The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 49 59 41
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 6 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.24% 1.05% 1.42%
As % of the Vendors category 2.78% 2.30% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £510 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.86% +325.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £15.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -39.39%
Business Objects
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
216 348 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 44.63% 45.79% 45.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 190 90
Average daily rate £325 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £182 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 43
Average hourly rate £32.10 £19.00 £27.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.94% -30.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £39.40 £37.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 1 - -
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Business Objects
East of England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) JMS
2 5 (71.43%) Ingres
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Solaris
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Thin Client
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 5 (71.43%) Fat Client
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) WildFly
3 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Line Management
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) AS400
4 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) ETL

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
1 5 (71.43%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Ingres
2 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) JMS
1 5 (71.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Thin Client
1 5 (71.43%) Fat Client
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Solaris
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Line Management
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft