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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 95 88 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing ABAP 11 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.60% 0.14% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 0.38% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £463 £415
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +11.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £57.10
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
740 524 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 40.28% 37.48% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 364 283
Average daily rate £353 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 9 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.00 £14.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (61.11%) Migration
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) SAP BW
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (27.78%) Time Management
6 5 (27.78%) SAP Payroll
6 5 (27.78%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (22.22%) SAP HR
7 4 (22.22%) DBS Check
7 4 (22.22%) Data Governance
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
8 3 (16.67%) SAP MDM
9 2 (11.11%) Data Management
9 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
10 1 (5.56%) Publishing
10 1 (5.56%) Web Dynpro
10 1 (5.56%) Automotive
10 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
10 1 (5.56%) Change Management
10 1 (5.56%) Banking
10 1 (5.56%) Retail
10 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
10 1 (5.56%) MS Excel

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (5.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SAP Payroll
2 4 (22.22%) SAP HR
3 3 (16.67%) SAP MDM
4 1 (5.56%) SAP MM
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SAP BW
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (5.56%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LSMW
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) German Language
3 1 (5.56%) Polish Language
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) HR Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Payroll Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) SAP Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) SAP BW Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) SAP HR Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) SAP Payroll Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) ABAP Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAP BI Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SAP BW Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAP P2P Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) EDI
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
1 1 (5.56%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) FMCG
1 1 (5.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Time Management
3 4 (22.22%) Data Governance
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) Logistics
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Security
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle