The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 97 103
Rank change year-on-year +13 +6  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.091% 0.75% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 1.47% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 3
Median daily rate - £550 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +34.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £422
% change year-on-year +6.66% +6.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £65.00

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 Leeds with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 526 746 630
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 48.12% 50.61% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 540 464
Median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £318 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £39.00 £15.67 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.88% -55.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ABAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (33.33%) MQSeries
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) ABAP Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) ABAP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP