The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 541 520 489
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -31
Contract jobs citing BAPI 35 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.092% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.34% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 27
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£413 £500 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £345 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £600 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+44.00% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
14022 13562 12160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.72% 26.98% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9222 8450 7632
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 260 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 23 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 27 February 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
England -24 34 £413 -17.50% 1
London -20 17 £350 -41.66%
South East -34 9 £580 +49.67%
City of London +18 3 £500 -
Middlesex +6 3 - -
Hampshire -14 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £500 -
Staines +2 1 - -
Surrey -1 1 - -
Berkshire -6 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Home Counties - - - -
Egham - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
North West - - - - 1

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 62 (96.88%) SAP
2 38 (59.38%) ABAP
3 19 (29.69%) SAP ALE
4 13 (20.31%) LSMW
4 13 (20.31%) SAPscript
5 11 (17.19%) SAP Smart Forms
5 11 (17.19%) Migration
5 11 (17.19%) Workflow
6 10 (15.63%) SAP WM
6 10 (15.63%) OO
7 9 (14.06%) Validation
8 8 (12.50%) Web Dynpro
8 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 8 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 8 (12.50%) Oracle
8 8 (12.50%) SQL
9 7 (10.94%) OOP
9 7 (10.94%) NetWeaver
10 6 (9.38%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (9.38%) SAP CO
10 6 (9.38%) CRM
10 6 (9.38%) SOAP
10 6 (9.38%) Finance
10 6 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (9.38%) SAP FI
10 6 (9.38%) REST
10 6 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (7.81%) Legal
11 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
11 5 (7.81%) Web Services

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (10.94%) NetWeaver
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (15.63%) SAP WM
2 6 (9.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (9.38%) SAP FI
2 6 (9.38%) SAP CO
3 5 (7.81%) SAP CRM
3 5 (7.81%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (4.69%) SAP SRM
5 3 (4.69%) SAP MDM
5 3 (4.69%) SAP MM
5 3 (4.69%) SAP APO
6 1 (1.56%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.56%) Maximo
6 1 (1.56%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (1.56%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.56%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.56%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (1.56%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (1.56%) SAP GRC
6 1 (1.56%) SAP MII
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SAP BW
2 4 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (4.69%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) LSMW
2 1 (1.56%) NWDS
2 1 (1.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 6 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Legal
2 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.25%) Automotive
4 2 (3.13%) Billing
5 1 (1.56%) German Language
5 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (75.00%) Consultant
2 41 (64.06%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (21.88%) Functional Consultant
4 12 (18.75%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 11 (17.19%) ABAP Consultant
6 9 (14.06%) SAP WM Consultant
6 9 (14.06%) Developer
7 8 (12.50%) ABAP Developer
8 7 (10.94%) SAP Developer
9 5 (7.81%) CRM Consultant
9 5 (7.81%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
9 5 (7.81%) SAP CRM Consultant
10 4 (6.25%) SAP APO Consultant
10 4 (6.25%) TIBCO Consultant
11 3 (4.69%) SAP MM Consultant
12 2 (3.13%) Migration Consultant
12 2 (3.13%) Architect
12 2 (3.13%) Management Consultant
12 2 (3.13%) SAP ISU Consultant
12 2 (3.13%) SAP Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) SAP ALE
2 11 (17.19%) SAP Smart Forms
3 8 (12.50%) Web Dynpro
4 6 (9.38%) SOAP
4 6 (9.38%) REST
5 5 (7.81%) Web Services
6 4 (6.25%) SAP PI
7 3 (4.69%) SAP Business Workflow
7 3 (4.69%) EDI
7 3 (4.69%) Middleware
8 2 (3.13%) HTML
9 1 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.56%) XML
9 1 (1.56%) XSLT
9 1 (1.56%) HTML5
9 1 (1.56%) SAP XI
9 1 (1.56%) SAP MI
9 1 (1.56%) MDX
9 1 (1.56%) Sencha Touch
9 1 (1.56%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.13%) Replication
2 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.56%) PDA
3 1 (1.56%) Statistics
3 1 (1.56%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.56%) FMCG
3 1 (1.56%) iPhone
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
1 1 (1.56%) Android
1 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.56%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) Workflow
1 11 (17.19%) Migration
2 10 (15.63%) OO
3 9 (14.06%) Validation
4 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 8 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 7 (10.94%) OOP
6 6 (9.38%) CRM
6 6 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.81%) SOA
8 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.25%) Data Management
9 3 (4.69%) Logistics
9 3 (4.69%) Quality Management
9 3 (4.69%) Master Data Management
9 3 (4.69%) Test Scripting
10 2 (3.13%) ERP
10 2 (3.13%) Project Management
10 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.13%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) ABAP
2 13 (20.31%) SAPscript
3 8 (12.50%) SQL
4 5 (7.81%) Java
5 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.56%) C
7 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) PAS 55
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) MIIS
1 1 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 62 (96.88%) SAP
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Adobe
3 4 (6.25%) TIBCO
3 4 (6.25%) Business Objects
3 4 (6.25%) Syclo
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.56%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.56%) Twitter
5 1 (1.56%) Infor
5 1 (1.56%) Sencha
5 1 (1.56%) Sybase
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
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