Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 17 August 2019 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 135 -
Rank change year-on-year +29 - +133
Contract jobs citing ABAP 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.10% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £464 £490 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.36% - -
Scotland median daily rate £468 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -1.58% +11.76% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 824 1,060 884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 36.54% 36.08% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 628 531
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £530
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £40.50 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00% -16.43%
10th Percentile £24.55 £36.05 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £45.96 £47.23
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £17.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year +102.90% -52.41% -8.23%

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in Edinburgh

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ABAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) IDoc
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) BAPI
3 1 (33.33%) OO

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (66.67%) ABAP Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) BAPI
1 1 (33.33%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP