The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 52 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 13 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.69% 0.24% 1.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.49% 1.13% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 4
Median daily rate £375 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £26.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +38.46%
BusinessObjects
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
137 177 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.77% 21.38% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 117 92
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% -40.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £24.75 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing BusinessObjects as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) PL/SQL
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) SAP
2 8 (44.44%) Toad
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 7 (38.89%) RDBMS
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle OWB
4 6 (33.33%) Unix
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (27.78%) JIRA
5 5 (27.78%) PVCS
5 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (27.78%) ClearQuest
6 4 (22.22%) SAP BW
6 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
6 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 4 (22.22%) Workflow
6 4 (22.22%) JSP
6 4 (22.22%) Servlets
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) J2EE
6 4 (22.22%) JUnit
6 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
6 4 (22.22%) VB

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 3 (16.67%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (11.11%) StreamServe
3 1 (5.56%) SAP GRC
3 1 (5.56%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
1 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle OWB
2 7 (38.89%) RDBMS
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (22.22%) SAP BW
5 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (16.67%) SAP BI
6 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (11.11%) SAP HANA
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Data Mart
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (5.56%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Toad
2 5 (27.78%) ClearQuest
2 5 (27.78%) JIRA
2 5 (27.78%) PVCS
3 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 4 (22.22%) JUnit
4 3 (16.67%) Ant
4 3 (16.67%) Artifactory
4 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (16.67%) Maven
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (5.56%) LSMW
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Business Objects Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Business Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) ABAP Developer
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SAP BW Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Business Objects Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) J2EE
1 4 (22.22%) JSP
1 4 (22.22%) Servlets
1 4 (22.22%) Spring
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) Apache CXF
2 3 (16.67%) OC4J
2 3 (16.67%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (22.22%) Workflow
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) ITSM
3 3 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) OOP
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PL/SQL
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) VB
3 3 (16.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Sun Certification
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) OpenText