Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

SAP ABAP
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 162 172
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10 -37
Contract jobs citing ABAP 7 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.23% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.25% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 - £400
10th Percentile £376 - £368
90th Percentile £560 - £433
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 1255 1612 1762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 41.22% 44.78% 39.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 1121 1187
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £269
90th Percentile £525 £525 £512
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £356
% change year-on-year - +12.52% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 27
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -30.97%
10th Percentile £35.50 £12.90 £12.98
90th Percentile £40.20 £32.50 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £19.50
% change year-on-year +169.09% -23.77% -22.00%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +14 3 £450 -
Bradford - 2 £575 - 2
Wakefield - 1 - -
ABAP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (28.57%) IDoc
2 2 (28.57%) SAP MM
3 1 (14.29%) SAP SRM
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) SAP MDG
3 1 (14.29%) EAM
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) NetWeaver
1 1 (14.29%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP MM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP MDG
2 1 (14.29%) SAP PM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) ABAP Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) ABAP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Architect
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SAP MM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP MDG Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) IDoc
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (14.29%) BAPI
2 1 (14.29%) EDI
2 1 (14.29%) SAP ALE
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis
2 1 (14.29%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) EAM
1 1 (14.29%) High Availability
1 1 (14.29%) OO
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas