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 East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 16 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 East of England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 109 83 106
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 40 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.24% 1.47% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 2.61% 3.33% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 18
Average daily rate £325 £338 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £24.75 £35.38
% change year-on-year
-39.39% -30.03%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1531 1021 1373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.53% 44.28% 44.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 471 625
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 131 144
Average hourly rate £16.25 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.13% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £37.50 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -8 20 £260 -21.50% 9
Essex -16 8 £510 +325.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -13 6 £425 +4.29%
Bedfordshire - 3 £325 -
Suffolk - 2 £200 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
East Anglia - - - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 37 (57.81%) Oracle
2 33 (51.56%) SQL
3 22 (34.38%) Relational Database
4 17 (26.56%) RDBMS
5 16 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
5 16 (25.00%) SAP
6 15 (23.44%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (21.88%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (18.75%) Java
8 12 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (18.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
10 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (14.06%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (14.06%) System Testing
12 8 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
12 8 (12.50%) Informatics
12 8 (12.50%) Oracle Database
12 8 (12.50%) Visualisation
12 8 (12.50%) Analytics
12 8 (12.50%) HTML
12 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (12.50%) Ingres
12 8 (12.50%) Data Mart
12 8 (12.50%) Finance
13 7 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
14 6 (9.38%) Time Management
14 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
14 6 (9.38%) MS Project

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) FormScape
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Project
2 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) TrackWise
2 2 (3.13%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.56%) SAP Retail
3 1 (1.56%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.56%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) LDAP
1 2 (3.13%) FTP
2 1 (1.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.38%) Relational Database
2 17 (26.56%) RDBMS
3 16 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (23.44%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (21.88%) Crystal Reports
6 12 (18.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
8 9 (14.06%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (12.50%) Ingres
9 8 (12.50%) Data Mart
9 8 (12.50%) Oracle Database
9 8 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
10 5 (7.81%) MS Access
11 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (6.25%) Essbase
11 4 (6.25%) MySQL
12 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (4.69%) DTS
13 2 (3.13%) Spotfire
13 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) TestDirector
1 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Billing
5 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) Analyst
2 12 (18.75%) Business Developer
2 12 (18.75%) Business Objects Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Consultant
4 6 (9.38%) Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Technical Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Business Objects Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Business Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.13%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) HTML
2 6 (9.38%) XML
3 5 (7.81%) Web Services
4 3 (4.69%) CSS
5 2 (3.13%) JMS
5 2 (3.13%) jBPM
5 2 (3.13%) JSON
5 2 (3.13%) REST
6 1 (1.56%) jQuery
6 1 (1.56%) HTML5
6 1 (1.56%) Ajax
6 1 (1.56%) XHTML
6 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Informatics
1 8 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.13%) SWIFT
2 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.13%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) UNIX
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) Solaris
4 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.06%) System Testing
3 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (12.50%) Analytics
4 7 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (9.38%) Service Management
5 6 (9.38%) Time Management
5 6 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.25%) ETL
7 4 (6.25%) Project Management
7 4 (6.25%) ITIL
8 3 (4.69%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.13%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.13%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.13%) Scrum
9 2 (3.13%) Information Management
9 2 (3.13%) Web Development
9 2 (3.13%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 33 (51.56%) SQL
2 12 (18.75%) Java
3 5 (7.81%) VBA
4 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (57.81%) Oracle
2 16 (25.00%) SAP
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) Northgate
5 2 (3.13%) HP
5 2 (3.13%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (3.13%) JBoss
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.56%) Niku
6 1 (1.56%) Orchard
6 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds