The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 119 112 115
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing ABAP 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.23% 0.091%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 0.56% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 - £420
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
829 894 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.92% 40.27% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 544 422
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 43
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +49.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £13.59 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £175.00 £37.50
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 Yorkshire

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

ABAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South Yorkshire -3 1 £340 -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (33.33%) SAPscript
2 6 (33.33%) SAP HCM
3 5 (27.78%) NetWeaver
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) ERP
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Data Entry
4 4 (22.22%) Logistics
4 4 (22.22%) SAP LE
5 3 (16.67%) SAP ERP
5 3 (16.67%) SAP CRM
5 3 (16.67%) SAP EP
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) SAP SD
5 3 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) SAP BW
6 2 (11.11%) SAP Basis
6 2 (11.11%) SAP MM
6 2 (11.11%) SAP Security
7 1 (5.56%) LSMW
7 1 (5.56%) SAP CO
7 1 (5.56%) SAP ALE
7 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (5.56%) Marketing
7 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.56%) Marketing Management
7 1 (5.56%) Data Migration

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) NetWeaver
2 3 (16.67%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) SAP HCM
2 4 (22.22%) SAP LE
3 3 (16.67%) SAP ERP
3 3 (16.67%) SAP CRM
3 3 (16.67%) SAP SD
4 2 (11.11%) SAP MM
5 1 (5.56%) SAP CO
5 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (5.56%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LSMW
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Consultant
1 13 (72.22%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) SAP HCM Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) SAP WM Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) NetWeaver Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) CRM Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Basis Support
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Support
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Business Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SAP SD Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) SAP Basis
3 1 (5.56%) SAP ALE
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ERP
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 4 (22.22%) Data Entry
2 4 (22.22%) Logistics
3 3 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Security
5 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) Marketing Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SAPscript
2 3 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards