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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 143 150 93
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -57
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 53 60 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.01% 0.96% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 2.37% 2.23% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 80
Average daily rate
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£470 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £277 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £374 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.75% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.88 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -6.25%
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London

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
2232 2694 2585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.36% 43.07% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1646 1860 1835
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 55 60
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.96 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 58 (55.24%) SQL
2 47 (44.76%) Finance
3 36 (34.29%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (28.57%) Oracle
6 25 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 25 (23.81%) ETL
7 24 (22.86%) BusinessObjects XI
8 23 (21.90%) BusinessObjects
9 22 (20.95%) SAP
10 21 (20.00%) .NET
10 21 (20.00%) Banking
11 18 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (14.29%) Data Modelling
14 14 (13.33%) PL/SQL
14 14 (13.33%) UNIX
14 14 (13.33%) Tableau
15 13 (12.38%) Degree
16 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (10.48%) QlikView
16 11 (10.48%) Sybase
16 11 (10.48%) Microsoft
17 10 (9.52%) T-SQL
17 10 (9.52%) Perl
17 10 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (9.52%) Investment Banking
17 10 (9.52%) Relational Database
18 9 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.95%) IIS
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) SPSS
3 2 (1.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.67%) CODA-Financials
2 3 (2.86%) SAP BPC
2 3 (2.86%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (1.90%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (1.90%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.90%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.90%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.90%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (1.90%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.90%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.95%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.95%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.95%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.95%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.95%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) SaaS
2 2 (1.90%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) DNS
1 3 (2.86%) Intranet
1 3 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 24 (22.86%) BusinessObjects XI
4 23 (21.90%) BusinessObjects
5 18 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (10.48%) QlikView
7 10 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (9.52%) Relational Database
8 9 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (8.57%) Hadoop
9 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (5.71%) DB2
10 6 (5.71%) Data Mining
11 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
12 4 (3.81%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.90%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.90%) CA Gen
2 2 (1.90%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.90%) Toad
2 2 (1.90%) ERwin
3 1 (0.95%) LSMW
3 1 (0.95%) ClearCase
General
1 47 (44.76%) Finance
2 21 (20.00%) Banking
3 10 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.81%) Marketing
5 3 (2.86%) Retail
5 3 (2.86%) Legal
6 2 (1.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.95%) Publishing
7 1 (0.95%) Front Office
7 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (42.86%) Developer
2 31 (29.52%) Analyst
3 19 (18.10%) Business Developer
4 13 (12.38%) Business Objects Developer
5 9 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Architect
6 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (5.71%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Consultant
9 5 (4.76%) ETL Developer
10 4 (3.81%) SQL Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Data Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.86%) Data Architect
11 3 (2.86%) Applications Support
11 3 (2.86%) SAP Consultant
11 3 (2.86%) SAS Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.00%) .NET
2 9 (8.57%) HTML
3 6 (5.71%) XML
4 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.86%) J2EE
6 2 (1.90%) XHTML
6 2 (1.90%) MDX
6 2 (1.90%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.95%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.95%) D3.js
7 1 (0.95%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.95%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.95%) COM
7 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.76%) Statistics
5 4 (3.81%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.81%) Derivative
6 3 (2.86%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.86%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.86%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.86%) Clustering
7 2 (1.90%) NHS
7 2 (1.90%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.95%) DataPower
8 1 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.95%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.95%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.33%) UNIX
2 9 (8.57%) Windows
3 5 (4.76%) Linux
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.29%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (23.81%) ETL
3 15 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.57%) Data Analysis
5 9 (8.57%) Migration
5 9 (8.57%) Analytics
6 8 (7.62%) ITIL
7 7 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (5.71%) OO
8 6 (5.71%) Service Management
8 6 (5.71%) Scrum
8 6 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 6 (5.71%) Data Management
9 5 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.76%) Change Management
10 4 (3.81%) Regression Testing
10 4 (3.81%) CRM
10 4 (3.81%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (55.24%) SQL
2 14 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 10 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 10 (9.52%) Perl
4 8 (7.62%) Java
4 8 (7.62%) VBA
4 8 (7.62%) VB
5 7 (6.67%) VB6
5 7 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.71%) C#
7 3 (2.86%) Python
7 3 (2.86%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.90%) R
8 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.90%) VBScript
9 1 (0.95%) PHP
9 1 (0.95%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.95%) Ruby
9 1 (0.95%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.95%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 13 (12.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) SLA
3 2 (1.90%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.90%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Control-M
2 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.95%) Graphite
Vendors
1 30 (28.57%) Oracle
2 22 (20.95%) SAP
3 14 (13.33%) Tableau
4 11 (10.48%) Sybase
4 11 (10.48%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.67%) Cognos
5 7 (6.67%) CODA
6 6 (5.71%) Informatica
7 4 (3.81%) Hortonworks
8 3 (2.86%) Altiris
8 3 (2.86%) Pega
8 3 (2.86%) VMware
8 3 (2.86%) webMethods
8 3 (2.86%) Citrix
8 3 (2.86%) BEA
9 2 (1.90%) Adobe
9 2 (1.90%) IBM
9 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.90%) Google
9 2 (1.90%) Teradata
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