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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 550 535 540
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing BAPI 28 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.070% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 9
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£355 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £383 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £635 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +7.14%
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
14224 14154 14704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.22% 29.35% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9353 9292 8924
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 247 347
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.69 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £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 September 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 September 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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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 +16 14 £330 -45.00% 1
Yorkshire +5 5 £375 -
North West -10 5 £410 -8.88% 1
West Midlands -18 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
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BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 67 (97.10%) SAP
2 34 (49.28%) ABAP
3 15 (21.74%) OO
4 14 (20.29%) SAPscript
4 14 (20.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (18.84%) SAP QM
6 12 (17.39%) LSMW
6 12 (17.39%) Legal
6 12 (17.39%) Migration
6 12 (17.39%) SAP Smart Forms
6 12 (17.39%) Data Migration
7 10 (14.49%) SAP PM
8 9 (13.04%) SAP FI
8 9 (13.04%) Time Management
9 8 (11.59%) SAP ALE
9 8 (11.59%) SAP CO
9 8 (11.59%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (11.59%) Manufacturing
9 8 (11.59%) Change Management
10 7 (10.14%) Validation
10 7 (10.14%) Web Dynpro
10 7 (10.14%) ERP
11 6 (8.70%) CRM
11 6 (8.70%) OOP
11 6 (8.70%) SAP MM
11 6 (8.70%) SAP APO
11 6 (8.70%) SAP HCM
12 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
12 5 (7.25%) WebSphere
12 5 (7.25%) Logistics

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (7.25%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.90%) SAP EP
3 1 (1.45%) SAP Portal
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.45%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.45%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (18.84%) SAP QM
2 10 (14.49%) SAP PM
3 9 (13.04%) SAP FI
4 8 (11.59%) SAP CO
4 8 (11.59%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (8.70%) SAP MM
5 6 (8.70%) SAP APO
5 6 (8.70%) SAP HCM
6 5 (7.25%) SAP SD
7 4 (5.80%) SAP HR
8 3 (4.35%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (4.35%) SAP SRM
9 2 (2.90%) SAP WM
9 2 (2.90%) SAP CRM
9 2 (2.90%) SAP MRS
9 2 (2.90%) SAP ERP
9 2 (2.90%) SAP EWM
9 2 (2.90%) SAP GRC
10 1 (1.45%) SAP MII
10 1 (1.45%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) RTP
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.45%) DB2
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) LSMW
2 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 14 (20.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (17.39%) Legal
3 8 (11.59%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.45%) German Language
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Publishing
5 1 (1.45%) Finance
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (65.22%) Consultant
2 44 (63.77%) SAP Consultant
3 13 (18.84%) Developer
4 10 (14.49%) SAP Developer
4 10 (14.49%) SAP QM Consultant
4 10 (14.49%) ABAP Consultant
5 8 (11.59%) ABAP Developer
6 7 (10.14%) SAP PM Consultant
7 6 (8.70%) SAP APO Consultant
8 5 (7.25%) Migration Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) SAP SD Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Data Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) SAP Data Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Data Migration Consultant
10 3 (4.35%) SAP HCM Consultant
10 3 (4.35%) SAP MM Consultant
10 3 (4.35%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 2 (2.90%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) SAP Smart Forms
2 8 (11.59%) SAP ALE
3 7 (10.14%) Web Dynpro
4 5 (7.25%) Web Services
5 4 (5.80%) XML
5 4 (5.80%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (5.80%) Middleware
6 2 (2.90%) EDI
6 2 (2.90%) SOAP
6 2 (2.90%) XSD
6 2 (2.90%) WSDL
6 2 (2.90%) SAP XI
6 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (2.90%) SAP Business Workflow
6 2 (2.90%) REST
6 2 (2.90%) MEAP
7 1 (1.45%) HTML5
7 1 (1.45%) Sencha Touch
7 1 (1.45%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.35%) AS400
2 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.90%) Data Extraction
2 2 (2.90%) DataPower
2 2 (2.90%) iSeries
3 1 (1.45%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.45%) iPhone
3 1 (1.45%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.45%) PDA
3 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.45%) BlackBerry OS
2 1 (1.45%) Android
2 1 (1.45%) UNIX
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) OO
2 12 (17.39%) Migration
2 12 (17.39%) Data Migration
3 9 (13.04%) Time Management
4 8 (11.59%) Change Management
5 7 (10.14%) Validation
5 7 (10.14%) ERP
6 6 (8.70%) CRM
6 6 (8.70%) OOP
7 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.25%) Logistics
7 5 (7.25%) Workflow
8 3 (4.35%) Data Mapping
8 3 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.35%) ETL
9 2 (2.90%) ITIL
9 2 (2.90%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (49.28%) ABAP
2 14 (20.29%) SAPscript
3 2 (2.90%) Java
4 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.45%) SQL
4 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) PAS 55
1 1 (1.45%) QA
1 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.45%) GxP
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 67 (97.10%) SAP
2 4 (5.80%) IBM
2 4 (5.80%) HP
3 3 (4.35%) Syclo
3 3 (4.35%) Adobe
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) Sybase
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.45%) Sencha
5 1 (1.45%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.45%) LogLogic
5 1 (1.45%) Infor
5 1 (1.45%) Informatica
5 1 (1.45%) Business Objects