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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 197 204 198
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing BAPI 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.053% 0.059% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£500 £625 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £500 £437
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +14.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £46.23 -
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
1678 2023 1853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.74% 29.76% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1348 1533 1445
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (75.00%) ABAP
3 4 (50.00%) SAP FI
3 4 (50.00%) OOP
3 4 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (50.00%) SAP CO
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) NetWeaver
4 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) LSMW
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
5 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (25.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SAP FI
1 4 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (50.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LSMW
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) ABAP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) TIBCO Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP SD Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) ABAP Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior ABAP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior SAP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OOP
1 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) ABAP
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle