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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 148 145 95
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -50
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 47 69 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.87% 1.10% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 2.06% 2.47% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 41 76
Average daily rate
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£486 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £285 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £30.89
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -51.44%
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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
2282 2797 2806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.04% 44.44% 44.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1666 1953 1978
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 76
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.18 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 51 (53.68%) SQL
2 39 (41.05%) Finance
3 32 (33.68%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (30.53%) Oracle
6 25 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 25 (26.32%) ETL
7 22 (23.16%) BusinessObjects
8 21 (22.11%) SAP
8 21 (22.11%) BusinessObjects XI
9 18 (18.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (18.95%) Data Modelling
10 17 (17.89%) Banking
11 14 (14.74%) .NET
11 14 (14.74%) PL/SQL
12 13 (13.68%) UNIX
12 13 (13.68%) QlikView
13 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (11.58%) T-SQL
13 11 (11.58%) Tableau
14 10 (10.53%) Analytics
14 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
14 10 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (10.53%) Degree
15 9 (9.47%) Data Analysis
15 9 (9.47%) Investment Banking
15 9 (9.47%) Business Analysis
15 9 (9.47%) Management Information System
15 9 (9.47%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (8.42%) SAS
2 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.05%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.05%) IIS
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) SPSS
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) IntelliMatch
1 3 (3.16%) SAP BPC
1 3 (3.16%) CODA-Financials
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.11%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.11%) SAP HR
2 2 (2.11%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (2.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.11%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.05%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (1.05%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.05%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (1.05%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.11%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (2.11%) SaaS
1 2 (2.11%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) Intranet
2 2 (2.11%) Internet
2 2 (2.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 22 (23.16%) BusinessObjects
4 21 (22.11%) BusinessObjects XI
5 18 (18.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (13.68%) QlikView
7 10 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
11 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
11 5 (5.26%) Hadoop
11 5 (5.26%) Data Mining
12 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (4.21%) SSDT
13 3 (3.16%) Big Data
13 3 (3.16%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (3.16%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
1 4 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.11%) ERwin
2 2 (2.11%) Rational Rose
2 2 (2.11%) Toad
2 2 (2.11%) CA Gen
2 2 (2.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.05%) ClearCase
General
1 39 (41.05%) Finance
2 17 (17.89%) Banking
3 9 (9.47%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Retail
4 4 (4.21%) Marketing
5 2 (2.11%) Legal
5 2 (2.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (45.26%) Developer
2 26 (27.37%) Analyst
3 18 (18.95%) Business Developer
4 12 (12.63%) Business Objects Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Architect
7 6 (6.32%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (6.32%) ETL Developer
8 5 (5.26%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) Report Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Financial Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) SAS Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Data Architect
11 2 (2.11%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.11%) Support Analyst
11 2 (2.11%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.74%) .NET
2 7 (7.37%) XML
3 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.21%) J2EE
5 3 (3.16%) HTML
6 2 (2.11%) Web Services
6 2 (2.11%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.05%) D3.js
7 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.05%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.05%) MDX
7 1 (1.05%) SAP XI
7 1 (1.05%) Spring
7 1 (1.05%) COM
7 1 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.05%) Middleware
7 1 (1.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.47%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.37%) Statistics
4 4 (4.21%) Clustering
4 4 (4.21%) Derivative
5 3 (3.16%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.16%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.16%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.16%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.11%) NHS
6 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.11%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.05%) DataPower
7 1 (1.05%) Open Source
7 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.05%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.05%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.68%) UNIX
2 7 (7.37%) Windows
3 5 (5.26%) Linux
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.68%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (26.32%) ETL
3 18 (18.95%) Data Modelling
4 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.53%) Analytics
6 9 (9.47%) Data Analysis
6 9 (9.47%) Business Analysis
7 8 (8.42%) ITIL
8 7 (7.37%) Migration
9 6 (6.32%) Scrum
9 6 (6.32%) Service Management
9 6 (6.32%) Change Management
9 6 (6.32%) OO
9 6 (6.32%) Data Management
9 6 (6.32%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (5.26%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.26%) CRM
10 5 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.21%) Regression Testing
11 4 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (53.68%) SQL
2 14 (14.74%) PL/SQL
3 11 (11.58%) T-SQL
4 9 (9.47%) Perl
5 7 (7.37%) Java
6 5 (5.26%) VBA
7 4 (4.21%) VB
8 3 (3.16%) VB6
8 3 (3.16%) Python
8 3 (3.16%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.16%) C#
9 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.11%) VBScript
9 2 (2.11%) R
10 1 (1.05%) Clojure
10 1 (1.05%) SAS Macro
10 1 (1.05%) Ruby
10 1 (1.05%) PHP
10 1 (1.05%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) QA
2 4 (4.21%) SLA
3 2 (2.11%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.11%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Graphite
1 1 (1.05%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (30.53%) Oracle
2 21 (22.11%) SAP
3 11 (11.58%) Tableau
4 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 8 (8.42%) Cognos
6 6 (6.32%) Informatica
6 6 (6.32%) Sybase
7 3 (3.16%) Pega
7 3 (3.16%) webMethods
7 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.16%) BEA
7 3 (3.16%) CODA
8 2 (2.11%) VMware
8 2 (2.11%) Citrix
8 2 (2.11%) Adobe
8 2 (2.11%) Altiris
8 2 (2.11%) Teradata
8 2 (2.11%) Google
9 1 (1.05%) Eloqua
9 1 (1.05%) Splunk
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