The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
England / North West
Rank 130 141 131
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.88% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £525 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £474
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1044 1370 1073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 39.43% 35.60% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 872 709
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 60 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £29.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -16.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.54 £40.00 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing ABAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ABAP across the North West region.

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the North West region.

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 1 £525 +16.66%
Cheshire - 1 - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ABAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (25.00%) NetWeaver
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FSCM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BW Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP CO Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP