The first table below looks at the demand for BusinessObjects skills 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 BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 24 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 of the Database & Business Intelligence category 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 59 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +9
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 1 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.18% 3.35% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.98% 13.41% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 2
Average daily rate - £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £16.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
102 82 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.89% 25.00% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 59 25
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.88 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
BusinessObjects
Wales

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

BusinessObjects
Top 22 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects.

1 7 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
1 7 (100.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SAP XI
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) SAP BW
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (42.86%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (42.86%) R
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) ABAP
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) SAP BW
3 3 (42.86%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SAP BW Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Objects Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) R
3 2 (28.57%) ABAP
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle