The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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.

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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 95 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 28 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 1.11% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 2.49% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 25
Average daily rate
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£353 £416 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.31% +18.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £369 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.03 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+71.57% -41.66%
Business Objects
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1257 923 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.64% 44.74% 46.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 489 502
Average daily rate £350 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 54 102
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.93 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.02% -38.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Objects across the West Midlands region.

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the West Midlands region.

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
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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
Birmingham +8 18 £330 -16.45% 11
Warwickshire -8 3 £390 -
Solihull - 2 £375 - 1
Staffordshire -5 1 - - 3
Worcestershire - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 24 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (42.31%) Finance
3 21 (40.38%) Oracle
4 19 (36.54%) SQL
5 16 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (26.92%) BusinessObjects
6 14 (26.92%) SAP
7 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (25.00%) Oracle Database
8 12 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (19.23%) Data Mart
10 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
10 10 (19.23%) PL/SQL
11 9 (17.31%) SAS
11 9 (17.31%) Toad
11 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
12 8 (15.38%) BusinessObjects XI
13 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (11.54%) ETL
15 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
15 5 (9.62%) Windows
15 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
15 5 (9.62%) Banking
15 5 (9.62%) Retail
15 5 (9.62%) Quality Management
15 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
16 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
16 4 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (17.31%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.92%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (26.92%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 12 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (19.23%) Data Mart
5 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
6 8 (15.38%) BusinessObjects XI
7 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 4 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (5.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (3.85%) Base SAS
9 2 (3.85%) QlikView
9 2 (3.85%) SAP BW
9 2 (3.85%) OLAP
9 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (3.85%) MS Access
10 1 (1.92%) Informix
10 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
10 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Toad
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 22 (42.31%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
2 5 (9.62%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Developer
1 17 (32.69%) Analyst
2 12 (23.08%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Consultant
5 7 (13.46%) Business Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Business Objects Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Data Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Business Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) MI Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Architect
9 2 (3.85%) SAP Business Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Business Objects Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Business Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Data Architect
10 1 (1.92%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.92%) WinForms
2 1 (1.92%) WCF
2 1 (1.92%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Smart Meter
2 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) DTV
3 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) HPUX
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
5 6 (11.54%) ETL
6 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) Quality Management
6 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.69%) Analytics
7 4 (7.69%) Migration
7 4 (7.69%) Data Management
8 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.77%) Data Mapping
9 2 (3.85%) Dimensional Modelling
9 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.85%) User Stories
9 2 (3.85%) Information Management
9 2 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) SQL
2 10 (19.23%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.69%) VBA
4 3 (5.77%) C
5 2 (3.85%) VB
5 2 (3.85%) ABAP
6 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) HND
2 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Oracle
2 14 (26.92%) SAP
3 4 (7.69%) Cognos
4 3 (5.77%) Informatica
5 1 (1.92%) Sybase
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.92%) Netezza
5 1 (1.92%) Tableau
5 1 (1.92%) Pega
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