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 19 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 545 518 554
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +36
Contract jobs citing BAPI 41 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.076% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 8
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£400 £450 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £368 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +5.88%
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
14210 14033 14718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.95% 28.92% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9197 9178 9185
Average daily rate £375 £375 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 239 346
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 August 2014.

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 19 August 2014. 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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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 +31 21 £390 -35.00% 4
Yorkshire +4 5 £375 -31.62%
North West -9 5 £431 -4.33% 2
South East +2 4 - - 3
West Midlands -11 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
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BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 60 (95.24%) SAP
2 28 (44.44%) ABAP
3 14 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (20.63%) SAP QM
5 12 (19.05%) Legal
5 12 (19.05%) OO
6 11 (17.46%) SAPscript
6 11 (17.46%) Migration
6 11 (17.46%) SAP Smart Forms
6 11 (17.46%) Data Migration
7 10 (15.87%) SAP PM
8 9 (14.29%) LSMW
8 9 (14.29%) Manufacturing
8 9 (14.29%) Time Management
9 8 (12.70%) Change Management
10 7 (11.11%) Validation
10 7 (11.11%) SAP ALE
10 7 (11.11%) SAP MM
10 7 (11.11%) ERP
11 6 (9.52%) CRM
11 6 (9.52%) SAP APO
11 6 (9.52%) WebSphere
11 6 (9.52%) Logistics
11 6 (9.52%) Web Dynpro
11 6 (9.52%) SAP HCM
12 5 (7.94%) SAP SD
12 5 (7.94%) HP
13 4 (6.35%) IBM
13 4 (6.35%) SAP HR
13 4 (6.35%) SAP BW

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.17%) TeamSite
2 2 (3.17%) SAP EP
2 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.59%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (20.63%) SAP QM
2 10 (15.87%) SAP PM
3 7 (11.11%) SAP MM
4 6 (9.52%) SAP APO
4 6 (9.52%) SAP HCM
5 5 (7.94%) SAP SD
6 4 (6.35%) SAP HR
6 4 (6.35%) SAP FI
7 3 (4.76%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (4.76%) SAP CO
8 2 (3.17%) SAP GRC
8 2 (3.17%) SAP MRS
8 2 (3.17%) SAP WM
8 2 (3.17%) SAP CRM
8 2 (3.17%) SAP EWM
8 2 (3.17%) SAP SRM
8 2 (3.17%) SAP ERP
9 1 (1.59%) SAP Payroll
9 1 (1.59%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) HTTP
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.17%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) LSMW
2 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (19.05%) Legal
3 9 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.76%) Automotive
5 2 (3.17%) Finance
5 2 (3.17%) Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) German Language
6 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (63.49%) Consultant
2 39 (61.90%) SAP Consultant
3 11 (17.46%) Developer
4 10 (15.87%) SAP QM Consultant
5 9 (14.29%) SAP Developer
6 7 (11.11%) SAP PM Consultant
7 6 (9.52%) SAP APO Consultant
7 6 (9.52%) ABAP Developer
8 5 (7.94%) ABAP Consultant
8 5 (7.94%) Migration Consultant
8 5 (7.94%) SAP SD Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) SAP MM Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) SAP Data Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) Data Migration Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) Data Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
10 3 (4.76%) SAP HCM Consultant
10 3 (4.76%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 3 (4.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) SAP Smart Forms
2 7 (11.11%) SAP ALE
3 6 (9.52%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (6.35%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (6.35%) Middleware
4 4 (6.35%) Web Services
4 4 (6.35%) XML
5 3 (4.76%) EDI
6 2 (3.17%) WSDL
6 2 (3.17%) SOAP
6 2 (3.17%) XSD
6 2 (3.17%) SAP XI
6 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (3.17%) REST
7 1 (1.59%) MEAP
7 1 (1.59%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.59%) SAP BSP
7 1 (1.59%) XSLT
7 1 (1.59%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) AS400
1 3 (4.76%) DataPower
2 2 (3.17%) iSeries
2 2 (3.17%) Online Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) UNIX
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
1 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) OO
2 11 (17.46%) Migration
2 11 (17.46%) Data Migration
3 9 (14.29%) Time Management
4 8 (12.70%) Change Management
5 7 (11.11%) Validation
5 7 (11.11%) ERP
6 6 (9.52%) CRM
6 6 (9.52%) Logistics
7 3 (4.76%) Workflow
7 3 (4.76%) ETL
7 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Data Mapping
8 2 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (3.17%) Data Validation
8 2 (3.17%) Resource Management
8 2 (3.17%) ITIL
8 2 (3.17%) OOP
8 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (44.44%) ABAP
2 11 (17.46%) SAPscript
3 2 (3.17%) C
3 2 (3.17%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) SQL
4 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) GxP
1 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 60 (95.24%) SAP
2 5 (7.94%) HP
3 4 (6.35%) IBM
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle
4 2 (3.17%) LogLogic
4 2 (3.17%) Syclo
5 1 (1.59%) Sybase
5 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.59%) Informatica
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £451 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago