The table below looks at the statistics for BAPI skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BAPI over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 597 601 551
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -50
Contract jobs citing BAPI 31 13 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.025% 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.090% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 8
Median daily rate £416 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £411 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £427 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 - £393
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
BAPI
UK

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
14733 14472 13563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.54% 28.05% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10394 9928 8897
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 209 194
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

BAPI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing BAPI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BAPI within the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +15 6 £434 - 2
South West - 5 £375 -
London -5 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 3 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
BAPI
UK

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BAPI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for BAPI.

1 51 (98.08%) SAP
2 34 (65.38%) ABAP
3 26 (50.00%) LSMW
4 19 (36.54%) Migration
5 18 (34.62%) Data Migration
6 17 (32.69%) SAP Smart Forms
7 16 (30.77%) SAPscript
8 14 (26.92%) SQL
9 13 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
10 12 (23.08%) CRM
10 12 (23.08%) Workflow
11 11 (21.15%) ETL
11 11 (21.15%) SAP ALE
12 9 (17.31%) ERP
12 9 (17.31%) OO
12 9 (17.31%) Finance
13 8 (15.38%) Manufacturing
13 8 (15.38%) SAP FI
14 7 (13.46%) SAP SD
15 6 (11.54%) SAP MM
15 6 (11.54%) Validation
15 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
15 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
15 6 (11.54%) Data Conversion
15 6 (11.54%) FMCG
15 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (11.54%) Data Quality
16 5 (9.62%) SAP HANA
16 5 (9.62%) Retail
16 5 (9.62%) Logistics

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (15.38%) SAP FI
2 7 (13.46%) SAP SD
3 6 (11.54%) SAP MM
4 4 (7.69%) SAP APO
4 4 (7.69%) SAP HR
5 3 (5.77%) SAP CO
5 3 (5.77%) SAP ERP
5 3 (5.77%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (3.85%) SAP MDM
7 1 (1.92%) SAP CRM
7 1 (1.92%) SAP EHS
7 1 (1.92%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (1.92%) SAP MII
7 1 (1.92%) SAP PLM
7 1 (1.92%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.92%) SAP R/3
7 1 (1.92%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.62%) SAP HANA
4 4 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (50.00%) LSMW
2 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.92%) Ant
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.62%) Retail
4 4 (7.69%) Automotive
5 3 (5.77%) Publishing
6 2 (3.85%) Legal
7 1 (1.92%) Billing
7 1 (1.92%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.92%) French Language
7 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Consultant
1 20 (38.46%) SAP Consultant
2 12 (23.08%) Developer
3 9 (17.31%) ABAP Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Data Consultant
4 8 (15.38%) SAP Data Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Data Migration Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Data Migration Lead
5 6 (11.54%) Migration Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) SAP Data Migration Lead
5 6 (11.54%) SAP Developer
5 6 (11.54%) SAP Migration Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) ABAP Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) SAP MM Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) SAP Technical Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) SAP Smart Forms
2 11 (21.15%) SAP ALE
3 5 (9.62%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (7.69%) EDI
4 4 (7.69%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (7.69%) SAP XI
4 4 (7.69%) Web Services
4 4 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (7.69%) XML
5 3 (5.77%) REST
5 3 (5.77%) SOAP
5 3 (5.77%) WSDL
5 3 (5.77%) XSD
6 2 (3.85%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (1.92%) SAP Basis
7 1 (1.92%) SAP BSP
7 1 (1.92%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Data Conversion
1 6 (11.54%) FMCG
2 5 (9.62%) Data Extraction
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) AS400
3 4 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.77%) DataPower
5 1 (1.92%) CMDB
5 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
1 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (5.77%) Unix
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Migration
2 18 (34.62%) Data Migration
3 12 (23.08%) CRM
3 12 (23.08%) Workflow
4 11 (21.15%) ETL
5 9 (17.31%) ERP
5 9 (17.31%) OO
6 6 (11.54%) Validation
7 5 (9.62%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (9.62%) Logistics
8 4 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (7.69%) SOA
9 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.77%) Workflow Development
10 2 (3.85%) Data Management
10 2 (3.85%) Data Mapping
10 2 (3.85%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.85%) ITIL
10 2 (3.85%) OOP
10 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (65.38%) ABAP
2 16 (30.77%) SAPscript
3 14 (26.92%) SQL
4 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.62%) Java
6 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.92%) COBOL
7 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.85%) GxP
3 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 51 (98.08%) SAP
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) Adobe
3 4 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Informatica
4 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
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