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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 610 624 582
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -42
Contract jobs citing BAPI 33 17 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.030% 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.11% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 6
Median daily rate £400 £396 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £367 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
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
15063 15371 15061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.38% 27.49% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10626 10275 9847
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 213 213
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 June 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 15 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 June 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 +25 31 £388 -2.14% 3
South West - 9 £365 -
East Midlands - 4 - -
Bristol - 4 £350 -
London +13 3 - - 1
South East +4 3 - - 1
Somerset - 3 £370 -
Berkshire -8 1 - -
West Midlands -20 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Corby - 1 - -
Taunton - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 61 (98.39%) SAP
2 45 (72.58%) ABAP
3 22 (35.48%) LSMW
4 16 (25.81%) SAPscript
4 16 (25.81%) Migration
4 16 (25.81%) SAP Smart Forms
4 16 (25.81%) Data Migration
5 14 (22.58%) Workflow
6 13 (20.97%) OO
6 13 (20.97%) Manufacturing
7 12 (19.35%) SAP ALE
7 12 (19.35%) CRM
8 11 (17.74%) ERP
8 11 (17.74%) SAP Fiori
9 10 (16.13%) SAPUI5
9 10 (16.13%) SAP HANA
9 10 (16.13%) XML
9 10 (16.13%) Finance
10 9 (14.52%) NetWeaver
10 9 (14.52%) SQL
10 9 (14.52%) Web Services
11 8 (12.90%) ETL
11 8 (12.90%) Oracle
11 8 (12.90%) SAP Data Services
12 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
12 7 (11.29%) Java
12 7 (11.29%) Web Dynpro
13 6 (9.68%) SAP XI
13 6 (9.68%) Logistics
13 6 (9.68%) Retail

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 9 (14.52%) NetWeaver
2 6 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.45%) SAP Portal
4 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) SAP ERP
2 5 (8.06%) SAP CO
2 5 (8.06%) SAP FI
2 5 (8.06%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (8.06%) SAP MM
2 5 (8.06%) SAP SD
3 4 (6.45%) SAP HR
4 2 (3.23%) Maximo
4 2 (3.23%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.61%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.61%) SAP EHS
5 1 (1.61%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (1.61%) SAP MII
5 1 (1.61%) SAP PLM
5 1 (1.61%) SAP R/3
5 1 (1.61%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) HTTP
2 3 (4.84%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SAP HANA
2 8 (12.90%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.84%) DB2
5 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.23%) DataStage
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Anywhere
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 22 (35.48%) LSMW
2 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.23%) Subversion
3 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.61%) Ant
General
1 13 (20.97%) Manufacturing
2 10 (16.13%) Finance
3 6 (9.68%) Retail
4 5 (8.06%) Aerospace
5 4 (6.45%) Automotive
5 4 (6.45%) Legal
6 3 (4.84%) Billing
6 3 (4.84%) Publishing
7 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.61%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.61%) French Language
8 1 (1.61%) Front Office
8 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Consultant
1 22 (35.48%) SAP Consultant
2 17 (27.42%) Developer
3 11 (17.74%) SAP Developer
4 9 (14.52%) ABAP Developer
5 5 (8.06%) ABAP Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Data Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Data Migration Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Data Migration Lead
5 5 (8.06%) Functional Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Migration Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) SAP Data Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) SAP Data Migration Lead
5 5 (8.06%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) SAP Migration Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (6.45%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) SAP Smart Forms
2 12 (19.35%) SAP ALE
3 11 (17.74%) SAP Fiori
4 10 (16.13%) SAPUI5
4 10 (16.13%) XML
5 9 (14.52%) Web Services
6 7 (11.29%) Web Dynpro
7 6 (9.68%) SAP XI
7 6 (9.68%) SOAP
8 5 (8.06%) jQuery
8 5 (8.06%) SAP PI
8 5 (8.06%) WSDL
9 4 (6.45%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (4.84%) EDI
10 3 (4.84%) REST
10 3 (4.84%) XML Schema
10 3 (4.84%) XSD
11 2 (3.23%) XML Messaging
12 1 (1.61%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) FMCG
1 5 (8.06%) User Experience
2 4 (6.45%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.84%) DataPower
4 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.23%) Life Science
4 2 (3.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Linux
1 5 (8.06%) Unix
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Data Migration
1 16 (25.81%) Migration
2 14 (22.58%) Workflow
3 13 (20.97%) OO
4 12 (19.35%) CRM
5 11 (17.74%) ERP
6 8 (12.90%) ETL
7 6 (9.68%) Logistics
8 5 (8.06%) SOA
9 4 (6.45%) Information Security
9 4 (6.45%) iOS Development
9 4 (6.45%) Regression Testing
10 3 (4.84%) BPEL
10 3 (4.84%) Change Management
10 3 (4.84%) SAP Implementation
10 3 (4.84%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.84%) Workflow Development
11 2 (3.23%) Data Modelling
11 2 (3.23%) ITIL
11 2 (3.23%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (72.58%) ABAP
2 16 (25.81%) SAPscript
3 9 (14.52%) SQL
4 7 (11.29%) Java
5 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.23%) C
8 1 (1.61%) COBOL
8 1 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) CCA
3 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 61 (98.39%) SAP
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle
3 6 (9.68%) IBM
4 5 (8.06%) Adobe
5 3 (4.84%) Informatica
6 2 (3.23%) Mercator
6 2 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.61%) TIBCO