The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 111 106 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing ABAP 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.11% 0.076%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£409 £490 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.53% -2.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +24.28%
ABAP
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
846 761 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.62% 42.78% 34.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 532 252
Average daily rate £338 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 17
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +55.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 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
Leeds -13 3 £409 -16.53%
ABAP
Yorkshire

ABAP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) SAP HCM
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) SAP CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (25.00%) BAPI
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) SAPscript
3 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (25.00%) SAP MM

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (25.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HCM
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SD Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Business Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Release Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (25.00%) BAPI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SAPscript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP