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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP Developer
Rank 562 560 515
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -45
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 32 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.072% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.078% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 16
Average daily rate
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£396 £439 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.74% -6.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £414 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 -2 23 £385 -12.25% 3
London 0 9 £368 -12.50%
South East -2 7 £396 - 1
Scotland - 4 £425 -
City of London +19 2 £365 -
North West -19 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £413 -
Middlesex - 2 £396 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Billingham - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £325 -
Feltham - 1 £368 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £325 -

ABAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 62 (100.00%) ABAP
1 62 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (29.03%) Web Dynpro
3 14 (22.58%) Workflow
4 12 (19.35%) SAPscript
5 10 (16.13%) Adobe
5 10 (16.13%) SAP Smart Forms
5 10 (16.13%) BAPI
6 9 (14.52%) SAP Business Workflow
7 8 (12.90%) HTML5
7 8 (12.90%) HTML
8 7 (11.29%) OO
9 5 (8.06%) SAP FI
9 5 (8.06%) SAP XI
9 5 (8.06%) SAP CO
9 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (6.45%) SAP ALE
10 4 (6.45%) SAP PI
10 4 (6.45%) Retail
10 4 (6.45%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (6.45%) LSMW
10 4 (6.45%) Finance
11 3 (4.84%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (4.84%) Billing
11 3 (4.84%) Degree
11 3 (4.84%) SAP HR
11 3 (4.84%) SAP SD
11 3 (4.84%) CRM
11 3 (4.84%) ERP

ABAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (3.23%) SAP Portal
1 2 (3.23%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Office
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) SAP FI
1 5 (8.06%) SAP CO
2 4 (6.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (4.84%) SAP HR
3 3 (4.84%) SAP SD
3 3 (4.84%) SAP EWM
3 3 (4.84%) SAP MII
4 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (3.23%) SAP APO
4 2 (3.23%) SAP ERP
4 2 (3.23%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.61%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (1.61%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.61%) SAP Retail
5 1 (1.61%) SAP R/3
5 1 (1.61%) SAP SM
5 1 (1.61%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.61%) SAP PS
5 1 (1.61%) SAP xRPM
5 1 (1.61%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SAP HANA
1 2 (3.23%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.61%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) LSMW
General
1 4 (6.45%) Retail
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Billing
3 2 (3.23%) German Language
3 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) Web Dynpro
2 10 (16.13%) SAP Smart Forms
2 10 (16.13%) BAPI
3 9 (14.52%) SAP Business Workflow
4 8 (12.90%) HTML5
4 8 (12.90%) HTML
5 5 (8.06%) SAP XI
6 4 (6.45%) SAP ALE
6 4 (6.45%) SAP PI
7 3 (4.84%) Web Services
8 2 (3.23%) XML
9 1 (1.61%) SAP CO-PA
9 1 (1.61%) .NET
9 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.61%) JSP
9 1 (1.61%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) User Experience
1 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.61%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Workflow
2 7 (11.29%) OO
3 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.84%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (4.84%) CRM
5 3 (4.84%) ERP
5 3 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.23%) OOP
6 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (1.61%) Validation
7 1 (1.61%) Migration
7 1 (1.61%) Scrum
7 1 (1.61%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.61%) Process Management
7 1 (1.61%) Change Management
7 1 (1.61%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) ABAP
2 12 (19.35%) SAPscript
3 2 (3.23%) Java
3 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (16.13%) Adobe
3 2 (3.23%) Pegasus
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) CA
4 1 (1.61%) Syclo