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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 565 534 504
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -30
Contract jobs citing BAPI 20 42 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.085% 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 22
Average daily rate
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£411 £400 £499
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% -19.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £328 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £393 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -12.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
14402 13879 13547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.91% 28.07% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9876 9038 8764
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £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 222 202 264
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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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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 -25 12 £413 -9.83% 2
South East -19 5 - -
North West -20 1 £375 -8.53% 2
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UK

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 42 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (54.76%) ABAP
3 12 (28.57%) SAP MM
4 11 (26.19%) Workflow
5 10 (23.81%) SAPscript
5 10 (23.81%) SQL
5 10 (23.81%) Web Services
5 10 (23.81%) SAP ALE
6 9 (21.43%) OO
6 9 (21.43%) SAP SD
7 8 (19.05%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (19.05%) SAP PI
7 8 (19.05%) LSMW
7 8 (19.05%) SAP Smart Forms
8 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 7 (16.67%) Oracle
8 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
8 7 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
8 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 6 (14.29%) Degree
9 6 (14.29%) Retail
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (14.29%) Migration
10 5 (11.90%) SAP XI
10 5 (11.90%) Data Management
10 5 (11.90%) SAP Retail
10 5 (11.90%) Finance
10 5 (11.90%) Project Management

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 6 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (7.14%) NetWeaver
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (28.57%) SAP MM
2 9 (21.43%) SAP SD
3 5 (11.90%) SAP Retail
4 3 (7.14%) SAP MII
4 3 (7.14%) SAP MDM
5 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.38%) SAP PM
5 1 (2.38%) SAP APO
5 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.38%) SAP WM
5 1 (2.38%) SAP CRM
5 1 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.38%) SAP SCM
5 1 (2.38%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (7.14%) PowerCenter
2 3 (7.14%) Data Mart
2 3 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (7.14%) SAP HANA
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) SAP BW
3 2 (4.76%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) LSMW
2 1 (2.38%) NWDS
General
1 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 6 (14.29%) Retail
3 5 (11.90%) Finance
4 4 (9.52%) Automotive
5 3 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 3 (7.14%) Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Marketing
6 1 (2.38%) German Language
6 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Consultant
2 19 (45.24%) SAP Consultant
3 15 (35.71%) Developer
4 10 (23.81%) ABAP Developer
4 10 (23.81%) SAP Developer
5 8 (19.05%) SAP MM Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Management Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Data Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) SAP MDM Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) SAP Data Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Data Migration Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) SAP Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Designer
8 1 (2.38%) SAP CRM Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) Web Services
1 10 (23.81%) SAP ALE
2 8 (19.05%) SAP PI
2 8 (19.05%) SAP Smart Forms
3 7 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
4 5 (11.90%) SAP XI
5 4 (9.52%) XML
5 4 (9.52%) JMS
6 3 (7.14%) EDI
6 3 (7.14%) Middleware
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (4.76%) MDX
8 1 (2.38%) REST
8 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.76%) Statistics
3 2 (4.76%) Life Science
4 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) FMCG
4 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Workflow
2 9 (21.43%) OO
3 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 6 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (11.90%) Data Management
5 5 (11.90%) OOP
5 5 (11.90%) ETL
5 5 (11.90%) Project Management
6 4 (9.52%) Validation
6 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.52%) Logistics
6 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.14%) System Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Time Management
7 3 (7.14%) Master Data Management
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) ABAP
2 10 (23.81%) SAPscript
2 10 (23.81%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 4 (9.52%) Java
4 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Control-M
1 2 (4.76%) MIIS
1 2 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) Adobe
3 4 (9.52%) Informatica
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.14%) Cognos
5 2 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) Twitter
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