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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 421 391 395
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +4
Contract jobs citing BAPI 3 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.092% 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.042% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 11
Average daily rate
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- £390 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7217 7157 7283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.94% 31.23% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5232 5147 5222
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 33 96
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (42.86%) ABAP
3 4 (28.57%) SAP WM
3 4 (28.57%) SAP ALE
4 3 (21.43%) Legal
4 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 3 (21.43%) Web Dynpro
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (21.43%) Workflow
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) MIIS
5 2 (14.29%) SAPscript
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (14.29%) SAP XI
5 2 (14.29%) LSMW
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) SAP PI
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
6 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
6 1 (7.14%) FMCG
6 1 (7.14%) Cash Management
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP WM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (7.14%) SAP MDM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
2 1 (7.14%) SAP PM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.14%) SAP SD
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.14%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) LSMW
General
1 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (21.43%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Consultant
2 7 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) ABAP Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
4 3 (21.43%) SAP WM Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) SAP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP MDM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP PM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) ABAP Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) SAP ALE
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (14.29%) SAP XI
3 2 (14.29%) SAP PI
4 1 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
1 1 (7.14%) FMCG
1 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Workflow
1 3 (21.43%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Cash Management
3 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
3 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services Management
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) ABAP
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) SAPscript
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) MIIS
1 2 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects