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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
UK
Rank 578 597 571
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -26
Contract jobs citing BAPI 13 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.074% 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.091% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 10
Median daily rate £400 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £540
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
14208 14614 13855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.22% 28.54% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9909 10050 9129
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 241 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.46 £20.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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
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 4 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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -5 6 £400 -11.11% 3
London +7 3 £400 - 1
West Midlands +4 1 - -
Coventry -2 1 - -

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 48 (100.00%) SAP
2 34 (70.83%) ABAP
3 32 (66.67%) Finance
4 29 (60.42%) Security Cleared
5 24 (50.00%) SAP Smart Forms
6 22 (45.83%) Workflow
7 17 (35.42%) SAP XI
7 17 (35.42%) Migration
7 17 (35.42%) Adobe
7 17 (35.42%) Data Migration
8 16 (33.33%) System Testing
8 16 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
8 16 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 16 (33.33%) Aerospace
8 16 (33.33%) Manufacturing
9 15 (31.25%) LSMW
9 15 (31.25%) SAP HR
9 15 (31.25%) XML
9 15 (31.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 15 (31.25%) Data Cleansing
10 12 (25.00%) SAP ALE
10 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
11 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (16.67%) SAPscript
12 8 (16.67%) Data Structures
12 8 (16.67%) Data Mapping
13 7 (14.58%) Data Validation
13 7 (14.58%) Data Transformation
13 7 (14.58%) OO
13 7 (14.58%) Validation

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 2 (4.17%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (31.25%) SAP HR
2 5 (10.42%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (6.25%) SAP ERP
4 2 (4.17%) SAP CO
4 2 (4.17%) SAP CRM
4 2 (4.17%) SAP EHS
4 2 (4.17%) SAP FI
4 2 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.08%) SAP CAR
5 1 (2.08%) SAP Retail
5 1 (2.08%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) LSMW
2 1 (2.08%) NWDS
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Composer
General
1 32 (66.67%) Finance
2 16 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 16 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) ABAP Developer
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
1 25 (52.08%) SAP Developer
2 19 (39.58%) Consultant
2 19 (39.58%) SAP Consultant
3 15 (31.25%) ABAP Consultant
4 10 (20.83%) Data Migration Specialist
4 10 (20.83%) Migration Specialist
5 8 (16.67%) HR Specialist
6 5 (10.42%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
7 4 (8.33%) Data Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Data Migration Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Migration Manager
8 3 (6.25%) HR Manager
8 3 (6.25%) SAP HR Specialist
8 3 (6.25%) SAP PI Developer
9 2 (4.17%) SAP Data Manager
9 2 (4.17%) SAP Data Migration Manager
9 2 (4.17%) SAP Manager
9 2 (4.17%) SAP Utilities Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 17 (35.42%) SAP XI
3 15 (31.25%) XML
4 12 (25.00%) SAP ALE
5 6 (12.50%) Web Dynpro
6 5 (10.42%) Web Services
7 4 (8.33%) SAP Fiori
8 3 (6.25%) SAP PI
8 3 (6.25%) SAPUI5
9 2 (4.17%) HTML
9 2 (4.17%) HTML5
10 1 (2.08%) EJB
10 1 (2.08%) JDBC
10 1 (2.08%) Middleware
10 1 (2.08%) OLE
10 1 (2.08%) SAP Business Workflow
10 1 (2.08%) SOAP
10 1 (2.08%) WSDL
10 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.17%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.08%) RIA
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Workflow
2 17 (35.42%) Data Migration
2 17 (35.42%) Migration
3 16 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 16 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
3 16 (33.33%) System Testing
4 15 (31.25%) Data Cleansing
5 8 (16.67%) Data Mapping
6 7 (14.58%) Data Transformation
6 7 (14.58%) Data Validation
6 7 (14.58%) OO
6 7 (14.58%) Validation
7 5 (10.42%) CRM
7 5 (10.42%) ERP
8 4 (8.33%) Process Improvement
9 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) ABAP
2 8 (16.67%) SAPscript
3 2 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (60.42%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (35.42%) Adobe
3 3 (6.25%) Northgate
3 3 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
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