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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 631 628
Rank change year-on-year +29 -3  
Contract jobs citing BAPI 15 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.050% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 14
Median daily rate £413 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £340 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -8.33% -  
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 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 14843 15590 14993
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.50% 27.88% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10290 10886 9706
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 198 201
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £11.00 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

BAPI
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 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 11 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 3 months to 23 April 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
England +32 11 £413 - 5
South East +22 5 £413 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £413 -
London +28 2 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
North East - 1 £350 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £425 -
West Sussex - 1 £425 -
Wales - 1 - -
Swansea - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 45 (100.00%) SAP
2 25 (55.56%) Finance
3 24 (53.33%) ABAP
3 24 (53.33%) Security Cleared
4 19 (42.22%) Data Migration
4 19 (42.22%) Migration
5 17 (37.78%) LSMW
5 17 (37.78%) Workflow
6 16 (35.56%) SAP Smart Forms
6 16 (35.56%) Data Cleansing
7 15 (33.33%) XML
7 15 (33.33%) SAP HR
8 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
9 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (24.44%) Adobe
10 10 (22.22%) SAP XI
11 9 (20.00%) Data Structures
11 9 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (20.00%) SAP HANA
11 9 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (20.00%) Data Mapping
11 9 (20.00%) System Testing
11 9 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
11 9 (20.00%) SAP ALE
11 9 (20.00%) Aerospace
11 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
11 9 (20.00%) CRM
12 8 (17.78%) Validation
12 8 (17.78%) Web Dynpro
12 8 (17.78%) Data Validation

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 3 (6.67%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (33.33%) SAP HR
2 3 (6.67%) SAP CO
2 3 (6.67%) SAP ERP
2 3 (6.67%) SAP FI
2 3 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (6.67%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (4.44%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (2.22%) SAP CAR
4 1 (2.22%) SAP CRM
4 1 (2.22%) SAP Retail
4 1 (2.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) LSMW
2 1 (2.22%) NWDS
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Composer
General
1 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.89%) Marketing
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) ABAP Developer
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) SAP Developer
3 13 (28.89%) Consultant
3 13 (28.89%) SAP Consultant
4 10 (22.22%) Data Migration Specialist
4 10 (22.22%) Migration Specialist
5 9 (20.00%) ABAP Consultant
6 8 (17.78%) HR Specialist
7 5 (11.11%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
8 4 (8.89%) Data Manager
8 4 (8.89%) Data Migration Manager
8 4 (8.89%) Migration Manager
9 3 (6.67%) HR Manager
9 3 (6.67%) SAP HR Specialist
10 2 (4.44%) Cloud Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) Integration Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) SAP HANA Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) SAP Integration Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) SAP Utilities Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) SAP Smart Forms
2 15 (33.33%) XML
3 10 (22.22%) SAP XI
4 9 (20.00%) SAP ALE
5 8 (17.78%) Web Dynpro
6 4 (8.89%) REST
7 3 (6.67%) Web Services
8 2 (4.44%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (2.22%) EDI
9 1 (2.22%) OLE
9 1 (2.22%) SAP BSP
9 1 (2.22%) SAP Business Workflow
9 1 (2.22%) SAP PI
9 1 (2.22%) SAPUI5
9 1 (2.22%) SOAP
9 1 (2.22%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.44%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Data Migration
1 19 (42.22%) Migration
2 17 (37.78%) Workflow
3 16 (35.56%) Data Cleansing
4 9 (20.00%) CRM
4 9 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 9 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 9 (20.00%) System Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Data Validation
5 8 (17.78%) Validation
6 7 (15.56%) Data Transformation
7 6 (13.33%) ERP
7 6 (13.33%) OO
8 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
10 2 (4.44%) Data Conversion
10 2 (4.44%) Logistics
10 2 (4.44%) OOP
10 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) ABAP
2 7 (15.56%) SAPscript
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.22%) QA
1 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (24.44%) Adobe
3 3 (6.67%) Northgate
3 3 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (4.44%) hybris
5 1 (2.22%) Informatica
5 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
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