The table below looks at the statistics for the ABAP Developer 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP Developer
Rank 550 536 537
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 50 39 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.073% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.079% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 22
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£425 £400 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £438
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

ABAP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ABAP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ABAP Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

ABAP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ABAP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

ABAP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ABAP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ABAP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ABAP Developer
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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 -12 37 £425 +9.67% 7
South West -19 17 £438 +1.44% 1
Somerset - 16 £450 - 1
London -2 8 £425 -10.52% 3
City of London +23 2 £450 -5.26% 1
West Midlands -4 2 - -
Coventry -9 2 - -
East of England -25 2 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £400 -
East Midlands +2 1 - -
South East -12 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Blackburn - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Solihull - - - -

ABAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited ABAP Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 92 (100.00%) ABAP
2 87 (94.57%) SAP
3 17 (18.48%) OO
4 15 (16.30%) Security Cleared
5 14 (15.22%) Web Dynpro
6 13 (14.13%) SAP Smart Forms
6 13 (14.13%) SC Cleared
7 12 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 10 (10.87%) CRM
9 9 (9.78%) Workflow
9 9 (9.78%) SAPscript
9 9 (9.78%) Business Analysis
10 8 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (8.70%) SAP HR
10 8 (8.70%) BAPI
11 7 (7.61%) Manufacturing
11 7 (7.61%) Migration
11 7 (7.61%) Adobe
11 7 (7.61%) SAP BW
11 7 (7.61%) SAP ALE
12 6 (6.52%) Test Scripting
12 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
13 5 (5.43%) Web Services
13 5 (5.43%) SAP CRM
14 4 (4.35%) SAP HANA
14 4 (4.35%) SAP EWM
14 4 (4.35%) SAP PI
14 4 (4.35%) Retail
14 4 (4.35%) MS Office
14 4 (4.35%) Java

ABAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited ABAP Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.17%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.09%) SAP EP
2 1 (1.09%) SAP Portal
2 1 (1.09%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.70%) SAP HR
2 5 (5.43%) SAP CRM
3 4 (4.35%) SAP EWM
4 3 (3.26%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (2.17%) SAP ERP
5 2 (2.17%) SAP HCM
5 2 (2.17%) SAP CO
5 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (2.17%) SAP R/3
5 2 (2.17%) SAP FI
5 2 (2.17%) SAP PS
6 1 (1.09%) SAP WM
6 1 (1.09%) Summit
6 1 (1.09%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.09%) SAP SRM
6 1 (1.09%) SAP MII
6 1 (1.09%) SAP Business ByDesign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.35%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.09%) DTS
4 1 (1.09%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.09%) LSMW
General
1 7 (7.61%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.35%) Retail
3 3 (3.26%) Legal
4 2 (2.17%) Billing
4 2 (2.17%) German Language
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.22%) Web Dynpro
2 13 (14.13%) SAP Smart Forms
3 8 (8.70%) BAPI
4 7 (7.61%) SAP ALE
5 5 (5.43%) Web Services
6 4 (4.35%) SAP PI
7 3 (3.26%) EDI
8 2 (2.17%) XML
8 2 (2.17%) SAP Basis
8 2 (2.17%) SAP BSP
9 1 (1.09%) .NET
9 1 (1.09%) SOAP
9 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.09%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.09%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) OO
2 12 (13.04%) Unit Testing
3 10 (10.87%) CRM
4 9 (9.78%) Workflow
4 9 (9.78%) Business Analysis
5 8 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (7.61%) Migration
7 6 (6.52%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.35%) ERP
9 3 (3.26%) Time Management
9 3 (3.26%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.26%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (2.17%) SAP Implementation
10 2 (2.17%) OOP
10 2 (2.17%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.09%) Configuration Management
11 1 (1.09%) Quality Management
11 1 (1.09%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) ABAP
2 9 (9.78%) SAPscript
3 4 (4.35%) Java
4 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.17%) SQL
5 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.09%) VB
5 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (16.30%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.09%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 87 (94.57%) SAP
2 7 (7.61%) Adobe
3 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
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