The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for ABAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 38 42 30
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.63% 0.98% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 2.45% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £375 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £55.63 -
% change year-on-year -10.11% -  

ABAP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 158 163 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 50.16% 39.95% 39.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 94 85
Median daily rate £400 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing ABAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in Cambridge

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ABAP in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in Cambridge

ABAP
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) SAPUI5

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) SAPUI5 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SAPUI5
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP