The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
England / North East
Rank - 72 49
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.23% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.63% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.77%  
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 £55.63 -
% change year-on-year -10.11% -  

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 the North East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 311 316 260
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 42.90% 36.32% 40.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 204 164
Median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +5.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £20.43 £38.50
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in the North East

ABAP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 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 North East region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Documentum
1 2 (100.00%) SAP HR
1 2 (100.00%) EDIFACT
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Pega
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) HBase
1 2 (100.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (100.00%) Data Ingestion
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (100.00%) Documentum
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (100.00%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) HBase
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) EDIFACT
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Ingestion
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Pega
1 2 (100.00%) SAP