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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 567 519 517
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -2
Contract jobs citing BAPI 8 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.073% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.058% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 17
Average daily rate
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- £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £410 £420
% change year-on-year
- -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
13812 13476 12888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.78% 28.14% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9443 8867 8294
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £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 211 194 319
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £21.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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
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 7 July 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
South East -17 5 - - 2
London -24 2 - -
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BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 35 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (68.57%) ABAP
3 13 (37.14%) SAPscript
4 10 (28.57%) SAP Smart Forms
4 10 (28.57%) SAP ALE
5 9 (25.71%) OO
6 8 (22.86%) Business Objects
6 8 (22.86%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (22.86%) Workflow
6 8 (22.86%) LSMW
6 8 (22.86%) SAP PI
7 7 (20.00%) Manufacturing
7 7 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
8 6 (17.14%) Validation
8 6 (17.14%) Web Services
8 6 (17.14%) Degree
8 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (14.29%) Data Management
9 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 5 (14.29%) SQL
9 5 (14.29%) OOP
9 5 (14.29%) Migration
9 5 (14.29%) SAP XI
9 5 (14.29%) SAP MM
9 5 (14.29%) Project Management
10 4 (11.43%) SAP WM
10 4 (11.43%) Finance
10 4 (11.43%) Automotive
10 4 (11.43%) Java
10 4 (11.43%) Adobe

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (8.57%) NetWeaver
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) SAP MM
2 4 (11.43%) SAP WM
3 3 (8.57%) SAP MII
3 3 (8.57%) SAP MDM
4 1 (2.86%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.86%) SAP PM
4 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.86%) SAP SCM
4 1 (2.86%) SAP HCM
4 1 (2.86%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (2.86%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (2.86%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (2.86%) SAP SD
4 1 (2.86%) SAP APO
4 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.86%) SAP CRM
4 1 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (8.57%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (8.57%) SAP HANA
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.71%) SAP BW
3 2 (5.71%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) LSMW
2 1 (2.86%) NWDS
General
1 7 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Automotive
3 3 (8.57%) Legal
3 3 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Consultant
2 16 (45.71%) SAP Consultant
3 11 (31.43%) Developer
4 10 (28.57%) ABAP Developer
4 10 (28.57%) SAP Developer
5 4 (11.43%) SAP MM Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) SAP WM Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Management Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) ABAP Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) SAP MDM Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Designer
8 1 (2.86%) SAP CRM Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Middleware Architect
8 1 (2.86%) SAP Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) CRM Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) SAP BW Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) SAP Smart Forms
1 10 (28.57%) SAP ALE
2 8 (22.86%) SAP PI
3 7 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
4 6 (17.14%) Web Services
5 5 (14.29%) SAP XI
6 3 (8.57%) Middleware
6 3 (8.57%) XML
7 2 (5.71%) EDI
7 2 (5.71%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (5.71%) MDX
8 1 (2.86%) REST
8 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.71%) Statistics
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) FMCG
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) OO
2 8 (22.86%) Workflow
3 6 (17.14%) Validation
3 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 5 (14.29%) Migration
4 5 (14.29%) Data Management
4 5 (14.29%) OOP
4 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Logistics
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (8.57%) Time Management
6 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) Quality Management
6 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Master Data Management
7 2 (5.71%) ETL
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) ABAP
2 13 (37.14%) SAPscript
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) MIIS
1 2 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (22.86%) Business Objects
3 4 (11.43%) Adobe
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) Twitter