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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 591 611
Rank change year-on-year +9 +20  
Contract jobs citing BAPI 19 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.065% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 7
Median daily rate £500 £388 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -2.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +21.87% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

BAPI is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13919 14406 14028
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.19% 29.05% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9670 10258 9554
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 175 197
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.27% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

BAPI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing BAPI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BAPI in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
North West - 7 £500 - 1
South East +15 3 £425 -
London +1 2 £525 -
East Midlands -8 1 - -
North East - 1 £350 -
BAPI
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for BAPI.

1 31 (100.00%) SAP
2 25 (80.65%) ABAP
3 14 (45.16%) Web Dynpro
3 14 (45.16%) Web Services
4 10 (32.26%) OO
5 8 (25.81%) SAPscript
5 8 (25.81%) SAP Smart Forms
5 8 (25.81%) IDoc
6 7 (22.58%) SAP IS-U
6 7 (22.58%) SAP HANA
6 7 (22.58%) Billing
6 7 (22.58%) SAP ALE
7 5 (16.13%) LSMW
7 5 (16.13%) CRM
7 5 (16.13%) SAP PI
8 4 (12.90%) SAP BSP
8 4 (12.90%) REST
8 4 (12.90%) OOP
8 4 (12.90%) Validation
8 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.90%) Logistics
9 3 (9.68%) Marketing
9 3 (9.68%) Retail
9 3 (9.68%) Workflow
9 3 (9.68%) Back Office
9 3 (9.68%) Java
9 3 (9.68%) SQL
9 3 (9.68%) Data Mapping
9 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis

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 (6.45%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (6.45%) SAP SD
3 1 (3.23%) SAP CAR
3 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.23%) SAP CRM
3 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.23%) SAP HR
3 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.23%) SAP PP
3 1 (3.23%) SAP Retail
3 1 (3.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SAP HANA
2 2 (6.45%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) LSMW
2 1 (3.23%) NWDS
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Composer
General
1 7 (22.58%) Billing
2 3 (9.68%) Back Office
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) ABAP Developer
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) SAP Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) ABAP Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Integration Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) SAP HANA Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Integration Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) ABAP Programmer
5 1 (3.23%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Data Migration Lead
5 1 (3.23%) Energy Trading Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) SAP Data Migration Lead
5 1 (3.23%) SAP Programmer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) Web Dynpro
1 14 (45.16%) Web Services
2 8 (25.81%) IDoc
2 8 (25.81%) SAP Smart Forms
3 7 (22.58%) SAP ALE
4 5 (16.13%) SAP PI
5 4 (12.90%) REST
5 4 (12.90%) SAP BSP
6 2 (6.45%) EDI
6 2 (6.45%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (6.45%) SAPUI5
6 2 (6.45%) SOAP
6 2 (6.45%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) OLE
7 1 (3.23%) SAP Business Workflow
7 1 (3.23%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) FMCG
2 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) OO
2 5 (16.13%) CRM
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Logistics
3 4 (12.90%) OOP
3 4 (12.90%) Validation
4 3 (9.68%) Data Mapping
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.68%) Workflow
5 2 (6.45%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (6.45%) Data Conversion
5 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Data Validation
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) ABAP
2 8 (25.81%) SAPscript
3 3 (9.68%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe
2 2 (6.45%) hybris
3 1 (3.23%) Informatica
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) TIBCO