The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 39 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.96% 0.61% 2.59%
As % of the Vendors category 2.94% 2.04% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £139 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -49.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.48 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.58% -12.62%
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Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Vendors Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
102 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 32.80% 30.06% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 16 9
Average daily rate £423 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.57% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £553 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Business Objects
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 (66.67%) SAP
1 4 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Xcelsius
3 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) SAP BW
3 2 (33.33%) SAP BI
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Information Management
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (33.33%) Xcelsius
2 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 2 (33.33%) SAP BI
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Objects Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Support
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft