The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cardiff region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 42 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.39% 6.55% 2.17%
As % of the Vendors category 3.79% 13.10% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £30.89 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-47.39% +19.96%
Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
132 84 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.57% 50.00% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 48 44
Average daily rate £375 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £198 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Business Objects
South Wales

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 24 April 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 8 (66.67%) BusinessObjects XI
2 7 (58.33%) SAP
2 7 (58.33%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) SAP XI
5 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (25.00%) R
6 3 (25.00%) UML
6 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (25.00%) SOA
6 3 (25.00%) Informatica
6 3 (25.00%) SAP BW
7 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) ABAP
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 1 (8.33%) ETL
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (8.33%) BODI
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) BusinessObjects XI
2 7 (58.33%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (25.00%) SAP BW
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (8.33%) BODI
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Business Objects Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SAP BW Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) UML
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) R
3 2 (16.67%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) SAP
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Informatica
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