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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP Developer
Rank 592 566 549
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -17
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 33 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.090% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.097% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 17
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£421 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +13.33%
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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 23 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 28 August 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 -20 29 £421 -0.88% 3
South East -7 13 £423 - 1
West Sussex - 5 - -
London +14 4 £420 -1.17% 1
Hampshire - 4 £426 - 1
Worthing - 4 - -
West Midlands +1 3 £350 -
Surrey - 3 - -
East Midlands -6 2 - -
North West - 2 £300 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
City of London +3 1 - -
East of England +2 1 £467 +16.75%
Hertfordshire +1 1 £467 +16.75%
Staffordshire - 1 £350 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £467 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £350 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £300 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £423 -

ABAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 68 (100.00%) ABAP
2 64 (94.12%) SAP
3 18 (26.47%) OO
3 18 (26.47%) Workflow
4 16 (23.53%) Web Dynpro
5 13 (19.12%) SAP Smart Forms
6 12 (17.65%) SAPscript
7 11 (16.18%) Adobe
7 11 (16.18%) BAPI
8 10 (14.71%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (11.76%) SAP ALE
10 7 (10.29%) HTML
10 7 (10.29%) Java
10 7 (10.29%) NetWeaver
11 6 (8.82%) Project Management
11 6 (8.82%) SAP XI
11 6 (8.82%) Finance
11 6 (8.82%) SQL
11 6 (8.82%) Oracle
11 6 (8.82%) UNIX
11 6 (8.82%) OOP
11 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
11 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (8.82%) RUP
11 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (8.82%) Degree
11 6 (8.82%) SAP Business Workflow
11 6 (8.82%) Waterfall
12 5 (7.35%) Test Strategy
12 5 (7.35%) SAP HANA

ABAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (10.29%) NetWeaver
2 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.47%) SAP EP
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) SAP APO
1 5 (7.35%) SAP SCM
2 4 (5.88%) SAP Retail
3 3 (4.41%) SAP MII
4 2 (2.94%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.94%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.94%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.94%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.47%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.47%) SAP WM
5 1 (1.47%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.47%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (1.47%) SAP CCM
5 1 (1.47%) SAP SRM
5 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.47%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (7.35%) SAP HANA
3 4 (5.88%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.47%) MS Access
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) LSMW
1 3 (4.41%) CA Gen
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Retail
2 5 (7.35%) German Language
3 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Automotive
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) Web Dynpro
2 13 (19.12%) SAP Smart Forms
3 11 (16.18%) BAPI
4 8 (11.76%) SAP ALE
5 7 (10.29%) HTML
6 6 (8.82%) SAP XI
6 6 (8.82%) SAP Business Workflow
7 5 (7.35%) SAP PI
7 5 (7.35%) HTML5
8 4 (5.88%) J2EE
9 3 (4.41%) XML
10 2 (2.94%) EDI
10 2 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) UNIX
2 4 (5.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) OO
1 18 (26.47%) Workflow
2 6 (8.82%) Project Management
2 6 (8.82%) RUP
2 6 (8.82%) OOP
2 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
2 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (8.82%) Waterfall
3 5 (7.35%) Revenue Management
3 5 (7.35%) Test Strategy
4 4 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (5.88%) Time Management
4 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.88%) CRM
4 4 (5.88%) ERP
4 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.88%) Validation
5 3 (4.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) ABAP
2 12 (17.65%) SAPscript
3 7 (10.29%) Java
4 6 (8.82%) SQL
5 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.88%) Perl
5 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (94.12%) SAP
2 11 (16.18%) Adobe
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle
4 4 (5.88%) Informatica
4 4 (5.88%) webMethods
4 4 (5.88%) Pega
5 3 (4.41%) BEA
6 2 (2.94%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.47%) CA
7 1 (1.47%) HP
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