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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 597 595 562
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -33
Contract jobs citing BAPI 28 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.032% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 2
Median daily rate £400 £396 £569
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -30.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £367 £534
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £480 £604
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
14122 13694 13211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.22% 27.31% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10116 9153 8895
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 £282 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 187 166
Median hourly rate £31.90 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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
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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BAPI within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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 - 6 £350 - 2
East of England - 6 £480 -
South East +1 3 - - 1
London -17 3 - - 1
Midlands -2 1 - -
West Midlands -7 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
BAPI
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BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 56 (98.25%) SAP
2 41 (71.93%) ABAP
3 20 (35.09%) LSMW
4 19 (33.33%) Migration
4 19 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 16 (28.07%) SAPscript
6 14 (24.56%) SAP Smart Forms
7 13 (22.81%) SAP ALE
8 12 (21.05%) Workflow
8 12 (21.05%) ERP
9 10 (17.54%) ETL
9 10 (17.54%) Web Services
9 10 (17.54%) Manufacturing
10 9 (15.79%) NetWeaver
10 9 (15.79%) CRM
10 9 (15.79%) SAP PI
10 9 (15.79%) SAPUI5
11 8 (14.04%) SAP Fiori
11 8 (14.04%) SAP Data Services
11 8 (14.04%) SAP XI
12 7 (12.28%) OO
12 7 (12.28%) XML
12 7 (12.28%) SQL
12 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
13 6 (10.53%) SAP HANA
13 6 (10.53%) Oracle
13 6 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (10.53%) Finance
13 6 (10.53%) Logistics
13 6 (10.53%) SAP ERP

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 9 (15.79%) NetWeaver
2 3 (5.26%) SAP Portal
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) SAP ERP
2 5 (8.77%) SAP MM
2 5 (8.77%) SAP SD
3 4 (7.02%) SAP PM
4 3 (5.26%) Maximo
4 3 (5.26%) SAP CO
4 3 (5.26%) SAP FI
4 3 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (3.51%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.75%) SAP EHS
6 1 (1.75%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (1.75%) SAP MII
6 1 (1.75%) SAP PLM
6 1 (1.75%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.75%) SAP R/3
6 1 (1.75%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) FTP
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SAP Data Services
2 6 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (10.53%) SAP HANA
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.51%) BODI
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.75%) DB2
5 1 (1.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (35.09%) LSMW
2 1 (1.75%) Ant
2 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (17.54%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.53%) Finance
3 5 (8.77%) Legal
4 4 (7.02%) Aerospace
4 4 (7.02%) Automotive
4 4 (7.02%) Retail
5 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Front Office
5 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.75%) Billing
6 1 (1.75%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.75%) French Language
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Consultant
1 24 (42.11%) SAP Consultant
2 10 (17.54%) Developer
3 8 (14.04%) SAP Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Data Consultant
4 7 (12.28%) SAP Data Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) ABAP Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Data Migration Lead
5 6 (10.53%) SAP Data Migration Lead
6 5 (8.77%) ABAP Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Data Migration Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Migration Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) SAP Migration Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) SAP PI Developer
8 3 (5.26%) NetWeaver Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) SAP Smart Forms
2 13 (22.81%) SAP ALE
3 10 (17.54%) Web Services
4 9 (15.79%) SAP PI
4 9 (15.79%) SAPUI5
5 8 (14.04%) SAP Fiori
5 8 (14.04%) SAP XI
6 7 (12.28%) XML
7 5 (8.77%) Web Dynpro
8 4 (7.02%) jQuery
8 4 (7.02%) SOAP
9 3 (5.26%) EDI
9 3 (5.26%) WSDL
10 2 (3.51%) IBM Integration Bus
10 2 (3.51%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (1.75%) REST
11 1 (1.75%) SAP Basis
11 1 (1.75%) SAP BSP
11 1 (1.75%) XML Schema
11 1 (1.75%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) FMCG
1 5 (8.77%) User Experience
2 4 (7.02%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.75%) CMDB
4 1 (1.75%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Unix
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 19 (33.33%) Migration
2 12 (21.05%) ERP
2 12 (21.05%) Workflow
3 10 (17.54%) ETL
4 9 (15.79%) CRM
5 7 (12.28%) OO
6 6 (10.53%) Logistics
7 5 (8.77%) Regression Testing
7 5 (8.77%) SOA
8 4 (7.02%) Change Management
8 4 (7.02%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (7.02%) Information Security
9 3 (5.26%) BPEL
9 3 (5.26%) iOS Development
9 3 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (5.26%) Test Scripting
10 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
10 2 (3.51%) ETL Development
10 2 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 41 (71.93%) ABAP
2 16 (28.07%) SAPscript
3 7 (12.28%) SQL
4 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) Java
5 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.75%) COBOL
6 1 (1.75%) R
6 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) CCA
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 56 (98.25%) SAP
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) Informatica
4 2 (3.51%) Adobe
4 2 (3.51%) IBM
4 2 (3.51%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
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