The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 4 September 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 48 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.80% 0.53% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.23% 2.15% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£318 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.20 £30.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-49.39% +71.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
153 93 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.38% 24.67% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 71 58
Average daily rate £323 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £145.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 7 (50.00%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (50.00%) SOAP
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (50.00%) XML
4 7 (50.00%) Cognos
4 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (50.00%) ETL
4 7 (50.00%) RESTful
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (35.71%) Teradata
5 5 (35.71%) Informatica
5 5 (35.71%) DataStage
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (28.57%) HL7
6 4 (28.57%) NHS
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Information Security
8 2 (14.29%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 2 (14.29%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (14.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (14.29%) Cognos Transformer
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Data Mart
8 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (35.71%) DataStage
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (14.29%) Data Mart
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos Transformer
4 2 (14.29%) DTS
4 2 (14.29%) Star Schema
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos Powerplay
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Tester
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Database Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
1 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (50.00%) SOAP
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
1 7 (50.00%) XML
1 7 (50.00%) RESTful
1 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 7 (50.00%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cognos
2 5 (35.71%) Informatica
2 5 (35.71%) Teradata
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft