The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
England / Yorkshire
Rank 121 134 132
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2  
Contract jobs citing ABAP 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.036% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.087% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £388 - £383
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 - £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 - £417
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 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 941 1153 1071
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 44.18% 41.12% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 783 701
Median daily rate £400 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
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 10 23 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

ABAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ABAP in Yorkshire

ABAP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire - 3 £388 - 1
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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

1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (41.67%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (41.67%) Billing
3 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) SAP ALE
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (8.33%) BAPI
5 1 (8.33%) EJB
5 1 (8.33%) JDBC
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) XSLT
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
5 1 (8.33%) SAP HR
5 1 (8.33%) Middleware
5 1 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (8.33%) Mathematics

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (8.33%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (8.33%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
General
1 5 (41.67%) Billing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Consultant
2 8 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (41.67%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 4 (33.33%) ABAP Consultant
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (33.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 3 (25.00%) ABAP Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Developer
5 3 (25.00%) SAP Developer
5 3 (25.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
5 3 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) SAP BW Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) SAP PI Developer
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Support
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) SAP ALE
2 1 (8.33%) BAPI
2 1 (8.33%) EJB
2 1 (8.33%) JDBC
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (8.33%) Logistics
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) SAP