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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 92 - 109
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.22% - 0.055%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £388 - £425
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 630 795 789
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 46.98% 41.11% 43.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 553 512
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -61.87%  
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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
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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 2 £400 -
Bradford - 1 £375 -
ABAP
Yorkshire

ABAP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) Billing
2 5 (55.56%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
5 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

ABAP
Top Related 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 (11.11%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (55.56%) Billing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Consultant
1 7 (77.78%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 4 (44.44%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (44.44%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 3 (33.33%) ABAP Consultant
4 3 (33.33%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (22.22%) ABAP Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Developer
5 2 (22.22%) SAP Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) SAP BW Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) SAP BW Support
6 1 (11.11%) SAP BW Support Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Support
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Support Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP