The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 89 106 102
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing ABAP 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.35% 0.10% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 0.26% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £540 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.05% -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £460
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.17%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
618 768 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 43.10% 39.36% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 488 438
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -42.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £15.25 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Leeds +14 5 £540 +27.05% 2
ABAP
Yorkshire

ABAP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (71.43%) Billing
2 5 (71.43%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) SAP HR
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 5 (71.43%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (14.29%) SAP HR
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Payroll
General
1 5 (71.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Consultant
1 7 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (71.43%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 4 (57.14%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (57.14%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 3 (42.86%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 3 (42.86%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (28.57%) ABAP Consultant
6 1 (14.29%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Developer
6 1 (14.29%) HR Consultant
6 1 (14.29%) Payroll Consultant
6 1 (14.29%) SAP Developer
6 1 (14.29%) SAP HR Consultant
6 1 (14.29%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
6 1 (14.29%) SAP Payroll Consultant
6 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP