The median contractor rate for a ABAP Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP Developer
UK / England
Rank 550 593 572
Rank change year-on-year +43 -21  
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 24 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.041% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.043% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 8
Median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £383 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09%  
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 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

ABAP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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
London +33 7 £413 -2.94%
South West +6 4 £425 -15.00%
East Midlands - 4 £375 -
South East +20 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire +16 1 £400 - 1
Midlands +8 1 - -
ABAP Developer
UK

ABAP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 72 (100.00%) ABAP
1 72 (100.00%) SAP
2 29 (40.28%) Workflow
3 19 (26.39%) Finance
4 17 (23.61%) Adobe
5 16 (22.22%) Web Dynpro
6 14 (19.44%) SAP HANA
7 13 (18.06%) OO
8 11 (15.28%) CRM
9 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (12.50%) SAP BW
9 9 (12.50%) SAP FI
9 9 (12.50%) BAPI
9 9 (12.50%) SAP Fiori
9 9 (12.50%) SAPUI5
10 8 (11.11%) SAP PI
10 8 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
10 8 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
10 8 (11.11%) SAP CO
11 7 (9.72%) Data Modelling
12 6 (8.33%) Web Services
12 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (8.33%) SAP CRM
12 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
12 6 (8.33%) SAP Portal
12 6 (8.33%) SAP Business Workflow
12 6 (8.33%) SAP ALE
12 6 (8.33%) Workflow Development
12 6 (8.33%) Process Improvement
13 5 (6.94%) Test Strategy

ABAP Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (8.33%) SAP Portal
2 5 (6.94%) Confluence
3 4 (5.56%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.39%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.39%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 9 (12.50%) SAP FI
2 8 (11.11%) SAP CO
2 8 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (8.33%) SAP CRM
4 5 (6.94%) SAP PSCD
5 4 (5.56%) SAP MDG
5 4 (5.56%) SAP MM
6 3 (4.17%) SAP Bank Analyzer
7 2 (2.78%) SAP ERP
8 1 (1.39%) SAP APO
8 1 (1.39%) SAP CAR
8 1 (1.39%) SAP HR
8 1 (1.39%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (1.39%) SAP Retail
8 1 (1.39%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) FTP
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) SAP HANA
2 9 (12.50%) SAP BW
3 3 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.39%) LSMW
2 1 (1.39%) NWDS
2 1 (1.39%) Visual Composer
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.17%) Back Office
2 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Billing
4 1 (1.39%) German Language
4 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.22%) Web Dynpro
2 9 (12.50%) BAPI
2 9 (12.50%) SAP Fiori
2 9 (12.50%) SAPUI5
3 8 (11.11%) SAP PI
3 8 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
4 6 (8.33%) SAP ALE
4 6 (8.33%) SAP Business Workflow
4 6 (8.33%) Web Services
5 5 (6.94%) EDI
6 4 (5.56%) SAP XI
7 3 (4.17%) HTML
7 3 (4.17%) XML
8 2 (2.78%) HTML5
8 2 (2.78%) JDBC
9 1 (1.39%) CSS
9 1 (1.39%) EJB
9 1 (1.39%) SOAP
9 1 (1.39%) WSDL
9 1 (1.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.28%) Workflow
2 13 (18.06%) OO
3 11 (15.28%) CRM
4 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.72%) Data Modelling
6 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 6 (8.33%) Workflow Development
7 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.94%) ERP
7 5 (6.94%) Logistics
7 5 (6.94%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.94%) Revenue Management
7 5 (6.94%) RUP
7 5 (6.94%) Test Strategy
7 5 (6.94%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.17%) Migration
8 3 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) ABAP
2 4 (5.56%) Java
3 3 (4.17%) SAPscript
4 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.39%) C
5 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (23.61%) Adobe
3 5 (6.94%) webMethods
4 1 (1.39%) Concur
4 1 (1.39%) Kony