The table below looks at the statistics for Xcelsius skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcelsius over the 3 months to 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius
Rank 568 548 485
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -63
Contract jobs citing Xcelsius 3 11 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.023% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.028% 0.10% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 32
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£500 £350 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -8.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £313 £381
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 -

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
10557 10780 10382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.07% 22.07% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6874 6585 6288
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 204 239
Average hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.67 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

Xcelsius
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Xcelsius Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Xcelsius
Daily Rate Trend

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

Xcelsius Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Xcelsius
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Xcelsius Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Xcelsius
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcelsius within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 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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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 -26 3 £500 +42.85% 5
Berkshire +3 1 £500 -
South East -13 1 £500 - 1
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
London - - - - 2
Newbury - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Slough - - - -

Xcelsius
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Xcelsius 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 Xcelsius.

1 14 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (68.75%) Data Modelling
3 10 (62.50%) Business Objects
4 8 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 7 (43.75%) Degree
5 7 (43.75%) ETL
5 7 (43.75%) SAP
6 6 (37.50%) HTML
6 6 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (37.50%) QlikView
7 5 (31.25%) Banking
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Data Architecture
8 4 (25.00%) SAP HANA
8 4 (25.00%) QA
9 3 (18.75%) Big Data
9 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
9 3 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (18.75%) Tableau
9 3 (18.75%) Analytics
9 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
9 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
9 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
9 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
9 3 (18.75%) ABAP
9 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports

Xcelsius
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SAS
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 6 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (37.50%) QlikView
3 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (25.00%) SAP HANA
5 3 (18.75%) Big Data
5 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (12.50%) SAP BI
6 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Business Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Business Objects Developer
3 3 (18.75%) QlikView Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) MI Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SAS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Business Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Business Objects Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (68.75%) Data Modelling
3 7 (43.75%) ETL
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow Management
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) ABAP
4 2 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Business Objects
2 7 (43.75%) SAP
3 3 (18.75%) Tableau
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft