The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - - 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
31 42 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 30.39% 41.18% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 17
Median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing ABAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Watford

ABAP
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ABAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Web Dynpro

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ABAP Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP