Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 14 August 2018 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 146 168
Rank change year-on-year -17 +22 +14
Contract jobs citing ABAP 8 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.32% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 11
West Yorkshire median daily rate £485 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.65% +4.55% +34.47%
10th Percentile £394 £563 £425
90th Percentile £521 £588 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £485 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -15.65% +4.55% +34.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

ABAP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,654 1,244 1,860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 48.83% 44.11% 45.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,154 907 1,312
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £294
90th Percentile £529 £538 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 8
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.99 £38.00 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.04% +155.46% -57.50%
10th Percentile £13.59 £17.81 £11.80
90th Percentile £43.10 £41.75 £16.64
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £39.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.19% +139.39% -52.86%

ABAP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing ABAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for ABAP in West Yorkshire

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in West Yorkshire

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ABAP in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ABAP in West Yorkshire

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Leeds -10 5 £475 -
Bradford -10 1 £525 -8.70%
ABAP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ABAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (50.00%) SAPUI5
3 4 (50.00%) SAP BSP
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Content Management
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Logistics
6 1 (12.50%) LSMW
6 1 (12.50%) SMS
6 1 (12.50%) SAP MM
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Automotive
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay

ABAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LSMW
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) ABAP Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) SAP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Logistics Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) SAP BSP
1 4 (50.00%) SAPUI5
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (50.00%) Content Management
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP