTS
3 1 (2.44%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) LSMW
General
1 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
1 3 (7.32%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) BAPI
2 7 (17.07%) Web Dynpro
2 7 (17.07%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (9.76%) SAP Business Workflow
4 3 (7.32%) SAP ALE
5 2 (4.88%) SAP PI
5 2 (4.88%) SAP Basis
6 1 (2.44%) .NET
6 1 (2.44%) Web Services
6 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) OO
2 6 (14.63%) Workflow
2 6 (14.63%) Migration
3 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
3 3 (7.32%) OOP
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.44%) Release Management
5 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Content Management
5 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.44%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.44%) CRM
5 1 (2.44%) ERP
5 1 (2.44%) Change Control
5 1 (2.44%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) ABAP
2 10 (24.39%) SAPscript
3 3 (7.32%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) SAP
2 5 (12.20%) Adobe
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Siebel
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
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