The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within SAP Business Objects.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 62 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 1.80% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 3.73% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate
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£340 £420 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +18.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.88 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -6.25%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
353 268 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.08% 48.20% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 138 100
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Objects across the Birmingham region.

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the Birmingham region.

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Business Objects also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Objects.

1 7 (63.64%) WebSphere
2 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) OOP
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) BPMN
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Lombardi
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Metastorm
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Business Objects also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Objects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Lombardi
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) HACMP
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
1 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
2 4 (36.36%) OOP
2 4 (36.36%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) BPMN
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) JCL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) COBOL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
1 2 (18.18%) Metastorm
2 1 (9.09%) Thunderhead
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Siemens
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