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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 581 547 556
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +9
Contract jobs citing BAPI 31 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.074% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 14
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£355 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £383 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £635 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +7.14%
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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
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 £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £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 19 September 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 28 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 19 September 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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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 -15 28 £355 -21.11% 4
London +16 14 £330 -45.00% 2
City of London +31 5 £325 -45.83% 1
West Yorkshire +10 5 £375 -
Yorkshire +5 5 £375 -
Leeds +5 5 £375 -
North West -10 5 £410 -8.88% 1
Manchester -18 3 £325 -27.77%
West Midlands -18 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Staines - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Egham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Merseyside - - - -

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 73 (97.33%) SAP
2 39 (52.00%) ABAP
3 17 (22.67%) OO
4 15 (20.00%) SAPscript
5 14 (18.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 14 (18.67%) SAP QM
5 14 (18.67%) LSMW
6 13 (17.33%) SAP Smart Forms
6 13 (17.33%) Migration
6 13 (17.33%) Data Migration
7 12 (16.00%) Legal
8 11 (14.67%) SAP PM
9 10 (13.33%) Time Management
9 10 (13.33%) SAP ALE
10 9 (12.00%) Web Dynpro
10 9 (12.00%) Change Management
10 9 (12.00%) SAP FI
11 8 (10.67%) Manufacturing
11 8 (10.67%) SAP FI/CO
11 8 (10.67%) SAP CO
12 7 (9.33%) Validation
12 7 (9.33%) CRM
12 7 (9.33%) OOP
12 7 (9.33%) ERP
12 7 (9.33%) SAP HCM
13 6 (8.00%) Web Services
13 6 (8.00%) SAP MM
13 6 (8.00%) SAP SD
13 6 (8.00%) SAP APO
13 6 (8.00%) Workflow

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.67%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.67%) SAP EP
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.33%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.33%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (18.67%) SAP QM
2 11 (14.67%) SAP PM
3 9 (12.00%) SAP FI
4 8 (10.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (10.67%) SAP CO
5 7 (9.33%) SAP HCM
6 6 (8.00%) SAP MM
6 6 (8.00%) SAP SD
6 6 (8.00%) SAP APO
7 5 (6.67%) SAP HR
8 3 (4.00%) SAP CRM
8 3 (4.00%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (4.00%) SAP SRM
8 3 (4.00%) SAP GRC
9 2 (2.67%) SAP EWM
9 2 (2.67%) SAP MRS
9 2 (2.67%) SAP ERP
9 2 (2.67%) SAP WM
10 1 (1.33%) Maximo
10 1 (1.33%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) RTP
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) DB2
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 14 (18.67%) LSMW
2 2 (2.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 14 (18.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (16.00%) Legal
3 8 (10.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.00%) Automotive
5 2 (2.67%) Finance
6 1 (1.33%) Publishing
6 1 (1.33%) Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Retail
6 1 (1.33%) German Language
6 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (61.33%) Consultant
2 45 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
3 16 (21.33%) Developer
4 11 (14.67%) ABAP Developer
4 11 (14.67%) SAP Developer
5 10 (13.33%) SAP QM Consultant
5 10 (13.33%) ABAP Consultant
6 7 (9.33%) SAP PM Consultant
7 6 (8.00%) SAP APO Consultant
8 5 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
8 5 (6.67%) SAP SD Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Data Migration Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Data Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) SAP Data Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Functional Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) SAP MM Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) SAP HCM Consultant
11 2 (2.67%) SAP Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) SAP Smart Forms
2 10 (13.33%) SAP ALE
3 9 (12.00%) Web Dynpro
4 6 (8.00%) Web Services
5 5 (6.67%) Middleware
6 4 (5.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (5.33%) XML
7 3 (4.00%) SAP XI
7 3 (4.00%) EDI
8 2 (2.67%) MEAP
8 2 (2.67%) REST
8 2 (2.67%) SAP Business Workflow
8 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (2.67%) XSD
8 2 (2.67%) SOAP
8 2 (2.67%) WSDL
9 1 (1.33%) JDBC
9 1 (1.33%) XSLT
9 1 (1.33%) HTML
9 1 (1.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) AS400
1 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.67%) iSeries
2 2 (2.67%) Data Extraction
2 2 (2.67%) DataPower
3 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.33%) iPhone
3 1 (1.33%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.33%) PDA
3 1 (1.33%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) UNIX
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Android
2 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.33%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) OO
2 13 (17.33%) Migration
2 13 (17.33%) Data Migration
3 10 (13.33%) Time Management
4 9 (12.00%) Change Management
5 7 (9.33%) Validation
5 7 (9.33%) CRM
5 7 (9.33%) OOP
5 7 (9.33%) ERP
6 6 (8.00%) Workflow
7 5 (6.67%) Logistics
7 5 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.33%) ETL
9 3 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.00%) Data Mapping
10 2 (2.67%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.67%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (2.67%) Data Validation
10 2 (2.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.00%) ABAP
2 15 (20.00%) SAPscript
3 3 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.33%) SQL
4 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.33%) GxP
1 1 (1.33%) QA
1 1 (1.33%) PAS 55
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.33%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 73 (97.33%) SAP
2 5 (6.67%) Adobe
3 4 (5.33%) HP
3 4 (5.33%) IBM
4 3 (4.00%) Syclo
5 2 (2.67%) Sybase
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.33%) Informatica
6 1 (1.33%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.33%) Infor
6 1 (1.33%) Sencha
6 1 (1.33%) LogLogic
6 1 (1.33%) Appcelerator
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