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 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 84 77 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing ABAP 3 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.63% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 1.61% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £465
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
North West

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
515 435 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.08% 39.30% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 280 270
Average daily rate £338 £336 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £206 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 13
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.00 £15.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.00 £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 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Manchester 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
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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
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
ABAP
North West

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (57.14%) Workflow
3 7 (50.00%) Web Dynpro
4 6 (42.86%) Adobe
4 6 (42.86%) SAP Business Workflow
5 5 (35.71%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
7 3 (21.43%) LSMW
7 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (21.43%) SAP ALE
7 3 (21.43%) SAP Smart Forms
7 3 (21.43%) BAPI
7 3 (21.43%) SAPscript
8 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
8 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
9 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
9 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (7.14%) Degree
9 1 (7.14%) French Language
9 1 (7.14%) Italian Language
9 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
9 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (7.14%) System Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Data Management

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
1 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
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 MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) LSMW
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) French Language
2 1 (7.14%) Italian Language
2 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Consultant
1 9 (64.29%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (57.14%) ABAP Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SAP BW Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior ABAP Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SAP HR Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Dynpro
2 6 (42.86%) SAP Business Workflow
3 3 (21.43%) SAP ALE
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (21.43%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 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 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SAPscript
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (7.14%) GxP
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (42.86%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle