The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 June 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)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 267 257
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10  
Contract jobs citing BAPI 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.039% 0.033% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.12% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £425 - £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +21.87% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2118 2405 2369
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.31% 26.74% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1357 1539 1502
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 56 29
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

BAPI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

BAPI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BAPI in the South East

BAPI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BAPI in the South East

BAPI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BAPI within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Hampshire - 2 £425 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
BAPI
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South East region with a requirement for BAPI.

1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) SAP HANA
3 4 (50.00%) ABAP
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) SAPscript
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (37.50%) SAP BSP
5 2 (25.00%) IDoc
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (25.00%) SAPUI5
5 2 (25.00%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Back Office
5 2 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) VMS
6 1 (12.50%) Informatica
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (12.50%) SAP ALE

BAPI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (12.50%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SAP HANA
2 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LSMW
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) ABAP Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) ABAP Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Lead
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Migration Lead
2 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Integration Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) SAP BSP
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Smart Forms
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) IDoc
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (25.00%) SAPUI5
2 2 (25.00%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) SAP ALE
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) OOP
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Conversion
3 1 (12.50%) Data Enrichment
3 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) ABAP
2 3 (37.50%) SAPscript
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) hybris
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle