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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BAPI over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 154 - 130
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BAPI 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% - 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% - 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £393
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
935 824 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.65% 21.52% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 532 433
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 11
Median hourly rate £27.75 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.62% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £16.16 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

BAPI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for BAPI.

1 2 (100.00%) ABAP
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) SAPscript
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Smart Forms
1 2 (100.00%) SAP XI
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) ABAP Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Smart Forms
1 2 (100.00%) SAP XI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) ABAP
1 2 (100.00%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP