The table below looks at the statistics for BAPI skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 399 396 376
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Contract jobs citing BAPI 11 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.049% 0.078% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 7
Average daily rate
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£368 £600 £535
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.75% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £600 £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £288 £340
% change year-on-year
+56.52% -15.44%
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6672 7111 6374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.91% 29.36% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4738 5103 4617
Average daily rate £425 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 64
Average hourly rate £22.50 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £170.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

BAPI
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BAPI across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

BAPI Jobs Demand Trend in London

BAPI
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BAPI across the London region.

BAPI Daily Rate Trend in London

BAPI
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BAPI across the London region.

BAPI Hourly Rate Trend in London

BAPI
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BAPI within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
City of London +20 1 £365 -
BAPI
England

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 29 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (37.93%) SAP WM
3 10 (34.48%) Validation
4 8 (27.59%) ABAP
5 7 (24.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
6 6 (20.69%) Legal
7 5 (17.24%) SAP ALE
7 5 (17.24%) NetWeaver
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle
8 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
8 4 (13.79%) SOA
8 4 (13.79%) SOAP
8 4 (13.79%) TIBCO
8 4 (13.79%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
8 4 (13.79%) Web Dynpro
8 4 (13.79%) LSMW
8 4 (13.79%) REST
9 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
9 3 (10.34%) Migration
9 3 (10.34%) SAP Smart Forms
9 3 (10.34%) Workflow
9 3 (10.34%) Finance
9 3 (10.34%) SAP BW
9 3 (10.34%) SAPscript
9 3 (10.34%) Web Services
10 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.90%) MIIS
10 2 (6.90%) SAP PI

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (17.24%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (37.93%) SAP WM
2 4 (13.79%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.45%) SAP SD
3 1 (3.45%) SAP APO
3 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.45%) SAP MDM
3 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) LSMW
General
1 7 (24.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (20.69%) Legal
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Consultant
2 16 (55.17%) SAP Consultant
3 9 (31.03%) SAP WM Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) TIBCO Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) ABAP Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) SAP Developer
5 3 (10.34%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) SAP APO Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) ABAP Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) SAP SD Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) SAP MDM Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) SAP Data Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) SAP ALE
2 4 (13.79%) Web Dynpro
2 4 (13.79%) SOAP
2 4 (13.79%) REST
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (6.90%) SAP PI
5 1 (3.45%) SAP XI
5 1 (3.45%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.45%) FMCG
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Validation
2 4 (13.79%) SOA
2 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Workflow
3 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.45%) Cash Management
5 1 (3.45%) Master Data Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Management
5 1 (3.45%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services Management
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.45%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) ABAP
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.34%) SAPscript
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) MIIS
1 2 (6.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) TIBCO
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.45%) Twitter