The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 143 119 94
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -25
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 57 93 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.03% 1.52% 1.94%
As % of the Vendors category 2.39% 3.43% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 63 77
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £302 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £39.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.39%
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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 City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2384 2715 2924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.93% 44.35% 45.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1768 1909 2071
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 44 102
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £27.50 £104.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 61 (58.10%) SQL
2 43 (40.95%) Finance
3 36 (34.29%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (34.29%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 29 (27.62%) Oracle
6 25 (23.81%) ETL
7 23 (21.90%) BusinessObjects XI
8 22 (20.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 20 (19.05%) BusinessObjects
11 19 (18.10%) SAP
11 19 (18.10%) Banking
12 17 (16.19%) .NET
13 16 (15.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (15.24%) QlikView
14 15 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (14.29%) Tableau
15 13 (12.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (12.38%) PL/SQL
16 12 (11.43%) T-SQL
16 12 (11.43%) UNIX
16 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
16 12 (11.43%) Cognos
16 12 (11.43%) Data Analysis
16 12 (11.43%) Analytics
16 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2012
18 10 (9.52%) Management Information System
18 10 (9.52%) MS Excel

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (8.57%) SAS
2 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.95%) IIS
4 1 (0.95%) CMS
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) SPSS
3 2 (1.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.95%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) CODA-Financials
1 3 (2.86%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.90%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.90%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.90%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.95%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.95%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.95%) Global One
3 1 (0.95%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.95%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.95%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (1.90%) SaaS
1 2 (1.90%) IBM Blueworks
1 2 (1.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) Intranet
2 2 (1.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (34.29%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 23 (21.90%) BusinessObjects XI
4 22 (20.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (19.05%) BusinessObjects
6 16 (15.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (15.24%) QlikView
7 13 (12.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (8.57%) OLAP
10 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
12 6 (5.71%) Data Mining
12 6 (5.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
13 5 (4.76%) SSDT
13 5 (4.76%) Big Data
13 5 (4.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.86%) ERwin
4 2 (1.90%) CA Gen
4 2 (1.90%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 43 (40.95%) Finance
2 19 (18.10%) Banking
3 10 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.67%) Retail
5 4 (3.81%) Marketing
6 2 (1.90%) Front Office
6 2 (1.90%) Advertising
6 2 (1.90%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.95%) French Language
7 1 (0.95%) German Language
7 1 (0.95%) Publishing
7 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (43.81%) Developer
2 32 (30.48%) Analyst
3 19 (18.10%) Business Developer
4 14 (13.33%) Business Objects Developer
5 11 (10.48%) Business Analyst
6 10 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (7.62%) SQL Developer
8 7 (6.67%) ETL Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Architect
9 5 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Data Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) MI Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Consultant
10 4 (3.81%) Report Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Developer
11 3 (2.86%) SAS Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.19%) .NET
2 9 (8.57%) XML
3 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.81%) J2EE
4 4 (3.81%) HTML
4 4 (3.81%) MDX
5 2 (1.90%) SAP XI
5 2 (1.90%) Web Services
5 2 (1.90%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.95%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.95%) JSON
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.95%) jQuery
6 1 (0.95%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.95%) Spring
6 1 (0.95%) COM
6 1 (0.95%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.95%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.67%) Statistics
4 5 (4.76%) Clustering
5 4 (3.81%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.81%) Equities
6 3 (2.86%) Derivative
6 3 (2.86%) NHS
6 3 (2.86%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.90%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.90%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.95%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.95%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.95%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.95%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.43%) UNIX
2 6 (5.71%) Windows
3 4 (3.81%) Linux
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.29%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (23.81%) ETL
3 21 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 15 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (11.43%) Data Analysis
5 12 (11.43%) Analytics
6 10 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 9 (8.57%) Scrum
8 8 (7.62%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (6.67%) Asset Management
9 7 (6.67%) ITIL
9 7 (6.67%) Migration
9 7 (6.67%) Service Management
9 7 (6.67%) Change Management
10 6 (5.71%) Project Management
10 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.71%) OO
10 6 (5.71%) CRM
11 5 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 61 (58.10%) SQL
2 13 (12.38%) PL/SQL
3 12 (11.43%) T-SQL
4 10 (9.52%) Java
5 8 (7.62%) VBA
6 7 (6.67%) C#
7 6 (5.71%) Perl
7 6 (5.71%) VB
7 6 (5.71%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.86%) VB6
9 3 (2.86%) Python
9 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.90%) R
10 2 (1.90%) VBScript
11 1 (0.95%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.95%) Ruby
11 1 (0.95%) PHP
11 1 (0.95%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) SLA
3 3 (2.86%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.90%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Graphite
Vendors
1 29 (27.62%) Oracle
2 19 (18.10%) SAP
3 15 (14.29%) Tableau
4 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 12 (11.43%) Cognos
5 6 (5.71%) Informatica
6 5 (4.76%) Sybase
7 4 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.86%) Pega
8 3 (2.86%) IBM
8 3 (2.86%) CODA
8 3 (2.86%) BEA
8 3 (2.86%) webMethods
9 2 (1.90%) VMware
9 2 (1.90%) Citrix
9 2 (1.90%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.90%) Adobe
9 2 (1.90%) Google
9 2 (1.90%) Teradata
10 1 (0.95%) Aprimo
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