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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 524 495 461
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -34
Contract jobs citing BAPI 31 39 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.088% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.32% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 22
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£350 £600 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £371 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £608 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate - £388 £406
% change year-on-year
- -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £46.23 -
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
12559 12177 11793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.17% 27.36% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8538 7823 7618
Average daily rate £395 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 257 321
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -17 17 £350 -41.66%
South East -22 9 - -
East Midlands - 4 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
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BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 57 (96.61%) SAP
2 34 (57.63%) ABAP
3 15 (25.42%) SAP ALE
4 11 (18.64%) LSMW
4 11 (18.64%) SAPscript
5 10 (16.95%) Validation
5 10 (16.95%) Migration
5 10 (16.95%) Data Migration
6 9 (15.25%) SAP Smart Forms
6 9 (15.25%) SAP WM
7 8 (13.56%) OO
7 8 (13.56%) CRM
8 7 (11.86%) SAP CRM
8 7 (11.86%) OOP
8 7 (11.86%) SAP FI
9 6 (10.17%) NetWeaver
9 6 (10.17%) Workflow
9 6 (10.17%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (10.17%) SAP CO
10 5 (8.47%) SAP IS-U
10 5 (8.47%) SAP SRM
10 5 (8.47%) Finance
10 5 (8.47%) Web Dynpro
10 5 (8.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (8.47%) SAP BW
10 5 (8.47%) Oracle
10 5 (8.47%) SQL
10 5 (8.47%) SOAP
10 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
10 5 (8.47%) REST

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (10.17%) NetWeaver
2 2 (3.39%) SAP EP
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (15.25%) SAP WM
2 7 (11.86%) SAP CRM
2 7 (11.86%) SAP FI
3 6 (10.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (10.17%) SAP CO
4 5 (8.47%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (8.47%) SAP SRM
5 4 (6.78%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (3.39%) SAP HR
6 2 (3.39%) SAP SD
6 2 (3.39%) SAP APO
6 2 (3.39%) SAP MM
6 2 (3.39%) SAP HCM
6 2 (3.39%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.69%) Maximo
7 1 (1.69%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (1.69%) SAP PSCD
7 1 (1.69%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.69%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) LSMW
2 1 (1.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
1 5 (8.47%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (6.78%) Legal
3 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.39%) Automotive
4 2 (3.39%) Billing
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) German Language
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (77.97%) Consultant
2 40 (67.80%) SAP Consultant
3 13 (22.03%) Functional Consultant
4 12 (20.34%) ABAP Consultant
5 11 (18.64%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 8 (13.56%) SAP WM Consultant
7 7 (11.86%) Developer
8 6 (10.17%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 6 (10.17%) CRM Consultant
8 6 (10.17%) SAP Developer
9 5 (8.47%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
9 5 (8.47%) ABAP Developer
10 4 (6.78%) SAP APO Consultant
10 4 (6.78%) TIBCO Consultant
11 3 (5.08%) Migration Consultant
11 3 (5.08%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
11 3 (5.08%) Data Consultant
11 3 (5.08%) SAP Data Consultant
11 3 (5.08%) Data Migration Consultant
12 2 (3.39%) SAP Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) SAP ALE
2 9 (15.25%) SAP Smart Forms
3 5 (8.47%) Web Dynpro
3 5 (8.47%) SOAP
3 5 (8.47%) REST
4 4 (6.78%) Web Services
5 2 (3.39%) SAP Business Workflow
5 2 (3.39%) HTML
5 2 (3.39%) XSLT
5 2 (3.39%) Middleware
6 1 (1.69%) SAP MI
6 1 (1.69%) MDX
6 1 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.69%) EDI
6 1 (1.69%) XML
6 1 (1.69%) JDBC
6 1 (1.69%) Sencha Touch
6 1 (1.69%) HTML5
6 1 (1.69%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.39%) Replication
2 1 (1.69%) Statistics
2 1 (1.69%) PDA
2 1 (1.69%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.69%) iPhone
2 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.69%) AS400
2 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Android
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
1 1 (1.69%) BlackBerry OS
1 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Validation
1 10 (16.95%) Migration
1 10 (16.95%) Data Migration
2 8 (13.56%) OO
2 8 (13.56%) CRM
3 7 (11.86%) OOP
4 6 (10.17%) Workflow
5 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.78%) SOA
6 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.39%) ETL
8 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.39%) ERP
8 2 (3.39%) Data Cleansing
9 1 (1.69%) Data Management
9 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.69%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.69%) Logistics
9 1 (1.69%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) ABAP
2 11 (18.64%) SAPscript
3 5 (8.47%) SQL
4 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.08%) Java
6 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.69%) C
6 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
1 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.69%) GxP
1 1 (1.69%) PAS 55
Vendors
1 57 (96.61%) SAP
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) TIBCO
4 3 (5.08%) Syclo
5 2 (3.39%) Adobe
6 1 (1.69%) Infor
6 1 (1.69%) Informatica
6 1 (1.69%) IBM
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.69%) Sybase
6 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.69%) Sencha
6 1 (1.69%) Appcelerator