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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 89 55 80
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +25
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 28 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.17% 2.49% 1.34%
As % of the Vendors category 2.39% 5.27% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 23
Average daily rate
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£338 £370 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.23 £17.48 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.24 £21.71
% change year-on-year
+53.96% -25.20%
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
1174 968 1003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.00% 47.27% 47.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 485 454
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 82 100
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -18.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.00 £36.00
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 27 November 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 27 November 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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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
Birmingham -11 9 £313 -26.03% 7
Solihull - 4 £398 -
Staffordshire -3 3 - - 1
Coventry -7 1 £433 +50.43%
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 23 (45.10%) Oracle
2 21 (41.18%) SQL
2 21 (41.18%) Finance
3 19 (37.25%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (29.41%) Oracle Database
5 13 (25.49%) Data Modelling
5 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
5 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (23.53%) SAP
6 12 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
7 11 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (19.61%) Migration
8 10 (19.61%) Data Mart
8 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (17.65%) Toad
10 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
10 7 (13.73%) BusinessObjects XI
10 7 (13.73%) ETL
11 6 (11.76%) SAS
12 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
12 5 (9.80%) Data Mapping
12 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
12 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
12 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
13 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (7.84%) Marketing
13 4 (7.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 6 (11.76%) SAS
2 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (3.92%) e-Work
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (29.41%) Oracle Database
3 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
4 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (19.61%) Data Mart
6 7 (13.73%) BusinessObjects XI
7 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
8 4 (7.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (7.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (5.88%) MS Access
10 2 (3.92%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (3.92%) Base SAS
10 2 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (3.92%) SAP BW
10 2 (3.92%) DataStage
11 1 (1.96%) Informix
11 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Toad
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Lombardi
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Marketing
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Welsh Language
4 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Developer
1 21 (41.18%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Report Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Data Modeller
7 3 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Business Objects Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.92%) Business Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Programme Manager
9 1 (1.96%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) SAX
2 1 (1.96%) Middleware
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.92%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) PMI
4 1 (1.96%) DTV
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) UNIX
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) HPUX
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Data Modelling
1 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (19.61%) Migration
4 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
5 7 (13.73%) ETL
6 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.80%) Data Mapping
6 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.84%) Data Management
8 3 (5.88%) OO
8 3 (5.88%) Analytics
9 2 (3.92%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.92%) User Stories
9 2 (3.92%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.92%) Web Development
9 2 (3.92%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) SQL
2 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.88%) Perl
3 3 (5.88%) VB
4 2 (3.92%) Korn
4 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) Java
5 1 (1.96%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) P3O
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Oracle
2 12 (23.53%) SAP
3 4 (7.84%) Informatica
4 2 (3.92%) Pega
4 2 (3.92%) Metastorm
4 2 (3.92%) Cognos
4 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) BEA
5 1 (1.96%) webMethods
5 1 (1.96%) Thunderhead
5 1 (1.96%) Tableau
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