Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 849 809 828
Rank change year-on-year -40 +19 -9
Contract jobs citing BAPI 18 24 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.027% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.054% 0.082% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 20
England median daily rate £463 £475 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +14.18% -1.25%
10th Percentile £441 £370 £348
90th Percentile £714 £500 £476
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 33,369 29,373 29,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.47% 32.61% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,737 20,496 21,029
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
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% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 379 357
England median hourly rate £41.81 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.51% +9.59% -1.35%
10th Percentile £15.40 £16.20 £13.00
90th Percentile £59.25 £53.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.83% +11.11% -3.87%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 6 £801 +88.35% 2
North East -5 3 £450 +28.57%
North of England -24 3 £450 -10.00% 4
London -33 2 £475 +11.76% 1
Midlands -7 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
BAPI
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (50.00%) ABAP
3 7 (38.89%) SAP Data Services
4 6 (33.33%) SAP ERP
4 6 (33.33%) LSMW
4 6 (33.33%) Migration
4 6 (33.33%) ERP
4 6 (33.33%) ETL
4 6 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 5 (27.78%) SAP HCM
5 5 (27.78%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) SAP HR
5 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Logistics
6 4 (22.22%) Data Management
6 4 (22.22%) SAP Smart Forms
6 4 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (22.22%) Validation
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) Runbook
6 4 (22.22%) Cutover Planning
6 4 (22.22%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (11.11%) SAPscript
7 2 (11.11%) SAP ALE
7 2 (11.11%) EDI
7 2 (11.11%) OO

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:

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) SAP ERP
2 5 (27.78%) SAP HCM
2 5 (27.78%) SAP HR
3 4 (22.22%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (11.11%) SAP SD
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BPC
5 1 (5.56%) SAP MDG
5 1 (5.56%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.56%) GIS
4 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
4 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) LSMW
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) SAP Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Data Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Data Migration Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Data Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Migration Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) ABAP Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (11.11%) EDI
2 2 (11.11%) IDoc
2 2 (11.11%) SAP ALE
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) SAP PI
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 6 (33.33%) ERP
1 6 (33.33%) ETL
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Cutover Planning
3 4 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (22.22%) Data Management
3 4 (22.22%) Logistics
3 4 (22.22%) Runbook
3 4 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Decision-Making
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) ABAP
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) SAPscript
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO