The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank - 46 41
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 1.21% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.68% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 6
Average daily rate
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- £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £418 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 - £45.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
281 190 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.80% 32.87% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 137 101
Average daily rate £325 £294 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -11.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £20.85 £15.13 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.85% -36.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.98 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.76 £43.08 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ABAP across the Wales region.

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the Wales region.

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
South Wales - - - -
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing ABAP also 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 that cited ABAP.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing ABAP also 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 that cited ABAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ABAP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Developer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP