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 Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 25 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.49% 1.99% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 3.54% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £420 £650 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £31.30 £35.38
% change year-on-year
-52.06% -11.53%
Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
103 113 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 50.24% 56.22% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 28
Average daily rate £425 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £26.50 £32.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (50.00%) SAP
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (25.00%) iPad
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
4 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (12.50%) OLAP
4 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
3 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (12.50%) OLAP
3 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
3 1 (12.50%) Xcelsius
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Business Objects Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) V-Model
3 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
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