Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 832 840
Rank change year-on-year +15 +8 -44
Contract jobs citing BAPI 36 56 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.051% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 17
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £389 £343 £358
90th Percentile £500 £477 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 30393 31285 30692
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.96% 28.43% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21008 21843 20259
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £268
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 400 419
UK median hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.68% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.00 £16.03
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.35% +8.03%

BAPI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BAPI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BAPI in the UK

BAPI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BAPI in the UK

BAPI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BAPI over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BAPI in the UK

BAPI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BAPI in the UK

BAPI
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BAPI within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 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
England +38 31 £425 +6.31% 2
UK excluding London +50 18 £425 +6.25% 2
North of England +64 8 £500 - 1
South East +36 8 £413 -7.95% 1
North West +43 7 £500 -
London +13 5 £525 -
Midlands +18 1 - -
East Midlands -9 1 - -
North East - 1 £350 -
Wales - 1 - -

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

1 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 29 (80.56%) ABAP
3 14 (38.89%) Web Dynpro
3 14 (38.89%) Web Services
4 11 (30.56%) OO
4 11 (30.56%) SAP Smart Forms
5 7 (19.44%) SAPscript
5 7 (19.44%) CRM
5 7 (19.44%) Billing
5 7 (19.44%) SAP IS-U
5 7 (19.44%) SAP HANA
5 7 (19.44%) IDoc
6 6 (16.67%) SAP ALE
6 6 (16.67%) Workflow
7 5 (13.89%) LSMW
7 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (13.89%) SAP PI
7 5 (13.89%) REST
8 4 (11.11%) Marketing
8 4 (11.11%) OOP
8 4 (11.11%) Logistics
8 4 (11.11%) SAP BSP
8 4 (11.11%) Finance
8 4 (11.11%) Validation
8 4 (11.11%) SAP XI
8 4 (11.11%) Adobe
8 4 (11.11%) Java
9 3 (8.33%) SQL
9 3 (8.33%) Back Office

BAPI
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.78%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (5.56%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (5.56%) SAP PM
2 2 (5.56%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.78%) SAP CAR
3 1 (2.78%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.78%) SAP PP
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Retail
3 1 (2.78%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SAP HANA
2 2 (5.56%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) LSMW
General
1 7 (19.44%) Billing
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Marketing
3 3 (8.33%) Back Office
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) ABAP Developer
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 20 (55.56%) SAP Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Consultant
3 10 (27.78%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) ABAP Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) SAP HANA Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Integration Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Manager
6 1 (2.78%) ABAP Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Data Migration Lead
6 1 (2.78%) Energy Trading Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Data Migration Lead
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) Web Dynpro
1 14 (38.89%) Web Services
2 11 (30.56%) SAP Smart Forms
3 7 (19.44%) IDoc
4 6 (16.67%) SAP ALE
5 5 (13.89%) REST
5 5 (13.89%) SAP PI
6 4 (11.11%) SAP BSP
6 4 (11.11%) SAP XI
7 2 (5.56%) EDI
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Fiori
7 2 (5.56%) SAPUI5
7 2 (5.56%) SOAP
7 2 (5.56%) XML
8 1 (2.78%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.78%) FMCG
1 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) OO
2 7 (19.44%) CRM
3 6 (16.67%) Workflow
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.11%) Logistics
5 4 (11.11%) OOP
5 4 (11.11%) Validation
6 3 (8.33%) Data Mapping
6 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (5.56%) Data Conversion
7 2 (5.56%) Data Validation
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (5.56%) System Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) ABAP
2 7 (19.44%) SAPscript
3 4 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (11.11%) Adobe
3 2 (5.56%) hybris
3 2 (5.56%) Syclo
4 1 (2.78%) Informatica
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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