The median contractor rate for an ABAP Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 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 Developer
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 551 603 587
Rank change year-on-year +52 -16  
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 39 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.091% 0.069% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.072% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 13
Median daily rate £475 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +1.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £490 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £400 £419
% change year-on-year +19.37% -4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
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 40770 47086 48496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.72% 95.05% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26583 31109 30993
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 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1252 1361 1876
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 £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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 3 months to 22 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
South East +29 12 £435 +8.75% 1
North West +22 5 £500 +2.04%
East Midlands -5 5 £528 +62.30%
London +16 4 £450 +69.81%
Yorkshire +24 1 - - 3
West Midlands +22 1 £325 -13.33%
East of England - 1 £280 - 1
North East - 1 £350 -
ABAP Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 63 (100.00%) ABAP
1 63 (100.00%) SAP
2 26 (41.27%) Workflow
3 24 (38.10%) OO
4 23 (36.51%) Web Dynpro
5 17 (26.98%) Web Services
6 16 (25.40%) BAPI
7 14 (22.22%) SAP Smart Forms
8 13 (20.63%) IDoc
9 11 (17.46%) SAPscript
10 10 (15.87%) SAPUI5
11 9 (14.29%) SAP ALE
11 9 (14.29%) EDI
11 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 9 (14.29%) Finance
12 8 (12.70%) SAP Fiori
13 7 (11.11%) Workflow Development
13 7 (11.11%) SAP Business Workflow
13 7 (11.11%) Adobe
13 7 (11.11%) SOAP
14 6 (9.52%) XML
14 6 (9.52%) Java
14 6 (9.52%) SAP PI
14 6 (9.52%) Logistics
14 6 (9.52%) SAP BSP
14 6 (9.52%) REST
15 5 (7.94%) SAP HANA
15 5 (7.94%) QA
15 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
15 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.94%) NetWeaver
1 5 (7.94%) SAP Portal
2 2 (3.17%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) SAP IS-U
1 5 (7.94%) SAP WM
2 3 (4.76%) SAP MM
2 3 (4.76%) SAP SD
3 2 (3.17%) SAP CO
3 2 (3.17%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (3.17%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (1.59%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.59%) SAP CAR
4 1 (1.59%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.59%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) HTTP
1 5 (7.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SAP BW
1 5 (7.94%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
1 2 (3.17%) LSMW
2 1 (1.59%) NWDS
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Composer
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Billing
3 4 (6.35%) Back Office
4 3 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (36.51%) Web Dynpro
2 17 (26.98%) Web Services
3 16 (25.40%) BAPI
4 14 (22.22%) SAP Smart Forms
5 13 (20.63%) IDoc
6 10 (15.87%) SAPUI5
7 9 (14.29%) EDI
7 9 (14.29%) SAP ALE
8 8 (12.70%) SAP Fiori
9 7 (11.11%) SAP Business Workflow
9 7 (11.11%) SOAP
10 6 (9.52%) REST
10 6 (9.52%) SAP BSP
10 6 (9.52%) SAP PI
10 6 (9.52%) XML
11 2 (3.17%) HTML
12 1 (1.59%) CSS
12 1 (1.59%) Middleware
12 1 (1.59%) OLE
12 1 (1.59%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.59%) FMCG
3 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Workflow
2 24 (38.10%) OO
3 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 7 (11.11%) Workflow Development
5 6 (9.52%) Logistics
6 5 (7.94%) OOP
7 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.35%) CRM
8 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.76%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.17%) Process Improvement
9 2 (3.17%) Revenue Management
9 2 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.17%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (3.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) ABAP
2 11 (17.46%) SAPscript
3 6 (9.52%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) C
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (11.11%) Adobe
3 2 (3.17%) webMethods
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle