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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 20 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.69% 0.92% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.88% 1.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£473 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.84% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.15 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.30%
ABAP
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
41 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 34.75% 48.62% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 23
Average daily rate £388 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £612 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) SAP CO-PA
2 1 (33.33%) SAP PI
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (33.33%) EDI
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) SAPscript
2 1 (33.33%) SAP SD
2 1 (33.33%) SAP SM
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (33.33%) SAP PS
2 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (33.33%) Retail

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (33.33%) SAP SD
1 1 (33.33%) SAP SM
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PS
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
General
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) ABAP Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO-PA
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (33.33%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe