The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Business Objects products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the 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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects
Rank 95 103 100
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Objects 24 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.00% 0.68% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% 1.53% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 21
Average daily rate
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£463 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.02% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £272 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £438 £450
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 £30.03 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+71.57% -50.00%
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England

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

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1045 979 1168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.34% 44.06% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 515 526
Average daily rate £335 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 59
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £9.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

Business Objects
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Business Objects Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Business Objects Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Business Objects
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Business Objects Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Business Objects
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Business Objects Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Business Objects
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 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
West Yorkshire +6 14 £476 +26.15% 8
South Yorkshire +7 8 £276 -21.07% 4
North Yorkshire - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Business Objects
England

Business Objects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
3 12 (38.71%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (35.48%) ETL
4 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
4 11 (35.48%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (32.26%) MS Access
5 10 (32.26%) VBA
6 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
6 8 (25.81%) Finance
6 8 (25.81%) Migration
7 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
7 7 (22.58%) NHS
8 6 (19.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (16.13%) Xcelsius
9 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
10 4 (12.90%) .NET
10 4 (12.90%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (12.90%) ITIL
11 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
11 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
11 3 (9.68%) Oracle
11 3 (9.68%) Remedy
11 3 (9.68%) Project Management
11 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
11 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
11 3 (9.68%) Service Management

Business Objects
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (32.26%) MS Access
5 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
6 6 (19.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (16.13%) Xcelsius
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (12.90%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (3.23%) QlikView
10 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
10 1 (3.23%) Star Schema
10 1 (3.23%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Toad
2 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Business Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Business Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) DBA
4 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Business Objects Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Business Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) NHS
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Statistics
4 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) HPUX
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ETL
1 11 (35.48%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (25.81%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
5 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.45%) Matrix Management
6 2 (6.45%) CRM
6 2 (6.45%) Data Mapping
6 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 1 (3.23%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) VBA
3 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
1 3 (9.68%) Remedy
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Informatica
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Posted: 7 days ago
South Yorkshire
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Rate: £250 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
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Rate: £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Doncaster
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