The first table below looks at the demand for BusinessObjects XI skills 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 BusinessObjects XI over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
Rank 117 84 105
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +21
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 1 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.76% 0.089%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.21% 3.16% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate - £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
468 443 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.76% 24.17% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 220 243
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 14
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.31 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £42.20 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
BusinessObjects XI
England

BusinessObjects XI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects XI across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects XI Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects XI
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

BusinessObjects XI Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects XI
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

BusinessObjects XI Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects XI
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 BusinessObjects XI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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BusinessObjects XI
England

BusinessObjects XI
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing BusinessObjects XI 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 BusinessObjects XI.

1 4 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) SAP XI
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BI
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

BusinessObjects XI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing BusinessObjects XI 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 BusinessObjects XI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BI
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (25.00%) MI Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Designer
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle