Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 857 837 819
Rank change year-on-year -20 -18 +5
Contract jobs citing BAPI 15 25 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.026% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.044% 0.081% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 33
England median daily rate £400 £475 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +7.04% -1.39%
10th Percentile £356 £413 £375
90th Percentile £657 £500 £620
UK median daily rate £400 £475 £435
% change year-on-year -15.79% +9.10% -3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £65.00 -

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 33,865 30,947 29,760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.12% 32.56% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,163 22,057 20,692
England median daily rate £476 £468 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% +2.41%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 356 344
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £39.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +1.01% +5.60%
10th Percentile £18.51 £18.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BAPI in England over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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 6 months to 11 December 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
South East -6 8 £400 - 2
London +12 3 £475 -
South West - 2 - -
BAPI
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (80.00%) ABAP
3 8 (53.33%) SAPscript
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 8 (53.33%) SAP Smart Forms
4 7 (46.67%) Web Dynpro
4 7 (46.67%) Adobe
5 6 (40.00%) OOP
5 6 (40.00%) OO
5 6 (40.00%) SAPUI5
6 5 (33.33%) IDoc
6 5 (33.33%) SAP Fiori
6 5 (33.33%) SAP HANA
6 5 (33.33%) SAP PI
6 5 (33.33%) SAP ALE
6 5 (33.33%) EDI
6 5 (33.33%) SAP BW
7 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) SAP XI
8 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (20.00%) Back Office
8 3 (20.00%) Validation
8 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
2 1 (6.67%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SAP BW
1 5 (33.33%) SAP HANA
2 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (13.33%) GIS
2 2 (13.33%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (6.67%) BODI
3 1 (6.67%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) LSMW
General
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
1 7 (46.67%) SAP Developer
2 6 (40.00%) ABAP Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) ABAP Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) SAP PI Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) SAP Smart Forms
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) Web Dynpro
3 6 (40.00%) SAPUI5
4 5 (33.33%) EDI
4 5 (33.33%) IDoc
4 5 (33.33%) SAP ALE
4 5 (33.33%) SAP Fiori
4 5 (33.33%) SAP PI
5 3 (20.00%) EJB
5 3 (20.00%) JDBC
5 3 (20.00%) SAP XI
5 3 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) OO
1 6 (40.00%) OOP
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Conversion
5 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
5 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) ABAP
2 8 (53.33%) SAPscript
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (46.67%) Adobe
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Ariba
4 2 (13.33%) Informatica
4 2 (13.33%) TIBCO