The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 79 70 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing ABAP 3 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.99% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% 2.89% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Average daily rate
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£725 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
443 380 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.96% 34.08% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 215 285
Average daily rate £325 £305 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +7.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 42
Average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 July 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 July 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 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) FMCG
3 3 (25.00%) SAP EHS
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) SAP SD
3 3 (25.00%) SAP APO
3 3 (25.00%) SAP FI
3 3 (25.00%) SAP MM
3 3 (25.00%) SAP PP
3 3 (25.00%) SAP WM
3 3 (25.00%) SAP CRM
3 3 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (25.00%) SAP CO
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) SAP BSP
4 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) SAP BI
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
4 2 (16.67%) NetWeaver

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (16.67%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP EHS
1 3 (25.00%) SAP SD
1 3 (25.00%) SAP APO
1 3 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (25.00%) SAP MM
1 3 (25.00%) SAP PP
1 3 (25.00%) SAP WM
1 3 (25.00%) SAP CRM
1 3 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (25.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SAP BI
1 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
1 2 (16.67%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) CRM Developer
1 3 (25.00%) SAP CRM Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) SAP Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 2 (16.67%) SAP BW Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) SAP BI Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) ABAP Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) SAP BSP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) SAP