The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 204 182 130
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -52
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 227 280 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.04% 1.23% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.32% 2.79% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 189 228
Average daily rate
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£435 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £125.00 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.00% +603.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.39%
Business Objects
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9766 10042 9933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.53% 44.07% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6422 6551 6241
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 209 293
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in London

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in London

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in London

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in London

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
City of London -18 58 £450 -5.26% 19
Hammersmith - 3 £364 -
Bromley - 1 £263 -
Feltham - 1 £405 -
Twickenham - 1 £300 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 208 (46.33%) SQL
2 174 (38.75%) Business Intelligence
3 147 (32.74%) Finance
4 145 (32.29%) Data Warehouse
5 142 (31.63%) Oracle
6 118 (26.28%) ETL
7 105 (23.39%) SQL Server
8 100 (22.27%) BusinessObjects
9 89 (19.82%) SAP
10 74 (16.48%) Data Modelling
11 66 (14.70%) Banking
12 60 (13.36%) Tableau
13 59 (13.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 58 (12.92%) .NET
14 58 (12.92%) PL/SQL
15 56 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
16 55 (12.25%) Microsoft
16 55 (12.25%) BusinessObjects XI
17 53 (11.80%) UNIX
18 52 (11.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 51 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
19 51 (11.36%) QlikView
20 48 (10.69%) Data Analysis
21 44 (9.80%) Java
22 42 (9.35%) MS Excel
22 42 (9.35%) SAP Data Services
23 41 (9.13%) Analytics
23 41 (9.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 40 (8.91%) Project Management
25 39 (8.69%) Management Information System

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 35 (7.80%) SAS
2 20 (4.45%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.90%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (1.34%) Documentum
6 3 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.67%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.67%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.67%) IIS
6 3 (0.67%) NetWeaver
6 3 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.67%) CMS
7 2 (0.45%) Captiva
7 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.22%) WildFly
8 1 (0.22%) Confluence
8 1 (0.22%) Lync
8 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.22%) Apache
Applications
1 42 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (3.34%) MS Office
4 13 (2.90%) SPSS
5 4 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.45%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.22%) Weka
7 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.56%) Adobe Campaign
1 7 (1.56%) WebTrends
2 5 (1.11%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (1.11%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.89%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.89%) Eagle PACE
3 4 (0.89%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.89%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.67%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.67%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.67%) CODA-Financials
4 3 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.45%) Global One
5 2 (0.45%) Maximo
5 2 (0.45%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.45%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.45%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 2 (0.45%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.23%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.78%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (0.89%) SaaS
4 3 (0.67%) IBM Blueworks
4 3 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.89%) Intranet
1 4 (0.89%) Internet
1 4 (0.89%) SAN
2 3 (0.67%) NAS
2 3 (0.67%) LAN
2 3 (0.67%) WAN
3 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.45%) DNS
3 2 (0.45%) SSL
4 1 (0.22%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.22%) VPN
4 1 (0.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (32.29%) Data Warehouse
2 105 (23.39%) SQL Server
3 100 (22.27%) BusinessObjects
4 59 (13.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 55 (12.25%) BusinessObjects XI
6 52 (11.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 51 (11.36%) QlikView
8 42 (9.35%) SAP Data Services
9 41 (9.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 32 (7.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 32 (7.13%) Oracle Database
11 31 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
12 28 (6.24%) Relational Database
13 23 (5.12%) BODI
14 21 (4.68%) SAP BW
14 21 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (4.45%) Oracle Reports
16 18 (4.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 18 (4.01%) Oracle Database 11g
16 18 (4.01%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (1.56%) CA Gen
2 6 (1.34%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.67%) Subversion
5 3 (0.67%) Rational Rose
5 3 (0.67%) ERwin
6 2 (0.45%) Toad
6 2 (0.45%) JIRA
6 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.45%) Lombardi
7 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.22%) Introscope
General
1 147 (32.74%) Finance
2 66 (14.70%) Banking
3 39 (8.69%) Investment Banking
4 28 (6.24%) Retail
5 15 (3.34%) Marketing
5 15 (3.34%) Publishing
6 11 (2.45%) Back Office
7 7 (1.56%) Front Office
7 7 (1.56%) Legal
8 4 (0.89%) Advertising
9 3 (0.67%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.67%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.45%) Games
10 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Billing
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 170 (37.86%) Developer
2 123 (27.39%) Analyst
3 71 (15.81%) Business Developer
4 58 (12.92%) Business Objects Developer
5 46 (10.24%) Business Analyst
6 36 (8.02%) Consultant
7 35 (7.80%) Architect
8 33 (7.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 24 (5.35%) Data Analyst
9 24 (5.35%) SAP Consultant
10 22 (4.90%) Oracle Developer
11 20 (4.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 19 (4.23%) ETL Developer
13 18 (4.01%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (3.79%) Project Manager
15 14 (3.12%) SQL Developer
16 12 (2.67%) Data Architect
16 12 (2.67%) Information Analyst
17 11 (2.45%) Business Objects Consultant
17 11 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (12.92%) .NET
2 26 (5.79%) XML
3 20 (4.45%) J2EE
4 18 (4.01%) HTML
5 17 (3.79%) ASP.NET
6 10 (2.23%) Web Services
7 9 (2.00%) Middleware
8 8 (1.78%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.56%) MDX
10 4 (0.89%) SAP XI
10 4 (0.89%) Silverlight
11 3 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (0.67%) JMS
11 3 (0.67%) Hibernate
12 2 (0.45%) Web Dynpro
12 2 (0.45%) SAX
12 2 (0.45%) XSLT
12 2 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.45%) JSON
12 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.69%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.45%) NHS
4 15 (3.34%) Data Integration
5 14 (3.12%) Derivative
6 13 (2.90%) Equities
7 11 (2.45%) Statistics
7 11 (2.45%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.78%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.56%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.56%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.34%) Clustering
11 6 (1.34%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.11%) GIS
13 4 (0.89%) Grid Computing
13 4 (0.89%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.89%) Market Risk
13 4 (0.89%) Social Media
13 4 (0.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.80%) UNIX
2 18 (4.01%) Windows
3 13 (2.90%) Linux
4 6 (1.34%) AIX
5 3 (0.67%) Solaris
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.45%) zOS
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (38.75%) Business Intelligence
2 118 (26.28%) ETL
3 74 (16.48%) Data Modelling
4 51 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (10.69%) Data Analysis
6 41 (9.13%) Analytics
7 40 (8.91%) Project Management
8 36 (8.02%) Migration
9 31 (6.90%) Business Analysis
10 29 (6.46%) Data Management
11 28 (6.24%) CRM
12 27 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (6.01%) Scrum
13 21 (4.68%) Dimensional Modelling
13 21 (4.68%) Kimball Methodology
14 20 (4.45%) SDLC
14 20 (4.45%) OO
15 18 (4.01%) Asset Management
15 18 (4.01%) Validation
16 17 (3.79%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 208 (46.33%) SQL
2 58 (12.92%) PL/SQL
3 44 (9.80%) Java
4 23 (5.12%) Shell Script
5 22 (4.90%) VBA
6 18 (4.01%) T-SQL
7 16 (3.56%) VB
8 14 (3.12%) VB.NET
8 14 (3.12%) JavaScript
8 14 (3.12%) Perl
9 12 (2.67%) C#
10 11 (2.45%) VBScript
11 8 (1.78%) Python
12 7 (1.56%) ABAP
13 5 (1.11%) R
13 5 (1.11%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.89%) VB6
15 3 (0.67%) Ruby
15 3 (0.67%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.45%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 33 (7.35%) Degree
2 5 (1.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.89%) PMP
3 4 (0.89%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.45%) CIPD
6 1 (0.22%) CITP
6 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.22%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.45%) QA
2 6 (1.34%) SLA
3 4 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.67%) CRD IV
4 3 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.67%) COREP
4 3 (0.67%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.22%) EMIR
5 1 (0.22%) Basel III
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.45%) Samba
3 2 (0.45%) NFS
3 2 (0.45%) Xen
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.22%) GridGain
4 1 (0.22%) HDFS
4 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.67%) Graphite
1 3 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.67%) SCCM
1 3 (0.67%) SCOM
2 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.45%) Control-M
2 2 (0.45%) Nagios
2 2 (0.45%) Zenoss
2 2 (0.45%) Puppet
2 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 142 (31.63%) Oracle
2 89 (19.82%) SAP
3 60 (13.36%) Tableau
4 55 (12.25%) Microsoft
5 38 (8.46%) Cognos
6 35 (7.80%) Informatica
7 18 (4.01%) Sybase
8 16 (3.56%) IBM
9 12 (2.67%) Pega
10 11 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (2.23%) webMethods
11 10 (2.23%) MicroStrategy
11 10 (2.23%) Google
11 10 (2.23%) Netezza
12 9 (2.00%) VMware
13 8 (1.78%) Remedy
13 8 (1.78%) BEA
13 8 (1.78%) Adobe
14 7 (1.56%) Eloqua
14 7 (1.56%) Aprimo
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London
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day + competitive
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City of London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Rate: £250 - £450 per day
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