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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 564 549 479
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -70
Contract jobs citing BAPI 31 33 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.064% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.23% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 18
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£338 £600 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £425 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £613 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £500 £437
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +14.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £46.23 -
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
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 19 December 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 -30 30 £338 -43.75% 6
London +10 15 £356 -40.62% 3
South East -17 8 £325 -35.00% 2
East Midlands - 4 - -
City of London +7 3 £500 -20.00%
West Midlands - 3 £358 - 1
Hampshire -19 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Berkshire +2 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Solihull - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rugby - - - - 1
Aldershot - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Egham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 60 (96.77%) SAP
2 40 (64.52%) ABAP
3 15 (24.19%) OO
4 12 (19.35%) SAP ALE
5 11 (17.74%) LSMW
5 11 (17.74%) Migration
5 11 (17.74%) SAPscript
6 10 (16.13%) SAP Smart Forms
6 10 (16.13%) Data Migration
7 8 (12.90%) SAP CRM
7 8 (12.90%) OOP
7 8 (12.90%) SAP FI
7 8 (12.90%) CRM
8 7 (11.29%) SAP CO
8 7 (11.29%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (11.29%) Validation
8 7 (11.29%) SAP HCM
9 6 (9.68%) Web Dynpro
9 6 (9.68%) Workflow
9 6 (9.68%) SOAP
9 6 (9.68%) NetWeaver
9 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
9 6 (9.68%) REST
10 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
10 5 (8.06%) SAP WM
10 5 (8.06%) SQL
10 5 (8.06%) Oracle
10 5 (8.06%) Java
10 5 (8.06%) Finance
10 5 (8.06%) SAP SRM

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (9.68%) NetWeaver
2 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.23%) SAP EP
3 1 (1.61%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) SAP CRM
1 8 (12.90%) SAP FI
2 7 (11.29%) SAP CO
2 7 (11.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (11.29%) SAP HCM
3 5 (8.06%) SAP WM
3 5 (8.06%) SAP SRM
4 4 (6.45%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (6.45%) SAP HR
5 3 (4.84%) SAP MM
5 3 (4.84%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (3.23%) SAP ERP
6 2 (3.23%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (3.23%) SAP SD
6 2 (3.23%) SAP APO
6 2 (3.23%) SAP MII
7 1 (1.61%) SAP GRC
7 1 (1.61%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) RTP
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.61%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) LSMW
2 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.84%) Automotive
4 2 (3.23%) Legal
4 2 (3.23%) Billing
4 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) German Language
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (72.58%) Consultant
2 39 (62.90%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (22.58%) ABAP Consultant
4 11 (17.74%) Functional Consultant
4 11 (17.74%) Developer
5 9 (14.52%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 8 (12.90%) SAP Developer
6 8 (12.90%) ABAP Developer
7 6 (9.68%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 6 (9.68%) CRM Consultant
8 5 (8.06%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
9 4 (6.45%) TIBCO Consultant
9 4 (6.45%) SAP WM Consultant
9 4 (6.45%) SAP APO Consultant
10 3 (4.84%) Data Migration Consultant
10 3 (4.84%) SAP Data Consultant
10 3 (4.84%) Migration Consultant
10 3 (4.84%) SAP HCM Consultant
10 3 (4.84%) Data Consultant
10 3 (4.84%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) SAP ALE
2 10 (16.13%) SAP Smart Forms
3 6 (9.68%) Web Dynpro
3 6 (9.68%) SOAP
3 6 (9.68%) REST
4 4 (6.45%) Web Services
4 4 (6.45%) Middleware
5 2 (3.23%) XSLT
5 2 (3.23%) XML
5 2 (3.23%) HTML
5 2 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (3.23%) MEAP
5 2 (3.23%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (1.61%) Sencha Touch
6 1 (1.61%) HTML5
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.61%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.61%) XSD
6 1 (1.61%) JDBC
6 1 (1.61%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) Replication
1 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.61%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.61%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.61%) iPhone
2 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.61%) AS400
2 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.61%) PDA
2 1 (1.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.61%) BlackBerry OS
1 1 (1.61%) Android
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) OO
2 11 (17.74%) Migration
3 10 (16.13%) Data Migration
4 8 (12.90%) OOP
4 8 (12.90%) CRM
5 7 (11.29%) Validation
6 6 (9.68%) Workflow
6 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.45%) ERP
8 4 (6.45%) SOA
9 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.84%) ETL
10 2 (3.23%) Logistics
10 2 (3.23%) Data Cleansing
11 1 (1.61%) Mobile Device Management
11 1 (1.61%) Data Validation
11 1 (1.61%) Data Mapping
11 1 (1.61%) Problem Management
11 1 (1.61%) EAM
Programming Languages
1 40 (64.52%) ABAP
2 11 (17.74%) SAPscript
3 5 (8.06%) SQL
3 5 (8.06%) Java
4 4 (6.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) PAS 55
1 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.61%) GxP
1 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 60 (96.77%) SAP
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) TIBCO
3 4 (6.45%) Adobe
3 4 (6.45%) Syclo
4 2 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (1.61%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.61%) Sencha
5 1 (1.61%) Infor
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.61%) Informatica
5 1 (1.61%) Sybase
5 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
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