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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 212 184 151
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -33
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 242 272 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.04% 1.19% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 2.32% 2.66% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 178 222
Average daily rate
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£425 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £364
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £125.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.00% +400.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.32 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+16.11% -10.25%
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
10425 10213 10562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.69% 44.57% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6885 6528 6618
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 208 303
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £32.03 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -38 57 £468 -4.10% 24
Bromley - 3 £250 -
Brentford -3 1 - -
Croydon -11 1 £388 +51.96%
Feltham - 1 £405 -
Ilford - 1 £288 -
Twickenham - 1 £300 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 226 (45.84%) SQL
2 184 (37.32%) Business Intelligence
3 162 (32.86%) Finance
4 159 (32.25%) Data Warehouse
5 156 (31.64%) Oracle
6 125 (25.35%) ETL
7 116 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
8 107 (21.70%) SQL Server
9 106 (21.50%) SAP
10 80 (16.23%) Data Modelling
10 80 (16.23%) Banking
11 68 (13.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 66 (13.39%) Microsoft
13 62 (12.58%) PL/SQL
14 61 (12.37%) Tableau
15 60 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 58 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
16 58 (11.76%) BusinessObjects XI
16 58 (11.76%) .NET
16 58 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
17 57 (11.56%) UNIX
18 56 (11.36%) QlikView
18 56 (11.36%) Data Analysis
19 52 (10.55%) MS Excel
20 48 (9.74%) Java
21 46 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 44 (8.92%) Management Information System
23 43 (8.72%) Investment Banking
23 43 (8.72%) SAP Data Services
24 42 (8.52%) Project Management

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 38 (7.71%) SAS
2 26 (5.27%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.84%) WebLogic
4 11 (2.23%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (1.22%) Documentum
6 5 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.81%) IIS
8 3 (0.61%) CMS
8 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.61%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.41%) Captiva
9 2 (0.41%) WordPress
9 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.41%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.20%) JBoss
10 1 (0.20%) Apache
10 1 (0.20%) Lync
Applications
1 52 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.26%) MS Office
2 21 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (2.84%) SPSS
4 5 (1.01%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.41%) MS Project
6 2 (0.41%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Weka
Business Applications
1 12 (2.43%) SAP BPC
2 10 (2.03%) SAP FI
2 10 (2.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (2.03%) SAP CO
3 7 (1.42%) WebTrends
3 7 (1.42%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.81%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.81%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.81%) Eagle PACE
5 4 (0.81%) SimCorp Dimension
5 4 (0.81%) Global One
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.41%) TRIRIGA
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.41%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.41%) Summit
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.83%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.42%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (1.22%) SaaS
4 4 (0.81%) IBM Blueworks
5 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.81%) Intranet
1 4 (0.81%) Internet
2 2 (0.41%) DHCP
2 2 (0.41%) FTP
2 2 (0.41%) SAN
3 1 (0.20%) VPN
3 1 (0.20%) LAN
3 1 (0.20%) WAN
3 1 (0.20%) Firewall
3 1 (0.20%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (32.25%) Data Warehouse
2 116 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
3 107 (21.70%) SQL Server
4 68 (13.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 60 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 58 (11.76%) BusinessObjects XI
7 56 (11.36%) QlikView
8 46 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 43 (8.72%) SAP Data Services
10 35 (7.10%) Oracle Database
11 34 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 34 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 31 (6.29%) Relational Database
13 27 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 27 (5.48%) Oracle Reports
14 26 (5.27%) BODI
15 25 (5.07%) SAP BW
16 23 (4.67%) OLAP
17 21 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
18 19 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.83%) Visual Studio
1 9 (1.83%) CA Gen
2 7 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.81%) Rational Rose
5 4 (0.81%) ERwin
5 4 (0.81%) Subversion
6 3 (0.61%) JIRA
7 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.41%) Lombardi
7 2 (0.41%) Toad
8 1 (0.20%) ProC
8 1 (0.20%) Introscope
8 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
General
1 162 (32.86%) Finance
2 80 (16.23%) Banking
3 43 (8.72%) Investment Banking
4 27 (5.48%) Retail
5 18 (3.65%) Publishing
6 15 (3.04%) Back Office
7 14 (2.84%) Marketing
8 10 (2.03%) Front Office
9 9 (1.83%) Advertising
10 8 (1.62%) Legal
11 6 (1.22%) Telecoms
12 5 (1.01%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.41%) Local Government
14 2 (0.41%) Games
14 2 (0.41%) Billing
15 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 193 (39.15%) Developer
2 128 (25.96%) Analyst
3 80 (16.23%) Business Developer
4 68 (13.79%) Business Objects Developer
5 46 (9.33%) Consultant
6 45 (9.13%) Business Analyst
7 35 (7.10%) Architect
8 33 (6.69%) Data Analyst
8 33 (6.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 28 (5.68%) SAP Consultant
10 23 (4.67%) Oracle Developer
11 18 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
11 18 (3.65%) Project Manager
11 18 (3.65%) ETL Developer
12 17 (3.45%) Business Objects Consultant
12 17 (3.45%) Information Analyst
12 17 (3.45%) SQL Developer
13 15 (3.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 14 (2.84%) NHS Information Analyst
15 12 (2.43%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (11.76%) .NET
2 29 (5.88%) XML
3 21 (4.26%) J2EE
4 20 (4.06%) ASP.NET
5 16 (3.25%) HTML
6 10 (2.03%) Web Services
7 9 (1.83%) Middleware
8 8 (1.62%) .NET Framework
8 8 (1.62%) MDX
9 4 (0.81%) Silverlight
10 3 (0.61%) SAP XI
10 3 (0.61%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.61%) JMS
10 3 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (0.61%) JSON
11 2 (0.41%) Drools
11 2 (0.41%) HTML5
11 2 (0.41%) XSLT
11 2 (0.41%) Web Dynpro
11 2 (0.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (8.92%) Management Information System
3 31 (6.29%) NHS
4 17 (3.45%) Data Integration
5 16 (3.25%) Derivative
6 15 (3.04%) Equities
7 13 (2.64%) Visualisation
8 12 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (2.43%) Statistics
9 11 (2.23%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.03%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.83%) Informatics
11 9 (1.83%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.42%) Clustering
13 6 (1.22%) Credit Risk
14 5 (1.01%) Contract for Difference
14 5 (1.01%) E-Learning
14 5 (1.01%) Data Centre
15 4 (0.81%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.56%) UNIX
2 19 (3.85%) Windows
3 13 (2.64%) Linux
4 5 (1.01%) AIX
5 3 (0.61%) Solaris
6 2 (0.41%) zOS
6 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (37.32%) Business Intelligence
2 125 (25.35%) ETL
3 80 (16.23%) Data Modelling
4 58 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (11.36%) Data Analysis
6 42 (8.52%) Project Management
7 37 (7.51%) Analytics
8 36 (7.30%) Migration
9 34 (6.90%) Business Analysis
10 32 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (6.29%) Scrum
12 29 (5.88%) Asset Management
12 29 (5.88%) Data Management
13 25 (5.07%) CRM
14 24 (4.87%) Kimball Methodology
15 22 (4.46%) ITIL
15 22 (4.46%) Service Management
16 21 (4.26%) Dimensional Modelling
16 21 (4.26%) SDLC
17 20 (4.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 226 (45.84%) SQL
2 62 (12.58%) PL/SQL
3 48 (9.74%) Java
4 26 (5.27%) T-SQL
5 23 (4.67%) VBA
6 22 (4.46%) Shell Script
7 17 (3.45%) C#
8 16 (3.25%) VB.NET
8 16 (3.25%) Perl
9 14 (2.84%) JavaScript
10 13 (2.64%) VBScript
10 13 (2.64%) VB
11 8 (1.62%) ABAP
11 8 (1.62%) Python
12 6 (1.22%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.81%) R
14 3 (0.61%) Ruby
14 3 (0.61%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.61%) PHP
15 2 (0.41%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 36 (7.30%) Degree
2 4 (0.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.61%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.61%) PMP
3 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.41%) CIPD
5 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.20%) CIMA
5 1 (0.20%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.45%) QA
2 13 (2.64%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.22%) SLA
4 5 (1.01%) CRD IV
4 5 (1.01%) COREP
5 3 (0.61%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.41%) Basel III
7 1 (0.20%) EMIR
7 1 (0.20%) Basel II
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.01%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.41%) Xen
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.41%) HDFS
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.20%) XenApp
4 1 (0.20%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 4 (0.81%) Control-M
2 3 (0.61%) SCCM
2 3 (0.61%) SCOM
2 3 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.61%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.61%) Graphite
3 2 (0.41%) Puppet
3 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.41%) Zenoss
3 2 (0.41%) Nagios
4 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 156 (31.64%) Oracle
2 106 (21.50%) SAP
3 66 (13.39%) Microsoft
4 61 (12.37%) Tableau
5 36 (7.30%) Informatica
6 35 (7.10%) Cognos
7 16 (3.25%) IBM
7 16 (3.25%) Sybase
8 13 (2.64%) Pega
9 12 (2.43%) Netezza
10 11 (2.23%) webMethods
10 11 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.83%) MicroStrategy
11 9 (1.83%) BEA
11 9 (1.83%) Google
12 8 (1.62%) Remedy
13 7 (1.42%) Adobe
13 7 (1.42%) VMware
13 7 (1.42%) Aprimo
13 7 (1.42%) Eloqua
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