The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 - 128
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.045% - 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £425 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £422
% change year-on-year +6.66% +6.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £65.00

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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 939 1076 937
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.60% 36.57% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 580 482
Median daily rate £388 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 22
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% +18.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £35.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in Scotland

ABAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ABAP in Scotland

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 1 £425 -
ABAP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Metadata Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (33.33%) Toad
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Development Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BW Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Functional Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Data Conversion
1 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (33.33%) Metadata Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle