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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 57 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.36% - 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £432 £444 £415
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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
207 98 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 37.10% 29.88% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 53 62
Average daily rate £350 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £17.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 2015. 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
Worthing - 1 £400 -
ABAP
South East

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Web Dynpro
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (40.00%) SAP PI
3 2 (40.00%) SAPscript
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) SAP MDM
3 2 (40.00%) SAP ALE
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (40.00%) BAPI
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP MDM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (20.00%) SAP PSCD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) CA Gen
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP MDM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) ABAP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (40.00%) SAP PI
2 2 (40.00%) SAP ALE
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (40.00%) BAPI
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) RUP
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) SAPscript
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (20.00%) BEA
3 1 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) webMethods
3 1 (20.00%) Pega