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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 132 106 137
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +31
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 65 123 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 1.71% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.41% 3.72% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 92 59
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £266 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £31.82 £18.80 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.25% -55.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -46.15%
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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
2696 3306 3411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.02% 46.05% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1919 2301 2314
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £251
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 59 89 99
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 (51.66%) SQL
2 61 (40.40%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (40.40%) Oracle
3 60 (39.74%) Finance
4 58 (38.41%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (29.14%) SQL Server
6 39 (25.83%) Banking
7 35 (23.18%) ETL
8 24 (15.89%) Data Modelling
8 24 (15.89%) BusinessObjects XI
9 21 (13.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (13.91%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (13.25%) PL/SQL
11 19 (12.58%) Informatica
12 18 (11.92%) Microsoft
12 18 (11.92%) Data Management
13 17 (11.26%) BusinessObjects
13 17 (11.26%) .NET
13 17 (11.26%) Analytics
14 16 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (10.60%) UNIX
15 15 (9.93%) SAP
15 15 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (9.27%) Asset Management
16 14 (9.27%) Investment Management
17 13 (8.61%) Oracle Database
17 13 (8.61%) Relational Database
17 13 (8.61%) Retail
17 13 (8.61%) Investment Banking
18 12 (7.95%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.65%) SAS
3 3 (1.99%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.66%) Documentum
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.66%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.66%) IIS
5 1 (0.66%) Apache
5 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS Project
3 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.65%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (1.99%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.99%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.99%) Oracle EBS R12
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%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.66%) Maximo
5 1 (0.66%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.66%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.66%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.66%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) SaaS
2 2 (1.32%) Taleo
2 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.64%) Intranet
1 7 (4.64%) Internet
2 2 (1.32%) AMQP
2 2 (1.32%) LDAP
3 1 (0.66%) HTTP
3 1 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (38.41%) Data Warehouse
2 44 (29.14%) SQL Server
3 24 (15.89%) BusinessObjects XI
4 21 (13.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (11.26%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (8.61%) Oracle Database
6 13 (8.61%) Relational Database
7 12 (7.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 9 (5.96%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (5.96%) Data Mart
8 9 (5.96%) Big Data
9 8 (5.30%) Hadoop
9 8 (5.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (5.30%) QlikView
9 8 (5.30%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (5.30%) SAP BW
10 7 (4.64%) MS Access
10 7 (4.64%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (4.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.99%) JDeveloper
1 3 (1.99%) Talend Open Studio
1 3 (1.99%) 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 60 (39.74%) Finance
2 39 (25.83%) Banking
3 13 (8.61%) Retail
3 13 (8.61%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.30%) Legal
5 7 (4.64%) Marketing
6 3 (1.99%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.99%) Publishing
6 3 (1.99%) Games
7 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.32%) Local Government
7 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Front Office
8 1 (0.66%) Back Office
8 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (50.33%) Developer
2 40 (26.49%) Business Developer
3 36 (23.84%) Analyst
3 36 (23.84%) Business Objects Developer
4 13 (8.61%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.28%) Architect
6 8 (5.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (4.64%) Informatica Developer
7 7 (4.64%) Consultant
7 7 (4.64%) Data Analyst
8 6 (3.97%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (3.97%) Technical Architect
8 6 (3.97%) ETL Developer
9 5 (3.31%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.31%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.31%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.31%) Informatica ETL Developer
10 4 (2.65%) MI Analyst
10 4 (2.65%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.65%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.26%) .NET
2 12 (7.95%) XML
3 10 (6.62%) MDX
4 9 (5.96%) Web Services
5 5 (3.31%) HTML
6 3 (1.99%) CSS
6 3 (1.99%) JMS
6 3 (1.99%) Middleware
6 3 (1.99%) JSON
7 2 (1.32%) XHTML
7 2 (1.32%) Ajax
7 2 (1.32%) RESTful
7 2 (1.32%) XSD
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 16 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.96%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.97%) Credit Risk
3 6 (3.97%) Market Risk
4 5 (3.31%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.99%) Statistics
5 3 (1.99%) Social Network
5 3 (1.99%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.32%) Open Source
6 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.32%) Equities
6 2 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.32%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.32%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.66%) W3C
7 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.66%) FMCG
7 1 (0.66%) Derivative
7 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.60%) UNIX
2 10 (6.62%) Windows
3 8 (5.30%) Linux
4 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (40.40%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (23.18%) ETL
3 24 (15.89%) Data Modelling
4 21 (13.91%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (11.92%) Data Management
6 17 (11.26%) Analytics
7 15 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (9.27%) Asset Management
8 14 (9.27%) Investment Management
9 11 (7.28%) Business Analysis
9 11 (7.28%) Migration
10 9 (5.96%) Data Analysis
11 8 (5.30%) Data Architecture
11 8 (5.30%) ITIL
11 8 (5.30%) Kimball Methodology
12 7 (4.64%) PRINCE2
12 7 (4.64%) Workflow
13 6 (3.97%) Project Management
13 6 (3.97%) Fund Management
14 5 (3.31%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 78 (51.66%) SQL
2 20 (13.25%) PL/SQL
3 12 (7.95%) Java
4 10 (6.62%) C#
5 8 (5.30%) Shell Script
6 7 (4.64%) Perl
7 5 (3.31%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.65%) VBScript
8 4 (2.65%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.99%) VB
10 2 (1.32%) ABAP
10 2 (1.32%) VBA
10 2 (1.32%) VB6
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%) Jython
11 1 (0.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (7.28%) 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 6 (3.97%) QA
2 4 (2.65%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.32%) Basel II
4 1 (0.66%) COBIT
4 1 (0.66%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.66%) SLA
4 1 (0.66%) EMIR
4 1 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.66%) COREP
4 1 (0.66%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.32%) HDFS
Vendors
1 61 (40.40%) Oracle
2 19 (12.58%) Informatica
3 18 (11.92%) Microsoft
4 15 (9.93%) SAP
5 12 (7.95%) Tableau
6 7 (4.64%) Cognos
6 7 (4.64%) Sybase
7 6 (3.97%) Teradata
7 6 (3.97%) Google
8 5 (3.31%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (2.65%) IBM
9 4 (2.65%) Omniture
10 3 (1.99%) Talend
10 3 (1.99%) Siebel
10 3 (1.99%) Charles River
11 2 (1.32%) Ab Initio
11 2 (1.32%) VMware
11 2 (1.32%) Remedy
11 2 (1.32%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.32%) Northgate
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