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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 626 660 571
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -89
Contract jobs citing BAPI 34 14 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.025% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.089% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 8
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £411 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £427 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £393
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
15669 15697 14876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.02% 27.51% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10958 10557 9618
Median daily rate £415 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 221 210
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.61 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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 11 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 27 July 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 +5 32 £407 -1.33% 5
South East +3 6 £434 - 2
Berkshire +9 5 £434 -
South West - 5 £375 -
London +1 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 3 - -
Bristol - 2 £400 -
Somerset - 2 £370 -
North West - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £463 -

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 55 (98.21%) SAP
2 38 (67.86%) ABAP
3 26 (46.43%) LSMW
4 19 (33.93%) Migration
5 18 (32.14%) SAP Smart Forms
5 18 (32.14%) Data Migration
6 17 (30.36%) SAPscript
7 15 (26.79%) SAP Data Services
8 14 (25.00%) SQL
9 13 (23.21%) ETL
9 13 (23.21%) Workflow
10 12 (21.43%) CRM
11 11 (19.64%) SAP ALE
12 10 (17.86%) OO
12 10 (17.86%) Finance
12 10 (17.86%) Manufacturing
13 9 (16.07%) ERP
14 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 8 (14.29%) SAP FI
14 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (12.50%) SAP SD
15 7 (12.50%) Oracle
16 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
16 6 (10.71%) XML
16 6 (10.71%) Adobe
16 6 (10.71%) SAP MM
16 6 (10.71%) Validation
16 6 (10.71%) Data Conversion
16 6 (10.71%) FMCG
16 6 (10.71%) Data Quality

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 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (14.29%) SAP FI
2 7 (12.50%) SAP SD
3 6 (10.71%) SAP MM
4 4 (7.14%) SAP APO
4 4 (7.14%) SAP HR
5 3 (5.36%) SAP CO
5 3 (5.36%) SAP ERP
5 3 (5.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (3.57%) SAP MDM
7 1 (1.79%) SAP CRM
7 1 (1.79%) SAP EHS
7 1 (1.79%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (1.79%) SAP MII
7 1 (1.79%) SAP PLM
7 1 (1.79%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.79%) SAP R/3
7 1 (1.79%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) SAP Data Services
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) SAP HANA
4 4 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (46.43%) LSMW
2 3 (5.36%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.57%) Subversion
3 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.79%) Ant
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
1 10 (17.86%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Automotive
4 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (5.36%) Publishing
5 2 (3.57%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.79%) Billing
6 1 (1.79%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.79%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Consultant
1 22 (39.29%) SAP Consultant
2 13 (23.21%) Developer
3 10 (17.86%) ABAP Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Data Consultant
4 8 (14.29%) SAP Data Consultant
5 7 (12.50%) ABAP Consultant
5 7 (12.50%) SAP Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Data Migration Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) Data Migration Lead
6 6 (10.71%) Migration Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) SAP Data Migration Lead
6 6 (10.71%) SAP Migration Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) SAP MM Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) SAP Technical Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) SAP Smart Forms
2 11 (19.64%) SAP ALE
3 6 (10.71%) XML
4 5 (8.93%) SAP XI
4 5 (8.93%) Web Dynpro
5 4 (7.14%) EDI
5 4 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (7.14%) Web Services
5 4 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (5.36%) REST
6 3 (5.36%) SOAP
6 3 (5.36%) WSDL
6 3 (5.36%) XML Schema
6 3 (5.36%) XSD
7 2 (3.57%) SAP Fiori
7 2 (3.57%) XML Messaging
8 1 (1.79%) SAP Basis
8 1 (1.79%) SAP BSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Data Conversion
1 6 (10.71%) FMCG
2 5 (8.93%) Data Extraction
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) AS400
3 4 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.36%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.36%) DataPower
5 2 (3.57%) Life Science
5 2 (3.57%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Linux
1 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (5.36%) Unix
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Migration
2 18 (32.14%) Data Migration
3 13 (23.21%) ETL
3 13 (23.21%) Workflow
4 12 (21.43%) CRM
5 10 (17.86%) OO
6 9 (16.07%) ERP
7 6 (10.71%) Validation
8 5 (8.93%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (8.93%) Logistics
9 4 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (7.14%) SOA
10 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.36%) Workflow Development
11 2 (3.57%) Data Management
11 2 (3.57%) Data Mapping
11 2 (3.57%) Data Modelling
11 2 (3.57%) Integration Testing
11 2 (3.57%) OOP
11 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (67.86%) ABAP
2 17 (30.36%) SAPscript
3 14 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.93%) Java
6 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.79%) COBOL
7 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.57%) GxP
3 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 55 (98.21%) SAP
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle
3 6 (10.71%) Adobe
4 4 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Informatica
5 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
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