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 22 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 99 88
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.65% 0.11% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 0.35% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Median daily rate £500 £525 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +75.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £485 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £565 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £450 £424
% change year-on-year +8.88% +6.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.25 £65.00
% change year-on-year - +1.92%  

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 516 565 475
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 37.47% 30.82% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 388 300
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% +46.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £24.75 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.25 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in Manchester over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ABAP in Manchester

ABAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ABAP in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
3 4 (33.33%) BAPI
3 4 (33.33%) Billing
3 4 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (25.00%) SAP CO
4 3 (25.00%) General Ledger
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (25.00%) SAP BW
4 3 (25.00%) SAP FI
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) SAPUI5
6 1 (8.33%) SEPA
6 1 (8.33%) Serverless Framework
6 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Portal
6 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) SAP WM
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) ERP

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 1 (8.33%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (25.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 3 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (8.33%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (33.33%) Billing
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) SAP Developer
3 5 (41.67%) ABAP Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Consultant
4 4 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) SAP CO Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) SAP FI Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) ABAP Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) SAP CO Support
6 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO Support
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Support
6 1 (8.33%) SAP WM Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) SAPUI5 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) BAPI
2 4 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (16.67%) SAPUI5
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BSP
4 1 (8.33%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SEPA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) SAP
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