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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 59 76 65
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 66 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.59% 1.54% 2.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.61% 8.00% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 25
Average daily rate £450 £331 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -19.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £15.71 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.25 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-4.93% +15.87%
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
622 425 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.37% 19.24% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 245 267
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +91.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 31 £470 -21.66% 3
Birmingham -4 6 £258 -14.16% 1
Warwickshire +5 5 £469 +17.18% 3
Worcestershire +10 2 £463 -28.84%
Coventry -8 2 - -
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 81 (64.29%) SQL
2 68 (53.97%) Business Intelligence
3 66 (52.38%) Oracle
4 48 (38.10%) Data Modelling
5 41 (32.54%) Unix
6 40 (31.75%) PL/SQL
7 38 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (30.16%) Test Strategy
8 36 (28.57%) Informatica
8 36 (28.57%) Shell Script
9 31 (24.60%) ETL
10 29 (23.02%) Finance
10 29 (23.02%) Waterfall
11 28 (22.22%) Pega
11 28 (22.22%) Java
11 28 (22.22%) OO
12 26 (20.63%) RUP
13 25 (19.84%) J2EE
13 25 (19.84%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (19.05%) Perl
15 23 (18.25%) Scrum
16 19 (15.08%) Process Improvement
16 19 (15.08%) Relational Database
17 18 (14.29%) WebLogic
18 16 (12.70%) SQL Server
18 16 (12.70%) SAP
18 16 (12.70%) Cognos
18 16 (12.70%) IBM
19 15 (11.90%) Data Analysis
19 15 (11.90%) QA

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.56%) SAS
3 5 (3.97%) Confluence
4 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) Documentum
5 1 (0.79%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 14 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.38%) SPSS
3 2 (1.59%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.79%) MS Office
4 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.79%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.79%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.79%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) 2G
1 1 (0.79%) 3G
1 1 (0.79%) 4G
1 1 (0.79%) GSM
1 1 (0.79%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.84%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (15.08%) Relational Database
3 16 (12.70%) SQL Server
4 14 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (10.32%) IBM InfoSphere
6 12 (9.52%) Big Data
6 12 (9.52%) Hadoop
6 12 (9.52%) MS Access
7 10 (7.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 10 (7.94%) Pentaho
8 8 (6.35%) SAP Data Services
9 7 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
9 7 (5.56%) DataStage
9 7 (5.56%) OLAP
9 7 (5.56%) SAP BI
10 6 (4.76%) Oracle Database
10 6 (4.76%) SAP BW
11 5 (3.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (3.97%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (3.97%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 8 (6.35%) CA Gen
3 5 (3.97%) JIRA
4 4 (3.17%) Toad
5 3 (2.38%) PVCS
6 1 (0.79%) ClearQuest
General
1 29 (23.02%) Finance
2 2 (1.59%) General Ledger
2 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.79%) Automotive
3 1 (0.79%) Billing
3 1 (0.79%) Retail
3 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (63.49%) Developer
2 24 (19.05%) Analyst
3 23 (18.25%) Business Objects Developer
4 20 (15.87%) Business Developer
5 10 (7.94%) SQL Developer
6 9 (7.14%) Data Analyst
7 8 (6.35%) Consultant
7 8 (6.35%) ETL Developer
7 8 (6.35%) Hadoop Developer
7 8 (6.35%) Lead Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Big Data Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Report Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Data Modeller
10 4 (3.17%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.84%) J2EE
2 5 (3.97%) XML
3 2 (1.59%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.17%) Statistics
3 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.59%) Social Media
5 1 (0.79%) Economics
5 1 (0.79%) iPad
5 1 (0.79%) iPhone
5 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 41 (32.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.97%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (38.10%) Data Modelling
3 38 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (30.16%) Test Strategy
4 31 (24.60%) ETL
5 29 (23.02%) Waterfall
6 28 (22.22%) OO
7 26 (20.63%) RUP
8 23 (18.25%) Scrum
9 19 (15.08%) Process Improvement
10 15 (11.90%) Data Analysis
11 14 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 14 (11.11%) Problem Management
12 13 (10.32%) Service Delivery
13 12 (9.52%) Business Continuity
14 11 (8.73%) Dimensional Modelling
14 11 (8.73%) SDLC
15 9 (7.14%) Migration
16 8 (6.35%) Data Governance
16 8 (6.35%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 81 (64.29%) SQL
2 40 (31.75%) PL/SQL
3 36 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 28 (22.22%) Java
5 24 (19.05%) Perl
6 6 (4.76%) VBA
7 2 (1.59%) ABAP
7 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.59%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.59%) Python
7 2 (1.59%) R
8 1 (0.79%) COBOL
8 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.56%) Degree
2 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.90%) QA
2 11 (8.73%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.79%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 66 (52.38%) Oracle
2 36 (28.57%) Informatica
3 28 (22.22%) Pega
4 16 (12.70%) Cognos
4 16 (12.70%) IBM
4 16 (12.70%) SAP
5 12 (9.52%) webMethods
6 10 (7.94%) BEA
7 7 (5.56%) Tableau
8 4 (3.17%) Netezza
8 4 (3.17%) Teradata
9 2 (1.59%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.79%) Amdocs
10 1 (0.79%) Cadence
10 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
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