Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for BAPI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BAPI over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 839 797 782
Rank change year-on-year -42 -15 -10
Contract jobs citing BAPI 19 32 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.037% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.062% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 15
England median daily rate £475 £444 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% -1.42% +16.88%
10th Percentile £463 £377 £350
90th Percentile £488 £648 £488
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
England median hourly rate £65.00 - £45.00
10th Percentile £62.50 - £42.50
90th Percentile £67.50 - £47.50
UK median hourly rate £65.00 - £45.00

BAPI is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30,651 27,306 28,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.07% 31.79% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,792 18,938 19,932
England median daily rate £475 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.34% +4.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 342 446
England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +5.16% +10.16%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.18 £15.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.50 £57.00
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £38.63
% change year-on-year +1.23% +4.85% +10.36%

BAPI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing BAPI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for BAPI in England

BAPI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BAPI in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for BAPI in England

BAPI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BAPI in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BAPI in England

BAPI
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BAPI within the England region over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -44 6 £475 +15.85% 1
South East -17 5 - -
North of England -11 3 £475 -20.83%
Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
North East +32 1 - -
Midlands -3 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
BAPI
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BAPI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for BAPI.

1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (68.42%) ABAP
3 9 (47.37%) LSMW
4 8 (42.11%) IDoc
5 7 (36.84%) SAP ALE
6 6 (31.58%) Logistics
6 6 (31.58%) OO
7 5 (26.32%) ETL
7 5 (26.32%) SAP SD
7 5 (26.32%) Workflow
7 5 (26.32%) Migration
8 4 (21.05%) Validation
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) SAP Smart Forms
8 4 (21.05%) Data Management
8 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
8 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (21.05%) EDI
8 4 (21.05%) ERP
8 4 (21.05%) Runbook
8 4 (21.05%) Cutover Planning
8 4 (21.05%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (21.05%) SAP ERP
8 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
8 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.79%) Web Dynpro
10 2 (10.53%) SQL
10 2 (10.53%) NetWeaver
10 2 (10.53%) Web Services

BAPI
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (10.53%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) SAP SD
2 4 (21.05%) SAP ERP
3 2 (10.53%) SAP SRM
4 1 (5.26%) SAP HCM
4 1 (5.26%) SAP HR
4 1 (5.26%) SAP MDG
4 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
4 1 (5.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (21.05%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) LSMW
2 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Consultant
1 9 (47.37%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
3 6 (31.58%) SAP Developer
4 4 (21.05%) ABAP Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Data Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Data Migration Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Migration Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) SAP Data Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) SAP Migration Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) SAP SD Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) IDoc
2 7 (36.84%) SAP ALE
3 4 (21.05%) EDI
3 4 (21.05%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (15.79%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Business Workflow
5 2 (10.53%) SAP PI
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) HTML
6 1 (5.26%) HTML5
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (5.26%) SAP XI
6 1 (5.26%) SOAP
6 1 (5.26%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Logistics
1 6 (31.58%) OO
2 5 (26.32%) ETL
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) Workflow
3 4 (21.05%) Cutover Planning
3 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (21.05%) Data Management
3 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
3 4 (21.05%) ERP
3 4 (21.05%) Runbook
3 4 (21.05%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) Supplier Relationship Management
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) ABAP
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Capita
2 1 (5.26%) Dell
2 1 (5.26%) Fujitsu
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Informatica
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle