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 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 575 603 561
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -42
Contract jobs citing BAPI 34 9 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.018% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.063% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 6
Median daily rate £388 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £410
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
14250 14189 13622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.07% 27.91% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10149 9658 9000
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 210 200
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 2 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 West - 9 £365 -
London +1 4 - - 1
East Midlands - 4 - -
South East 0 3 - - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
BAPI
UK

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 54 (98.18%) SAP
2 41 (74.55%) ABAP
3 21 (38.18%) LSMW
4 18 (32.73%) SAP Smart Forms
4 18 (32.73%) SAPscript
5 15 (27.27%) Migration
5 15 (27.27%) Data Migration
6 12 (21.82%) SAP ALE
6 12 (21.82%) Manufacturing
6 12 (21.82%) Workflow
6 12 (21.82%) CRM
6 12 (21.82%) ERP
7 11 (20.00%) OO
8 10 (18.18%) SAP HANA
9 9 (16.36%) Finance
10 8 (14.55%) Web Services
10 8 (14.55%) XML
10 8 (14.55%) SAP Fiori
11 7 (12.73%) SAPUI5
11 7 (12.73%) SQL
11 7 (12.73%) Web Dynpro
11 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
12 6 (10.91%) SAP ERP
12 6 (10.91%) Logistics
12 6 (10.91%) Retail
12 6 (10.91%) SAP SD
12 6 (10.91%) NetWeaver
12 6 (10.91%) SOAP
12 6 (10.91%) SAP Data Services
13 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared

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 6 (10.91%) NetWeaver
2 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) SAP ERP
1 6 (10.91%) SAP SD
2 4 (7.27%) SAP CO
2 4 (7.27%) SAP FI
2 4 (7.27%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (7.27%) SAP HR
2 4 (7.27%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.82%) Maximo
3 1 (1.82%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.82%) SAP EHS
3 1 (1.82%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.82%) SAP MII
3 1 (1.82%) SAP PLM
3 1 (1.82%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.82%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.82%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SAP HANA
2 6 (10.91%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (38.18%) LSMW
2 3 (5.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.82%) Ant
General
1 12 (21.82%) Manufacturing
2 9 (16.36%) Finance
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
4 4 (7.27%) Aerospace
4 4 (7.27%) Automotive
4 4 (7.27%) Legal
5 3 (5.45%) Publishing
6 1 (1.82%) Billing
6 1 (1.82%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.82%) French Language
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Consultant
1 18 (32.73%) SAP Consultant
2 16 (29.09%) Developer
3 11 (20.00%) ABAP Developer
4 10 (18.18%) SAP Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Data Migration Lead
5 5 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) SAP Data Migration Lead
5 5 (9.09%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) ABAP Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Data Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Data Migration Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Migration Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) SAP Data Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) SAP Migration Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) SAP MM Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) SAP Smart Forms
2 12 (21.82%) SAP ALE
3 8 (14.55%) SAP Fiori
3 8 (14.55%) Web Services
3 8 (14.55%) XML
4 7 (12.73%) SAPUI5
4 7 (12.73%) Web Dynpro
5 6 (10.91%) SOAP
6 5 (9.09%) SAP XI
6 5 (9.09%) WSDL
7 4 (7.27%) EDI
7 4 (7.27%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (7.27%) SAP PI
7 4 (7.27%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (5.45%) REST
8 3 (5.45%) XSD
9 2 (3.64%) jQuery
10 1 (1.82%) SAP Basis
10 1 (1.82%) SAP BSP
10 1 (1.82%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) User Experience
2 4 (7.27%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.27%) FMCG
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) DataPower
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 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
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Data Migration
1 15 (27.27%) Migration
2 12 (21.82%) CRM
2 12 (21.82%) ERP
2 12 (21.82%) Workflow
3 11 (20.00%) OO
4 6 (10.91%) Logistics
5 5 (9.09%) ETL
5 5 (9.09%) SOA
6 4 (7.27%) Information Security
6 4 (7.27%) Regression Testing
7 3 (5.45%) BPEL
7 3 (5.45%) Change Management
7 3 (5.45%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.45%) Workflow Development
8 2 (3.64%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.64%) ITIL
8 2 (3.64%) OOP
8 2 (3.64%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (74.55%) ABAP
2 18 (32.73%) SAPscript
3 7 (12.73%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.82%) COBOL
7 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) CCA
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 54 (98.18%) SAP
2 4 (7.27%) Adobe
2 4 (7.27%) IBM
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Informatica
3 2 (3.64%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.82%) TIBCO