The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 549 513 554
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +41
Contract jobs citing BAPI 39 43 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.090% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 7
Average daily rate £550 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.93% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £328 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.44% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15092 12752 15272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 26.68% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9721 7959 9018
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 359 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 17 April 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 20 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -40 30 £600 +54.83% 7
London -29 18 £600 +12.14% 2
South East -17 9 £500 +30.29% 3
City of London -12 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 - -
Staines - 2 - -
North West -19 1 - - 1
West Midlands -20 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Rugby - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Egham - - - -
Guildford - - - -

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 54 (69.23%) SAP
2 32 (41.03%) ABAP
3 29 (37.18%) Finance
4 25 (32.05%) WebSphere
5 24 (30.77%) Online Banking
5 24 (30.77%) Banking
5 24 (30.77%) WebSphere Process Server
5 24 (30.77%) Internet
5 24 (30.77%) Tivoli
5 24 (30.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 24 (30.77%) Oracle
5 24 (30.77%) C
5 24 (30.77%) DB2
5 24 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
5 24 (30.77%) HP
5 24 (30.77%) TeamSite
5 24 (30.77%) DataPower
5 24 (30.77%) LogLogic
6 21 (26.92%) SAP Smart Forms
7 19 (24.36%) LSMW
7 19 (24.36%) SAP ALE
8 18 (23.08%) Data Migration
8 18 (23.08%) Migration
9 14 (17.95%) CRM
10 13 (16.67%) SAP SD
10 13 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (15.38%) SAP MM
12 11 (14.10%) Financial Institution
12 11 (14.10%) SAPscript
12 11 (14.10%) ETL

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (32.05%) WebSphere
2 24 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
2 24 (30.77%) TeamSite
2 24 (30.77%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (16.67%) SAP SD
2 12 (15.38%) SAP MM
3 10 (12.82%) SAP FI
4 9 (11.54%) SAP CRM
5 6 (7.69%) SAP WM
6 5 (6.41%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (5.13%) SAP PM
7 4 (5.13%) SAP APO
8 3 (3.85%) SAP ERP
9 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (2.56%) SAP HR
10 1 (1.28%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (1.28%) SAP MDM
10 1 (1.28%) SAP CO
10 1 (1.28%) SAP SCM
10 1 (1.28%) SAP PP
10 1 (1.28%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.77%) Internet
2 2 (2.56%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.77%) DB2
2 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.85%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 19 (24.36%) LSMW
2 1 (1.28%) PowerBuilder
General
1 29 (37.18%) Finance
2 24 (30.77%) Banking
3 11 (14.10%) Financial Institution
4 7 (8.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 4 (5.13%) Retail
6 4 (5.13%) Publishing
7 3 (3.85%) Automotive
8 1 (1.28%) Legal
8 1 (1.28%) Billing
8 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (33.33%) Consultant
2 25 (32.05%) Architect
2 25 (32.05%) SAP Consultant
3 24 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (24.36%) Developer
5 15 (19.23%) ABAP Developer
5 15 (19.23%) SAP Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Migration Consultant
7 7 (8.97%) Data Consultant
7 7 (8.97%) Data Migration Consultant
8 6 (7.69%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
8 6 (7.69%) SAP Data Consultant
9 5 (6.41%) SAP Technical Consultant
9 5 (6.41%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (5.13%) SAP MM Consultant
11 3 (3.85%) SAP WM Consultant
12 2 (2.56%) SAP APO Consultant
12 2 (2.56%) .NET Developer
12 2 (2.56%) SAP SD Consultant
12 2 (2.56%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) SAP Smart Forms
2 19 (24.36%) SAP ALE
3 11 (14.10%) Web Dynpro
4 7 (8.97%) EDI
5 4 (5.13%) SAP Business Workflow
6 3 (3.85%) SAP BSP
6 3 (3.85%) Web Services
7 2 (2.56%) .NET
7 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.56%) Middleware
7 2 (2.56%) SAP .NET Connector
7 2 (2.56%) SAP PI
8 1 (1.28%) SAP XI
8 1 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.77%) Online Banking
1 24 (30.77%) DataPower
2 8 (10.26%) AS400
3 7 (8.97%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.56%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.28%) FMCG
5 1 (1.28%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Migration
1 18 (23.08%) Data Migration
2 14 (17.95%) CRM
3 13 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (14.10%) ETL
4 11 (14.10%) Validation
5 9 (11.54%) OO
5 9 (11.54%) Logistics
6 8 (10.26%) Workflow
7 4 (5.13%) ERP
7 4 (5.13%) Resource Management
7 4 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.13%) Data Mapping
8 3 (3.85%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (3.85%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.85%) OOP
9 2 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.56%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.03%) ABAP
2 24 (30.77%) C
3 11 (14.10%) SAPscript
4 9 (11.54%) SQL
4 9 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.13%) Java
6 2 (2.56%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.56%) GxP
Systems Management
1 24 (30.77%) Tivoli
1 24 (30.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 54 (69.23%) SAP
2 24 (30.77%) Oracle
2 24 (30.77%) HP
2 24 (30.77%) LogLogic
3 9 (11.54%) Informatica
4 7 (8.97%) Adobe
5 1 (1.28%) IBM
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
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