The table below looks at the statistics for ActiveReports skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActiveReports over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Dynamics ActiveReports
Rank 606 590 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing ActiveReports 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.005% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.039% 0.026% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12736 11692 11133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.32% 21.37% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8330 7230 6791
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 180 228
Average hourly rate £28.31 £28.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.65% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

ActiveReports
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ActiveReports within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

ActiveReports Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ActiveReports
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ActiveReports within the UK.

ActiveReports Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ActiveReports
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ActiveReports within the UK.

ActiveReports Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ActiveReports
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActiveReports within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
England -24 5 £375 +15.38% 1
London +3 4 £375 - 1
City of London - 2 £375 -
South East - 1 £450 -
Reading - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -

ActiveReports
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ActiveReports 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 ActiveReports.

1 21 (91.30%) Cognos
2 19 (82.61%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 16 (69.57%) Cognos Report Studio
4 13 (56.52%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (43.48%) ETL
5 10 (43.48%) SQL
6 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (34.78%) Finance
7 7 (30.43%) Informatica
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
8 6 (26.09%) Cognos Event Studio
8 6 (26.09%) Cognos Transformer
8 6 (26.09%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (21.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
10 4 (17.39%) PowerCenter
10 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (17.39%) Banking
10 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
10 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (13.04%) System Testing
11 3 (13.04%) Time Management
11 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture
11 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing

ActiveReports
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ActiveReports 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 ActiveReports. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (82.61%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 16 (69.57%) Cognos Report Studio
3 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
4 6 (26.09%) Cognos Event Studio
4 6 (26.09%) Cognos Transformer
4 6 (26.09%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (17.39%) PowerCenter
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (13.04%) OLAP
7 3 (13.04%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (13.04%) Star Schema
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
9 1 (4.35%) Cognos Query Studio
9 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
9 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Log4Net
2 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) Cognos Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Report Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Cognos Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Report Writer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Report Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Cognos Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) WCF
1 2 (8.70%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (43.48%) ETL
3 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) System Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Time Management
4 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.04%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (13.04%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.35%) Information Management
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Cognos
2 7 (30.43%) Informatica
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) SAP