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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 77 80 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -28
Contract jobs citing ABAP 12 1 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 0.089% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 0.25% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 9
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£380 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 - £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £408 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £59.20 -
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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
548 404 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.77% 36.14% 42.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 246 311
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 18
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £16.00 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.31 £35.00 £40.00
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 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 24 November 2014.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (57.14%) Workflow
3 6 (42.86%) Web Dynpro
3 6 (42.86%) Adobe
3 6 (42.86%) SAP Business Workflow
4 5 (35.71%) OO
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
6 3 (21.43%) LSMW
6 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (21.43%) SAP ALE
6 3 (21.43%) SAP Smart Forms
6 3 (21.43%) BAPI
6 3 (21.43%) NetWeaver
6 3 (21.43%) SAPscript
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) ERP
7 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (14.29%) FMCG
8 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
8 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.14%) French Language
8 1 (7.14%) Italian Language
8 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (7.14%) Data Management

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HR
1 1 (7.14%) SAP APO
1 1 (7.14%) SAP R/3
1 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
1 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) LSMW
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) French Language
1 1 (7.14%) Italian Language
1 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Consultant
1 9 (64.29%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (57.14%) ABAP Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SAP HR Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SAP BW Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior ABAP Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Dynpro
1 6 (42.86%) SAP Business Workflow
2 3 (21.43%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (21.43%) BAPI
2 3 (21.43%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) FMCG
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Workflow
2 5 (35.71%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SAPscript
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GxP
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (42.86%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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