The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 23 April 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 Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - 41
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.35% - 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% - 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £66.25 -
% change year-on-year -24.52% -  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 156 112 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 54.55% 40.43% 41.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 71 91
Median daily rate £320 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.30% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £173 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £35.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £38.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.77% +5.55%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SD
General
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SD Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP