The median contractor rate for an ABAP Consultant was £426 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Consultant
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 607 626
Rank change year-on-year +25 +19  
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Consultant 7 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.033% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.035% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £426 £360 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.19% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £445 £420
% change year-on-year +0.05% +5.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

ABAP Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured ABAP Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP Consultant in England

ABAP Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP Consultant in England

ABAP Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ABAP Consultant in England

ABAP Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 2 £388 -
South East +28 1 - -
London -11 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £465 -
ABAP Consultant
UK

ABAP Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, ABAP Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring ABAP Consultant in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) ABAP
1 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) SAP Smart Forms
2 5 (31.25%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) SAP ALE
4 3 (18.75%) Logistics
4 3 (18.75%) SAP PI
5 2 (12.50%) BAPI
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) SAPscript
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) SAP PP
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) Adobe
6 1 (6.25%) NetWeaver
6 1 (6.25%) EDI
6 1 (6.25%) Billing
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) SAP EHS
6 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
6 1 (6.25%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing

ABAP Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (6.25%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP EHS
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
1 1 (6.25%) SAP EWM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (6.25%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) SAP Smart Forms
2 4 (25.00%) SAP ALE
3 3 (18.75%) SAP PI
4 2 (12.50%) BAPI
5 1 (6.25%) EDI
5 1 (6.25%) IDoc
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) SAPUI5
5 1 (6.25%) Serverless Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) OO
2 3 (18.75%) Logistics
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) ABAP
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) SAPscript
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe