Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an ABAP Developer was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 624 585 591
Rank change year-on-year -39 +6 -2
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 10 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.022% 0.049% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.052% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 7
London median daily rate £538 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.98% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £425 £265 £400
90th Percentile £600 £584 £467
England median daily rate £490 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +15.29% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £41.00 - -
England median hourly rate £41.00 - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

ABAP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured ABAP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP Developer in London

ABAP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP Developer in London

ABAP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP Developer in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ABAP Developer in London

ABAP Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -6 1 - -
East London - 1 £350 -
ABAP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 London region featuring ABAP Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) ABAP
2 9 (90.00%) SAP
3 6 (60.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 5 (50.00%) Billing
4 5 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 5 (50.00%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (50.00%) Smart Meter
4 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) OO
7 2 (20.00%) OOP
7 2 (20.00%) Back Office
7 2 (20.00%) Logistics
7 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) QA
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
8 1 (10.00%) Analytics
8 1 (10.00%) Test Management
8 1 (10.00%) Coaching
8 1 (10.00%) People Management
8 1 (10.00%) Marketing Automation
8 1 (10.00%) Scorecard
8 1 (10.00%) IDoc
8 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing

ABAP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (50.00%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LSMW
General
1 5 (50.00%) Billing
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (10.00%) BAPI
2 1 (10.00%) IDoc
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Logistics
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing Automation
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scorecard
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) ABAP
2 1 (10.00%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) SAP