The table below looks at the statistics for BAPI skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BAPI over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank - - 110
Contract jobs citing BAPI 0 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £500 £424
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +17.92%
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
805 806 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.01% 28.33% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 453 534
Average daily rate £339 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £16.45 £17.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.96 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

BAPI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

BAPI Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BAPI
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

BAPI Daily Rate Trend in the North West

BAPI
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BAPI within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
BAPI
England

BAPI
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (100.00%) ABAP
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) SAPscript
2 4 (80.00%) LSMW
3 3 (60.00%) Workflow
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (60.00%) SAP ALE
3 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe
4 2 (40.00%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (40.00%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) EAM
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) SAP SRM
5 1 (20.00%) SAP HCM
5 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
5 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP SRM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HCM
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) LSMW
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) ABAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP HR Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Smart Forms
1 3 (60.00%) SAP ALE
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Business Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) EAM
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) ABAP
2 4 (80.00%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe