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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 585 580 542
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -38
Contract jobs citing BAPI 39 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.070% 0.089%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 33
Average daily rate £450 £350 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £388
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £46.23
UK excluding London average 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
14632 13891 13281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.42% 26.89% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10146 9263 8358
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 189 271
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -0.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 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 13 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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -35 30 £463 +32.14% 5
London +5 18 £400 +14.28% 2
Bedfordshire - 6 £475 - 1
East of England - 6 £475 - 1
South East -11 2 - - 1
North East - 2 £431 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £475 -
City of London +40 1 - -
Brentford +6 1 £450 +50.00%
Middlesex -2 1 - -
East Midlands -10 1 - -
West Midlands -13 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 72 (100.00%) SAP
2 38 (52.78%) ABAP
3 19 (26.39%) SAP PI
4 18 (25.00%) Migration
5 16 (22.22%) SAP ALE
5 16 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 15 (20.83%) SC Cleared
6 15 (20.83%) Web Services
7 13 (18.06%) Java
8 12 (16.67%) SAP XI
8 12 (16.67%) Data Migration
9 11 (15.28%) SAP HANA
9 11 (15.28%) SAP MM
10 10 (13.89%) NetWeaver
10 10 (13.89%) SAPscript
10 10 (13.89%) Oracle
10 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
10 10 (13.89%) ETL
10 10 (13.89%) Manufacturing
10 10 (13.89%) SAPUI5
11 9 (12.50%) SAP Fiori
11 9 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
11 9 (12.50%) LSMW
12 8 (11.11%) WebSphere
12 8 (11.11%) IBM
12 8 (11.11%) Linux
12 8 (11.11%) ERP
12 8 (11.11%) SQL
12 8 (11.11%) XML
12 8 (11.11%) Unix

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (13.89%) NetWeaver
2 8 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 4 (5.56%) SAP Portal
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 11 (15.28%) SAP MM
2 8 (11.11%) SAP SRM
3 7 (9.72%) SAP GRC
4 6 (8.33%) SAP PM
5 5 (6.94%) SAP ERP
6 4 (5.56%) Maximo
6 4 (5.56%) SAP CO
6 4 (5.56%) SAP FI
6 4 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (4.17%) SAP SD
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (2.78%) SAP PP
9 1 (1.39%) SAP HR
9 1 (1.39%) SAP PP-PI
9 1 (1.39%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) FTP
2 2 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SAP HANA
2 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
4 6 (8.33%) DataStage
4 6 (8.33%) DB2
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Anywhere
5 3 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.78%) BODI
6 2 (2.78%) Data Mart
6 2 (2.78%) MS Access
6 2 (2.78%) PowerCenter
6 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) LSMW
2 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (13.89%) Manufacturing
2 7 (9.72%) Finance
3 6 (8.33%) Billing
4 5 (6.94%) Retail
5 4 (5.56%) Aerospace
5 4 (5.56%) Banking
5 4 (5.56%) Publishing
6 3 (4.17%) Legal
7 2 (2.78%) Front Office
7 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Consultant
1 27 (37.50%) SAP Consultant
2 22 (30.56%) Developer
3 16 (22.22%) SAP Developer
4 11 (15.28%) ABAP Developer
5 8 (11.11%) ABAP Consultant
6 7 (9.72%) Data Consultant
6 7 (9.72%) SAP Data Consultant
6 7 (9.72%) SAP Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Architect
7 6 (8.33%) Integration Architect
7 6 (8.33%) SAP Architect
7 6 (8.33%) SAP PI Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Data Migration Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) Migration Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) SAP Migration Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) SAP PM Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) Technical Manager
9 4 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) SAP PI
2 16 (22.22%) SAP ALE
3 15 (20.83%) Web Services
4 12 (16.67%) SAP XI
5 10 (13.89%) SAPUI5
6 9 (12.50%) SAP Fiori
7 8 (11.11%) XML
8 7 (9.72%) SAP Basis
8 7 (9.72%) SAP Smart Forms
9 6 (8.33%) Middleware
9 6 (8.33%) Web Dynpro
10 5 (6.94%) jQuery
10 5 (6.94%) SOAP
11 4 (5.56%) WSDL
12 2 (2.78%) IBM Integration Bus
12 2 (2.78%) JMS
12 2 (2.78%) REST
12 2 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (2.78%) XSD
13 1 (1.39%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.94%) User Experience
3 4 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.78%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.78%) DataPower
4 2 (2.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Linux
1 8 (11.11%) Unix
1 8 (11.11%) Windows
2 6 (8.33%) Solaris
3 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) Migration
2 12 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 10 (13.89%) ETL
4 9 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
5 8 (11.11%) ERP
5 8 (11.11%) Workflow
6 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.33%) EAI
6 6 (8.33%) High Availability
7 5 (6.94%) OO
7 5 (6.94%) Regression Testing
7 5 (6.94%) SAP Security
7 5 (6.94%) SOA
8 4 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (5.56%) Information Security
8 4 (5.56%) iOS Development
8 4 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.17%) BPEL
9 3 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.78%) ABAP
2 13 (18.06%) Java
3 10 (13.89%) SAPscript
4 8 (11.11%) SQL
5 6 (8.33%) C
6 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) CCA
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (13.89%) Oracle
3 8 (11.11%) IBM
4 6 (8.33%) Informatica
4 6 (8.33%) Mercator
4 6 (8.33%) WSO2
5 2 (2.78%) Ariba
5 2 (2.78%) Cognos
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.39%) Capita
6 1 (1.39%) SEEBURGER
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