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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 564 529 492
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -37
Contract jobs citing BAPI 15 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.050% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.18% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 19
Average daily rate
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£396 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £540 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £610 £693
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -12 9 £376 -37.29% 1
West Midlands -8 2 £488 -
South East -20 2 £396 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Midlands - 1 - -
BAPI
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BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 49 (100.00%) SAP
2 28 (57.14%) ABAP
3 12 (24.49%) SAP ALE
4 10 (20.41%) LSMW
4 10 (20.41%) SAPscript
5 9 (18.37%) SQL
6 8 (16.33%) SAP WM
6 8 (16.33%) Web Dynpro
6 8 (16.33%) SAP Smart Forms
7 7 (14.29%) Validation
7 7 (14.29%) Migration
7 7 (14.29%) Finance
7 7 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (14.29%) Oracle
8 6 (12.24%) Workflow
8 6 (12.24%) Legal
9 5 (10.20%) SAP IS-U
9 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
9 5 (10.20%) Data Migration
9 5 (10.20%) SAP PI
9 5 (10.20%) REST
9 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
9 5 (10.20%) SAP MM
9 5 (10.20%) NetWeaver
9 5 (10.20%) SOAP
9 5 (10.20%) Web Services
9 5 (10.20%) OO
9 5 (10.20%) SOA
10 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (10.20%) NetWeaver
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (16.33%) SAP WM
2 5 (10.20%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (10.20%) SAP MM
3 4 (8.16%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (6.12%) SAP MDM
5 2 (4.08%) SAP APO
5 2 (4.08%) SAP CRM
5 2 (4.08%) SAP SRM
6 1 (2.04%) SAP SCM
6 1 (2.04%) SAP CO
6 1 (2.04%) SAP PM
6 1 (2.04%) SAP HCM
6 1 (2.04%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (2.04%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (2.04%) SAP FI
6 1 (2.04%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (8.16%) SAP BW
2 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.12%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.04%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) LSMW
2 1 (2.04%) NWDS
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
1 7 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (12.24%) Legal
3 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.16%) Automotive
5 2 (4.08%) Billing
6 1 (2.04%) German Language
6 1 (2.04%) Retail
6 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Consultant
2 26 (53.06%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (16.33%) Developer
3 8 (16.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 8 (16.33%) Functional Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) ABAP Developer
4 7 (14.29%) SAP Developer
5 6 (12.24%) SAP WM Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) TIBCO Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) SAP MM Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) ABAP Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Management Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) SAP SRM Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) CRM Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) SAP MDM Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) SAP BW Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) SAP ALE
2 8 (16.33%) Web Dynpro
2 8 (16.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 5 (10.20%) SAP PI
3 5 (10.20%) REST
3 5 (10.20%) SOAP
3 5 (10.20%) Web Services
4 2 (4.08%) EDI
4 2 (4.08%) XML
4 2 (4.08%) Middleware
4 2 (4.08%) SAP XI
5 1 (2.04%) MDX
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.08%) Replication
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Statistics
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) FMCG
3 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Validation
1 7 (14.29%) Migration
2 6 (12.24%) Workflow
3 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
3 5 (10.20%) Data Migration
3 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (10.20%) OO
3 5 (10.20%) SOA
4 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (8.16%) Data Management
4 4 (8.16%) Logistics
5 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.12%) Master Data Management
5 3 (6.12%) Quality Management
5 3 (6.12%) CRM
6 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) ABAP
2 10 (20.41%) SAPscript
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.12%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) MIIS
1 2 (4.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Business Objects
3 4 (8.16%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) Twitter
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe
5 1 (2.04%) IBM