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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 132 109
Rank change year-on-year +28 -23  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 2 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.077% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.24% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Median daily rate £320 - £520
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 - £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £55.63 -
% change year-on-year -10.11% -  

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 775 827 935
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 44.06% 31.91% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 482 546
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £12.90 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.20 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 29 March 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
Edinburgh - 1 £335 -
ABAP
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (50.00%) BC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Logistics
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management

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:

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Functional Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Functional Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Financial Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
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