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 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 11 July 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 Essex 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 52 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% 1.07% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 2.16% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.09%
Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
263 232 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 53.35% 49.68% 58.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 90 145
Average daily rate £388 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.90 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
Business Objects
East of England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) TestDirector
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) AS400
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Business Objects Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Business Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XHTML
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) jBPM
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) RUP
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Actuate
4 1 (11.11%) JBoss
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos