The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Vendors for the West Yorkshire 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.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 88 78 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 20 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.11% 0.83% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category 2.69% 2.08% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 13
Average daily rate £375 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £342 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £110.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+547.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £31.30 £35.38
% change year-on-year
-52.06% -11.53%
Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
744 529 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 41.26% 39.92% 42.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 223 331
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £426 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 42 31
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.76 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £34.00 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Business Objects
Yorkshire

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 April 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 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
Leeds -10 10 £425 - 1
Halifax +1 6 £369 +47.50% 1
Huddersfield - 1 £425 - 1
Wakefield - - - - 3
Bradford - - - - 1
Business Objects
Yorkshire

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (60.00%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) Finance
3 13 (32.50%) Oracle
4 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (22.50%) Project Management
5 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (20.00%) MS Project
7 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
7 7 (17.50%) Migration
7 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
7 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
8 6 (15.00%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (15.00%) Banking
8 6 (15.00%) MS Office
8 6 (15.00%) SAS
9 5 (12.50%) Remedy
9 5 (12.50%) Change Management
9 5 (12.50%) Analytics
10 4 (10.00%) Data Reconciliation
10 4 (10.00%) Change Control
10 4 (10.00%) Test Strategy
10 4 (10.00%) Test Management
10 4 (10.00%) Service Management
10 4 (10.00%) NHS
10 4 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (10.00%) VB
10 4 (10.00%) Java
11 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (15.00%) SAS
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Project
2 6 (15.00%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (15.00%) MS Office
3 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (7.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (7.50%) Data Mart
5 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (2.50%) QlikView
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.50%) Big Data
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) MI Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Business Objects Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Business Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Business Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Business Objects Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Business Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Spring Batch
1 2 (5.00%) Spring
1 2 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (5.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (22.50%) Project Management
2 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.50%) Migration
3 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
4 5 (12.50%) Change Management
4 5 (12.50%) Analytics
5 4 (10.00%) Data Reconciliation
5 4 (10.00%) Change Control
5 4 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (10.00%) Test Management
5 4 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) ITSM
6 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
6 3 (7.50%) Supplier Management
6 3 (7.50%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) VB
2 4 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.50%) C
4 2 (5.00%) COBOL
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.50%) MiFID
1 1 (2.50%) EMIR
1 1 (2.50%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) Remedy
4 2 (5.00%) BEA
4 2 (5.00%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.50%) Cognos
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) BMC
5 1 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
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