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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 569 536 548
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +12
Contract jobs citing BAPI 37 43 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.082% 0.074%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 12
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£410 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £368 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
15698 15095 15547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.76% 28.64% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9962 9698 9555
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 265 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 34 £410 -8.88% 7
London +23 18 £483 -8.09% 4
West Yorkshire +5 5 £375 -31.62%
Yorkshire +4 5 £375 -31.62%
Leeds +1 5 £375 -31.62%
North West -16 5 £431 -4.33% 1
City of London +19 3 £275 -54.16% 3
East Midlands - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
West Midlands -14 1 - - 1
South East -16 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £410 -
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Slough - - - -
Staines - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Chorley - - - -
Egham - - - -
Guildford - - - -

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 64 (96.97%) SAP
2 30 (45.45%) ABAP
3 14 (21.21%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (21.21%) SAP QM
4 13 (19.70%) SAPscript
5 12 (18.18%) OO
5 12 (18.18%) Legal
5 12 (18.18%) Migration
5 12 (18.18%) SAP Smart Forms
5 12 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 11 (16.67%) SAP PM
7 10 (15.15%) LSMW
7 10 (15.15%) Time Management
8 9 (13.64%) Change Management
9 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
10 7 (10.61%) Validation
10 7 (10.61%) SAP ALE
10 7 (10.61%) CRM
10 7 (10.61%) ERP
10 7 (10.61%) SAP HCM
11 6 (9.09%) SAP MM
11 6 (9.09%) SAP SD
11 6 (9.09%) SAP APO
11 6 (9.09%) Logistics
11 6 (9.09%) Web Dynpro
12 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
12 5 (7.58%) SAP HR
12 5 (7.58%) Web Services
13 4 (6.06%) XML
13 4 (6.06%) ETL

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.03%) SAP EP
3 1 (1.52%) SAP Portal
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.52%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.52%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (21.21%) SAP QM
2 11 (16.67%) SAP PM
3 7 (10.61%) SAP HCM
4 6 (9.09%) SAP MM
4 6 (9.09%) SAP SD
4 6 (9.09%) SAP APO
5 5 (7.58%) SAP HR
6 4 (6.06%) SAP FI
7 3 (4.55%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (4.55%) SAP CRM
7 3 (4.55%) SAP CO
7 3 (4.55%) SAP WM
8 2 (3.03%) SAP SRM
8 2 (3.03%) SAP ERP
8 2 (3.03%) SAP GRC
8 2 (3.03%) SAP EWM
8 2 (3.03%) SAP MRS
9 1 (1.52%) SAP MII
9 1 (1.52%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) RTP
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) DB2
2 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) LSMW
2 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (21.21%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (18.18%) Legal
3 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.55%) Automotive
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Publishing
5 1 (1.52%) Finance
5 1 (1.52%) German Language
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (62.12%) Consultant
2 40 (60.61%) SAP Consultant
3 12 (18.18%) Developer
4 10 (15.15%) SAP QM Consultant
5 9 (13.64%) SAP Developer
6 7 (10.61%) SAP PM Consultant
6 7 (10.61%) ABAP Developer
7 6 (9.09%) SAP APO Consultant
8 5 (7.58%) ABAP Consultant
8 5 (7.58%) SAP SD Consultant
8 5 (7.58%) Migration Consultant
9 4 (6.06%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
9 4 (6.06%) Data Consultant
9 4 (6.06%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (6.06%) SAP Data Consultant
9 4 (6.06%) Data Migration Consultant
10 3 (4.55%) SAP HCM Consultant
10 3 (4.55%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 3 (4.55%) SAP MM Consultant
10 3 (4.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) SAP Smart Forms
2 7 (10.61%) SAP ALE
3 6 (9.09%) Web Dynpro
4 5 (7.58%) Web Services
5 4 (6.06%) XML
5 4 (6.06%) Middleware
5 4 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (3.03%) WSDL
6 2 (3.03%) SOAP
6 2 (3.03%) EDI
6 2 (3.03%) XSD
6 2 (3.03%) SAP XI
6 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (3.03%) REST
7 1 (1.52%) MEAP
7 1 (1.52%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.52%) XSLT
7 1 (1.52%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) AS400
2 2 (3.03%) Data Extraction
2 2 (3.03%) DataPower
2 2 (3.03%) iSeries
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.52%) UNIX
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) OO
1 12 (18.18%) Migration
1 12 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 10 (15.15%) Time Management
3 9 (13.64%) Change Management
4 7 (10.61%) Validation
4 7 (10.61%) CRM
4 7 (10.61%) ERP
5 6 (9.09%) Logistics
6 4 (6.06%) ETL
7 3 (4.55%) Data Mapping
7 3 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (3.03%) Quality Management
8 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.03%) ITIL
8 2 (3.03%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.03%) Resource Management
8 2 (3.03%) Workflow
8 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (45.45%) ABAP
2 13 (19.70%) SAPscript
3 2 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (1.52%) C
4 1 (1.52%) SQL
4 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
1 1 (1.52%) GxP
1 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 64 (96.97%) SAP
2 4 (6.06%) IBM
2 4 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe
3 2 (3.03%) Syclo
4 1 (1.52%) LogLogic
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) Sybase
4 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.52%) Informatica
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