The table below looks at the statistics for BAPI skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BAPI over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
Rank 139 127 117
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing BAPI 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.070% 0.11% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.44% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £275
% change year-on-year
- +63.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
BAPI
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
692 682 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.15% 25.47% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 451 324
Median daily rate £388 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.20 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% +5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £45.60 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

BAPI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

BAPI
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BAPI across the West Midlands region.

BAPI Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BAPI
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BAPI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Coventry - 1 £375 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
BAPI
England

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for BAPI.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ABAP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) SAPscript
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SAP ALE
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) ABAP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration Lead
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Data Migration Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (33.33%) SAP ALE
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) ABAP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) SAPscript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle