The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 42 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.86% 0.36% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 5.00% 0.83% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.05 £17.75 £22.42
% change year-on-year
+97.46% -20.82%
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South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
140 120 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.14% 43.17% 41.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 76 34
Average daily rate £325 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £215 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.97 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £16.16 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.60 £19.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 6 (46.15%) SAP
3 6 (46.15%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (46.15%) SAP BW
3 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Cognos
4 5 (38.46%) Xcelsius
4 5 (38.46%) SAP BPC
5 4 (30.77%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (30.77%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (30.77%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 4 (30.77%) Cognos Report Studio
5 4 (30.77%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (30.77%) Cognos Transformer
5 4 (30.77%) Cognos Powerplay
5 4 (30.77%) DTS
5 4 (30.77%) ETL
5 4 (30.77%) Star Schema
5 4 (30.77%) VB
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (23.08%) Data Mart
6 3 (23.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) Data Reconciliation
7 2 (15.38%) Change Control
7 2 (15.38%) Management Information System

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (7.69%) FileNet
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) SAP BPC
2 3 (23.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (7.69%) SAP SRM
3 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (46.15%) SAP BW
2 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (38.46%) Xcelsius
4 4 (30.77%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 4 (30.77%) Cognos Report Studio
4 4 (30.77%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (30.77%) Cognos Transformer
4 4 (30.77%) Cognos Powerplay
4 4 (30.77%) DTS
4 4 (30.77%) Star Schema
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (23.08%) Data Mart
6 1 (7.69%) SAP BI
6 1 (7.69%) Big Data
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Spotfire
6 1 (7.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) Spock
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) DbUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Hudson
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Business Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Business Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Excel Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Objects Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) JRules
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
1 1 (7.69%) JSF
1 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) EJB
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSD
1 1 (7.69%) J2SE
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.69%) Dojo
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (30.77%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Document Management
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Kofax
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) ILOG
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) Tableau
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