The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 133 121 114
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.034% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.089% 0.48% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £425 £383 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.93%
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
England

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

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1125 841 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.66% 33.69% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 564 561
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £466 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 12
Average hourly rate £26.75 £36.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.71% +37.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £33.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.70 £175.00
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 Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ABAP across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

ABAP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

ABAP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

ABAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

ABAP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -4 1 £425 - 1
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) SAP HCM
2 4 (40.00%) Workflow
2 4 (40.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (20.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) SAP CRM
5 1 (10.00%) SAP EP
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VBScript
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) VBA
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Portal
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (10.00%) SAP SRM

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (10.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (10.00%) SAP EP
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Consultant
2 7 (70.00%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (40.00%) SAP HCM Consultant
4 3 (30.00%) ABAP Consultant
4 3 (30.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Integration Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) SAP PI Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) OO
1 4 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft