The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 29 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.

SAP ABAP
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 154 183
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.32% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £463 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
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 the City of London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1500 1573 2232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 48.83% 46.47% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1233 1332 1797
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £28.35 £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.36% +8.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in the City of London

ABAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ABAP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 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 City of London region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Bank Analyzer
2 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Bank Analyzer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) ABAP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Architect
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis Architect
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP