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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 590 606 609
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Contract jobs citing BAPI 31 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.071% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 11
Median daily rate £429 £463 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £528 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £423 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £51.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 -

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
15273 15835 15252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.81% 28.73% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10539 11026 10410
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 255 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £17.43 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 December 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 20 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 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 25 £456 -4.07% 4
Hertfordshire - 12 £469 -
East of England - 12 £469 -
Hemel Hempstead - 12 £469 -
South East +26 3 £373 -11.83% 1
East Midlands -1 3 £400 -
North West - 3 £650 -
Merseyside - 3 £650 -
Northampton - 3 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £400 -
London -9 2 £420 -19.65% 2
Surrey - 2 £373 -
Liverpool - 2 £650 -
Staines - 2 £373 -
Berkshire -3 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Birkenhead - 1 £600 -

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 59 (100.00%) SAP
2 36 (61.02%) ABAP
3 30 (50.85%) Finance
4 28 (47.46%) Migration
5 27 (45.76%) LSMW
5 27 (45.76%) Data Migration
6 24 (40.68%) Security Cleared
7 21 (35.59%) Data Cleansing
7 21 (35.59%) SAP Smart Forms
8 16 (27.12%) Workflow
8 16 (27.12%) XML
8 16 (27.12%) Adobe
9 15 (25.42%) SAP HR
10 14 (23.73%) Manufacturing
11 13 (22.03%) Validation
11 13 (22.03%) SAP XI
11 13 (22.03%) OO
11 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (20.34%) Data Structures
12 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
13 11 (18.64%) SAP Data Services
13 11 (18.64%) System Testing
13 11 (18.64%) Supply Chain Management
13 11 (18.64%) SAP ALE
13 11 (18.64%) ETL
13 11 (18.64%) SAPscript
13 11 (18.64%) SQL
13 11 (18.64%) Aerospace
13 11 (18.64%) Performance Monitoring
14 10 (16.95%) BPSS Clearance

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 1 (1.69%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (25.42%) SAP HR
2 10 (16.95%) SAP FI
3 5 (8.47%) SAP ERP
3 5 (8.47%) SAP SD
4 4 (6.78%) SAP APO
5 3 (5.08%) SAP CO
5 3 (5.08%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (3.39%) SAP CRM
6 2 (3.39%) SAP EHS
6 2 (3.39%) SAP MDM
6 2 (3.39%) SAP MM
7 1 (1.69%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (1.69%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) FTP
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SAP Data Services
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) SAP HANA
4 3 (5.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 27 (45.76%) LSMW
2 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (50.85%) Finance
2 14 (23.73%) Manufacturing
3 11 (18.64%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.69%) Billing
4 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.69%) Publishing
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Consultant
1 26 (44.07%) SAP Consultant
2 23 (38.98%) Developer
3 22 (37.29%) ABAP Developer
4 20 (33.90%) SAP Developer
5 14 (23.73%) ABAP Consultant
6 10 (16.95%) Data Migration Specialist
6 10 (16.95%) Migration Specialist
7 9 (15.25%) Data Consultant
7 9 (15.25%) SAP Data Consultant
8 8 (13.56%) HR Specialist
9 7 (11.86%) Data Migration Consultant
9 7 (11.86%) Migration Consultant
9 7 (11.86%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
9 7 (11.86%) SAP Migration Consultant
10 5 (8.47%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
11 4 (6.78%) Data Manager
11 4 (6.78%) Data Migration Manager
11 4 (6.78%) Migration Manager
12 3 (5.08%) SAP HR Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) SAP Smart Forms
2 16 (27.12%) XML
3 13 (22.03%) SAP XI
4 11 (18.64%) SAP ALE
5 5 (8.47%) SAP Fiori
5 5 (8.47%) Web Services
6 3 (5.08%) SAPUI5
7 2 (3.39%) HTML
7 2 (3.39%) HTML5
7 2 (3.39%) SAP PI
7 2 (3.39%) SOAP
7 2 (3.39%) WSDL
8 1 (1.69%) EDI
8 1 (1.69%) EJB
8 1 (1.69%) JDBC
8 1 (1.69%) Middleware
8 1 (1.69%) REST
8 1 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.69%) XSD
8 1 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (20.34%) Data Structures
3 9 (15.25%) Data Conversion
4 8 (13.56%) Data Extraction
5 4 (6.78%) AS400
6 3 (5.08%) FMCG
7 1 (1.69%) DataPower
7 1 (1.69%) RIA
7 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Linux
1 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.69%) Unix
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Migration
2 27 (45.76%) Data Migration
3 21 (35.59%) Data Cleansing
4 16 (27.12%) Workflow
5 13 (22.03%) OO
5 13 (22.03%) Validation
6 11 (18.64%) ETL
6 11 (18.64%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (18.64%) Supply Chain Management
6 11 (18.64%) System Testing
7 9 (15.25%) Data Mapping
8 8 (13.56%) ERP
9 7 (11.86%) Data Transformation
10 6 (10.17%) Data Validation
11 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (5.08%) CRM
12 3 (5.08%) OOP
12 3 (5.08%) Process Improvement
13 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
13 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (61.02%) ABAP
2 11 (18.64%) SAPscript
2 11 (18.64%) SQL
3 8 (13.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.39%) Java
5 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (40.68%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.95%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.39%) GxP
3 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (27.12%) Adobe
3 3 (5.08%) Northgate
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.69%) IBM