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 Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 23 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 Scotland 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 98 82 50
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -32
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 32 32 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 1.30% 2.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.64% 3.15% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £175 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £438 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1212 1016 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.10% 41.15% 40.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 460 432
Average daily rate £350 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 60
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £23.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 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
Glasgow -3 14 £300 +33.33% 4
Edinburgh -15 13 £375 -10.71% 1
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
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Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 28 (52.83%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (49.06%) SQL
3 20 (37.74%) Finance
4 18 (33.96%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (28.30%) Oracle
5 15 (28.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (26.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 12 (22.64%) ETL
8 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.98%) BusinessObjects XI
9 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (15.09%) QlikView
11 7 (13.21%) VBA
11 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
11 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
12 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
12 6 (11.32%) SAS
12 6 (11.32%) SAP
12 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
12 6 (11.32%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
12 6 (11.32%) Banking
12 6 (11.32%) Tableau
13 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
13 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
13 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
14 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (7.55%) Dimensional Modelling
14 4 (7.55%) ISEB

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (11.32%) SAS
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (28.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (26.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (16.98%) BusinessObjects XI
5 8 (15.09%) QlikView
6 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
6 6 (11.32%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (7.55%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (5.66%) MS Access
9 2 (3.77%) Data Mart
9 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.89%) Xcelsius
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.89%) SAP BI
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JUnit
1 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.89%) Subversion
1 1 (1.89%) Maven
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) FitNesse
1 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.89%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 20 (37.74%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Private Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Analyst
2 18 (33.96%) Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (16.98%) MI Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Project Manager
5 7 (13.21%) Business Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Report Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Data Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Business Objects Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Report Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Test Leader
8 3 (5.66%) Business Objects Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 1 (1.89%) Business Data Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) NHS Information Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Senior Information Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) J2EE
1 1 (1.89%) JDBC
1 1 (1.89%) JSP
1 1 (1.89%) Servlets
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
1 1 (1.89%) Flash
1 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.89%) SAP XI
1 1 (1.89%) Spring
1 1 (1.89%) JSF
1 1 (1.89%) MDX
1 1 (1.89%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.66%) Ergonomics
4 2 (3.77%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.89%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) UNIX
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (22.64%) ETL
3 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (7.55%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (7.55%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (7.55%) Project Management
7 3 (5.66%) Validation
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
7 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
7 3 (5.66%) Test Management
7 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Matrix Management
7 3 (5.66%) Change Control
8 2 (3.77%) Business Development
8 2 (3.77%) Analytics
8 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
2 7 (13.21%) VBA
3 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.66%) VB
4 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) ISEB
2 3 (5.66%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Control-M
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.32%) Tableau
3 6 (11.32%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) Cognos
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Perforce
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