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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 136 152 85
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -67
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 48 48 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 0.83% 2.05%
As % of the Vendors category 2.20% 1.93% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 87
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £247 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.83 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.48 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.58% -12.62%
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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
2183 2488 2447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.50% 42.89% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1604 1713 1712
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 61
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £32.31 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 (50.43%) SQL
2 54 (46.96%) Finance
3 43 (37.39%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (27.83%) Oracle
6 26 (22.61%) SQL Server
6 26 (22.61%) BusinessObjects XI
7 25 (21.74%) BusinessObjects
8 24 (20.87%) SAP
9 22 (19.13%) ETL
10 21 (18.26%) Banking
11 20 (17.39%) .NET
12 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
14 15 (13.04%) Data Modelling
15 14 (12.17%) PL/SQL
15 14 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (12.17%) Degree
16 13 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (11.30%) Sybase
17 12 (10.43%) UNIX
17 12 (10.43%) Tableau
18 11 (9.57%) VB
18 11 (9.57%) Perl
19 10 (8.70%) CODA-Financials
19 10 (8.70%) CODA
19 10 (8.70%) VB6
19 10 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
19 10 (8.70%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (6.96%) SAS
2 3 (2.61%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.87%) IIS
3 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.87%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.61%) SPSS
2 3 (2.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (8.70%) CODA-Financials
2 4 (3.48%) IntelliMatch
3 3 (2.61%) SAP HR
3 3 (2.61%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.74%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.74%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.74%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.74%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.87%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 1 (0.87%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.87%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.87%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 1 (0.87%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.87%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Taleo
1 2 (1.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) DNS
2 2 (1.74%) Intranet
2 2 (1.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 26 (22.61%) BusinessObjects XI
3 25 (21.74%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 9 (7.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 9 (7.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (6.96%) Hadoop
7 8 (6.96%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (6.09%) DB2
8 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (5.22%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (5.22%) QlikView
10 5 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (4.35%) Data Mining
11 4 (3.48%) OLAP
11 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.61%) Toad
3 2 (1.74%) ERwin
3 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.74%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.74%) CA Gen
4 1 (0.87%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.87%) LSMW
General
1 54 (46.96%) Finance
2 21 (18.26%) Banking
3 7 (6.09%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.22%) Legal
5 4 (3.48%) Retail
6 2 (1.74%) Advertising
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.87%) Front Office
7 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (44.35%) Developer
2 37 (32.17%) Analyst
3 26 (22.61%) Business Developer
4 20 (17.39%) Business Objects Developer
5 10 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
6 9 (7.83%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Data Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Consultant
10 5 (4.35%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.35%) Architect
10 5 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (3.48%) ETL Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Business Objects Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) MI Analyst
12 3 (2.61%) SAP Developer
12 3 (2.61%) SAP Consultant
12 3 (2.61%) SAS Developer
12 3 (2.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.39%) .NET
2 9 (7.83%) HTML
3 4 (3.48%) XML
4 3 (2.61%) XHTML
4 3 (2.61%) J2EE
4 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.61%) MDX
5 2 (1.74%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.87%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.87%) D3.js
6 1 (0.87%) COM
6 1 (0.87%) CSS
6 1 (0.87%) Web Services
6 1 (0.87%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.87%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.87%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.96%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.22%) Data Integration
4 5 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 5 (4.35%) Statistics
5 4 (3.48%) Derivative
5 4 (3.48%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.61%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.74%) Clustering
7 2 (1.74%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.87%) FMCG
8 1 (0.87%) DataPower
8 1 (0.87%) Equities
8 1 (0.87%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.87%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.43%) UNIX
2 8 (6.96%) Windows
3 4 (3.48%) Linux
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.39%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (19.13%) ETL
3 15 (13.04%) Data Modelling
4 13 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (7.83%) Analytics
6 9 (7.83%) Data Analysis
6 9 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.83%) ITIL
7 8 (6.96%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (6.09%) OO
8 7 (6.09%) Service Delivery
8 7 (6.09%) Migration
8 7 (6.09%) Data Management
9 6 (5.22%) Scrum
9 6 (5.22%) Service Management
9 6 (5.22%) Change Management
9 6 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.35%) PRINCE2
11 4 (3.48%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (50.43%) SQL
2 14 (12.17%) PL/SQL
3 11 (9.57%) VB
3 11 (9.57%) Perl
4 10 (8.70%) VB6
5 9 (7.83%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.96%) C#
6 8 (6.96%) Java
6 8 (6.96%) VBA
7 7 (6.09%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.61%) Python
9 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.74%) ABAP
9 2 (1.74%) R
10 1 (0.87%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.87%) Ruby
10 1 (0.87%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.87%) Clojure
10 1 (0.87%) PHP
10 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (12.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.74%) VCP4
2 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) SLA
2 3 (2.61%) QA
3 2 (1.74%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.87%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Control-M
2 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.87%) Graphite
Vendors
1 32 (27.83%) Oracle
2 24 (20.87%) SAP
3 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
4 13 (11.30%) Sybase
5 12 (10.43%) Tableau
6 10 (8.70%) CODA
7 6 (5.22%) Cognos
8 5 (4.35%) Informatica
9 4 (3.48%) Hortonworks
10 3 (2.61%) Pega
10 3 (2.61%) Altiris
10 3 (2.61%) webMethods
10 3 (2.61%) BEA
11 2 (1.74%) IBM
11 2 (1.74%) Citrix
11 2 (1.74%) VMware
11 2 (1.74%) Remedy
12 1 (0.87%) Perforce
12 1 (0.87%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.87%) Google
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