Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 185 218
Rank change year-on-year -4 +33 -20
Contract jobs citing ABAP 26 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.45% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 0.62% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
North West median daily rate £400 £498 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.60% +0.45% +59.76%
10th Percentile £388 £403 £471
90th Percentile £562 £511 £561
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median hourly rate £46.25 - -
England median hourly rate £46.25 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -7.50% +11.11% +1.12%

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 2,446 2,083 2,753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.88% 38.16% 35.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,664 1,403 1,776
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +6.99%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £261
90th Percentile £538 £506 £512
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 101 86
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +12.68% +4.41%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.75 £14.56
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £47.42
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year +0.61% +7.14% +10.00%

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 19 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in the North West over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 June 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 - 14 £400 -
Manchester -29 7 £425 -15.00% 1
Lancashire - 3 £520 - 2
Cheshire -11 1 - -
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 11 (42.31%) SAP Smart Forms
3 11 (42.31%) SAPscript
3 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) SAPUI5
5 4 (15.38%) SAP BW
6 3 (11.54%) NetWeaver
6 3 (11.54%) CSS
6 3 (11.54%) HTML
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
6 3 (11.54%) Workflow
6 3 (11.54%) Web Dynpro
6 3 (11.54%) HTML5
6 3 (11.54%) REST
6 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.69%) SAP TM
7 2 (7.69%) SAP SCM
7 2 (7.69%) Business Development
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
8 1 (3.85%) Retail
8 1 (3.85%) SMS
8 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft

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 3 (11.54%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP SCM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.85%) SAP HR
2 1 (3.85%) SAP MM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.85%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) ABAP Developer
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 17 (65.38%) SAP Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Consultant
3 8 (30.77%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) ABAP Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) SAPUI5 Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Management Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) HR Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) SAP BW Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) SAP CO Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) SAP FI Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) SAP HR Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) SAP MM Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) SAP SD Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior SAP BW Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) SAP Smart Forms
2 6 (23.08%) SAPUI5
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 3 (11.54%) HTML5
3 3 (11.54%) REST
3 3 (11.54%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (7.69%) SAP TM
5 1 (3.85%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (11.54%) Workflow
2 2 (7.69%) Business Development
2 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.85%) Coaching
3 1 (3.85%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SAPscript
2 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Tableau
2 1 (3.85%) Workday