The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 61 55 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 6 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.01% 1.70% 1.90%
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% 4.30% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £375 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
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Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
219 256 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.87% 39.63% 48.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 168 103
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £199 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 18
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.75 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.36% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.35 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.50 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff +1 6 £325 +8.33% 1
Business Objects
Wales

Business Objects
Top 24 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (42.86%) HL7
5 3 (42.86%) NHS
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) Information Security
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Report Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Report Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) RESTful
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft