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 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 - 90
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.20% - 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £400 - £417
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 Leeds with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 544 660 607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 53.60% 45.87% 51.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 484 415
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -74.28%  
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 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 30 March 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 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) Billing
2 5 (62.50%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) 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 (12.50%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) SAP IS-U
General
1 5 (62.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Consultant
1 7 (87.50%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (62.50%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 4 (50.00%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (50.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 3 (37.50%) ABAP Consultant
4 3 (37.50%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 3 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (25.00%) ABAP Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Developer
5 2 (25.00%) SAP Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP