Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an ABAP Developer was £483 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 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 Developer
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 781 785 811
Rank change year-on-year +4 +26 -37
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 70 81 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.083% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.087% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 50 19
England median daily rate £483 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.53% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £358
90th Percentile £588 £526 £452
UK median daily rate £483 £413 £415
% change year-on-year +16.97% -0.60% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
England median hourly rate £41.00 - £35.00
UK median hourly rate £41.00 - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89936 92818 97863
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59957 61108 63299
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2672 2997 3790
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%

ABAP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured ABAP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP Developer in England

ABAP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP Developer in England

ABAP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP Developer in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ABAP Developer in England

ABAP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ABAP Developer in England

ABAP Developer
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 Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +81 20 £500 - 4
North West +26 18 £500 +15.94% 1
South East +5 16 £490 +17.01% 1
London -41 12 £538 +27.98% 3
Midlands +21 11 £350 -12.50%
East Midlands -9 5 £338 -15.63%
West Midlands +29 4 £400 -5.88%
South West +4 3 £450 +8.43%
Yorkshire +20 2 £408 -18.50% 3
ABAP Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, ABAP Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 70 (100.00%) ABAP
2 69 (98.57%) SAP
3 27 (38.57%) Web Dynpro
4 20 (28.57%) Workflow
5 18 (25.71%) Security Cleared
6 17 (24.29%) SC Cleared
7 16 (22.86%) SAPUI5
7 16 (22.86%) SAP IS-U
8 14 (20.00%) Billing
9 12 (17.14%) BAPI
9 12 (17.14%) Web Services
10 11 (15.71%) SAP Business Workflow
11 10 (14.29%) Workflow Development
11 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
12 9 (12.86%) SAP Fiori
12 9 (12.86%) SAP HANA
13 7 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
13 7 (10.00%) Smart Meter
13 7 (10.00%) OO
14 6 (8.57%) Finance
14 6 (8.57%) SAP S/4HANA
14 6 (8.57%) IDoc
15 4 (5.71%) SAP Data Services
15 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
15 4 (5.71%) Degree
16 3 (4.29%) Logistics
16 3 (4.29%) Back Office
16 3 (4.29%) SAP BW
16 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2

ABAP Developer 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:

Business Applications
1 16 (22.86%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (8.57%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (2.86%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.43%) Maximo
4 1 (1.43%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.43%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.43%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.43%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.43%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) SAP HANA
2 4 (5.71%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (4.29%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
1 1 (1.43%) LSMW
General
1 14 (20.00%) Billing
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Back Office
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Automotive
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.57%) Web Dynpro
2 16 (22.86%) SAPUI5
3 12 (17.14%) BAPI
3 12 (17.14%) Web Services
4 11 (15.71%) SAP Business Workflow
5 10 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
6 9 (12.86%) SAP Fiori
7 6 (8.57%) IDoc
8 3 (4.29%) SAP PI
8 3 (4.29%) SOAP
9 2 (2.86%) REST
9 2 (2.86%) SAP ALE
10 1 (1.43%) HTML
10 1 (1.43%) HTML5
10 1 (1.43%) SAP BSP
10 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Workflow
2 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (14.29%) Workflow Development
3 7 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 7 (10.00%) OO
4 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
5 3 (4.29%) Logistics
5 3 (4.29%) OOP
5 3 (4.29%) People Management
5 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.86%) CRM
6 2 (2.86%) ERP
6 2 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (2.86%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.43%) Analytics
7 1 (1.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.43%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) ABAP
2 2 (2.86%) SAPscript
3 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (24.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (2.86%) SAP Certification
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 69 (98.57%) SAP
2 3 (4.29%) Adobe
3 1 (1.43%) HP
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle