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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 47 38 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 9 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.52% 2.40% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 3.38% 4.70% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 4
Average daily rate
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£306 £420 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £450 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.48 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -11.51%
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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
266 298 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.93% 51.03% 48.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 150 79
Average daily rate £360 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.85 £10.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.50 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 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 10 (45.45%) Finance
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
6 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) Data Mart
7 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects XI
7 4 (18.18%) BPMN
7 4 (18.18%) Lombardi
7 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (18.18%) Toad
7 4 (18.18%) OOP
7 4 (18.18%) OO
7 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
7 4 (18.18%) SAP
8 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.64%) ETL
8 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
9 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (9.09%) Metastorm

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (31.82%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) CICS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (9.09%) e-Work
2 1 (4.55%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (18.18%) Data Mart
4 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects XI
4 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.55%) Informix
7 1 (4.55%) DB2
7 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) Base SAS
7 1 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (4.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Lombardi
1 4 (18.18%) Toad
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Business Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.55%) HACMP
1 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) zOS
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) HPUX
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) BPMN
3 4 (18.18%) OOP
3 4 (18.18%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) Workflow
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.55%) User Stories
6 1 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) JCL
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) COBOL
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Metastorm
4 1 (4.55%) Informatica
4 1 (4.55%) Thunderhead
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos
4 1 (4.55%) Tableau
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