The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 82 70 76
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing ABAP 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.46% 0.65% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 1.82% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£318 £363 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.41% -23.68%
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%
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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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
466 440 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.74% 35.51% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 258 165
Average daily rate £350 £338 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% +35.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.30 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £50.50 £126.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ABAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

ABAP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the Manchester region.

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

ABAP
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (66.67%) CRM
2 6 (66.67%) FMCG
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
5 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (22.22%) EDI
6 1 (11.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
6 1 (11.11%) SAP BI
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
6 1 (11.11%) Logistics
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (11.11%) SAP MM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
2 1 (11.11%) SAP BI
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) SAP BW Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) ABAP Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (22.22%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) FMCG
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP