The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 82 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 35 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.40% 1.24% 1.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.07% 7.21% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 11
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£375 £378 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.20 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-28.49% +21.42%
BusinessObjects
England

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
495 444 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.78% 17.18% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 278 279
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 5
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% -15.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £32.15 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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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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
Shropshire +1 11 £425 - 1
Birmingham -5 6 £303 -8.33% 5
Warwickshire +9 4 £340 -12.82%
Coventry -4 3 £375 -6.25%
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 31 (43.66%) SAP
2 30 (42.25%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (32.39%) Data Modelling
4 22 (30.99%) Finance
5 18 (25.35%) SAP BW
6 17 (23.94%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (22.54%) SQL
7 16 (22.54%) Oracle
7 16 (22.54%) ETL
8 14 (19.72%) Informatica
8 14 (19.72%) Test Strategy
9 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (16.90%) Data Analysis
10 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
11 10 (14.08%) UNIX
11 10 (14.08%) SAP BI
12 9 (12.68%) MS Office
12 9 (12.68%) Data Mapping
13 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
13 8 (11.27%) Java
13 8 (11.27%) Shell Script
13 8 (11.27%) Scrum
14 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (9.86%) Project Management
14 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
14 7 (9.86%) SAS
14 7 (9.86%) Cognos
14 7 (9.86%) SAP HANA
14 7 (9.86%) Change Control

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 7 (9.86%) SAS
2 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.68%) MS Office
3 4 (5.63%) Open Workbench
4 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.41%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.41%) MS Project
5 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) GSM
1 2 (2.82%) UMTS
1 2 (2.82%) 3G
1 2 (2.82%) 2G
1 2 (2.82%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) SAP BW
2 17 (23.94%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (14.08%) SAP BI
4 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
5 7 (9.86%) SAP HANA
6 5 (7.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (5.63%) Big Data
7 4 (5.63%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (4.23%) MS Access
8 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.23%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (4.23%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.82%) PowerCenter
9 2 (2.82%) DB2
9 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.41%) MOLAP
10 1 (1.41%) ROLAP
10 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Automotive
2 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.41%) Local Government
2 1 (1.41%) Welsh Language
2 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (39.44%) Developer
2 22 (30.99%) Analyst
3 12 (16.90%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Business Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Business Objects Developer
5 6 (8.45%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Test Manager
6 5 (7.04%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Financial Business Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) SAP BW Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.23%) SAP Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Excel Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Excel VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) J2EE
2 3 (4.23%) XML
3 2 (2.82%) Flash
4 1 (1.41%) Middleware
4 1 (1.41%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.41%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.41%) MDX
4 1 (1.41%) HTML5
4 1 (1.41%) XSLT
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.82%) NHS
2 2 (2.82%) Statistics
3 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.41%) iPad
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Exalytics
3 1 (1.41%) GIS
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) UNIX
2 2 (2.82%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (32.39%) Data Modelling
3 16 (22.54%) ETL
4 14 (19.72%) Test Strategy
5 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.90%) Data Analysis
6 9 (12.68%) Data Mapping
7 8 (11.27%) Scrum
8 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.86%) Project Management
8 7 (9.86%) Change Control
8 7 (9.86%) Open Source
9 6 (8.45%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.45%) Data Architecture
9 6 (8.45%) Analytics
9 6 (8.45%) CRM
9 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (7.04%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) Java
2 8 (11.27%) Shell Script
3 6 (8.45%) VBA
4 5 (7.04%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.63%) Perl
6 2 (2.82%) ABAP
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.82%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) SAP
2 16 (22.54%) Oracle
3 14 (19.72%) Informatica
4 7 (9.86%) Cognos
4 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.45%) Pega
6 4 (5.63%) webMethods
7 3 (4.23%) BEA
7 3 (4.23%) IBM
8 2 (2.82%) Tableau
8 2 (2.82%) Amdocs
9 1 (1.41%) Netezza
9 1 (1.41%) Niku
9 1 (1.41%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
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Rate: £380 per day
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Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
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