Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an ABAP Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 128 -
Rank change year-on-year -17 - +142
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.19% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Manchester median daily rate £425 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% - -
North West median daily rate £425 £500 £431
% change year-on-year -15.00% +15.94% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2,974 2,686 3,443
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 94.98% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,839 1,661 2,140
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £230 £234
90th Percentile £563 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 116 86
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +15.25% -4.42%
10th Percentile £11.12 £11.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.38 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -10.53%

ABAP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for ABAP Developer in Manchester

ABAP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP Developer in Manchester

ABAP Developer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, ABAP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region featuring ABAP Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) ABAP
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
1 6 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (100.00%) SAP BW
1 6 (100.00%) NetWeaver
1 6 (100.00%) Workflow
1 6 (100.00%) Web Dynpro
1 6 (100.00%) SAPUI5
2 4 (66.67%) Business Development
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (50.00%) DB2
4 2 (33.33%) SMS
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Life Science
5 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing

ABAP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (100.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) SAPUI5
1 6 (100.00%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) Business Development
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP