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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 583 586 599
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing BAPI 25 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.061% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 10
Median daily rate £456 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.07% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £413 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £528 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.52% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £51.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 -
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
14293 14868 14168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.25% 29.34% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9937 10426 9812
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 240 163
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £19.01 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
East of England - 12 £469 -
South East +20 3 £373 -11.83% 1
East Midlands - 3 £400 -
North West - 3 £650 -
London -21 2 £420 -19.65% 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
BAPI
UK

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 53 (100.00%) SAP
2 30 (56.60%) ABAP
3 28 (52.83%) Migration
4 27 (50.94%) LSMW
4 27 (50.94%) Data Migration
5 24 (45.28%) Finance
6 21 (39.62%) Data Cleansing
7 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
8 16 (30.19%) SAP HR
8 16 (30.19%) XML
9 15 (28.30%) SAP Smart Forms
10 14 (26.42%) OO
11 13 (24.53%) Validation
11 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (22.64%) Data Structures
12 12 (22.64%) SAP ALE
12 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
12 12 (22.64%) SAPscript
13 11 (20.75%) ETL
13 11 (20.75%) SQL
13 11 (20.75%) SAP Data Services
14 10 (18.87%) Adobe
14 10 (18.87%) Workflow
14 10 (18.87%) SAP FI
15 9 (16.98%) Data Mapping
15 9 (16.98%) Data Conversion
16 8 (15.09%) Data Extraction
16 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
16 8 (15.09%) 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 1 (1.89%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (30.19%) SAP HR
2 10 (18.87%) SAP FI
3 5 (9.43%) SAP ERP
3 5 (9.43%) SAP SD
4 4 (7.55%) SAP APO
5 3 (5.66%) SAP CO
5 3 (5.66%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (3.77%) SAP CRM
6 2 (3.77%) SAP EHS
6 2 (3.77%) SAP MDM
6 2 (3.77%) SAP MM
7 1 (1.89%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (1.89%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) FTP
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SAP Data Services
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.43%) SAP HANA
4 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 27 (50.94%) LSMW
2 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (45.28%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.55%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.77%) Publishing
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Billing
5 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Consultant
1 19 (35.85%) SAP Consultant
2 16 (30.19%) Developer
3 15 (28.30%) ABAP Developer
4 13 (24.53%) SAP Developer
5 10 (18.87%) Data Migration Specialist
5 10 (18.87%) Migration Specialist
6 9 (16.98%) Data Consultant
6 9 (16.98%) SAP Data Consultant
7 8 (15.09%) HR Specialist
8 7 (13.21%) ABAP Consultant
8 7 (13.21%) Data Migration Consultant
8 7 (13.21%) Migration Consultant
8 7 (13.21%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
8 7 (13.21%) SAP Migration Consultant
9 5 (9.43%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
10 4 (7.55%) Data Manager
10 4 (7.55%) Data Migration Manager
10 4 (7.55%) Migration Manager
11 3 (5.66%) SAP HR Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) XML
2 15 (28.30%) SAP Smart Forms
3 12 (22.64%) SAP ALE
4 6 (11.32%) SAP XI
5 5 (9.43%) SAP Fiori
5 5 (9.43%) Web Services
6 3 (5.66%) SAPUI5
7 2 (3.77%) HTML
7 2 (3.77%) HTML5
7 2 (3.77%) SAP PI
7 2 (3.77%) SOAP
7 2 (3.77%) Web Dynpro
7 2 (3.77%) WSDL
8 1 (1.89%) EDI
8 1 (1.89%) EJB
8 1 (1.89%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (1.89%) JDBC
8 1 (1.89%) Middleware
8 1 (1.89%) REST
8 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (22.64%) Data Structures
3 9 (16.98%) Data Conversion
4 8 (15.09%) Data Extraction
5 4 (7.55%) AS400
6 3 (5.66%) FMCG
7 1 (1.89%) DataPower
7 1 (1.89%) RIA
7 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
1 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.89%) Unix
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Migration
2 27 (50.94%) Data Migration
3 21 (39.62%) Data Cleansing
4 14 (26.42%) OO
5 13 (24.53%) Validation
6 11 (20.75%) ETL
7 10 (18.87%) Workflow
8 9 (16.98%) Data Mapping
9 8 (15.09%) ERP
10 7 (13.21%) Data Transformation
11 6 (11.32%) Data Validation
12 4 (7.55%) CRM
12 4 (7.55%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (7.55%) Supply Chain Management
12 4 (7.55%) System Testing
12 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (5.66%) OOP
13 3 (5.66%) Process Improvement
14 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
14 2 (3.77%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) ABAP
2 12 (22.64%) SAPscript
3 11 (20.75%) SQL
4 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.77%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.77%) GxP
3 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (18.87%) Adobe
3 3 (5.66%) Northgate
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.89%) IBM