The first table below looks at the demand for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Watford region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank - 14 22
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 3.66% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 7.50% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -41.66%
Programming Languages Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 46.09% 48.78% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 14
Average daily rate £360 £414 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.99% +22.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
ABAP
Hertfordshire

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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
1 1 (100.00%) SAP PM
1 1 (100.00%) Retail

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP PM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP PM Consultant
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP