Period
to 14 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an ABAP Developer was £436 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England > South East
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 346 356 367
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 +11
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 33 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 10
South East median daily rate £436 £495 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.02% +18.21% -0.30%
10th Percentile £337 £434 £346
90th Percentile £612 £535 £488
England median daily rate £444 £490 £423
% change year-on-year -9.44% +15.98% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 -
% change year-on-year -14.63% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,795 15,980 15,754
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.40% 94.63% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,539 9,465 9,362
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £255 £238 £228
90th Percentile £583 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 610 655 789
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -7.38% +9.37%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.06
% change year-on-year -1.04% +3.52% +1.46%

ABAP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured ABAP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP Developer in the South East

ABAP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP Developer in the South East

ABAP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ABAP Developer in the South East

ABAP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ABAP Developer in the South East

ABAP Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
Hampshire -19 14 £438 -12.50%
West Sussex - 9 £436 - 1
Surrey - 5 £337 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Thames Valley - 2 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £450 -
ABAP Developer
England

ABAP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, ABAP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region featuring ABAP Developer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) ABAP
1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (48.48%) Web Dynpro
3 14 (42.42%) Workflow
3 14 (42.42%) Adobe
4 12 (36.36%) OO
4 12 (36.36%) SAP BW
4 12 (36.36%) CRM
4 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 12 (36.36%) JIRA
4 12 (36.36%) Problem Management
4 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (36.36%) SAP Portal
4 12 (36.36%) Confluence
4 12 (36.36%) Waterfall
5 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
5 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
6 9 (27.27%) SAP Fiori
7 8 (24.24%) Process Improvement
7 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
7 8 (24.24%) SAP PSCD
7 8 (24.24%) Revenue Management
7 8 (24.24%) webMethods
7 8 (24.24%) OOP
7 8 (24.24%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
9 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (15.15%) SAP HANA
10 4 (12.12%) SAP PI
10 4 (12.12%) Data Migration

ABAP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (36.36%) Confluence
1 12 (36.36%) SAP Portal
2 3 (9.09%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 8 (24.24%) SAP PSCD
2 4 (12.12%) SAP CRM
3 3 (9.09%) SAP PM
4 2 (6.06%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (3.03%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (3.03%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SAP BW
2 8 (24.24%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (15.15%) SAP HANA
4 2 (6.06%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) LSMW
General
1 3 (9.09%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) Web Dynpro
2 9 (27.27%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (12.12%) SAP PI
3 4 (12.12%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (9.09%) SAPUI5
5 2 (6.06%) BAPI
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Workflow
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 12 (36.36%) CRM
2 12 (36.36%) OO
2 12 (36.36%) Problem Management
2 12 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 8 (24.24%) OOP
3 8 (24.24%) Process Improvement
3 8 (24.24%) Revenue Management
3 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
4 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
5 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.12%) Data Migration
6 4 (12.12%) ETL
6 4 (12.12%) Migration
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) RUP
7 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) ABAP
2 4 (12.12%) SAPscript
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (42.42%) Adobe
3 8 (24.24%) webMethods
4 3 (9.09%) Workday
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft