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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP Developer
Rank 568 535 495
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -40
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 31 35 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.067% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.073% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 18
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£398 £420 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £398 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £431 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.92% -4.16%
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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 March 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 27 March 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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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 -6 27 £398 -5.23% 3
London -1 12 £385 -8.33% 1
South East -22 10 £403 +4.00% 1
City of London +17 2 £365 -
South West - 1 £413 -
Scotland - 1 - - 2
East of England - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Glenrothes - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1

ABAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 55 (100.00%) ABAP
1 55 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (30.91%) Web Dynpro
3 12 (21.82%) Workflow
4 10 (18.18%) Adobe
5 9 (16.36%) SAP Business Workflow
6 8 (14.55%) HTML5
6 8 (14.55%) SAPscript
6 8 (14.55%) HTML
7 7 (12.73%) OO
7 7 (12.73%) BAPI
8 5 (9.09%) SAP Smart Forms
9 4 (7.27%) SAP XI
9 4 (7.27%) Retail
9 4 (7.27%) SAP CO
9 4 (7.27%) SAP FI
9 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (5.45%) SAP EWM
10 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Degree
10 3 (5.45%) SAP MII
10 3 (5.45%) SAP HR
10 3 (5.45%) SAP SD
10 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
10 3 (5.45%) Web Services
10 3 (5.45%) NetWeaver
10 3 (5.45%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (5.45%) SAP FI/CO

ABAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (5.45%) NetWeaver
2 2 (3.64%) LiveCycle
2 2 (3.64%) SAP Portal
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) SAP FI
1 4 (7.27%) SAP CO
2 3 (5.45%) SAP HR
2 3 (5.45%) SAP SD
2 3 (5.45%) SAP MII
2 3 (5.45%) SAP EWM
2 3 (5.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.64%) SAP HCM
3 2 (3.64%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.82%) SAP R/3
4 1 (1.82%) SAP SM
4 1 (1.82%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.82%) SAP Retail
4 1 (1.82%) SAP PS
4 1 (1.82%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (1.82%) SAP xRPM
4 1 (1.82%) SAP SCM
4 1 (1.82%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SAP BW
1 2 (3.64%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.82%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) LSMW
General
1 4 (7.27%) Retail
2 2 (3.64%) Billing
2 2 (3.64%) German Language
2 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) Web Dynpro
2 9 (16.36%) SAP Business Workflow
3 8 (14.55%) HTML5
3 8 (14.55%) HTML
4 7 (12.73%) BAPI
5 5 (9.09%) SAP Smart Forms
6 4 (7.27%) SAP XI
7 3 (5.45%) Web Services
8 2 (3.64%) XML
8 2 (3.64%) SAP PI
9 1 (1.82%) SAP Basis
9 1 (1.82%) SAP CO-PA
9 1 (1.82%) EDI
9 1 (1.82%) .NET
9 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.64%) User Experience
1 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Workflow
2 7 (12.73%) OO
3 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
3 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (5.45%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.64%) OOP
5 2 (3.64%) ERP
5 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.82%) Project Management
6 1 (1.82%) Process Management
6 1 (1.82%) Change Management
6 1 (1.82%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.82%) CRM
6 1 (1.82%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.82%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.82%) Time Management
6 1 (1.82%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.82%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) ABAP
2 8 (14.55%) SAPscript
3 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (18.18%) Adobe
3 1 (1.82%) HP
3 1 (1.82%) CA
3 1 (1.82%) Pegasus
3 1 (1.82%) Syclo
Scotland
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 5 days ago