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 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 17 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 South Wales 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 50 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 5 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.88% 3.99% 3.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.18% 8.23% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 7
Average daily rate £375 £394 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +21.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £362 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £24.75 £35.38
% change year-on-year
-39.39% -30.03%
Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
229 158 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.25% 48.47% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 85 68
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Business Objects
Wales

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -26 5 £375 -6.25% 2
Business Objects
Wales

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (61.54%) BusinessObjects XI
2 7 (53.85%) SAP
2 7 (53.85%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
5 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) SAP XI
5 4 (30.77%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) R
6 3 (23.08%) UML
6 3 (23.08%) Informatica
6 3 (23.08%) SAP BW
6 3 (23.08%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (15.38%) ABAP
7 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (7.69%) BODI
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) BusinessObjects XI
2 7 (53.85%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 3 (23.08%) SAP BW
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.69%) MS Access
7 1 (7.69%) CorVu
7 1 (7.69%) BODI
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Business Objects Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) SAP Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SAP BW Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (7.69%) MI Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Business Objects Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) UML
2 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) R
4 2 (15.38%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) SAP
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Informatica
Newport
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago