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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 37 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 1 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.35% 2.03% 7.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 4.62% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Average daily rate
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£295 £351 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.01% -9.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.48 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.58% -12.62%
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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 Cardiff region.

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
159 130 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 55.99% 44.07% 56.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 91 53
Average daily rate £375 £353 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Average hourly rate £22.00 £53.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.06% +411.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.40 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £90.00 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 27 February 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Cognos
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mart
3 2 (33.33%) DTS
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Star Schema
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Powerplay
3 2 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Transformer
3 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Spock
4 1 (16.67%) BigQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) SAP SRM
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) HTML

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) FileNet
1 1 (16.67%) LiveCycle
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) DTS
3 2 (33.33%) Star Schema
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mart
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Powerplay
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (16.67%) BigQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Spotfire
4 1 (16.67%) QlikView
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) DbUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) Spock
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Business Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Objects Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) EJB
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSD
1 1 (16.67%) J2SE
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) JRules
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) JSF
1 1 (16.67%) Dojo
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) ILOG
2 1 (16.67%) Kofax
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau
2 1 (16.67%) SAP