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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 108 118 129
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Contract jobs citing ABAP 11 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.45% 0.092% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 0.24% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
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£450 £388 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £401 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.91% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 - £45.00
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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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
795 851 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.80% 38.97% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 485 574
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 50 23
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +35.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £55.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
West Yorkshire +13 8 £375 -3.22% 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £525 - 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
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England

ABAP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (42.86%) SAP HCM
3 5 (35.71%) SAP Smart Forms
3 5 (35.71%) BAPI
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) SAPscript
4 2 (14.29%) Billing
4 2 (14.29%) Logistics
4 2 (14.29%) SAP ERP
4 2 (14.29%) SAP LE
4 2 (14.29%) Data Entry
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) SAP SD
5 1 (7.14%) Finance
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (7.14%) Replication
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Adobe
5 1 (7.14%) SAP HR
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Portal
5 1 (7.14%) Banking

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) SAP HCM
2 2 (14.29%) SAP ERP
2 2 (14.29%) SAP LE
2 2 (14.29%) SAP SD
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (7.14%) SAP HR
General
1 2 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Consultant
1 8 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) SAP HCM Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SAP HR Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Payroll Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Payroll Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SAP WM Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Portals Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) SAP Smart Forms
1 5 (35.71%) BAPI
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) OO
2 2 (14.29%) Logistics
2 2 (14.29%) Data Entry
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SAPscript
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
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