The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 40 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.27% 1.37% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 5.19% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£313 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -48.14%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
204 77 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 54.99% 26.46% 45.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 33 64
Average daily rate £375 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £149 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 15
Average hourly rate £18.97 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -58.33%
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 Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Objects across the Coventry region.

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the Coventry region.

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Business Objects
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (100.00%) ABAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Business Objects Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP