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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 133 122 137
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 73 114 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 1.56% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 3.42% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 80 57
Average daily rate
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£436 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £323 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £30.82 £20.65 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.24% -50.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.05 £17.50 £26.21
% change year-on-year
+100.28% -33.23%
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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
2699 3333 3258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.43% 45.64% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1944 2325 2263
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 89
Average hourly rate £17.82 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.13 £41.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014, 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 78 (51.32%) SQL
2 64 (42.11%) Finance
3 61 (40.13%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (40.13%) Data Warehouse
4 55 (36.18%) Oracle
5 43 (28.29%) Banking
6 41 (26.97%) SQL Server
7 30 (19.74%) ETL
8 28 (18.42%) .NET
9 27 (17.76%) BusinessObjects XI
10 24 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (14.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (12.50%) Data Management
13 19 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 18 (11.84%) Data Modelling
15 17 (11.18%) PL/SQL
15 17 (11.18%) Informatica
16 16 (10.53%) UNIX
16 16 (10.53%) Degree
17 15 (9.87%) Tableau
17 15 (9.87%) Relational Database
17 15 (9.87%) BusinessObjects
18 14 (9.21%) C#
18 14 (9.21%) Java
18 14 (9.21%) Sybase
18 14 (9.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 14 (9.21%) Investment Management
19 13 (8.55%) SAP
19 13 (8.55%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 4 (2.63%) SAS
1 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.66%) Documentum
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (0.66%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.66%) IIS
3 1 (0.66%) JBoss
3 1 (0.66%) Apache
3 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.95%) MS Office
3 3 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.66%) MS Project
4 1 (0.66%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) CODA-Financials
2 6 (3.95%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.97%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.97%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.97%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (1.32%) Academy Housing
4 2 (1.32%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 2 (1.32%) Siebel Analytics
4 2 (1.32%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.32%) WebTrends
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.66%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.66%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.66%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.66%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.66%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.61%) SaaS
2 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.32%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.92%) Intranet
1 9 (5.92%) Internet
2 2 (1.32%) AMQP
2 2 (1.32%) LDAP
3 1 (0.66%) HTTP
3 1 (0.66%) DNS
3 1 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (40.13%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (26.97%) SQL Server
3 27 (17.76%) BusinessObjects XI
4 22 (14.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (9.87%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (9.87%) Relational Database
6 14 (9.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 12 (7.89%) Hadoop
8 10 (6.58%) Oracle Database
9 9 (5.92%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (5.92%) Data Mart
9 9 (5.92%) DB2
10 8 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (4.61%) QlikView
11 7 (4.61%) MS Access
12 6 (3.95%) Data Mining
12 6 (3.95%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.97%) JDeveloper
1 3 (1.97%) Talend Open Studio
1 3 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.32%) ERwin
3 1 (0.66%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.66%) NUnit
3 1 (0.66%) LSMW
3 1 (0.66%) JIRA
3 1 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (0.66%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.66%) Toad
3 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (42.11%) Finance
2 43 (28.29%) Banking
3 13 (8.55%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.92%) Legal
5 8 (5.26%) Retail
6 6 (3.95%) Marketing
7 3 (1.97%) Publishing
7 3 (1.97%) Games
8 2 (1.32%) Front Office
8 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.32%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.32%) Local Government
8 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 70 (46.05%) Developer
2 47 (30.92%) Analyst
3 38 (25.00%) Business Developer
4 34 (22.37%) Business Objects Developer
5 13 (8.55%) Architect
6 12 (7.89%) Business Analyst
7 11 (7.24%) Data Analyst
8 10 (6.58%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) Technical Architect
10 7 (4.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (4.61%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (3.95%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (3.95%) Applications Support
11 6 (3.95%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.29%) Consultant
12 5 (3.29%) Project Manager
12 5 (3.29%) Oracle Developer
12 5 (3.29%) SQL Developer
13 4 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
13 4 (2.63%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.42%) .NET
2 12 (7.89%) HTML
3 9 (5.92%) XML
3 9 (5.92%) MDX
4 7 (4.61%) Web Services
5 4 (2.63%) XHTML
6 3 (1.97%) JMS
6 3 (1.97%) Middleware
6 3 (1.97%) JSON
7 2 (1.32%) Ajax
7 2 (1.32%) RESTful
7 2 (1.32%) XSD
7 2 (1.32%) CSS
7 2 (1.32%) JSP
7 2 (1.32%) Servlets
8 1 (0.66%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.66%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.66%) COM+
8 1 (0.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.92%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.95%) Credit Risk
3 6 (3.95%) Market Risk
3 6 (3.95%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.63%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.97%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.32%) Open Source
7 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.32%) Social Network
7 2 (1.32%) Equities
7 2 (1.32%) Statistics
7 2 (1.32%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.66%) FMCG
8 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.66%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.53%) UNIX
2 12 (7.89%) Windows
3 10 (6.58%) Linux
4 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (40.13%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (19.74%) ETL
3 24 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (12.50%) Data Management
5 18 (11.84%) Data Modelling
6 14 (9.21%) Investment Management
7 13 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (8.55%) Migration
8 12 (7.89%) Asset Management
8 12 (7.89%) Analytics
9 10 (6.58%) Data Analysis
9 10 (6.58%) Business Analysis
10 8 (5.26%) ITIL
11 7 (4.61%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.61%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (4.61%) Kimball Methodology
12 6 (3.95%) Data Architecture
12 6 (3.95%) Workflow
12 6 (3.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (51.32%) SQL
2 17 (11.18%) PL/SQL
3 14 (9.21%) C#
3 14 (9.21%) Java
4 9 (5.92%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.92%) VB
5 8 (5.26%) VB6
6 7 (4.61%) Perl
6 7 (4.61%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.29%) VBA
8 4 (2.63%) VBScript
9 3 (1.97%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.32%) ABAP
11 1 (0.66%) Python
11 1 (0.66%) Korn
11 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.66%) C-shell
11 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.66%) R
11 1 (0.66%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.66%) Basel II
3 1 (0.66%) COBIT
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.66%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.32%) HDFS
3 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Control-M
1 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 55 (36.18%) Oracle
2 19 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.18%) Informatica
4 15 (9.87%) Tableau
5 14 (9.21%) Sybase
6 13 (8.55%) SAP
7 8 (5.26%) Cognos
8 7 (4.61%) CODA
9 5 (3.29%) Teradata
9 5 (3.29%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (3.29%) Google
10 4 (2.63%) Hortonworks
10 4 (2.63%) IBM
10 4 (2.63%) VMware
10 4 (2.63%) Citrix
11 3 (1.97%) Charles River
11 3 (1.97%) Siebel
11 3 (1.97%) Talend
11 3 (1.97%) Omniture
12 2 (1.32%) Rackspace
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