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 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 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 175 144 141
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 273 358 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.20% 1.50% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 2.69% 3.29% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 238 258
Average daily rate
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£470 £425 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 8
Average hourly rate £78.91 £17.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+350.91% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.04 £12.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.78 £39.80 £38.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.09%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10151 10881 11751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.55% 45.61% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6493 6877 7032
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 306 326
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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 11 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 11 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 11 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
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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 -9 85 £490 +15.29% 26
Brentford -7 7 £425 +0.59%
Docklands, London +6 2 £500 +2.56%
Westminster - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 259 (46.09%) SQL
2 237 (42.17%) Business Intelligence
3 185 (32.92%) Oracle
4 184 (32.74%) Data Warehouse
5 183 (32.56%) Finance
6 131 (23.31%) SQL Server
7 130 (23.13%) BusinessObjects
8 122 (21.71%) SAP
9 104 (18.51%) Banking
10 102 (18.15%) ETL
11 80 (14.23%) Data Modelling
11 80 (14.23%) BusinessObjects XI
12 74 (13.17%) Cognos
13 70 (12.46%) PL/SQL
14 69 (12.28%) QlikView
15 67 (11.92%) Microsoft
16 64 (11.39%) MS Excel
17 61 (10.85%) Relational Database
18 60 (10.68%) Investment Banking
19 59 (10.50%) Analytics
20 56 (9.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 53 (9.43%) Informatica
22 51 (9.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
23 49 (8.72%) Migration
24 48 (8.54%) Oracle Database
25 47 (8.36%) .NET
26 46 (8.19%) Data Analysis
27 45 (8.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 45 (8.01%) Management Information System
28 44 (7.83%) UNIX

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 36 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.09%) SAS
3 7 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.71%) NetWeaver
5 4 (0.71%) IIS
6 3 (0.53%) Apache
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.36%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.36%) CMS
8 1 (0.18%) CICS
8 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 64 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.56%) MS Office
3 13 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (1.25%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.53%) MS Project
8 2 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.14%) Google Analytics
2 9 (1.60%) SAP BPC
3 7 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.71%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.36%) IntelliMatch
8 2 (0.36%) TIBCO iProcess
8 2 (0.36%) Siebel Analytics
8 2 (0.36%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.36%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.36%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.36%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.07%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.18%) Taleo
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.78%) Internet
2 8 (1.42%) Intranet
3 4 (0.71%) LDAP
4 3 (0.53%) SMTP
4 3 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.36%) SSL
5 2 (0.36%) CTI
5 2 (0.36%) 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
1 184 (32.74%) Data Warehouse
2 131 (23.31%) SQL Server
3 130 (23.13%) BusinessObjects
4 80 (14.23%) BusinessObjects XI
5 69 (12.28%) QlikView
6 61 (10.85%) Relational Database
7 56 (9.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 51 (9.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 48 (8.54%) Oracle Database
10 45 (8.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 43 (7.65%) SAP BW
12 38 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 37 (6.58%) Data Mining
14 35 (6.23%) SQL Server 2008
15 29 (5.16%) SAP Data Services
16 26 (4.63%) Oracle Reports
17 24 (4.27%) Big Data
18 22 (3.91%) Star Schema
19 21 (3.74%) SAP BI
20 20 (3.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (2.49%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.96%) LSMW
3 6 (1.07%) JIRA
3 6 (1.07%) ERwin
4 5 (0.89%) ClearCase
4 5 (0.89%) FitNesse
4 5 (0.89%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (0.53%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.53%) RIATest
6 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.53%) Toad
6 3 (0.53%) JDeveloper
6 3 (0.53%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.53%) NUnit
6 3 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.36%) Subversion
8 1 (0.18%) Selenium
General
1 183 (32.56%) Finance
2 104 (18.51%) Banking
3 60 (10.68%) Investment Banking
4 30 (5.34%) Retail
5 15 (2.67%) Back Office
6 14 (2.49%) Marketing
7 9 (1.60%) Billing
8 8 (1.42%) Publishing
9 7 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.25%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.07%) Front Office
10 6 (1.07%) Legal
11 5 (0.89%) Games
11 5 (0.89%) Local Government
11 5 (0.89%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.89%) German Language
12 3 (0.53%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.53%) Advertising
13 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 195 (34.70%) Developer
2 154 (27.40%) Analyst
3 88 (15.66%) Business Developer
4 76 (13.52%) Business Objects Developer
5 72 (12.81%) Consultant
6 50 (8.90%) Business Analyst
7 38 (6.76%) SAP Consultant
8 33 (5.87%) Data Analyst
9 30 (5.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 28 (4.98%) Business Consultant
10 28 (4.98%) Architect
11 27 (4.80%) Business Objects Consultant
12 20 (3.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 19 (3.38%) Project Manager
14 18 (3.20%) SQL Developer
14 18 (3.20%) Oracle Developer
15 16 (2.85%) ETL Developer
16 14 (2.49%) Business Manager
16 14 (2.49%) Informatica Developer
16 14 (2.49%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (8.36%) .NET
2 29 (5.16%) MDX
3 21 (3.74%) XML
4 16 (2.85%) ASP.NET
5 12 (2.14%) Web Services
6 8 (1.42%) SAP XI
7 6 (1.07%) HTML
8 5 (0.89%) XSLT
8 5 (0.89%) CSS
8 5 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.71%) JSON
10 3 (0.53%) Unity DI Container
10 3 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 3 (0.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (0.53%) Middleware
10 3 (0.53%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.53%) WCF
10 3 (0.53%) jQuery
10 3 (0.53%) MSMQ
10 3 (0.53%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.01%) Management Information System
2 23 (4.09%) NHS
3 17 (3.02%) Data Integration
4 14 (2.49%) Visualisation
4 14 (2.49%) Credit Risk
5 10 (1.78%) Market Risk
6 9 (1.60%) Derivative
7 8 (1.42%) Reference Data
8 6 (1.07%) Open Source
8 6 (1.07%) Statistics
8 6 (1.07%) CMDB
8 6 (1.07%) Equities
9 5 (0.89%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.89%) iPad
10 4 (0.71%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.71%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.71%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.53%) W3C
11 3 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (7.83%) UNIX
2 24 (4.27%) Windows
3 20 (3.56%) Linux
4 11 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.42%) Solaris
6 6 (1.07%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.07%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.53%) AIX
8 1 (0.18%) zOS
8 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (42.17%) Business Intelligence
2 102 (18.15%) ETL
3 80 (14.23%) Data Modelling
4 59 (10.50%) Analytics
5 49 (8.72%) Migration
6 46 (8.19%) Data Analysis
7 43 (7.65%) Business Analysis
8 41 (7.30%) Project Management
9 39 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
10 35 (6.23%) CRM
10 35 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (6.05%) Data Management
12 30 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
13 24 (4.27%) Data Architecture
14 23 (4.09%) Data Migration
15 22 (3.91%) Asset Management
16 21 (3.74%) Scrum
17 20 (3.56%) TDD
18 16 (2.85%) Workflow
18 16 (2.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 259 (46.09%) SQL
2 70 (12.46%) PL/SQL
3 28 (4.98%) Java
4 26 (4.63%) C#
5 21 (3.74%) T-SQL
6 15 (2.67%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.49%) VBA
8 12 (2.14%) VBScript
9 11 (1.96%) Perl
10 10 (1.78%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.60%) ABAP
12 5 (0.89%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.71%) VB
13 4 (0.71%) Ruby
14 3 (0.53%) VB6
14 3 (0.53%) C
14 3 (0.53%) Python
15 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.36%) C++
15 2 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (5.52%) Degree
2 17 (3.02%) ISEB
3 10 (1.78%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.53%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.53%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.53%) AAT
6 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.36%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.36%) MCTS
6 2 (0.36%) MCITP
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%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.63%) QA
2 15 (2.67%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.71%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.53%) Basel III
4 3 (0.53%) SLA
5 2 (0.36%) Basel II
5 2 (0.36%) EMIR
5 2 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.18%) COREP
6 1 (0.18%) FINREP
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) MiFID
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.07%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) vSphere
5 1 (0.18%) IAG
5 1 (0.18%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (1.07%) AppDNA
2 4 (0.71%) Control-M
3 3 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.36%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 185 (32.92%) Oracle
2 122 (21.71%) SAP
3 74 (13.17%) Cognos
4 67 (11.92%) Microsoft
5 53 (9.43%) Informatica
6 40 (7.12%) Tableau
7 19 (3.38%) Sybase
8 18 (3.20%) Northgate
9 14 (2.49%) Teradata
10 13 (2.31%) Google
10 13 (2.31%) Hyperion
11 12 (2.14%) VMware
12 9 (1.60%) Ab Initio
12 9 (1.60%) Omniture
12 9 (1.60%) MicroStrategy
12 9 (1.60%) IBM
13 8 (1.42%) Citrix
13 8 (1.42%) Netezza
14 7 (1.25%) Remedy
15 5 (0.89%) Charles River
London
DP Connect
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
JCW Search Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Modis International - London
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 25 days ago