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 22 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 195 223 212
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Contract jobs citing BAPI 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.028% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.094% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £600 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.83% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1729 2127 2163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.49% 29.58% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 1616 1656
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -6.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (66.67%) ABAP
3 4 (44.44%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (44.44%) SAP FI
3 4 (44.44%) OOP
3 4 (44.44%) SAP CO
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Time Management
4 3 (33.33%) SAP PM
4 3 (33.33%) SAP QM
4 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Legal
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (11.11%) SAPscript
5 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
5 1 (11.11%) SAP ALE
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SAP FI
1 4 (44.44%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (44.44%) SAP CO
2 3 (33.33%) SAP PM
2 3 (33.33%) SAP QM
3 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
General
1 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) ABAP Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SAP PM Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) SAP QM Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) SAP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ABAP Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior ABAP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior SAP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) SAP SD Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ALE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OOP
1 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) ABAP
2 1 (11.11%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP