The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
North West / Manchester
Rank 89 - 93
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.23% - 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  

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 Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 588 636 511
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 44.41% 35.67% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 400 319
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.34 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in Manchester

ABAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ABAP in Manchester

ABAP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (75.00%) SAP FI
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (75.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SEPA
3 1 (25.00%) Billing

ABAP
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SAP CO
1 3 (75.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (75.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) SAP CO Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) SAP FI Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SAP CO Support
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO Support
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SEPA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP