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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 602 610 600
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing BAPI 22 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.049% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 10
Median daily rate £438 £475 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% +33.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £375 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £528 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £475 £393
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +21.01%
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
15432 15170 14365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.11% 28.76% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10748 10568 9507
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 £301 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 265 162
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 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 +30 12 £434 -8.68%
London -21 3 - - 1
North West +9 1 - -
East Midlands -7 1 £450 -
BAPI
UK

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 54 (98.18%) SAP
2 36 (65.45%) ABAP
3 28 (50.91%) LSMW
4 23 (41.82%) Migration
5 22 (40.00%) Data Migration
6 17 (30.91%) SQL
6 17 (30.91%) SAP Data Services
7 15 (27.27%) ETL
8 14 (25.45%) OO
8 14 (25.45%) CRM
9 13 (23.64%) SAPscript
9 13 (23.64%) SAP Smart Forms
10 11 (20.00%) Finance
11 10 (18.18%) SAP FI
11 10 (18.18%) SAP ALE
12 9 (16.36%) Manufacturing
13 8 (14.55%) SAP SD
13 8 (14.55%) Adobe
13 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
13 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
13 8 (14.55%) Validation
13 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (14.55%) Data Cleansing
13 8 (14.55%) Data Conversion
13 8 (14.55%) Data Extraction
13 8 (14.55%) Data Quality
14 7 (12.73%) FMCG
14 7 (12.73%) ERP
14 7 (12.73%) Workflow
15 6 (10.91%) SAP MM

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 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (18.18%) SAP FI
2 8 (14.55%) SAP SD
3 6 (10.91%) SAP MM
4 4 (7.27%) SAP APO
4 4 (7.27%) SAP HR
5 3 (5.45%) SAP CO
5 3 (5.45%) SAP CRM
5 3 (5.45%) SAP ERP
5 3 (5.45%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (3.64%) SAP EHS
6 2 (3.64%) SAP MDM
7 1 (1.82%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (1.82%) SAP PLM
7 1 (1.82%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.82%) SAP R/3
7 1 (1.82%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) SAP Data Services
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.91%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (9.09%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 28 (50.91%) LSMW
2 3 (5.45%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.27%) Automotive
3 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 3 (5.45%) Publishing
5 2 (3.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.82%) Billing
6 1 (1.82%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.82%) French Language
6 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Consultant
1 21 (38.18%) SAP Consultant
2 15 (27.27%) Developer
3 12 (21.82%) ABAP Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Data Consultant
4 10 (18.18%) SAP Data Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) SAP Developer
6 8 (14.55%) Data Migration Consultant
6 8 (14.55%) Migration Consultant
6 8 (14.55%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
6 8 (14.55%) SAP Migration Consultant
7 7 (12.73%) Data Migration Lead
7 7 (12.73%) SAP Data Migration Lead
8 5 (9.09%) ABAP Consultant
9 4 (7.27%) SAP MM Consultant
10 3 (5.45%) Functional Consultant
10 3 (5.45%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 3 (5.45%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
10 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Developer
10 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) SAP Smart Forms
2 10 (18.18%) SAP ALE
3 5 (9.09%) SAP XI
3 5 (9.09%) Web Services
4 4 (7.27%) EDI
4 4 (7.27%) SAP Fiori
4 4 (7.27%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (5.45%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (5.45%) REST
5 3 (5.45%) SOAP
5 3 (5.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (5.45%) WSDL
5 3 (5.45%) XML
5 3 (5.45%) XSD
6 2 (3.64%) HTML
6 2 (3.64%) HTML5
6 2 (3.64%) SAPUI5
7 1 (1.82%) SAP Basis
7 1 (1.82%) SAP Core Interface
7 1 (1.82%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Data Conversion
1 8 (14.55%) Data Extraction
2 7 (12.73%) FMCG
3 5 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) AS400
5 3 (5.45%) DataPower
6 1 (1.82%) CMDB
6 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Linux
1 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (5.45%) Unix
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Migration
2 22 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 15 (27.27%) ETL
4 14 (25.45%) CRM
4 14 (25.45%) OO
5 8 (14.55%) Data Cleansing
5 8 (14.55%) Validation
6 7 (12.73%) ERP
6 7 (12.73%) Workflow
7 5 (9.09%) Logistics
7 5 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (7.27%) Change Management
8 4 (7.27%) SOA
8 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.45%) Workflow Development
10 2 (3.64%) Data Mapping
10 2 (3.64%) Process Improvement
10 2 (3.64%) Quality Management
10 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) ABAP
2 17 (30.91%) SQL
3 13 (23.64%) SAPscript
4 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.09%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.64%) GxP
3 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 54 (98.18%) SAP
2 8 (14.55%) Adobe
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle
4 3 (5.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) Informatica
5 1 (1.82%) TIBCO