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 17 April 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.

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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 89 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 39 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.44% 1.44% 1.75%
As % of the Vendors category 2.84% 2.82% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 11
Average daily rate
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£340 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £468 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £15.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -39.39%
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
1371 1206 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.59% 51.02% 48.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 584 397
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 82 128
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
Shropshire -1 11 £565 +36.96%
Coventry +14 9 £260 +15.55% 1
Warwickshire -5 3 - - 1
Birmingham -18 2 £340 -19.04% 3
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
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England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 27 (39.71%) Data Modelling
2 21 (30.88%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (27.94%) SQL
4 17 (25.00%) SAP
4 17 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (22.06%) Finance
6 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
6 13 (19.12%) Oracle
7 10 (14.71%) MS Office
7 10 (14.71%) Data Analysis
8 9 (13.24%) ETL
9 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (11.76%) SAP BW
9 8 (11.76%) UNIX
9 8 (11.76%) OO
9 8 (11.76%) Java
9 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 8 (11.76%) Migration
9 8 (11.76%) Pega
10 7 (10.29%) WebSphere
10 7 (10.29%) Data Mapping
10 7 (10.29%) Data Migration
10 7 (10.29%) webMethods
10 7 (10.29%) SAP BI
10 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
10 7 (10.29%) J2EE
10 7 (10.29%) Informatica
11 6 (8.82%) Perl
11 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
11 6 (8.82%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 7 (10.29%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) CICS
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.71%) MS Office
3 5 (7.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.88%) Open Workbench
5 2 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.94%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (1.47%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) GPRS
1 3 (4.41%) GSM
1 3 (4.41%) WCDMA
1 3 (4.41%) 3G
1 3 (4.41%) 2G
1 3 (4.41%) HSPA
1 3 (4.41%) LTE
1 3 (4.41%) 4G
1 3 (4.41%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) SSL
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (11.76%) SAP BW
2 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (10.29%) SAP BI
4 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.82%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (4.41%) Data Mining
6 3 (4.41%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (4.41%) SAP HANA
7 2 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.94%) BODI
7 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.94%) DataStage
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.94%) MS Access
7 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Lombardi
2 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Welsh Language
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.94%) Publishing
4 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Analyst
2 25 (36.76%) Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Business Objects Developer
5 4 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) Data Modeller
5 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Business Developer
5 4 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) MI Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Architect
7 2 (2.94%) Database Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) VBA Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) J2EE
2 4 (5.88%) HTML
3 3 (4.41%) .NET
4 2 (2.94%) Flash
4 2 (2.94%) SAX
4 2 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (1.47%) Middleware
5 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Data Extraction
1 3 (4.41%) Open Source
1 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) iPad
3 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.47%) PMI
3 1 (1.47%) HACMP
3 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) UNIX
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Data Modelling
2 21 (30.88%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (14.71%) Data Analysis
4 9 (13.24%) ETL
5 8 (11.76%) OO
5 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 8 (11.76%) Migration
6 7 (10.29%) Data Migration
6 7 (10.29%) Data Mapping
7 6 (8.82%) Change Control
7 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.82%) Project Management
7 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.35%) RUP
8 5 (7.35%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.35%) Test Strategy
8 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.88%) BPMN
9 4 (5.88%) Web Development
9 4 (5.88%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) Java
3 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.82%) Perl
4 6 (8.82%) VBA
4 6 (8.82%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.94%) Korn
6 2 (2.94%) ABAP
7 1 (1.47%) JCL
7 1 (1.47%) PHP
7 1 (1.47%) C
7 1 (1.47%) C#
7 1 (1.47%) C++
7 1 (1.47%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB
2 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.47%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) SAP
2 13 (19.12%) Oracle
3 8 (11.76%) Pega
4 7 (10.29%) webMethods
4 7 (10.29%) Informatica
5 5 (7.35%) IBM
6 4 (5.88%) Cognos
6 4 (5.88%) BEA
7 3 (4.41%) Ericsson
7 3 (4.41%) Nortel
7 3 (4.41%) Mapinfo
7 3 (4.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (4.41%) Huawei
8 2 (2.94%) Northgate
8 2 (2.94%) Niku
8 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.47%) Metastorm
9 1 (1.47%) Thunderhead
9 1 (1.47%) Siemens
9 1 (1.47%) Cloudera
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