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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP Consultant
Rank 567 559 559
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Consultant 13 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.022% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.024% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £432 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.26% -13.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £413 £500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -17.50%
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
48693 46426 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.61% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29668 27020 29360
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2159 2630
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%

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 11 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 17 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 11 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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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 -6 10 £275 -38.95% 4
London -4 2 £450 -0.11% 1
North West -5 1 £275 -
South East -13 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £275 -
Uxbridge - - - -
Watford - - - -
Woking - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Birmingham - - - - 2
Cambridge - - - -
Egham - - - -

ABAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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 32 (100.00%) ABAP
1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (21.88%) Web Dynpro
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (12.50%) SAP BW
3 4 (12.50%) ERP
4 3 (9.38%) OO
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) SAP ERP
4 3 (9.38%) SAP Basis
4 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) SAP PI
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.25%) OOP
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) SAP FI
5 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (6.25%) Workflow
5 2 (6.25%) SAP BPC
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Data Transformation
6 1 (3.13%) HTML5
6 1 (3.13%) Open Source

ABAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (3.13%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP ERP
2 2 (6.25%) SAP FI
2 2 (6.25%) SAP BPC
3 1 (3.13%) SAP HR
3 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.13%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SAP BW
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) LSMW
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.13%) German Language
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Web Dynpro
2 3 (9.38%) SAP Basis
3 2 (6.25%) SAP PI
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) EDI
4 1 (3.13%) SAP BSP
4 1 (3.13%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) ERP
1 4 (12.50%) Migration
2 3 (9.38%) OO
3 2 (6.25%) CRM
3 2 (6.25%) OOP
3 2 (6.25%) Workflow
3 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.13%) Content Management
4 1 (3.13%) Release Management
4 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
4 1 (3.13%) Data Transformation
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) ABAP
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Siebel
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
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