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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 588 549 533
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -16
Contract jobs citing BAPI 30 37 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.070% 0.095%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.24% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 9
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£349 £450 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £383 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £645 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +8.43%
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
15734 15245 15428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 29.00% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10384 9914 9250
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 280 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £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 21 October 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 21 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 21 October 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 -34 28 £349 -22.50% 6
London -4 17 £335 -46.40%
City of London +25 5 £325 -45.83%
North West -19 5 £410 -8.88% 3
Manchester -15 3 £325 -27.77% 2
West Midlands - 3 £358 - 2
South East -22 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Reading - - - -
Staines - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Aldershot - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Liverpool - - - -

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 69 (94.52%) SAP
2 37 (50.68%) ABAP
3 16 (21.92%) OO
4 14 (19.18%) SAP QM
5 13 (17.81%) LSMW
5 13 (17.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (16.44%) SAPscript
7 11 (15.07%) SAP PM
7 11 (15.07%) Legal
8 10 (13.70%) Migration
8 10 (13.70%) SAP Smart Forms
8 10 (13.70%) Time Management
8 10 (13.70%) Data Migration
9 9 (12.33%) Manufacturing
9 9 (12.33%) Change Management
10 8 (10.96%) Web Dynpro
10 8 (10.96%) SAP FI
10 8 (10.96%) SAP ALE
11 7 (9.59%) SAP HCM
11 7 (9.59%) OOP
11 7 (9.59%) CRM
11 7 (9.59%) ERP
11 7 (9.59%) SAP FI/CO
11 7 (9.59%) SAP CO
12 6 (8.22%) Web Services
12 6 (8.22%) SAP MM
12 6 (8.22%) SAP SD
13 5 (6.85%) SAP APO
13 5 (6.85%) SAP HR
13 5 (6.85%) Adobe

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.11%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.74%) SAP EP
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.37%) TeamSite
4 1 (1.37%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Office
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (19.18%) SAP QM
2 11 (15.07%) SAP PM
3 8 (10.96%) SAP FI
4 7 (9.59%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (9.59%) SAP CO
4 7 (9.59%) SAP HCM
5 6 (8.22%) SAP SD
5 6 (8.22%) SAP MM
6 5 (6.85%) SAP APO
6 5 (6.85%) SAP HR
7 3 (4.11%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (4.11%) SAP CRM
7 3 (4.11%) SAP SRM
8 2 (2.74%) SAP ERP
8 2 (2.74%) SAP GRC
8 2 (2.74%) SAP MRS
8 2 (2.74%) SAP MII
8 2 (2.74%) SAP EWM
9 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (1.37%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) DB2
2 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (17.81%) LSMW
2 2 (2.74%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 13 (17.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (15.07%) Legal
3 9 (12.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.48%) Automotive
5 2 (2.74%) Finance
6 1 (1.37%) Publishing
6 1 (1.37%) Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Retail
6 1 (1.37%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 48 (65.75%) Consultant
2 45 (61.64%) SAP Consultant
3 13 (17.81%) Developer
4 11 (15.07%) ABAP Consultant
5 10 (13.70%) SAP QM Consultant
6 9 (12.33%) ABAP Developer
7 8 (10.96%) SAP Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Functional Consultant
8 7 (9.59%) SAP APO Consultant
8 7 (9.59%) SAP PM Consultant
9 5 (6.85%) SAP SD Consultant
9 5 (6.85%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 4 (5.48%) Migration Consultant
10 4 (5.48%) Data Consultant
10 4 (5.48%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
10 4 (5.48%) SAP Data Consultant
10 4 (5.48%) Data Migration Consultant
11 3 (4.11%) SAP HCM Consultant
11 3 (4.11%) SAP MM Consultant
12 2 (2.74%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) SAP Smart Forms
2 8 (10.96%) Web Dynpro
2 8 (10.96%) SAP ALE
3 6 (8.22%) Web Services
4 4 (5.48%) Middleware
5 3 (4.11%) XML
5 3 (4.11%) SOAP
5 3 (4.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (4.11%) REST
6 2 (2.74%) MEAP
6 2 (2.74%) HTML
6 2 (2.74%) XSD
6 2 (2.74%) XSLT
6 2 (2.74%) EDI
6 2 (2.74%) WSDL
6 2 (2.74%) SAP XI
6 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (2.74%) SAP Business Workflow
7 1 (1.37%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.74%) AS400
1 2 (2.74%) DataPower
1 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.37%) iSeries
2 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.37%) PDA
2 1 (1.37%) Online Banking
2 1 (1.37%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.37%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Android
2 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.37%) BlackBerry OS
2 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) OO
2 10 (13.70%) Migration
2 10 (13.70%) Time Management
2 10 (13.70%) Data Migration
3 9 (12.33%) Change Management
4 7 (9.59%) OOP
4 7 (9.59%) CRM
4 7 (9.59%) ERP
5 5 (6.85%) Workflow
5 5 (6.85%) Validation
5 5 (6.85%) Logistics
5 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.11%) Data Mapping
6 3 (4.11%) ETL
7 2 (2.74%) Quality Management
7 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.74%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (2.74%) Data Validation
7 2 (2.74%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.68%) ABAP
2 12 (16.44%) SAPscript
3 4 (5.48%) Java
4 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.37%) SQL
4 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) GxP
1 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.37%) QA
1 1 (1.37%) PAS 55
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 69 (94.52%) SAP
2 5 (6.85%) Adobe
3 4 (5.48%) HP
4 3 (4.11%) IBM
4 3 (4.11%) Syclo
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle
5 2 (2.74%) Sybase
6 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.37%) Informatica
6 1 (1.37%) Infor
6 1 (1.37%) Sencha
6 1 (1.37%) LogLogic
6 1 (1.37%) Appcelerator
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