The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 28 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 400 380
Rank change year-on-year +7 -20  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 29 34 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.36% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 29
Median daily rate £500 £439 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.96% -4.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £274 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £604 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +7.22% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.75 - -
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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9931 9437 9703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.83% 43.47% 42.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14439 14363 13474
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 70 149
Median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.58 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £96.00 £52.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing ABAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ABAP in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ABAP in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ABAP in London

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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 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 - 3 £550 - 1
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 66 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (21.21%) SAP HANA
3 9 (13.64%) OO
3 9 (13.64%) SAP BW
4 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (12.12%) SAP SD
4 8 (12.12%) Project Management
5 7 (10.61%) Workflow
5 7 (10.61%) Legal
5 7 (10.61%) Documentum
5 7 (10.61%) Web Dynpro
5 7 (10.61%) OpenText
5 7 (10.61%) Logistics
6 6 (9.09%) SAP EHS
6 6 (9.09%) SAP PI
6 6 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 5 (7.58%) Business Process Improvement
7 5 (7.58%) SAP PLM
7 5 (7.58%) PLM
7 5 (7.58%) NetWeaver
7 5 (7.58%) Finance
8 4 (6.06%) SAP FI
8 4 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (6.06%) Web Services
8 4 (6.06%) Java
8 4 (6.06%) BAPI
8 4 (6.06%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (6.06%) SAP PM
8 4 (6.06%) SAP CO
8 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management

ABAP
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 7 (10.61%) Documentum
2 5 (7.58%) NetWeaver
3 2 (3.03%) SAP EP
4 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.52%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 8 (12.12%) SAP SD
2 6 (9.09%) SAP EHS
3 5 (7.58%) SAP PLM
4 4 (6.06%) SAP CO
4 4 (6.06%) SAP FI
4 4 (6.06%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (6.06%) SAP PM
5 3 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (3.03%) SAP HR
6 2 (3.03%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (3.03%) SAP MM
6 2 (3.03%) SAP QM
6 2 (3.03%) SAP R/3
7 1 (1.52%) SAP APO
7 1 (1.52%) SAP CAR
7 1 (1.52%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.52%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (1.52%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (1.52%) SAP Retail
7 1 (1.52%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) FTP
1 1 (1.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) SAP HANA
2 9 (13.64%) SAP BW
3 4 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.06%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.03%) OLAP
5 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) LSMW
General
1 7 (10.61%) Legal
2 5 (7.58%) Finance
3 3 (4.55%) General Ledger
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Back Office
4 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.52%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 40 (60.61%) Consultant
1 40 (60.61%) SAP Consultant
2 15 (22.73%) Developer
3 14 (21.21%) SAP Developer
4 10 (15.15%) ABAP Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Data Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) SAP Data Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) SAP BW Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) SAP PLM Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) SAP BW Developer
7 4 (6.06%) SAP SD Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) ABAP Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Development Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) SAP CO Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) SAP FI Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) SAP Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) Web Dynpro
2 6 (9.09%) SAP PI
3 4 (6.06%) BAPI
3 4 (6.06%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (6.06%) SAPUI5
3 4 (6.06%) Web Services
4 3 (4.55%) IDoc
4 3 (4.55%) SAP Basis
4 3 (4.55%) SAP XI
4 3 (4.55%) XML
5 2 (3.03%) CSS
5 2 (3.03%) HTML
5 2 (3.03%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (1.52%) JDBC
6 1 (1.52%) JMS
6 1 (1.52%) jQuery
6 1 (1.52%) SAP ALE
6 1 (1.52%) SAP BSP
6 1 (1.52%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.03%) FMCG
2 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.64%) OO
2 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (12.12%) Project Management
3 7 (10.61%) Logistics
3 7 (10.61%) Workflow
4 6 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 5 (7.58%) Business Process Improvement
5 5 (7.58%) PLM
6 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.55%) B2B
7 3 (4.55%) Change Management
7 3 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.55%) ERP
7 3 (4.55%) ETL
7 3 (4.55%) ITIL
7 3 (4.55%) Migration
7 3 (4.55%) Time Management
8 2 (3.03%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.03%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.03%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.52%) C
3 1 (1.52%) SAPscript
3 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.52%) Degree
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (10.61%) OpenText
3 2 (3.03%) hybris
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe
4 1 (1.52%) Sybase
City of London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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