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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank - 63 49
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.14% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.30% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £50.55
ABAP
UK

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
300 332 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 46.08% 47.50% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 214 118
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £17.43 £28.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.70 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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