Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 802 822 814
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8 -26
Contract jobs citing BAPI 29 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.052% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.095% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 22
England median daily rate £500 £434 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.27% -8.68% +35.71%
UK median daily rate £500 £407 £475
% change year-on-year +22.85% -14.32% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
England median hourly rate £65.00 - £51.00
10th Percentile £62.50 - £50.50
90th Percentile £67.50 - £51.50
UK median hourly rate £65.00 - £51.00

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 30396 30149 30253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.38% 30.72% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21638 21071 20980
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 348 499
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%
10th Percentile £18.58 £14.50 £14.91
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 18 November 2017. 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
North of England +70 7 £500 - 1
North West +33 7 £500 -
London -7 7 £450 +7.14% 1
South East +7 5 £425 -2.02% 1
Midlands +20 1 - -
East Midlands 0 1 - -
BAPI
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 29 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (72.41%) ABAP
3 11 (37.93%) Web Services
4 9 (31.03%) LSMW
4 9 (31.03%) Web Dynpro
5 8 (27.59%) Migration
6 7 (24.14%) Billing
6 7 (24.14%) SAP IS-U
6 7 (24.14%) Data Migration
7 6 (20.69%) Logistics
7 6 (20.69%) OO
8 5 (17.24%) ETL
8 5 (17.24%) SAPscript
8 5 (17.24%) Data Management
8 5 (17.24%) SAP Smart Forms
8 5 (17.24%) Finance
8 5 (17.24%) Validation
8 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (17.24%) SAP PI
8 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (17.24%) IDoc
9 4 (13.79%) Cutover Planning
9 4 (13.79%) Runbook
9 4 (13.79%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (13.79%) SAP ERP
9 4 (13.79%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (13.79%) SAP ALE
9 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
9 4 (13.79%) SAP SD
9 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects

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 (3.45%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (13.79%) SAP ERP
2 4 (13.79%) SAP SD
3 2 (6.90%) SAP PM
4 1 (3.45%) SAP MDG
4 1 (3.45%) SAP MM
4 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (3.45%) SAP PP
4 1 (3.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (13.79%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (6.90%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) LSMW
2 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (24.14%) Billing
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Consultant
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
1 14 (48.28%) SAP Consultant
2 13 (44.83%) ABAP Developer
2 13 (44.83%) SAP Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Data Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Data Migration Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Migration Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) SAP Data Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) SAP Migration Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) SAP SD Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) ABAP Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Manager
6 1 (3.45%) ABAP Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Business Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) SAP PI Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) SAP PI Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Web Services
2 9 (31.03%) Web Dynpro
3 5 (17.24%) IDoc
3 5 (17.24%) SAP PI
3 5 (17.24%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (13.79%) SAP ALE
4 4 (13.79%) SOAP
5 2 (6.90%) EDI
5 2 (6.90%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware
6 1 (3.45%) SAP BSP
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (3.45%) SAP XI
6 1 (3.45%) SAPUI5
6 1 (3.45%) WSH
6 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.45%) FMCG
1 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) Data Migration
3 6 (20.69%) Logistics
3 6 (20.69%) OO
4 5 (17.24%) Data Management
4 5 (17.24%) ETL
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Validation
5 4 (13.79%) Cutover Planning
5 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (13.79%) ERP
5 4 (13.79%) Runbook
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) EAM
6 2 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) OOP
6 2 (6.90%) System Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) ABAP
2 5 (17.24%) SAPscript
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) SAP Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) Syclo
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Fujitsu
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Informatica
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle