The first table below looks at the demand for BAPI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BAPI over the 3 months to 1 August 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.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 544 528 552
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Contract jobs citing BAPI 46 45 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.088% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.32% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £499 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.87% +10.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-12.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15054 14274 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.55% 27.91% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9655 9067 9193
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 282 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

BAPI
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BAPI within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BAPI within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
England -1 42 £400 -19.87% 9
London +13 23 £458 -23.75% 3
West Yorkshire +2 5 £375 -31.62% 1
Yorkshire +2 5 £375 -31.62% 1
Leeds -1 5 £375 -31.62% 1
South East -2 5 - - 2
North West -13 4 £410 -8.88% 3
City of London +27 3 £275 -54.16%
Surrey - 3 - - 1
Staines - 3 - -
West Midlands -14 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £410 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Aldershot - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Egham - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Slough - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 74 (93.67%) SAP
2 39 (49.37%) ABAP
3 19 (24.05%) SAP Smart Forms
4 16 (20.25%) SAP ALE
5 15 (18.99%) SAP PM
5 15 (18.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (17.72%) OO
6 14 (17.72%) SAP QM
7 12 (15.19%) Legal
7 12 (15.19%) Migration
7 12 (15.19%) Web Dynpro
7 12 (15.19%) Data Migration
8 11 (13.92%) Logistics
8 11 (13.92%) SAPscript
9 10 (12.66%) CRM
9 10 (12.66%) Time Management
10 9 (11.39%) Manufacturing
10 9 (11.39%) Finance
10 9 (11.39%) LSMW
10 9 (11.39%) Adobe
10 9 (11.39%) Change Management
11 8 (10.13%) Workflow
11 8 (10.13%) SAP IS-U
11 8 (10.13%) WebSphere
11 8 (10.13%) Validation
12 7 (8.86%) HP
12 7 (8.86%) SAP SD
13 6 (7.59%) SAP APO
13 6 (7.59%) SAP MM
13 6 (7.59%) Java

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (10.13%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.06%) TeamSite
2 4 (5.06%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (5.06%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.27%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.27%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (18.99%) SAP PM
2 14 (17.72%) SAP QM
3 8 (10.13%) SAP IS-U
4 7 (8.86%) SAP SD
5 6 (7.59%) SAP APO
5 6 (7.59%) SAP MM
6 5 (6.33%) SAP HCM
6 5 (6.33%) SAP HR
7 4 (5.06%) SAP WM
8 2 (2.53%) SAP MRS
8 2 (2.53%) SAP GRC
8 2 (2.53%) SAP EWM
8 2 (2.53%) SAP FI
8 2 (2.53%) SAP CO
8 2 (2.53%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (1.27%) SAP SCM
9 1 (1.27%) SAP CRM
9 1 (1.27%) SAP Payroll
9 1 (1.27%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) SAP BW
1 4 (5.06%) DB2
2 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.27%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) LSMW
2 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (18.99%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (15.19%) Legal
3 9 (11.39%) Manufacturing
3 9 (11.39%) Finance
4 4 (5.06%) Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Automotive
6 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.27%) Publishing
7 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (54.43%) Consultant
2 42 (53.16%) SAP Consultant
3 20 (25.32%) Developer
4 14 (17.72%) SAP Developer
5 13 (16.46%) ABAP Developer
6 10 (12.66%) SAP QM Consultant
7 7 (8.86%) SAP PM Consultant
8 6 (7.59%) SAP APO Consultant
9 5 (6.33%) SAP SD Consultant
10 4 (5.06%) Architect
10 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.06%) SAP MM Consultant
10 4 (5.06%) Functional Consultant
10 4 (5.06%) Migration Consultant
11 3 (3.80%) Data Consultant
11 3 (3.80%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
11 3 (3.80%) SAP HCM Consultant
11 3 (3.80%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 3 (3.80%) ABAP Consultant
11 3 (3.80%) SAP WM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) SAP Smart Forms
2 16 (20.25%) SAP ALE
3 12 (15.19%) Web Dynpro
4 6 (7.59%) EDI
4 6 (7.59%) Web Services
5 4 (5.06%) SAP Business Workflow
5 4 (5.06%) Middleware
5 4 (5.06%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (5.06%) XML
6 3 (3.80%) SAP PI
7 2 (2.53%) REST
7 2 (2.53%) WSDL
7 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.53%) SOAP
7 2 (2.53%) .NET
7 2 (2.53%) XSD
7 2 (2.53%) SAP XI
7 2 (2.53%) SAP .NET Connector
7 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (1.27%) SAP BSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) DataPower
2 4 (5.06%) Online Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.53%) iSeries
3 2 (2.53%) AS400
4 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.27%) UNIX
1 1 (1.27%) Windows
1 1 (1.27%) Linux
1 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.72%) OO
2 12 (15.19%) Migration
2 12 (15.19%) Data Migration
3 11 (13.92%) Logistics
4 10 (12.66%) CRM
4 10 (12.66%) Time Management
5 9 (11.39%) Change Management
6 8 (10.13%) Workflow
6 8 (10.13%) Validation
7 6 (7.59%) Resource Management
8 5 (6.33%) ERP
9 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.80%) Performance Management
10 3 (3.80%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (3.80%) ETL
10 3 (3.80%) Data Mapping
11 2 (2.53%) Data Validation
11 2 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.53%) Quality Management
11 2 (2.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (49.37%) ABAP
2 11 (13.92%) SAPscript
3 6 (7.59%) Java
4 4 (5.06%) C
5 2 (2.53%) C#
6 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Tivoli
1 4 (5.06%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.27%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 74 (93.67%) SAP
2 9 (11.39%) Adobe
3 7 (8.86%) HP
4 4 (5.06%) LogLogic
4 4 (5.06%) IBM
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle
5 2 (2.53%) Syclo
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.27%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.27%) Sybase
London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £450 - £999 per day + quote
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago