The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 30 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.

SAP ABAP
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 57 65
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.29% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.11% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £444 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £55.63 -
% change year-on-year -10.11% -  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 216 180 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 36.80% 25.79% 35.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 105 113
Median daily rate £413 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 8
Median hourly rate £45.71 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.66% +32.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in Hertfordshire