The table below looks at the statistics for WebFOCUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebFOCUS over the 3 months to 7 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Builders WebFOCUS
Rank 409 403 412
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing WebFOCUS 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.013% 0.004%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.038% 0.058% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£350 £675 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% +92.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £240 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5313 5183 5245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.24% 22.62% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3726 3574 3551
Average daily rate £450 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 26 65
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £24.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.00 £17.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £125.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

WebFOCUS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WebFOCUS Jobs Demand Trend in London

WebFOCUS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WebFOCUS Daily Rate Trend in London

WebFOCUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing WebFOCUS 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 WebFOCUS.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (77.78%) Business Analysis
2 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (55.56%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
3 5 (55.56%) Business Objects
3 5 (55.56%) Cognos
3 5 (55.56%) Retail
3 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) SSADM
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) SAS
4 2 (22.22%) ISO 9000
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Informatica
4 2 (22.22%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Statistics
4 2 (22.22%) Operations Research
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics

WebFOCUS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing WebFOCUS 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 WebFOCUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Fraud Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Statistics
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Business Analysis
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) SSADM
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Operations Research
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Business Objects
2 5 (55.56%) Cognos
2 5 (55.56%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (22.22%) Informatica