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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 631 633 610
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing BAPI 26 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.049% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 10
Median daily rate £434 £475 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.68% +33.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £375 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £522 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £475 £393
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +21.01%
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
16462 16144 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.76% 28.22% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11405 11120 10101
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BAPI within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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 +25 23 £438 -7.78% 6
South East +26 12 £434 -8.68%
Berkshire +15 7 £438 -
Hampshire +16 3 - -
London -22 3 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £373 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Staines - 2 £373 -
North West +16 1 - -
East Midlands -8 1 £450 -
Maidenhead - 1 £463 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £450 -
Northampton - 1 £450 -

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 (98.33%) SAP
2 41 (68.33%) ABAP
3 28 (46.67%) LSMW
4 23 (38.33%) Migration
5 22 (36.67%) Data Migration
6 18 (30.00%) SAP Data Services
7 17 (28.33%) SQL
7 17 (28.33%) SAP Smart Forms
8 16 (26.67%) ETL
9 15 (25.00%) Finance
10 14 (23.33%) Manufacturing
10 14 (23.33%) OO
10 14 (23.33%) CRM
11 13 (21.67%) SAPscript
12 12 (20.00%) Adobe
13 11 (18.33%) Workflow
14 10 (16.67%) SAP FI
14 10 (16.67%) SAP ALE
15 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (15.00%) SAP XI
15 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
16 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
16 8 (13.33%) SAP SD
16 8 (13.33%) Validation
16 8 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
16 8 (13.33%) Data Conversion
16 8 (13.33%) Data Extraction
16 8 (13.33%) Data Quality
17 7 (11.67%) FMCG
17 7 (11.67%) Oracle

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 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (16.67%) SAP FI
2 8 (13.33%) SAP SD
3 6 (10.00%) SAP MM
4 4 (6.67%) SAP APO
4 4 (6.67%) SAP HR
5 3 (5.00%) SAP CO
5 3 (5.00%) SAP CRM
5 3 (5.00%) SAP ERP
5 3 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (3.33%) SAP EHS
6 2 (3.33%) SAP MDM
7 1 (1.67%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (1.67%) SAP PLM
7 1 (1.67%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.67%) SAP R/3
7 1 (1.67%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) SAP Data Services
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (8.33%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (46.67%) LSMW
2 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.67%) Subversion
3 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 14 (23.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.33%) Aerospace
4 4 (6.67%) Automotive
4 4 (6.67%) Retail
5 3 (5.00%) Publishing
6 2 (3.33%) Legal
6 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.67%) Billing
7 1 (1.67%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Consultant
1 25 (41.67%) SAP Consultant
2 19 (31.67%) Developer
3 16 (26.67%) ABAP Developer
4 13 (21.67%) SAP Developer
5 10 (16.67%) Data Consultant
5 10 (16.67%) SAP Data Consultant
6 9 (15.00%) ABAP Consultant
7 8 (13.33%) Data Migration Consultant
7 8 (13.33%) Migration Consultant
7 8 (13.33%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 8 (13.33%) SAP Migration Consultant
8 7 (11.67%) Data Migration Lead
8 7 (11.67%) SAP Data Migration Lead
9 4 (6.67%) SAP MM Consultant
10 3 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
10 3 (5.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 3 (5.00%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
10 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Developer
10 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) SAP Smart Forms
2 10 (16.67%) SAP ALE
3 9 (15.00%) SAP XI
4 5 (8.33%) Web Services
5 4 (6.67%) EDI
5 4 (6.67%) SAP Fiori
5 4 (6.67%) Web Dynpro
5 4 (6.67%) XML
6 3 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (5.00%) REST
6 3 (5.00%) SOAP
6 3 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (5.00%) WSDL
6 3 (5.00%) XSD
7 2 (3.33%) HTML
7 2 (3.33%) HTML5
7 2 (3.33%) SAPUI5
8 1 (1.67%) SAP Core Interface
8 1 (1.67%) SAP PI
8 1 (1.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Data Conversion
1 8 (13.33%) Data Extraction
2 7 (11.67%) FMCG
3 5 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) AS400
5 3 (5.00%) DataPower
6 2 (3.33%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.67%) CMDB
7 1 (1.67%) Life Science
7 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Linux
1 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (5.00%) Unix
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Migration
2 22 (36.67%) Data Migration
3 16 (26.67%) ETL
4 14 (23.33%) CRM
4 14 (23.33%) OO
5 11 (18.33%) Workflow
6 8 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
6 8 (13.33%) Validation
7 7 (11.67%) ERP
8 5 (8.33%) Logistics
8 5 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
8 5 (8.33%) Supply Chain Management
8 5 (8.33%) System Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Change Management
9 4 (6.67%) SOA
9 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.00%) Workflow Development
11 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (68.33%) ABAP
2 17 (28.33%) SQL
3 13 (21.67%) SAPscript
4 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.33%) Java
6 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.33%) GxP
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 59 (98.33%) SAP
2 12 (20.00%) Adobe
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) Informatica
5 1 (1.67%) TIBCO