The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs)
England / London
Rank 399 410 397
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13  
Contract jobs citing BAPI 3 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.016% 0.041% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.045% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £400 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £463 £500
% change year-on-year -10.81% -7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6686 6989 6301
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.81% 31.78% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4978 5229 4550
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £48.92 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.89% +78.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

BAPI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BAPI in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for BAPI in London

BAPI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BAPI in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BAPI in London

BAPI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for BAPI.

1 5 (100.00%) ABAP
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Web Dynpro
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) SAPscript
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) SAP ALE
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Logistics
3 2 (40.00%) NetWeaver
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Retail
4 1 (20.00%) BPEL
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Data Conversion
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Composer
4 1 (20.00%) NWDS
4 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC

BAPI
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (40.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CAR
1 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) NWDS
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Composer
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) ABAP Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Dynpro
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) SAP ALE
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (20.00%) OLE
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (20.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (20.00%) SAPUI5
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) WSDL
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) BPEL
3 1 (20.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) ABAP
2 3 (60.00%) SAPscript
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP