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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 403 415 417
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing BAPI 12 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.075% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Average daily rate
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£413 £483 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.50% -8.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £410 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BAPI
England

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
7449 7391 8050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.41% 30.87% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5470 5160 5812
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BAPI across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

BAPI Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 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
City of London +3 2 £413 +50.00%
BAPI
England

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (42.86%) SAP SD
2 9 (42.86%) SAP MM
3 6 (28.57%) Retail
3 6 (28.57%) Web Services
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) ABAP
4 5 (23.81%) Workflow
4 5 (23.81%) SAP Retail
4 5 (23.81%) SAP ALE
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (19.05%) Informatica
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
5 4 (19.05%) JMS
6 3 (14.29%) ETL
6 3 (14.29%) Cognos
6 3 (14.29%) PowerCenter
6 3 (14.29%) EDI
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Banking
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) System Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Life Science
6 3 (14.29%) Data Mart
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) SAP MM
1 9 (42.86%) SAP SD
2 5 (23.81%) SAP Retail
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
3 1 (4.76%) SAP WM
3 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
3 1 (4.76%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) PowerCenter
1 3 (14.29%) Data Mart
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) LSMW
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Finance
5 1 (4.76%) Legal
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Consultant
2 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) ABAP Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Informatica Developer
3 4 (19.05%) SAP MM Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) SAP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Retail Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) SAP SD Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) SAP PM Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) SAP ALE
3 4 (19.05%) JMS
4 3 (14.29%) EDI
5 2 (9.52%) SAP XI
5 2 (9.52%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (9.52%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (4.76%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Life Science
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Workflow
2 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 3 (14.29%) System Testing
3 3 (14.29%) ETL
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Cash Management
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
1 5 (23.81%) ABAP
2 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Control-M
2 1 (4.76%) MIIS
2 1 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Informatica
3 3 (14.29%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe