Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 185 195
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 -19
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.040% 0.023% 0.048%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.056% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Scotland median daily rate £438 £465 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.91% +32.86% -31.81%
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £448
% change year-on-year +11.11% +0.56% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £10.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year +310.00% -80.20% -24.63%

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1918 1774 1935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.38% 40.32% 31.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1150 1066 1051
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £260
90th Percentile £525 £475 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 45
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.15% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.09 £14.85 £14.48
90th Percentile £195.00 £51.60 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +21.31%

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing ABAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Scotland region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver

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 (50.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SAP BW Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) OO
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos