The median contractor rate for an ABAP Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 418 430 425
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5  
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.018% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.019% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £450 £265 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.81% -29.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +22.50% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19705 20681 21805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.27% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14038 15005 15229
Median daily rate £500 £465 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +5.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 228 364
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.57 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

ABAP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured ABAP Developer in the job title.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 - -
ABAP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (70.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) Logistics
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 3 (30.00%) BAPI
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (20.00%) SAP HANA
5 2 (20.00%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (20.00%) SAPUI5
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
6 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
6 1 (10.00%) SAPscript
6 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (10.00%) SAP APO

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP APO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CAR
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LSMW
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) BAPI
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (20.00%) SAPUI5
2 2 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) IDoc
3 1 (10.00%) SAP BSP
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Logistics
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scorecard
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) ABAP
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP