The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 58 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.53% 0.71% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.85% 2.72% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £319 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £304 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £325 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.20 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-28.49% +21.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
206 147 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.50% 26.16% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 111 89
Average daily rate £330 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £490 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £26.40 £22.50 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +101.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 BusinessObjects within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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 -7 8 £318 -0.39% 1
Newport - 1 - -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £500 -
BusinessObjects
Wales

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (50.00%) ETL
3 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) C#
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 7 (43.75%) SOAP
4 7 (43.75%) Web Services
4 7 (43.75%) XML
4 7 (43.75%) Cognos
4 7 (43.75%) RESTful
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (31.25%) DataStage
5 5 (31.25%) Informatica
5 5 (31.25%) Teradata
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (25.00%) HL7
6 4 (25.00%) NHS
6 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Information Security
8 2 (12.50%) Finance
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Data Mart
8 2 (12.50%) Active Directory

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (31.25%) DataStage
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) DTS
4 2 (12.50%) Star Schema
4 2 (12.50%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Cognos Transformer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) Data Mart
4 2 (12.50%) Cognos Powerplay
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
5 1 (6.25%) SAP BI
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (6.25%) OLAP
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Database Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Manager
6 1 (6.25%) SAP BW Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
1 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
1 7 (43.75%) SOAP
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
1 7 (43.75%) XML
1 7 (43.75%) RESTful
1 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cognos
2 5 (31.25%) Informatica
2 5 (31.25%) Teradata
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft