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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 42 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.55% 1.96% 3.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 5.67% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
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£325 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +15.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 - -
ABAP
South East

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
120 141 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 33.06% 34.56% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 55 127
Average daily rate £340 £345 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £236 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 2
Average hourly rate £29.95 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.44% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley - - - -
ABAP
South East

ABAP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) SAP ALE
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Syclo
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) EDI
2 2 (50.00%) SAP SD
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (50.00%) BAPI

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP SD
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) EDI Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) SAP EDI Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) SAP ALE
2 2 (50.00%) EDI
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (50.00%) BAPI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Syclo