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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 82 85 90
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 14 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.85% 0.62% 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 1.49% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 16
Average daily rate
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£476 £378 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -4.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £327 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -48.14%
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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
706 606 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.74% 41.68% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 317 347
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 33
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.08 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
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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 -3 2 £100 -78.60% 5
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Business Objects
Yorkshire

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (52.38%) ETL
3 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (47.62%) MS Access
3 10 (47.62%) VBA
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
6 7 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) Migration
7 6 (28.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (23.81%) Xcelsius
8 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
9 4 (19.05%) ITIL
10 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle
10 3 (14.29%) Remedy
10 3 (14.29%) Project Management
10 3 (14.29%) NHS
10 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
10 3 (14.29%) Banking
10 3 (14.29%) Retail
10 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
10 3 (14.29%) Service Management
10 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
11 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) MS Access
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
4 6 (28.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (23.81%) Xcelsius
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
7 1 (4.76%) SQLPlus
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Toad
2 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Support Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) MI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) NHS
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) HPUX
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ETL
2 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Service Management
6 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
6 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
7 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.76%) Stress Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Financial Modelling
8 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) VBA
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
1 3 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Informatica
West Yorkshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 160-170 Per Day + LImited worker benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago