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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 254 242 221
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs citing BAPI 4 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.040% 0.093% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.40% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
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£396 £500 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.80% +30.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £288 £340
% change year-on-year
+56.52% -15.44%
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
2362 2250 2018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.47% 23.21% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1430 1304 1044
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 50 135
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BAPI across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

BAPI Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 2 £396 -
Surrey - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
BAPI
England

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 15 (100.00%) ABAP
1 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (53.33%) SAP ALE
3 6 (40.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 5 (33.33%) SAPscript
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (26.67%) Workflow
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) Web Dynpro
6 3 (20.00%) Data Management
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (20.00%) Business Objects
6 3 (20.00%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (13.33%) CRM
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
7 2 (13.33%) SAP CRM
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (13.33%) Replication
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
7 2 (13.33%) Syclo
7 2 (13.33%) Master Data Management

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP CRM
1 2 (13.33%) SAP MDM
1 2 (13.33%) SAP SRM
1 2 (13.33%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (13.33%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (6.67%) SAP BI
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
1 9 (60.00%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Functional Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SAP CRM Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) ABAP Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) ABAP Developer
4 2 (13.33%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) SAP SRM Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) SAP MDM Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAP BW Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) SAP ALE
2 6 (40.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (26.67%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (13.33%) SAP PI
5 1 (6.67%) MDX
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Replication
1 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Workflow
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Master Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) ABAP
2 5 (33.33%) SAPscript
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Syclo
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft