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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.11% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £335 - -
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 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 359 454 394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 40.75% 29.85% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 273 247
Median daily rate £394 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Median hourly rate £49.62 £39.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.21% -17.89%  
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 Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 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

ABAP
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) BC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared

ABAP
Top Related 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Functional Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Financial Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) BC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP