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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 567 558 531
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -27
Contract jobs citing BAPI 29 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.074% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.27% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 34
Average daily rate £463 £350 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £388
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £46.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
13519 12732 12319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.65% 27.04% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9470 8568 7886
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 179 254
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.28 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 17 £400 +14.28% 2
East of England - 6 £475 -
South East +10 2 - - 1
North East - 2 £431 -
West Midlands -13 1 - -
East Midlands -17 1 - -
BAPI
UK

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 58 (100.00%) SAP
2 32 (55.17%) ABAP
3 17 (29.31%) Migration
3 17 (29.31%) SAP PI
4 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
4 16 (27.59%) SAP ALE
5 15 (25.86%) Web Services
5 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
6 12 (20.69%) SAP XI
7 11 (18.97%) SAP MM
7 11 (18.97%) Data Migration
7 11 (18.97%) SAP HANA
8 10 (17.24%) SAPscript
9 9 (15.52%) Manufacturing
9 9 (15.52%) NetWeaver
9 9 (15.52%) ETL
9 9 (15.52%) Procure-to-pay
9 9 (15.52%) SAPUI5
10 8 (13.79%) SAP Fiori
10 8 (13.79%) SAP Data Services
10 8 (13.79%) ERP
10 8 (13.79%) XML
10 8 (13.79%) LSMW
10 8 (13.79%) SAP SRM
11 7 (12.07%) SAP Smart Forms
11 7 (12.07%) Java
12 6 (10.34%) High Availability
12 6 (10.34%) WSO2
12 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (10.34%) EAI

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (15.52%) NetWeaver
2 3 (5.17%) SAP Portal
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 11 (18.97%) SAP MM
2 8 (13.79%) SAP SRM
3 5 (8.62%) SAP ERP
3 5 (8.62%) SAP PM
4 4 (6.90%) SAP CO
4 4 (6.90%) SAP FI
4 4 (6.90%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (6.90%) SAP GRC
5 3 (5.17%) Maximo
5 3 (5.17%) SAP SD
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (1.72%) SAP HR
7 1 (1.72%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.72%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) FTP
2 2 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SAP HANA
2 8 (13.79%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.45%) BODI
5 2 (3.45%) Data Mart
5 2 (3.45%) MS Access
5 2 (3.45%) PowerCenter
5 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) LSMW
2 2 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (15.52%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
3 5 (8.62%) Retail
4 4 (6.90%) Aerospace
4 4 (6.90%) Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Publishing
5 3 (5.17%) Legal
6 2 (3.45%) Front Office
6 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Consultant
1 25 (43.10%) SAP Consultant
2 14 (24.14%) Developer
3 10 (17.24%) SAP Developer
4 8 (13.79%) ABAP Consultant
5 7 (12.07%) Data Consultant
5 7 (12.07%) SAP Data Consultant
5 7 (12.07%) SAP Manager
6 6 (10.34%) ABAP Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Integration Architect
6 6 (10.34%) SAP Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Data Migration Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Migration Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) SAP Migration Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Technical Manager
8 4 (6.90%) SAP PI Developer
8 4 (6.90%) SAP PM Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) NetWeaver Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) SAP PI
2 16 (27.59%) SAP ALE
3 15 (25.86%) Web Services
4 12 (20.69%) SAP XI
5 9 (15.52%) SAPUI5
6 8 (13.79%) SAP Fiori
6 8 (13.79%) XML
7 7 (12.07%) SAP Smart Forms
8 6 (10.34%) Middleware
8 6 (10.34%) Web Dynpro
9 5 (8.62%) SOAP
10 4 (6.90%) jQuery
10 4 (6.90%) SAP Basis
10 4 (6.90%) WSDL
11 2 (3.45%) IBM Integration Bus
11 2 (3.45%) JMS
11 2 (3.45%) REST
11 2 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (3.45%) XSD
12 1 (1.72%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) User Experience
3 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.45%) Data Conversion
4 2 (3.45%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.45%) DataPower
4 2 (3.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Unix
2 2 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Migration
2 11 (18.97%) Data Migration
3 9 (15.52%) ETL
3 9 (15.52%) Procure-to-pay
4 8 (13.79%) ERP
5 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (10.34%) EAI
5 6 (10.34%) High Availability
5 6 (10.34%) Workflow
6 5 (8.62%) Regression Testing
6 5 (8.62%) SOA
7 4 (6.90%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (6.90%) Information Security
7 4 (6.90%) OO
7 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.90%) SAP Security
8 3 (5.17%) BPEL
8 3 (5.17%) iOS Development
8 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (55.17%) ABAP
2 10 (17.24%) SAPscript
3 7 (12.07%) Java
4 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) CCA
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (10.34%) WSO2
3 5 (8.62%) Informatica
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Ariba
5 2 (3.45%) Cognos
5 2 (3.45%) IBM
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.72%) Capita
6 1 (1.72%) SEEBURGER