The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had ABAP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP Developer
Rank 590 628 579
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -49
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 44 36 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.062% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.065% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 22
Median daily rate £425 £421 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% -0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £345 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

ABAP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured ABAP Developer in the job title.

ABAP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ABAP Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ABAP Developer within the UK.

ABAP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ABAP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ABAP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

ABAP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ABAP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ABAP Developer within the UK.

ABAP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ABAP Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +27 42 £425 +0.89% 8
South East +10 14 £425 +0.59% 5
London +11 8 £294 -30.05%
North West +17 4 £431 +43.75% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £500 -
South West - 4 £388 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £475 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £475 - 2
Hampshire +4 2 - - 1
Surrey -1 2 £413 -
West Sussex -4 2 - -
Worthing -11 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £370 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £513 -
Kent - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £513 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £425 -
Midlands - 2 £450 -
East Midlands -3 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Chorley - 1 £388 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Taunton - 1 £375 -
Lancashire - 1 £388 -
Middlesex - 1 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -

ABAP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, ABAP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring ABAP Developer in the job title.

1 83 (100.00%) ABAP
2 81 (97.59%) SAP
3 21 (25.30%) Web Dynpro
4 20 (24.10%) Workflow
5 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
6 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
6 15 (18.07%) SAP Smart Forms
6 15 (18.07%) SAPscript
7 13 (15.66%) Manufacturing
8 12 (14.46%) OO
8 12 (14.46%) CRM
9 11 (13.25%) BAPI
10 8 (9.64%) SAP CRM
10 8 (9.64%) Adobe
10 8 (9.64%) SAPUI5
11 7 (8.43%) SAP HANA
11 7 (8.43%) HTML
12 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
12 6 (7.23%) Finance
12 6 (7.23%) SAP ALE
13 5 (6.02%) SAP IS-U
13 5 (6.02%) LSMW
13 5 (6.02%) SQL
13 5 (6.02%) Java
14 4 (4.82%) SAP FI
14 4 (4.82%) Windows
14 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (4.82%) SAP FI/CO
14 4 (4.82%) SAP CO
14 4 (4.82%) SAP XI

ABAP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (3.61%) Confluence
2 2 (2.41%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.41%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) SAP CRM
2 5 (6.02%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (4.82%) SAP CO
3 4 (4.82%) SAP FI
3 4 (4.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (3.61%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (2.41%) SAP HR
5 2 (2.41%) SAP MM
5 2 (2.41%) SAP R/3
5 2 (2.41%) SAP SD
5 2 (2.41%) StreamServe
6 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.20%) SAP PS
6 1 (1.20%) SAP xRPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) SAP HANA
2 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) LSMW
2 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.61%) JIRA
3 1 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (15.66%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.20%) Billing
3 1 (1.20%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.20%) Electronics
3 1 (1.20%) French Language
3 1 (1.20%) German Language
3 1 (1.20%) Marketing
3 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.30%) Web Dynpro
2 15 (18.07%) SAP Smart Forms
3 11 (13.25%) BAPI
4 8 (9.64%) SAPUI5
5 7 (8.43%) HTML
6 6 (7.23%) SAP ALE
7 4 (4.82%) HTML5
7 4 (4.82%) SAP XI
8 3 (3.61%) SAP BSP
9 2 (2.41%) EDI
9 2 (2.41%) SAP Business Workflow
9 2 (2.41%) SAP Fiori
9 2 (2.41%) SAP PI
9 2 (2.41%) Web Services
9 2 (2.41%) XML
10 1 (1.20%) Middleware
10 1 (1.20%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Windows
1 4 (4.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) Workflow
2 12 (14.46%) CRM
2 12 (14.46%) OO
3 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (4.82%) Logistics
3 4 (4.82%) SDLC
4 3 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (3.61%) Configuration Management
4 3 (3.61%) Data Modelling
4 3 (3.61%) ERP
4 3 (3.61%) Problem Management
4 3 (3.61%) Process Improvement
4 3 (3.61%) Revenue Management
4 3 (3.61%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (3.61%) Test Strategy
4 3 (3.61%) Unit Testing
4 3 (3.61%) Waterfall
5 2 (2.41%) EAM
5 2 (2.41%) Service Management
5 2 (2.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) ABAP
2 15 (18.07%) SAPscript
3 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.02%) Java
4 5 (6.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
Vendors
1 81 (97.59%) SAP
2 8 (9.64%) Adobe
3 2 (2.41%) OpenText
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) Talend
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