The table below looks at the statistics for BAPI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BAPI over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 252 232 239
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing BAPI 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.089% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.089% 0.38% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£396 - £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £425
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2248 2091 2005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.09% 23.35% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1395 1212 1068
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 121
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £20.50 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

BAPI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

BAPI Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BAPI
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

BAPI Daily Rate Trend in the South East

BAPI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BAPI across the South East region.

BAPI Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

BAPI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BAPI within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Middlesex - 2 £396 -
BAPI
England

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (100.00%) ABAP
1 11 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (45.45%) SAPscript
3 4 (36.36%) SAP ALE
3 4 (36.36%) Web Dynpro
3 4 (36.36%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Business Objects
4 3 (27.27%) Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) SAP SRM
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
5 2 (18.18%) SAP PI
5 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP SRM
1 2 (18.18%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (18.18%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) SAP BI
3 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SAP SRM Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) ABAP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) SAP BW Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SAP MDM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) SAP ALE
1 4 (36.36%) Web Dynpro
1 4 (36.36%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (18.18%) SAP PI
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) OO
1 3 (27.27%) Data Management
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) ABAP
2 5 (45.45%) SAPscript
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Business Objects
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft