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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
UK / England
Rank 572 590 576
Rank change year-on-year +18 -14  
Contract jobs citing BAPI 13 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.051% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.098% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
Median daily rate £413 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £420 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £485 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £500
% change year-on-year -8.33% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 13203 13828 12995
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.59% 28.19% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9164 9692 8524
Median daily rate £425 £410 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 213 172
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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
South East +22 5 £413 -
London +28 3 £400 -11.11%
West Midlands +12 1 - - 1
BAPI
UK

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 37 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 18 (48.65%) Migration
2 18 (48.65%) Data Migration
3 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
3 17 (45.95%) ABAP
4 16 (43.24%) LSMW
4 16 (43.24%) Data Cleansing
5 15 (40.54%) XML
5 15 (40.54%) SAP HR
6 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
7 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (27.03%) SAP ALE
9 9 (24.32%) Workflow
9 9 (24.32%) Data Mapping
9 9 (24.32%) Data Structures
9 9 (24.32%) SAP HANA
10 8 (21.62%) Data Validation
10 8 (21.62%) Validation
11 7 (18.92%) SAP Smart Forms
11 7 (18.92%) Data Transformation
12 5 (13.51%) CRM
12 5 (13.51%) ERP
12 5 (13.51%) SAPscript
12 5 (13.51%) OO
13 4 (10.81%) Web Services
13 4 (10.81%) Adobe
13 4 (10.81%) Web Dynpro
14 3 (8.11%) SAP Fiori
14 3 (8.11%) BPSS Clearance

BAPI
Top Related 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 (5.41%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (40.54%) SAP HR
2 3 (8.11%) SAP ERP
3 2 (5.41%) SAP CRM
3 2 (5.41%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (5.41%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (2.70%) SAP CAR
4 1 (2.70%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.70%) SAP EHS
4 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.70%) SAP Retail
4 1 (2.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) LSMW
2 1 (2.70%) NWDS
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Composer
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Aerospace
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Data Migration Specialist
1 10 (27.03%) Migration Specialist
2 9 (24.32%) ABAP Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) SAP Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) HR Specialist
3 8 (21.62%) SAP Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
5 4 (10.81%) Data Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Data Migration Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Migration Manager
6 3 (8.11%) ABAP Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) HR Manager
6 3 (8.11%) SAP HR Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Integration Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) SAP Data Manager
7 2 (5.41%) SAP Data Migration Manager
7 2 (5.41%) SAP HANA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) XML
2 10 (27.03%) SAP ALE
3 7 (18.92%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (10.81%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (10.81%) Web Services
5 3 (8.11%) REST
5 3 (8.11%) SAP Fiori
5 3 (8.11%) SAP XI
6 2 (5.41%) SAP PI
6 2 (5.41%) SAPUI5
7 1 (2.70%) EJB
7 1 (2.70%) HTML
7 1 (2.70%) HTML5
7 1 (2.70%) JDBC
7 1 (2.70%) OLE
7 1 (2.70%) SAP Business Workflow
7 1 (2.70%) SOAP
7 1 (2.70%) WSDL
7 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (24.32%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) RIA
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Data Migration
1 18 (48.65%) Migration
2 16 (43.24%) Data Cleansing
3 9 (24.32%) Data Mapping
3 9 (24.32%) Workflow
4 8 (21.62%) Data Validation
4 8 (21.62%) Validation
5 7 (18.92%) Data Transformation
6 5 (13.51%) CRM
6 5 (13.51%) ERP
6 5 (13.51%) OO
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (8.11%) Process Improvement
7 3 (8.11%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (8.11%) System Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.41%) Data Conversion
8 2 (5.41%) Logistics
8 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) ABAP
2 5 (13.51%) SAPscript
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (10.81%) Adobe
3 3 (8.11%) Northgate
3 3 (8.11%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (5.41%) hybris
5 1 (2.70%) Informatica
5 1 (2.70%) TIBCO