The table below looks at the statistics for BAPI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BAPI over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 617 608 587
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Contract jobs citing BAPI 31 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.035% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 2
Median daily rate £450 £400 £569
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -29.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £368 £534
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £604
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14868 14636 14455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.66% 26.97% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10538 9608 9611
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 198 174
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.30 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

BAPI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

BAPI
Daily Rate Trend

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

BAPI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BAPI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BAPI within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

BAPI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BAPI
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BAPI within the UK.

BAPI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BAPI
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BAPI within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 28 £400 +1.01% 8
East of England - 6 £480 -
South West - 6 £350 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £480 -
South East -7 3 - -
London -14 3 - - 2
Bristol - 3 £338 - 1
Somerset - 2 £375 -
Midlands -2 1 - -
West Midlands -7 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Corby - 1 - -
Huntingdon - 1 £493 -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Taunton - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 with a requirement for BAPI.

1 68 (98.55%) SAP
2 46 (66.67%) ABAP
3 21 (30.43%) LSMW
4 20 (28.99%) Migration
4 20 (28.99%) Data Migration
5 16 (23.19%) SAPscript
6 15 (21.74%) SAP Smart Forms
7 14 (20.29%) Workflow
7 14 (20.29%) Oracle
8 13 (18.84%) SQL
8 13 (18.84%) ETL
8 13 (18.84%) SAP ALE
9 12 (17.39%) Manufacturing
9 12 (17.39%) ERP
10 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
11 10 (14.49%) Web Services
11 10 (14.49%) NetWeaver
11 10 (14.49%) SAP PI
11 10 (14.49%) SAP Data Services
11 10 (14.49%) SAPUI5
12 9 (13.04%) SAP Fiori
12 9 (13.04%) XML
12 9 (13.04%) Java
12 9 (13.04%) CRM
12 9 (13.04%) SAP XI
13 8 (11.59%) Finance
13 8 (11.59%) WebSphere
13 8 (11.59%) OO
13 8 (11.59%) IBM
14 7 (10.14%) Unix

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.49%) NetWeaver
2 8 (11.59%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.70%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 4 (5.80%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) SAP ERP
2 5 (7.25%) SAP MM
2 5 (7.25%) SAP PM
2 5 (7.25%) SAP SD
3 4 (5.80%) Maximo
4 3 (4.35%) SAP CO
4 3 (4.35%) SAP FI
4 3 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (2.90%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.45%) SAP EHS
6 1 (1.45%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (1.45%) SAP MII
6 1 (1.45%) SAP PLM
6 1 (1.45%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.45%) SAP R/3
6 1 (1.45%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) FTP
2 2 (2.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) SAP Data Services
3 7 (10.14%) DB2
4 6 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (8.70%) DataStage
4 6 (8.70%) SAP HANA
4 6 (8.70%) SQL Anywhere
5 2 (2.90%) BODI
5 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (30.43%) LSMW
2 2 (2.90%) Subversion
2 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.45%) Ant
3 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 8 (11.59%) Finance
3 7 (10.14%) Billing
4 5 (7.25%) Aerospace
4 5 (7.25%) Legal
5 4 (5.80%) Automotive
5 4 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (5.80%) Retail
6 2 (2.90%) Banking
6 2 (2.90%) Front Office
7 1 (1.45%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.45%) French Language
7 1 (1.45%) Marketing
7 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Consultant
1 26 (37.68%) SAP Consultant
2 15 (21.74%) Developer
3 11 (15.94%) SAP Developer
4 8 (11.59%) ABAP Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Data Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) SAP Data Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) ABAP Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Data Migration Lead
6 6 (8.70%) SAP Data Migration Lead
7 5 (7.25%) Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Data Migration Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Migration Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) SAP Migration Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) SAP PI Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) SAP PM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) SAP Smart Forms
2 13 (18.84%) SAP ALE
3 10 (14.49%) SAP PI
3 10 (14.49%) SAPUI5
3 10 (14.49%) Web Services
4 9 (13.04%) SAP Fiori
4 9 (13.04%) SAP XI
4 9 (13.04%) XML
5 5 (7.25%) jQuery
5 5 (7.25%) Web Dynpro
6 4 (5.80%) SOAP
7 3 (4.35%) EDI
7 3 (4.35%) WSDL
7 3 (4.35%) XML Schema
8 2 (2.90%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (2.90%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (2.90%) XML Messaging
9 1 (1.45%) SAP Basis
9 1 (1.45%) SAP BSP
9 1 (1.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.25%) FMCG
2 5 (7.25%) User Experience
3 4 (5.80%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.35%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.90%) Life Science
5 2 (2.90%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) CMDB
6 1 (1.45%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.45%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Linux
1 7 (10.14%) Unix
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Solaris
3 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Data Migration
1 20 (28.99%) Migration
2 14 (20.29%) Workflow
3 13 (18.84%) ETL
4 12 (17.39%) ERP
5 9 (13.04%) CRM
6 8 (11.59%) OO
7 6 (8.70%) Logistics
8 5 (7.25%) Regression Testing
8 5 (7.25%) SOA
9 4 (5.80%) Change Management
9 4 (5.80%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (5.80%) Information Security
9 4 (5.80%) iOS Development
10 3 (4.35%) BPEL
10 3 (4.35%) SAP Implementation
10 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.35%) Test Scripting
11 2 (2.90%) Data Analysis
11 2 (2.90%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (66.67%) ABAP
2 16 (23.19%) SAPscript
3 13 (18.84%) SQL
4 9 (13.04%) Java
5 6 (8.70%) C
6 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) COBOL
8 1 (1.45%) R
8 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) CCA
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 68 (98.55%) SAP
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle
3 8 (11.59%) IBM
4 6 (8.70%) Mercator
5 5 (7.25%) Informatica
6 3 (4.35%) Adobe
7 2 (2.90%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
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