The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
UK / Scotland
Rank 106 131 115
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.12% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.34% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £350 - £738
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
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 Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
759 879 1064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.61% 33.70% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 515 606
Median daily rate £365 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £494 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 12
Median hourly rate £43.00 £32.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £20.50 £15.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 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
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) SAP HR
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP HR
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Payroll
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Functional Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) HR Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Payroll Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Financial Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP HR Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Payroll Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP