Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 222 206
Rank change year-on-year +59 -16 -31
Contract jobs citing ABAP 43 6 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.75% 0.088% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.99% 0.24% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 15
North West median daily rate £426 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -4.17% +11.11%
10th Percentile £360 £388 £302
90th Percentile £528 £489 £521
England median daily rate £500 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £10.00 -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £10.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +310.00% -80.00% -25.37%

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 2164 2518 2687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.94% 36.84% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1496 1737 1675
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £525 £500 £525
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 60 96
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +27.66%
10th Percentile £12.30 £13.15 £16.88
90th Percentile £51.71 £42.63 £52.47
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 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
Cumbria - 22 £385 -
Manchester +28 15 £500 - 5
Lancashire +13 1 - -
Merseyside +4 1 £405 -
Cheshire - 1 £525 - 1
ABAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 43 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (53.49%) Security Cleared
3 22 (51.16%) SC Cleared
4 13 (30.23%) SAPUI5
5 7 (16.28%) Web Services
5 7 (16.28%) Web Dynpro
5 7 (16.28%) BAPI
5 7 (16.28%) SAP IS-U
5 7 (16.28%) Billing
6 6 (13.95%) ERP
7 5 (11.63%) SAP BW
7 5 (11.63%) Workflow
7 5 (11.63%) SAP XI
8 4 (9.30%) SAP CO
8 4 (9.30%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (9.30%) NetWeaver
8 4 (9.30%) SAP FI
8 4 (9.30%) Workflow Management
8 4 (9.30%) Banking
8 4 (9.30%) SAP SRM
8 4 (9.30%) SAP ERP
8 4 (9.30%) SAP FI-AP
8 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (6.98%) SAP MDM
10 2 (4.65%) SAP Smart Forms
10 2 (4.65%) SMS
10 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (4.65%) SAP HCM
11 1 (2.33%) Life Science

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 4 (9.30%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (9.30%) SAP CO
2 4 (9.30%) SAP ERP
2 4 (9.30%) SAP FI
2 4 (9.30%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (9.30%) SAP FI-AP
2 4 (9.30%) SAP SRM
3 3 (6.98%) SAP MDM
4 2 (4.65%) SAP HCM
5 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.33%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Serverless
1 1 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.33%) SAP HANA
General
1 7 (16.28%) Billing
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) Developer
2 29 (67.44%) SAP Developer
3 18 (41.86%) ABAP Developer
4 9 (20.93%) SAPUI5 Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Consultant
6 7 (16.28%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) ABAP Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) SAP FI Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) UI Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 1 (2.33%) Junior
9 1 (2.33%) Junior Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) SAP HCM Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) SAP Workflow Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) SAPUI5 Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) Workflow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) SAPUI5
2 7 (16.28%) BAPI
2 7 (16.28%) Web Dynpro
2 7 (16.28%) Web Services
3 5 (11.63%) SAP XI
4 2 (4.65%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (2.33%) JSON
5 1 (2.33%) REST
5 1 (2.33%) SAP ALE
5 1 (2.33%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (2.33%) SAP PI
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Life Science
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) ERP
2 5 (11.63%) Workflow
3 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
3 4 (9.30%) Workflow Management
4 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.33%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (2.33%) Data Mapping
4 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.33%) DevOps
4 1 (2.33%) Migration
4 1 (2.33%) OO
4 1 (2.33%) People Management
4 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Java
1 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.33%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) Security Cleared
2 22 (51.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) SAP