The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 47 30 43
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.23% 2.52% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 9.09% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate
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£463 £355 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.28% -20.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £414 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -2.64%
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Programming Languages Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
117 88 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.46% 27.67% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 41 88
Average daily rate £340 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £233 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -42.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

ABAP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (66.67%) BAPI
2 2 (66.67%) SAP ALE
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Syclo
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Cash Management
3 1 (33.33%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver
3 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI-GL
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) SAP FI Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) SAP CO Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Smart Forms
1 2 (66.67%) BAPI
1 2 (66.67%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Cash Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Syclo
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft