The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 24 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.49% 1.20% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £622 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.64% -
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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Hertfordshire

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
48 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 35.82% 44.58% 50.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 14
Average daily rate £375 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £350 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £504 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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 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 8 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) EDI
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) SAPscript

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ABAP Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (50.00%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe