The first table below looks at the demand for BusinessObjects 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 over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 111 91 93
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 7 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.66% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.48% 2.70% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £540 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £43.50
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
472 445 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.85% 24.29% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 221 243
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £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
England

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
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 across the West Midlands region.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
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 across the West Midlands region.

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -3 3 £400 +42.85%
Birmingham - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing BusinessObjects 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.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
1 9 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (22.22%) SAP BI
4 2 (22.22%) SAP XI
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) OLAP
5 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (11.11%) ABAP
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
5 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Apple
5 1 (11.11%) Teradata
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing BusinessObjects 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (22.22%) SAP BI
2 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
3 1 (11.11%) OLAP
3 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) SAP XI
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) ABAP
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
1 9 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata