Period
to 16 October 2017

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 6 months to 16 October 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 161 126
Rank change year-on-year +38 -35 -18
Contract jobs citing ABAP 15 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.53% 0.083% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 0.22% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 5
Manchester median daily rate £475 £525 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +75.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £366 £473 £220
90th Percentile £500 £578 £469
North West median daily rate £426 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.42% +5.56% +19.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £10.00 -
North West median hourly rate - £10.00 -

ABAP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1163 1336 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.91% 36.89% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 945 713
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £258 £250
90th Percentile £525 £525 £506
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 28 41
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -21.13% +51.06%
10th Percentile £11.75 £14.09 £14.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.13 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £39.75 £28.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +39.47% -22.97% +48.00%

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ABAP in Manchester

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Altrincham - 1 £426 -
ABAP
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) BAPI
3 6 (40.00%) Billing
3 6 (40.00%) SAP IS-U
3 6 (40.00%) Web Dynpro
4 5 (33.33%) ERP
5 4 (26.67%) Workflow
5 4 (26.67%) SAP BW
5 4 (26.67%) NetWeaver
5 4 (26.67%) SAP FI
5 4 (26.67%) SAP CO
5 4 (26.67%) Banking
5 4 (26.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (26.67%) SAP XI
5 4 (26.67%) SAP SRM
5 4 (26.67%) SAP ERP
5 4 (26.67%) Workflow Management
5 4 (26.67%) SAP FI-AP
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) SAP MDM
7 2 (13.33%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) SMS
8 1 (6.67%) XML
8 1 (6.67%) SOAP
8 1 (6.67%) Java
8 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (6.67%) SAP PP
8 1 (6.67%) SAPscript
8 1 (6.67%) Finance

ABAP
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 4 (26.67%) NetWeaver
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (26.67%) SAP CO
2 4 (26.67%) SAP ERP
2 4 (26.67%) SAP FI
2 4 (26.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (26.67%) SAP FI-AP
2 4 (26.67%) SAP SRM
3 3 (20.00%) SAP MDM
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (6.67%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (40.00%) Billing
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) ABAP Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
1 7 (46.67%) SAP Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) ABAP Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) SAP FI Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SAP CO Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SAP FI Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SAP HCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) BAPI
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) Web Dynpro
3 4 (26.67%) SAP XI
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) SAP ALE
4 1 (6.67%) SAP BSP
4 1 (6.67%) SAP PI
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ERP
2 4 (26.67%) Workflow
2 4 (26.67%) Workflow Management
3 2 (13.33%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SAP