The first table below looks at the demand for BAPI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BAPI over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 123 122 105
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing BAPI 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.075% 0.083% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £268 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
809 730 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.24% 30.24% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 361 215
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 16
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +37.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.74 £30.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.50 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
BAPI
UK

BAPI
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

BAPI Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

BAPI
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

BAPI Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

BAPI
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) SAP .NET Connector
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) SAP .NET Connector
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP