The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 527 487 548
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +61
Contract jobs citing BAPI 30 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.081% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.30% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 6
Average daily rate £600 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.83% -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.44% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13748 11579 14356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.77% 26.81% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9003 7377 8666
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 338 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
BAPI
UK

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -29 18 £600 +12.14% 4
South East -17 9 £500 +30.29% 4
North West -19 1 - - 2
West Midlands -20 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
Midlands - - - -
BAPI
UK

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 43 (64.18%) SAP
2 28 (41.79%) Finance
3 27 (40.30%) ABAP
4 25 (37.31%) WebSphere
5 24 (35.82%) LogLogic
5 24 (35.82%) DataPower
5 24 (35.82%) Banking
5 24 (35.82%) WebSphere Process Server
5 24 (35.82%) Online Banking
5 24 (35.82%) Tivoli
5 24 (35.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 24 (35.82%) Oracle
5 24 (35.82%) DB2
5 24 (35.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 24 (35.82%) C
5 24 (35.82%) HP
5 24 (35.82%) TeamSite
5 24 (35.82%) Internet
6 17 (25.37%) SAP Smart Forms
6 17 (25.37%) LSMW
7 15 (22.39%) SAP ALE
7 15 (22.39%) Data Migration
7 15 (22.39%) Migration
8 13 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (17.91%) CRM
10 11 (16.42%) SAP MM
10 11 (16.42%) Financial Institution
10 11 (16.42%) Validation
11 10 (14.93%) SAPscript
12 9 (13.43%) SAP SD

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 25 (37.31%) WebSphere
2 24 (35.82%) WebSphere Application Server
2 24 (35.82%) TeamSite
2 24 (35.82%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (16.42%) SAP MM
2 9 (13.43%) SAP SD
2 9 (13.43%) SAP FI
3 8 (11.94%) SAP CRM
4 4 (5.97%) SAP APO
4 4 (5.97%) SAP PM
4 4 (5.97%) SAP WM
4 4 (5.97%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (4.48%) SAP ERP
6 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (2.99%) SAP HR
7 1 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (1.49%) SAP MDM
7 1 (1.49%) SAP CO
7 1 (1.49%) SAP SCM
7 1 (1.49%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.49%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.82%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) DB2
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.49%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) LSMW
2 1 (1.49%) PowerBuilder
General
1 28 (41.79%) Finance
2 24 (35.82%) Banking
3 11 (16.42%) Financial Institution
4 6 (8.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.97%) Publishing
6 3 (4.48%) Retail
6 3 (4.48%) Automotive
7 1 (1.49%) Legal
7 1 (1.49%) Billing
7 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Architect
2 24 (35.82%) Consultant
2 24 (35.82%) Solutions Architect
3 23 (34.33%) SAP Consultant
4 12 (17.91%) Developer
5 11 (16.42%) ABAP Developer
5 11 (16.42%) SAP Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Migration Consultant
7 7 (10.45%) Data Consultant
7 7 (10.45%) Data Migration Consultant
8 6 (8.96%) SAP Data Consultant
8 6 (8.96%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
9 5 (7.46%) SAP Technical Consultant
9 5 (7.46%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (5.97%) SAP MM Consultant
11 2 (2.99%) SAP APO Consultant
11 2 (2.99%) SAP SD Consultant
11 2 (2.99%) SAP PP Consultant
12 1 (1.49%) SAP WM Consultant
12 1 (1.49%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) SAP Smart Forms
2 15 (22.39%) SAP ALE
3 8 (11.94%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (5.97%) EDI
4 4 (5.97%) SAP Business Workflow
5 3 (4.48%) SAP BSP
6 1 (1.49%) SAP XI
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.49%) Middleware
6 1 (1.49%) Web Services
6 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Online Banking
1 24 (35.82%) DataPower
2 7 (10.45%) AS400
3 6 (8.96%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.99%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.49%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Data Migration
1 15 (22.39%) Migration
2 13 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (17.91%) CRM
4 11 (16.42%) Validation
5 9 (13.43%) ETL
6 8 (11.94%) Logistics
7 7 (10.45%) Workflow
8 5 (7.46%) OO
9 4 (5.97%) ERP
9 4 (5.97%) Resource Management
9 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.48%) OOP
10 3 (4.48%) Performance Management
10 3 (4.48%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (4.48%) Data Mapping
11 2 (2.99%) Procure-to-pay
11 2 (2.99%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (2.99%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) ABAP
2 24 (35.82%) C
3 10 (14.93%) SAPscript
4 8 (11.94%) SQL
4 8 (11.94%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.97%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.99%) GxP
Systems Management
1 24 (35.82%) Tivoli
1 24 (35.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 43 (64.18%) SAP
2 24 (35.82%) Oracle
2 24 (35.82%) HP
2 24 (35.82%) LogLogic
3 8 (11.94%) Informatica
4 4 (5.97%) Adobe
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
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