The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 138 93 109
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +16
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 71 117 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.10% 1.84% 1.62%
As % of the Vendors category 2.49% 4.14% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 76 93
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £340 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £30.89 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-51.44% +19.96%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2850 2829 3309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.18% 44.47% 41.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2004 1997 2220
Average daily rate £425 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 76 97
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Business Objects
London

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 April 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 April 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 76 (46.91%) SQL
2 71 (43.83%) Business Intelligence
3 62 (38.27%) Finance
4 45 (27.78%) Banking
5 44 (27.16%) Oracle
6 40 (24.69%) SQL Server
7 38 (23.46%) ETL
7 38 (23.46%) BusinessObjects XI
8 33 (20.37%) BusinessObjects
8 33 (20.37%) SAP
9 32 (19.75%) Microsoft
10 31 (19.14%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 29 (17.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 27 (16.67%) Data Modelling
13 27 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (12.35%) QlikView
15 19 (11.73%) Investment Banking
15 19 (11.73%) MS Excel
15 19 (11.73%) Analytics
16 18 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (11.11%) Retail
17 17 (10.49%) Data Analysis
17 17 (10.49%) Relational Database
18 16 (9.88%) SharePoint
18 16 (9.88%) T-SQL
19 15 (9.26%) SAP BW
19 15 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 15 (9.26%) Oracle Database
20 14 (8.64%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 16 (9.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.47%) SAS
2 4 (2.47%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (11.73%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.02%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.23%) Academy Housing
2 2 (1.23%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 2 (1.23%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.23%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.23%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.23%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 2 (1.23%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.62%) Agresso
3 1 (0.62%) Maximo
3 1 (0.62%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.62%) Intranet
2 1 (0.62%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.69%) SQL Server
2 38 (23.46%) BusinessObjects XI
3 33 (20.37%) BusinessObjects
4 31 (19.14%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (17.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 27 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (12.35%) QlikView
9 18 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (10.49%) Relational Database
11 15 (9.26%) SAP BW
11 15 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (9.26%) Oracle Database
12 10 (6.17%) Data Mining
12 10 (6.17%) SAP HANA
13 9 (5.56%) SAP BI
13 9 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (5.56%) RDBMS
14 8 (4.94%) MS Access
15 7 (4.32%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Subversion
1 4 (2.47%) Eclipse
1 4 (2.47%) IntelliJ
1 4 (2.47%) JUnit
1 4 (2.47%) Hudson
2 1 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.62%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.62%) LSMW
General
1 62 (38.27%) Finance
2 45 (27.78%) Banking
3 19 (11.73%) Investment Banking
4 18 (11.11%) Retail
5 9 (5.56%) Front Office
6 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.23%) International Banking
6 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 2 (1.23%) Back Office
6 2 (1.23%) Legal
6 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Publishing
7 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.62%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.62%) German Language
7 1 (0.62%) Local Government
7 1 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (44.44%) Developer
2 52 (32.10%) Analyst
3 24 (14.81%) Business Developer
4 21 (12.96%) Business Objects Developer
5 18 (11.11%) Consultant
6 16 (9.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 16 (9.88%) Business Analyst
7 13 (8.02%) Report Analyst
7 13 (8.02%) SAP Consultant
8 9 (5.56%) Business Objects Consultant
8 9 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.94%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.94%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (4.32%) Business Consultant
10 7 (4.32%) MI Analyst
11 6 (3.70%) Data Analyst
11 6 (3.70%) Architect
12 5 (3.09%) Java Developer
12 5 (3.09%) Integration Analyst
13 4 (2.47%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.79%) XML
2 9 (5.56%) .NET
3 7 (4.32%) CSS
3 7 (4.32%) MDX
4 6 (3.70%) Web Services
5 5 (3.09%) HTML
6 4 (2.47%) Ajax
6 4 (2.47%) FreeMarker
6 4 (2.47%) WebWork
6 4 (2.47%) JSP
6 4 (2.47%) Struts
7 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.23%) Dojo
7 2 (1.23%) SAP XI
7 2 (1.23%) XSD
7 2 (1.23%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.62%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.41%) Derivative
2 9 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.70%) Credit Risk
3 6 (3.70%) Market Risk
3 6 (3.70%) Equities
4 5 (3.09%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.85%) NHS
5 3 (1.85%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.85%) Statistics
6 2 (1.23%) Social Network
6 2 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.23%) iPad
6 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.23%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.62%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.62%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.62%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.47%) UNIX
2 3 (1.85%) Windows
3 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (43.83%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (23.46%) ETL
3 27 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 19 (11.73%) Analytics
5 17 (10.49%) Data Analysis
6 11 (6.79%) Business Analysis
7 10 (6.17%) Validation
7 10 (6.17%) Asset Management
8 9 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.94%) CRM
10 7 (4.32%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.32%) Data Validation
10 7 (4.32%) Workflow
10 7 (4.32%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.70%) Migration
11 6 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (3.09%) Data Architecture
12 5 (3.09%) Project Management
12 5 (3.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (46.91%) SQL
2 16 (9.88%) T-SQL
3 14 (8.64%) PL/SQL
4 10 (6.17%) C#
5 9 (5.56%) VBA
6 7 (4.32%) Java
7 5 (3.09%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.47%) Groovy
9 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.62%) Perl
10 1 (0.62%) C
10 1 (0.62%) VB
10 1 (0.62%) VB6
10 1 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (0.62%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.47%) QA
2 3 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.85%) EMIR
3 2 (1.23%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.62%) Basel III
4 1 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.62%) COREP
4 1 (0.62%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (27.16%) Oracle
2 33 (20.37%) SAP
3 32 (19.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.56%) Hyperion
5 8 (4.94%) Cognos
6 7 (4.32%) Sybase
7 5 (3.09%) Informatica
8 4 (2.47%) Tableau
9 3 (1.85%) Actuate
9 3 (1.85%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.85%) IBM
10 2 (1.23%) Northgate
10 2 (1.23%) Civica
10 2 (1.23%) Capita
10 2 (1.23%) Orchard
10 2 (1.23%) ION Trading
10 2 (1.23%) HP
10 2 (1.23%) Siebel
10 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.23%) Remedy
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