The table below looks at the statistics for BAPI skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BAPI over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank - 195 210
Contract jobs citing BAPI 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.018% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.061% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £365 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £275
% change year-on-year
- +63.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BAPI
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1132 1644 1872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.42% 29.90% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 1305 1423
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £17.65 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £60.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

BAPI
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BAPI across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

BAPI Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BAPI
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BAPI across the City of London region.

BAPI Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BAPI
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BAPI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BAPI.

1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (100.00%) Control-M
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mart
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BAPI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BAPI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mart
1 1 (100.00%) PowerCenter
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP