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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
UK / England
Rank 572 583 562
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing BAPI 7 29 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.061% 0.078%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.053% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 10
Median daily rate £400 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £540
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
13151 13715 12976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.40% 28.76% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9187 9556 8677
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 237 173
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.56 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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
London +11 3 £400 - 2
West Midlands +9 1 - -
BAPI
UK

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 34 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (58.82%) ABAP
2 20 (58.82%) Finance
3 17 (50.00%) Migration
3 17 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (44.12%) Data Cleansing
4 15 (44.12%) LSMW
4 15 (44.12%) XML
4 15 (44.12%) SAP HR
5 12 (35.29%) SAP ALE
5 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
6 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (29.41%) SAP Smart Forms
7 10 (29.41%) Workflow
8 8 (23.53%) Data Structures
8 8 (23.53%) Data Mapping
9 7 (20.59%) Data Validation
9 7 (20.59%) Data Transformation
9 7 (20.59%) Validation
9 7 (20.59%) OO
10 6 (17.65%) SAPscript
11 5 (14.71%) SAP XI
11 5 (14.71%) Web Services
11 5 (14.71%) Adobe
11 5 (14.71%) ERP
12 4 (11.76%) System Testing
12 4 (11.76%) SAP Fiori
12 4 (11.76%) Process Improvement
12 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring

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 2 (5.88%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (44.12%) SAP HR
2 3 (8.82%) SAP ERP
2 3 (8.82%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (5.88%) SAP CRM
3 2 (5.88%) SAP EHS
4 1 (2.94%) SAP CAR
4 1 (2.94%) SAP Retail
4 1 (2.94%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) LSMW
2 1 (2.94%) NWDS
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Composer
General
1 20 (58.82%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Aerospace
2 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) ABAP Developer
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
1 11 (32.35%) SAP Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Data Migration Specialist
2 10 (29.41%) Migration Specialist
3 8 (23.53%) HR Specialist
4 7 (20.59%) Consultant
4 7 (20.59%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (14.71%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
6 4 (11.76%) Data Manager
6 4 (11.76%) Data Migration Manager
6 4 (11.76%) Migration Manager
7 3 (8.82%) ABAP Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) HR Manager
7 3 (8.82%) SAP HR Specialist
8 2 (5.88%) CRM Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) SAP Data Manager
8 2 (5.88%) SAP Manager
8 2 (5.88%) SAPUI5 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) XML
2 12 (35.29%) SAP ALE
3 10 (29.41%) SAP Smart Forms
4 5 (14.71%) SAP XI
4 5 (14.71%) Web Services
5 4 (11.76%) SAP Fiori
5 4 (11.76%) Web Dynpro
6 3 (8.82%) SAP PI
6 3 (8.82%) SAPUI5
7 2 (5.88%) HTML
7 2 (5.88%) HTML5
8 1 (2.94%) EJB
8 1 (2.94%) JDBC
8 1 (2.94%) Middleware
8 1 (2.94%) OLE
8 1 (2.94%) SAP Business Workflow
8 1 (2.94%) SOAP
8 1 (2.94%) WSDL
8 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (23.53%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) RIA
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 17 (50.00%) Migration
2 15 (44.12%) Data Cleansing
3 10 (29.41%) Workflow
4 8 (23.53%) Data Mapping
5 7 (20.59%) Data Transformation
5 7 (20.59%) Data Validation
5 7 (20.59%) OO
5 7 (20.59%) Validation
6 5 (14.71%) ERP
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (11.76%) Process Improvement
7 4 (11.76%) Supply Chain Management
7 4 (11.76%) System Testing
8 3 (8.82%) CRM
9 2 (5.88%) Change Management
9 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.88%) MVC
9 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) ABAP
2 6 (17.65%) SAPscript
3 2 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.94%) QA
1 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (14.71%) Adobe
3 3 (8.82%) Northgate
3 3 (8.82%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.94%) TIBCO