Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 248 264
Rank change year-on-year +12 +16 +24
Contract jobs citing ABAP 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.057% 0.075% 0.076%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
City of London median daily rate £513 £490 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.59% -30.00% +64.71%
10th Percentile £469 £425 £425
90th Percentile £566 £757 £725
Central London median daily rate £463 £490 £450
% change year-on-year -5.61% +8.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £41.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £41.00 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3694 3364 4288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.58% 50.57% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3067 2831 3595
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 20
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £27.50 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.39% +5.42% +30.43%
10th Percentile £15.12 £16.06 £15.69
90th Percentile £39.10 £55.19 £43.29
Central London median hourly rate £24.49 £27.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -10.96% +5.42% +30.43%

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing ABAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 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 City of London region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) SAP PM
3 1 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (25.00%) Syclo
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) BAPI
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (25.00%) SAPUI5
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Order to Cash
3 1 (25.00%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) EDI
3 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (25.00%) SAP PM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) ABAP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) BAPI
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) EDI
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (25.00%) SAPUI5
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Order to Cash
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Syclo