The median contractor rate for an ABAP Developer was £435 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 265 264
Rank change year-on-year +38 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 12 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.056% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.059% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Median daily rate £435 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +1.01%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £400 £419
% change year-on-year +19.37% -4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7221 8475 8976
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.54% 94.99% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4232 5056 5117
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 385 431
Median hourly rate £17.77 £20.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.15% +23.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

ABAP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured ABAP Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
Hampshire - 7 £465 -
Middlesex - 4 £435 -
West Sussex +17 1 £400 -
ABAP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, ABAP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring ABAP Developer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) ABAP
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (78.57%) Web Dynpro
3 10 (71.43%) Workflow
4 7 (50.00%) SAPUI5
5 6 (42.86%) SAP Fiori
6 5 (35.71%) SAP Business Workflow
6 5 (35.71%) OO
7 4 (28.57%) Workflow Development
8 3 (21.43%) SAP Portal
8 3 (21.43%) Web Services
8 3 (21.43%) SAPscript
8 3 (21.43%) SAP BSP
8 3 (21.43%) SAP Smart Forms
8 3 (21.43%) BAPI
9 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 2 (14.29%) Back Office
9 2 (14.29%) JIRA
9 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
9 2 (14.29%) Validation
9 2 (14.29%) webMethods
9 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (14.29%) Adobe
9 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
9 2 (14.29%) RUP
9 2 (14.29%) CRM
9 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 2 (14.29%) Waterfall

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 3 (21.43%) SAP Portal
2 2 (14.29%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP PSCD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Web Dynpro
2 7 (50.00%) SAPUI5
3 6 (42.86%) SAP Fiori
4 5 (35.71%) SAP Business Workflow
5 3 (21.43%) BAPI
5 3 (21.43%) SAP BSP
5 3 (21.43%) SAP Smart Forms
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) IDoc
6 1 (7.14%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Workflow
2 5 (35.71%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) Workflow Development
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Revenue Management
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) RUP
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) ABAP
2 3 (21.43%) SAPscript
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) webMethods
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle