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 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 28 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 London 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 173 135 140
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 287 381 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.22% 1.57% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 2.71% 3.42% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 261 253
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£463 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 8
Average hourly rate £32.82 £21.25 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.44% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.22 £12.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.56 £42.89 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -17.85%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10578 11145 11887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.86% 45.95% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6690 7097 7146
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 289 335
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.62 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.55 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Business Objects
England

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 28 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Business Objects Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -29 80 £475 +11.76% 19
Brentford +1 8 £444 +10.93%
Docklands, London +9 2 £500 -11.11%
Twickenham - 1 - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 261 (47.71%) SQL
2 232 (42.41%) Business Intelligence
3 183 (33.46%) Finance
4 178 (32.54%) Oracle
5 177 (32.36%) Data Warehouse
6 133 (24.31%) SQL Server
7 129 (23.58%) BusinessObjects
8 120 (21.94%) SAP
9 100 (18.28%) ETL
10 96 (17.55%) Banking
11 70 (12.80%) BusinessObjects XI
11 70 (12.80%) Cognos
12 68 (12.43%) Data Modelling
12 68 (12.43%) QlikView
13 64 (11.70%) PL/SQL
13 64 (11.70%) Relational Database
14 61 (11.15%) Microsoft
15 58 (10.60%) MS Excel
16 57 (10.42%) Analytics
17 54 (9.87%) Informatica
18 51 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 51 (9.32%) Investment Banking
19 50 (9.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
19 50 (9.14%) Migration
20 47 (8.59%) Data Analysis
21 46 (8.41%) Management Information System
21 46 (8.41%) .NET
22 45 (8.23%) Tableau
23 44 (8.04%) SAP BW
24 43 (7.86%) SQL Server Integration Services

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 29 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.20%) SAS
3 7 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.73%) IIS
6 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.55%) NetWeaver
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.18%) Apache
8 1 (0.18%) CICS
8 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.66%) MS Office
3 11 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.91%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.55%) MS Project
8 2 (0.37%) SPSS
9 1 (0.18%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 11 (2.01%) Google Analytics
2 9 (1.65%) SAP BPC
3 6 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.73%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.37%) TIBCO iProcess
7 2 (0.37%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.37%) Siebel Analytics
7 2 (0.37%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.37%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
7 2 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.37%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.37%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.37%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.19%) Internet
2 9 (1.65%) Intranet
3 4 (0.73%) LDAP
4 3 (0.55%) SMTP
4 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.37%) SSL
5 2 (0.37%) CTI
5 2 (0.37%) Softphone
6 1 (0.18%) Network Security
6 1 (0.18%) MPLS
6 1 (0.18%) Firewall
6 1 (0.18%) SAN
6 1 (0.18%) VPN
6 1 (0.18%) SNMP
6 1 (0.18%) LAN
6 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (32.36%) Data Warehouse
2 133 (24.31%) SQL Server
3 129 (23.58%) BusinessObjects
4 70 (12.80%) BusinessObjects XI
5 68 (12.43%) QlikView
6 64 (11.70%) Relational Database
7 51 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 50 (9.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 44 (8.04%) SAP BW
10 43 (7.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 43 (7.86%) Oracle Database
11 34 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 34 (6.22%) Data Mining
12 33 (6.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 28 (5.12%) SAP Data Services
14 24 (4.39%) Oracle Reports
15 23 (4.20%) Big Data
16 22 (4.02%) Star Schema
17 20 (3.66%) Hadoop
18 19 (3.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.83%) LSMW
3 5 (0.91%) ERwin
3 5 (0.91%) ClearCase
4 4 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.55%) JIRA
5 3 (0.55%) Toad
5 3 (0.55%) JDeveloper
5 3 (0.55%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.55%) NUnit
5 3 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.55%) FitNesse
5 3 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (0.55%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.55%) MSBuild
5 3 (0.55%) RIATest
5 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.37%) Subversion
7 1 (0.18%) Selenium
General
1 183 (33.46%) Finance
2 96 (17.55%) Banking
3 51 (9.32%) Investment Banking
4 29 (5.30%) Retail
5 15 (2.74%) Marketing
6 14 (2.56%) Back Office
7 10 (1.83%) Legal
7 10 (1.83%) Publishing
8 9 (1.65%) Billing
9 8 (1.46%) Local Government
10 7 (1.28%) Front Office
11 6 (1.10%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.10%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.91%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.91%) German Language
13 4 (0.73%) Games
14 3 (0.55%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.55%) Advertising
15 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 190 (34.73%) Developer
2 145 (26.51%) Analyst
3 93 (17.00%) Business Developer
4 76 (13.89%) Business Objects Developer
5 69 (12.61%) Consultant
6 48 (8.78%) Business Analyst
7 41 (7.50%) SAP Consultant
8 35 (6.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 33 (6.03%) Data Analyst
10 26 (4.75%) Business Objects Consultant
10 26 (4.75%) Architect
11 25 (4.57%) Business Consultant
12 21 (3.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 20 (3.66%) ETL Developer
14 19 (3.47%) Project Manager
15 17 (3.11%) Oracle Developer
16 16 (2.93%) SQL Developer
17 15 (2.74%) Systems Analyst
18 14 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 14 (2.56%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.41%) .NET
2 28 (5.12%) MDX
3 21 (3.84%) XML
4 14 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 11 (2.01%) Web Services
6 8 (1.46%) SAP XI
7 6 (1.10%) HTML
8 5 (0.91%) XSLT
9 4 (0.73%) CSS
9 4 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 3 (0.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (0.55%) WCF
10 3 (0.55%) jQuery
10 3 (0.55%) Middleware
10 3 (0.55%) Spring
10 3 (0.55%) Ajax
10 3 (0.55%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.55%) JSON
10 3 (0.55%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.41%) Management Information System
2 22 (4.02%) NHS
3 17 (3.11%) Credit Risk
3 17 (3.11%) Data Integration
4 10 (1.83%) Market Risk
5 9 (1.65%) Derivative
6 8 (1.46%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.10%) CMDB
7 6 (1.10%) Statistics
7 6 (1.10%) Equities
7 6 (1.10%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.10%) Open Source
8 5 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.73%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.73%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.73%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.73%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.55%) Replication
10 3 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.95%) UNIX
2 25 (4.57%) Windows
3 20 (3.66%) Linux
4 12 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.28%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.28%) Windows 8
5 7 (1.28%) Solaris
6 3 (0.55%) AIX
7 1 (0.18%) zOS
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (42.41%) Business Intelligence
2 100 (18.28%) ETL
3 68 (12.43%) Data Modelling
4 57 (10.42%) Analytics
5 50 (9.14%) Migration
6 47 (8.59%) Data Analysis
7 42 (7.68%) Business Analysis
8 41 (7.50%) Project Management
9 39 (7.13%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (7.13%) Performance Tuning
10 33 (6.03%) Data Management
11 32 (5.85%) CRM
12 26 (4.75%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (4.57%) Data Architecture
14 24 (4.39%) Data Migration
14 24 (4.39%) Scrum
15 23 (4.20%) Asset Management
16 21 (3.84%) TDD
17 16 (2.93%) Workflow
17 16 (2.93%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 261 (47.71%) SQL
2 64 (11.70%) PL/SQL
3 26 (4.75%) Java
4 25 (4.57%) C#
5 20 (3.66%) T-SQL
6 14 (2.56%) VBScript
6 14 (2.56%) VBA
7 12 (2.19%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.01%) ABAP
8 11 (2.01%) Perl
9 10 (1.83%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.91%) VB
10 5 (0.91%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.73%) Ruby
12 3 (0.55%) R
12 3 (0.55%) VB6
12 3 (0.55%) C
12 3 (0.55%) Python
13 2 (0.37%) C++
14 1 (0.18%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 28 (5.12%) Degree
2 14 (2.56%) ISEB
3 7 (1.28%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.55%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.55%) AAT
6 2 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.18%) HND
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.18%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.18%) MBA
7 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.18%) MCTS
7 1 (0.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.94%) QA
2 16 (2.93%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.55%) Basel III
3 3 (0.55%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.37%) EMIR
4 2 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.37%) Basel II
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) MiFID
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) COREP
5 1 (0.18%) FINREP
System Software
1 12 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.28%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) vSphere
5 1 (0.18%) IAG
5 1 (0.18%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (1.28%) AppDNA
2 3 (0.55%) Control-M
3 2 (0.37%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.37%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 178 (32.54%) Oracle
2 120 (21.94%) SAP
3 70 (12.80%) Cognos
4 61 (11.15%) Microsoft
5 54 (9.87%) Informatica
6 45 (8.23%) Tableau
7 20 (3.66%) Sybase
8 17 (3.11%) Northgate
9 13 (2.38%) Teradata
10 12 (2.19%) Google
10 12 (2.19%) VMware
10 12 (2.19%) Hyperion
11 10 (1.83%) MicroStrategy
11 10 (1.83%) Omniture
12 9 (1.65%) Ab Initio
12 9 (1.65%) Citrix
12 9 (1.65%) IBM
13 8 (1.46%) Netezza
14 5 (0.91%) Charles River
14 5 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits & pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Code Red Associates
Rate: £340 to £360 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
West London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago