The table below looks at the statistics for BAPI skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BAPI over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
UK / England
Rank 552 560 562
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing BAPI 22 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.066% 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 13
Median daily rate £469 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.69% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
12841 13430 12776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.97% 29.41% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8885 9301 8778
Median daily rate £425 £413 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 241 168
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £20.50 £19.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.55 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

BAPI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing BAPI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BAPI within the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +10 12 £469 -1.36%
London -24 3 £410 +2.50% 1
North West - 3 £650 -
East Midlands +8 1 £400 -
West Midlands -7 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 1
BAPI
UK

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BAPI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for BAPI.

1 45 (100.00%) SAP
2 25 (55.56%) ABAP
2 25 (55.56%) Migration
2 25 (55.56%) Data Migration
3 23 (51.11%) LSMW
4 21 (46.67%) Finance
5 20 (44.44%) Data Cleansing
6 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
7 15 (33.33%) XML
7 15 (33.33%) SAP HR
8 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 12 (26.67%) SAP ALE
9 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (24.44%) Data Structures
9 11 (24.44%) SAP Smart Forms
9 11 (24.44%) Validation
10 10 (22.22%) SAPscript
11 9 (20.00%) Adobe
11 9 (20.00%) OO
11 9 (20.00%) ETL
11 9 (20.00%) SQL
11 9 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
12 8 (17.78%) Data Mapping
12 8 (17.78%) Workflow
13 7 (15.56%) Data Conversion
13 7 (15.56%) Data Transformation
14 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (13.33%) Data Extraction
14 6 (13.33%) Data Validation
14 6 (13.33%) T-SQL

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (33.33%) SAP HR
2 5 (11.11%) SAP FI
3 4 (8.89%) SAP ERP
4 3 (6.67%) SAP SD
5 2 (4.44%) SAP APO
5 2 (4.44%) SAP CRM
5 2 (4.44%) SAP EHS
6 1 (2.22%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (2.22%) SAP MDM
6 1 (2.22%) SAP MM
6 1 (2.22%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.44%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (51.11%) LSMW
2 1 (2.22%) NWDS
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Composer
General
1 21 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.89%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.22%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Consultant
1 16 (35.56%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (24.44%) ABAP Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) SAP Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Data Migration Specialist
3 10 (22.22%) Migration Specialist
4 8 (17.78%) HR Specialist
5 7 (15.56%) Data Consultant
5 7 (15.56%) SAP Data Consultant
6 6 (13.33%) ABAP Consultant
6 6 (13.33%) Data Migration Consultant
6 6 (13.33%) Migration Consultant
6 6 (13.33%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
6 6 (13.33%) SAP Migration Consultant
7 5 (11.11%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
8 4 (8.89%) Data Manager
8 4 (8.89%) Data Migration Manager
8 4 (8.89%) Migration Manager
9 3 (6.67%) SAP HR Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) XML
2 12 (26.67%) SAP ALE
3 11 (24.44%) SAP Smart Forms
4 5 (11.11%) SAP XI
5 4 (8.89%) SAP Fiori
5 4 (8.89%) Web Services
6 3 (6.67%) SAPUI5
7 2 (4.44%) HTML
7 2 (4.44%) HTML5
7 2 (4.44%) SAP PI
7 2 (4.44%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (2.22%) EJB
8 1 (2.22%) JDBC
8 1 (2.22%) Middleware
8 1 (2.22%) OLE
8 1 (2.22%) SOAP
8 1 (2.22%) WSDL
8 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (24.44%) Data Structures
2 7 (15.56%) Data Conversion
3 6 (13.33%) Data Extraction
4 3 (6.67%) FMCG
5 2 (4.44%) AS400
6 1 (2.22%) RIA
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Data Migration
1 25 (55.56%) Migration
2 20 (44.44%) Data Cleansing
3 11 (24.44%) Validation
4 9 (20.00%) ETL
4 9 (20.00%) OO
5 8 (17.78%) Data Mapping
5 8 (17.78%) Workflow
6 7 (15.56%) Data Transformation
7 6 (13.33%) Data Validation
7 6 (13.33%) ERP
8 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (8.89%) Process Improvement
8 4 (8.89%) Supply Chain Management
8 4 (8.89%) System Testing
9 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
10 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (4.44%) SAP Implementation
10 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) ABAP
2 10 (22.22%) SAPscript
3 9 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.22%) GxP
3 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (20.00%) Adobe
3 3 (6.67%) Northgate
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.22%) TIBCO