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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 89 86 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs citing ABAP 7 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.16% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 0.45% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate
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£368 £725 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% +61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £725 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £725 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £419 £423
% change year-on-year
+0.65% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £67.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -
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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
527 444 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.59% 36.07% 34.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 276 218
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
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 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (53.85%) FMCG
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) CRM
4 4 (30.77%) Automotive
4 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
4 4 (30.77%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (23.08%) SAP BW
6 2 (15.38%) SAP SD
6 2 (15.38%) EDI
6 2 (15.38%) VMS
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
7 1 (7.69%) Logistics
7 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
7 1 (7.69%) CCA
7 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
7 1 (7.69%) SAP MM
7 1 (7.69%) SAP PP
7 1 (7.69%) SAP BI
7 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
7 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) OO

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (15.38%) SAP SD
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.69%) SAP MM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP PP
2 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SAP BW
2 1 (7.69%) SAP BI
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Automotive
2 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) SAP Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) ABAP Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SAP MM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SAP PP Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (15.38%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) FMCG
2 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) CRM
2 4 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) OO
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCA
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) SAP