Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for ABAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ABAP over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

SAP ABAP
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 - 106
Rank change year-on-year - +106 -14
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.075% - 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% - 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Cheshire median daily rate £525 - £518
10th Percentile £513 - £465
90th Percentile £538 - £563
North West median daily rate £426 £431 £450
% change year-on-year -1.33% -4.17% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £10.00 -

ABAP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 402 508 635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.34% 34.70% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 376 458
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £268
90th Percentile £525 £499 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 11
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.62% -40.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26.50 £11.85 £13.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £36.05 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +31.87%

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing ABAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in Cheshire

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in Cheshire

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 £525 -
ABAP
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HCM
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (100.00%) SAP HCM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP