Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 August 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 164 226
Rank change year-on-year -21 +62 -24
Contract jobs citing ABAP 33 40 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.54% 0.70% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 1.79% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 6
North West median daily rate £406 £484 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.02% +0.26% +19.14%
10th Percentile £388 £362 £416
90th Percentile £640 £508 £544
England median daily rate £469 £485 £450
% change year-on-year -3.35% +7.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
North West median hourly rate £35.00 - £10.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £60.75 £10.00
% change year-on-year -42.39% +507.50% -80.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,588 2,235 2,684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.50% 38.84% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,772 1,508 1,776
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +0.67%
10th Percentile £288 £269 £263
90th Percentile £550 £500 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 96 65
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +40.35% -24.00%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.75 £13.35
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.75 £44.90
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +4.17%

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing ABAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in the North West

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in the North West

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in the North West over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ABAP in the North West

ABAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ABAP in the North West

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. 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
Cumbria -2 16 £400 +3.90% 1
Manchester -24 16 £513 +2.50% 4
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ABAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (48.48%) SAPUI5
3 15 (45.45%) SAP BW
4 14 (42.42%) NetWeaver
4 14 (42.42%) Web Dynpro
4 14 (42.42%) Workflow
4 14 (42.42%) Manufacturing
5 13 (39.39%) Eclipse
6 11 (33.33%) SAPscript
6 11 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
6 11 (33.33%) Business Development
6 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 3 (9.09%) HTML5
7 3 (9.09%) REST
7 3 (9.09%) CSS
7 3 (9.09%) HTML
7 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.09%) DB2
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.06%) Life Science
8 2 (6.06%) SMS
8 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.03%) Tableau
9 1 (3.03%) Retail
9 1 (3.03%) SAP PI
9 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 14 (42.42%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.03%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SAP BW
2 3 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (42.42%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) ABAP Developer
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 20 (60.61%) SAP Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) SAP Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) IT Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) SAPUI5 Developer
6 2 (6.06%) ABAP Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver Developer
7 1 (3.03%) SAP BI Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) SAP PI Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Senior SAP BI Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Senior SAP BW Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) SAPUI5
2 14 (42.42%) Web Dynpro
3 11 (33.33%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (9.09%) CSS
4 3 (9.09%) HTML
4 3 (9.09%) HTML5
4 3 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Workflow
2 11 (33.33%) Business Development
2 11 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SAPscript
2 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Tableau