Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 144 165
Rank change year-on-year -1 +21 -17
Contract jobs citing ABAP 13 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.40% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 0.68% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
West Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.90% +31.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £404 £363 £368
90th Percentile £570 £554 £433
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £525 £425
% change year-on-year -9.52% +23.53% -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 1,404 1,322 1,645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 43.48% 44.38% 40.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,023 906 1,089
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £283 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 22
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% +2.70% -43.94%
10th Percentile £39.10 £11.15 £13.11
90th Percentile £40.90 £32.25 £34.65
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +110.53% -5.00% -39.39%

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 24 February 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 24 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
Leeds -10 6 £450 -16.67%
Bradford +3 4 £508 +35.33%
Wakefield - 1 - -
ABAP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) SAP Smart Forms
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (23.08%) Supply Chain Management
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) SAP APO
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) EDI
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) BAPI
4 2 (15.38%) SAP MM
4 2 (15.38%) SAP ALE
4 2 (15.38%) SAP SRM
4 2 (15.38%) IDoc
4 2 (15.38%) Supplier Relationship Management
4 2 (15.38%) SAP PM
4 2 (15.38%) SAP HANA
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills

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 (7.69%) NetWeaver
1 1 (7.69%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (23.08%) SAP APO
3 2 (15.38%) SAP MM
3 2 (15.38%) SAP PM
3 2 (15.38%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SAP HANA
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) LSMW
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Consultant
1 8 (61.54%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) ABAP Developer
3 4 (30.77%) SAP Developer
4 3 (23.08%) ABAP Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) SAP MM Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) SAP APO Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Architect
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis Architect
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Migration Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) SAP SCM Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior SAP Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (15.38%) BAPI
2 2 (15.38%) EDI
2 2 (15.38%) IDoc
2 2 (15.38%) SAP ALE
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Supply Chain Management
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (15.38%) Supplier Relationship Management
2 2 (15.38%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Data Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas