The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 206 197 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing BAPI 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.063% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1904 1791 1956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.51% 28.15% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1422 1407
Average daily rate £425 £415 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 20
Average hourly rate £41.00 £135.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.62% +321.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
BAPI
London

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (66.67%) ABAP
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
1 4 (66.67%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) SAP ALE
2 3 (50.00%) SAPscript
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) TeamSite
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (33.33%) LSMW
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Online Banking
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) DataPower
3 2 (33.33%) LogLogic
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (16.67%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) TeamSite
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LSMW
2 1 (16.67%) PowerBuilder
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Developer
1 2 (33.33%) ABAP Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (50.00%) SAP ALE
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (16.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Online Banking
1 2 (33.33%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) ABAP
2 3 (50.00%) SAPscript
3 2 (33.33%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) LogLogic
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe