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 Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects over the 3 months to 30 January 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.

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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects
Rank 94 74 81
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 9 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.53% 1.51% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 3.85% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £318 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £460 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.19% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.38 £13.65 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -19.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £17.48 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -11.51%
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Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
633 598 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 37.54% 39.37% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 334 310
Average daily rate £360 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 38
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.35 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £24.28 £21.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Objects across the West Yorkshire region.

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects across the West Yorkshire region.

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Leeds -20 5 £425 -5.55% 7
Bradford - 3 £153 -
Halifax -8 1 £375 - 1
Dewsbury - - - -
Business Objects
Yorkshire

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) ETL
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
4 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Data Management
4 4 (36.36%) Data Mart
4 4 (36.36%) BODI
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 4 (36.36%) NHS
5 1 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (9.09%) Korn
5 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 4 (36.36%) Data Mart
2 4 (36.36%) BODI
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (9.09%) Star Schema
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Toad
1 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) SQL DBA
2 4 (36.36%) DBA
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (9.09%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ETL
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Data Management
2 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Korn
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
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