The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - 55 42
Contract jobs citing ABAP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.45% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 197 221 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 42.18% 41.15% 35.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 162 102
Median daily rate £400 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +13.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £675 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £20.97 £21.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.31% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in South Yorkshire

ABAP
Top 8 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) BAPI
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ALE
1 1 (100.00%) SAP PI
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ABAP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SAP PI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) BAPI
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ALE
1 1 (100.00%) SAP PI
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP