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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP Developer
Rank 592 567 541
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -26
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 27 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.067% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.071% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 19
Average daily rate £425 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £290 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £495 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.51% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.23
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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 15 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 23 £425 +3.65% 9
South East +1 9 £425 +3.65% 1
West Midlands - 5 £413 - 2
Milton Keynes - 5 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £425 -
London -15 3 £450 +20.00% 1
Hampshire +2 2 £375 -8.53%
North East -24 2 £394 -
South West +3 1 £500 +21.21% 1
East of England -2 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £500 -
Worthing - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

ABAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 68 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (35.29%) Workflow
3 19 (27.94%) Web Dynpro
4 14 (20.59%) Workflow Development
5 11 (16.18%) BAPI
5 11 (16.18%) SAP HANA
6 9 (13.24%) SAP Business Workflow
7 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
7 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 8 (11.76%) OO
8 7 (10.29%) HTML
8 7 (10.29%) SAP BW
8 7 (10.29%) HTML5
8 7 (10.29%) Retail
9 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.82%) Adobe
10 5 (7.35%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (7.35%) ERP
10 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.35%) SAP XI
10 5 (7.35%) SAP Basis
10 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.35%) SAP PI
10 5 (7.35%) SAP GRC
10 5 (7.35%) SAP GTS
10 5 (7.35%) SAPUI5
11 4 (5.88%) SAP Security
11 4 (5.88%) SAP Fiori
11 4 (5.88%) German Language

ABAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (5.88%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) SAP GRC
1 5 (7.35%) SAP GTS
2 4 (5.88%) SAP ERP
3 3 (4.41%) SAP PSCD
3 3 (4.41%) SAP R/3
3 3 (4.41%) SAP Retail
4 2 (2.94%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (2.94%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.47%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.47%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.47%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.47%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.47%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.47%) SAP SRM
5 1 (1.47%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) FTP
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SAP HANA
2 7 (10.29%) SAP BW
3 5 (7.35%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.41%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.47%) MS Access
5 1 (1.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) CA Gen
1 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.47%) LSMW
1 1 (1.47%) Toad
General
1 7 (10.29%) Retail
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) German Language
3 3 (4.41%) Automotive
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.47%) Czech Language
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.94%) Web Dynpro
2 11 (16.18%) BAPI
3 9 (13.24%) SAP Business Workflow
4 7 (10.29%) HTML
4 7 (10.29%) HTML5
5 5 (7.35%) SAP Basis
5 5 (7.35%) SAP PI
5 5 (7.35%) SAP XI
5 5 (7.35%) SAPUI5
6 4 (5.88%) SAP Fiori
7 3 (4.41%) Web Services
7 3 (4.41%) XML
8 2 (2.94%) J2EE
8 2 (2.94%) SAP Smart Forms
8 2 (2.94%) SOAP
9 1 (1.47%) EDI
9 1 (1.47%) Middleware
9 1 (1.47%) SAP BSP
9 1 (1.47%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) User Experience
2 2 (2.94%) FMCG
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Workflow
2 14 (20.59%) Workflow Development
3 8 (11.76%) OO
4 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
5 5 (7.35%) ERP
5 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.88%) Migration
6 4 (5.88%) SAP Security
7 3 (4.41%) CRM
7 3 (4.41%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.41%) RUP
7 3 (4.41%) SDLC
7 3 (4.41%) Test Strategy
7 3 (4.41%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.94%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.94%) OOP
8 2 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.94%) Revenue Management
8 2 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) ABAP
2 3 (4.41%) SAPscript
3 2 (2.94%) Java
3 2 (2.94%) Perl
3 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (8.82%) Adobe
3 2 (2.94%) Informatica
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle
3 2 (2.94%) Pega
3 2 (2.94%) webMethods
4 1 (1.47%) BEA
4 1 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
UK
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago