Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an ABAP Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 February 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
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 807 749 811
Rank change year-on-year -58 +62 -19
Contract jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 61 101 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.11% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.11% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 60 32
UK median daily rate £463 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.12% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £359 £351
90th Percentile £600 £504 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £57.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 94,674 90,224 102,619
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,858 58,807 65,678
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £251 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,812 3,216 3,763
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%

ABAP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ABAP Developer in the UK

ABAP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP Developer in the UK

ABAP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP Developer over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ABAP Developer in the UK

ABAP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ABAP Developer in the UK

ABAP Developer
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 18 February 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
England -33 59 £463 +8.82% 11
UK excluding London -7 37 £450 +5.88% 10
Midlands +10 18 £388 -3.13% 4
London -46 18 £563 +23.63%
North of England +41 15 £450 +12.50% 2
North West - 10 £588 -
West Midlands +12 8 £525 -
East Midlands -6 7 £325 -18.75% 4
Yorkshire -2 4 £450 +12.50% 2
South East -27 2 - -
South West -4 1 £450 +5.88% 1
Wales -6 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

ABAP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 featuring ABAP Developer in the job title.

1 61 (100.00%) ABAP
2 60 (98.36%) SAP
3 22 (36.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (27.87%) SAP Smart Forms
5 15 (24.59%) Billing
5 15 (24.59%) SAP IS-U
5 15 (24.59%) Smart Meter
5 15 (24.59%) Business Process Mapping
6 10 (16.39%) SAP HANA
7 8 (13.11%) Workflow
7 8 (13.11%) SAP S/4HANA
8 7 (11.48%) Web Dynpro
8 7 (11.48%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
9 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
9 6 (9.84%) Finance
9 6 (9.84%) IDoc
10 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
11 4 (6.56%) ERP
11 4 (6.56%) SAP SD
11 4 (6.56%) BAPI
11 4 (6.56%) SAP PI
11 4 (6.56%) People Management
11 4 (6.56%) SAP ALE
12 3 (4.92%) Migration
12 3 (4.92%) QA
12 3 (4.92%) Logistics
12 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (4.92%) OO
12 3 (4.92%) Modular Programming

ABAP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (3.28%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 15 (24.59%) SAP IS-U
2 8 (13.11%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (6.56%) SAP SD
4 2 (3.28%) Maximo
4 2 (3.28%) SAP CO
4 2 (3.28%) SAP EWM
4 2 (3.28%) SAP FI
4 2 (3.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (3.28%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.64%) SAP GTS
5 1 (1.64%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.64%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.64%) SAP POS DM
5 1 (1.64%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.64%) SAP QM
5 1 (1.64%) SAP SCM
5 1 (1.64%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SAP HANA
2 7 (11.48%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (3.28%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 15 (24.59%) Billing
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.64%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) SAP Smart Forms
2 7 (11.48%) Web Dynpro
3 6 (9.84%) IDoc
4 4 (6.56%) BAPI
4 4 (6.56%) SAP ALE
4 4 (6.56%) SAP PI
5 2 (3.28%) SAP Business Workflow
5 2 (3.28%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (3.28%) Web Services
6 1 (1.64%) EDI
6 1 (1.64%) NancyFx
6 1 (1.64%) SAP XI
6 1 (1.64%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Smart Meter
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) FMCG
3 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (24.59%) Business Process Mapping
3 8 (13.11%) Workflow
4 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.56%) ERP
5 4 (6.56%) People Management
6 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.92%) Logistics
6 3 (4.92%) Migration
6 3 (4.92%) Modular Programming
6 3 (4.92%) OO
7 2 (3.28%) CRM
7 2 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.64%) Coaching
8 1 (1.64%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.64%) Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (1.64%) Supply Chain Management
8 1 (1.64%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (1.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
Vendors
1 60 (98.36%) SAP
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe
3 1 (1.64%) HP
3 1 (1.64%) Workday