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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 59 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.06% 0.25% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 3.11% 0.60% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £22.42
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -33.09%
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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
193 166 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 34.10% 41.60% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 95 74
Average daily rate £350 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £205 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.97 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.92% +11.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.55 £13.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £19.09 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -5.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 November 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
Cardiff -11 6 £338 -10.00% 1
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Business Objects
Wales

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SAP
3 5 (41.67%) Cognos
3 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Xcelsius
3 5 (41.67%) SAP BPC
4 4 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (33.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 4 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
4 4 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (33.33%) Cognos Transformer
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (33.33%) DTS
4 4 (33.33%) ETL
4 4 (33.33%) Cognos Powerplay
4 4 (33.33%) Star Schema
4 4 (33.33%) VB
5 3 (25.00%) Data Mart
5 3 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (16.67%) Change Control
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) FileNet
1 1 (8.33%) LiveCycle
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) SAP BPC
2 3 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (50.00%) SAP BW
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (41.67%) Xcelsius
3 4 (33.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 4 (33.33%) Cognos Report Studio
3 4 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Cognos Transformer
3 4 (33.33%) DTS
3 4 (33.33%) Star Schema
3 4 (33.33%) Cognos Powerplay
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (25.00%) Data Mart
5 1 (8.33%) SAP BI
5 1 (8.33%) BigQuery
5 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (8.33%) Big Data
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) DbUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Hudson
1 1 (8.33%) Spock
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Business Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Business Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Excel Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Objects Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) EJB
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XSD
1 1 (8.33%) J2SE
1 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (8.33%) JRules
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) JSF
1 1 (8.33%) Dojo
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Document Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) SAP
2 5 (41.67%) Cognos
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) ILOG
3 1 (8.33%) Kofax
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau