The table below looks at the statistics for BAPI skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BAPI over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 549 522 485
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -37
Contract jobs citing BAPI 27 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.080% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 19
Average daily rate
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£396 £600 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £363 £330
% change year-on-year
+24.13% +9.84%
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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13142 13044 11295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.80% 27.31% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8654 8441 7281
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 206 300
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

BAPI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

BAPI Jobs Demand Trend in England

BAPI
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

BAPI Daily Rate Trend in England

BAPI
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BAPI across the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

BAPI Daily Rate Histogram in England

BAPI
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BAPI across the England region.

BAPI Hourly Rate Trend in England

BAPI
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BAPI within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 12 £365 -39.16%
South East -24 6 £396 +5.60%
West Midlands - 4 £500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
North West - - - -
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BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 59 (96.72%) SAP
2 33 (54.10%) ABAP
3 16 (26.23%) SAP ALE
4 11 (18.03%) SAP WM
5 10 (16.39%) Validation
5 10 (16.39%) Migration
5 10 (16.39%) LSMW
6 9 (14.75%) SAP Smart Forms
6 9 (14.75%) SAPscript
7 8 (13.11%) SQL
7 8 (13.11%) Web Dynpro
7 8 (13.11%) Data Migration
8 7 (11.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (11.48%) Oracle
9 6 (9.84%) SOAP
9 6 (9.84%) CRM
9 6 (9.84%) NetWeaver
9 6 (9.84%) Workflow
9 6 (9.84%) Finance
9 6 (9.84%) Legal
9 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
9 6 (9.84%) REST
9 6 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (8.20%) SAP IS-U
10 5 (8.20%) Automotive
10 5 (8.20%) SAP CRM
10 5 (8.20%) SOA
10 5 (8.20%) SAP BW
10 5 (8.20%) OO
11 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6 (9.84%) NetWeaver
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (18.03%) SAP WM
2 5 (8.20%) SAP CRM
2 5 (8.20%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (6.56%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (6.56%) SAP MM
4 3 (4.92%) SAP APO
4 3 (4.92%) SAP MDM
5 2 (3.28%) SAP SRM
6 1 (1.64%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.64%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (1.64%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (1.64%) SAP MII
6 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.64%) SAP SCM
6 1 (1.64%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SAP BW
2 4 (6.56%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.92%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (4.92%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.64%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) LSMW
2 1 (1.64%) NWDS
General
1 7 (11.48%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Legal
2 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.20%) Automotive
4 2 (3.28%) Billing
5 1 (1.64%) German Language
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (73.77%) Consultant
2 38 (62.30%) SAP Consultant
3 15 (24.59%) Functional Consultant
4 13 (21.31%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 9 (14.75%) SAP WM Consultant
6 7 (11.48%) Developer
6 7 (11.48%) SAP Developer
7 6 (9.84%) ABAP Consultant
7 6 (9.84%) ABAP Developer
8 5 (8.20%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 5 (8.20%) CRM Consultant
8 5 (8.20%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
9 4 (6.56%) TIBCO Consultant
9 4 (6.56%) SAP APO Consultant
9 4 (6.56%) SAP MM Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) Management Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) Migration Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) SAP SRM Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) Data Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) SAP ALE
2 9 (14.75%) SAP Smart Forms
3 8 (13.11%) Web Dynpro
4 6 (9.84%) REST
4 6 (9.84%) SOAP
5 4 (6.56%) Web Services
5 4 (6.56%) SAP PI
6 2 (3.28%) XML
6 2 (3.28%) EDI
6 2 (3.28%) Middleware
7 1 (1.64%) HTML
7 1 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.64%) XSLT
7 1 (1.64%) SAP MI
7 1 (1.64%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.28%) Replication
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.64%) Statistics
3 1 (1.64%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.64%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Validation
1 10 (16.39%) Migration
2 8 (13.11%) Data Migration
3 6 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (9.84%) Workflow
3 6 (9.84%) CRM
4 5 (8.20%) OO
4 5 (8.20%) SOA
5 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.56%) Data Management
5 4 (6.56%) Logistics
5 4 (6.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.92%) Master Data Management
6 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.92%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.28%) Project Management
7 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.64%) B2B
8 1 (1.64%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) ABAP
2 9 (14.75%) SAPscript
3 8 (13.11%) SQL
4 4 (6.56%) Java
4 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.64%) C
6 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) MIIS
1 1 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 59 (96.72%) SAP
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle
3 4 (6.56%) Business Objects
3 4 (6.56%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.28%) Syclo
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) Twitter
5 1 (1.64%) IBM