The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP Consultant
Rank 581 556 551
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Consultant 13 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.027% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.030% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 11
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£375 £423 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £388 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £423 £330
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +28.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 31 July 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 19 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -25 11 £375 -14.04% 3
West Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
Leeds - 3 £375 -
London +20 2 £450 - 2
East of England - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Blackburn - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Egham - - - -

ABAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (100.00%) ABAP
1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (21.21%) OO
3 6 (18.18%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (12.12%) ERP
4 4 (12.12%) SAP BW
4 4 (12.12%) SAPscript
4 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) SAP HCM
4 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) SAP ERP
5 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) SAP Smart Forms
5 3 (9.09%) BAPI
5 3 (9.09%) Finance
6 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) OOP
6 2 (6.06%) SAP Basis
6 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.06%) SAP PI
6 2 (6.06%) SAP BPC
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
7 1 (3.03%) Data Transformation
7 1 (3.03%) WebSphere

ABAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.03%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) SAP HCM
2 3 (9.09%) SAP ERP
3 2 (6.06%) SAP BPC
4 1 (3.03%) SAP HR
4 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SAP BW
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) LSMW
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) German Language
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Web Dynpro
2 3 (9.09%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (9.09%) BAPI
3 2 (6.06%) SAP Basis
3 2 (6.06%) SAP PI
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) EDI
4 1 (3.03%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) OO
2 4 (12.12%) ERP
2 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) OOP
4 1 (3.03%) CRM
4 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.03%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.03%) Workflow
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.03%) Content Management
4 1 (3.03%) Release Management
4 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Change Control
4 1 (3.03%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) ABAP
2 4 (12.12%) SAPscript
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Siebel
3 1 (3.03%) IBM