The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 51 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 6 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.88% 1.32% 2.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.82% 7.69% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
Average daily rate £258 £300 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.25 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-4.93% +15.87%
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
157 104 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.16% 17.19% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 62 77
Average daily rate £380 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects.

1 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) SAP
3 4 (33.33%) ETL
3 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) SAP BI
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (25.00%) Data Mart
4 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Toad
4 3 (25.00%) SAP BW
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) SAP HANA
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) 4G
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing BusinessObjects 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 BusinessObjects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) 2G
1 1 (8.33%) 3G
1 1 (8.33%) 4G
1 1 (8.33%) GSM
1 1 (8.33%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (33.33%) SAP BI
3 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (25.00%) Data Mart
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (25.00%) SAP BW
3 3 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (16.67%) SAP HANA
5 1 (8.33%) Base SAS
5 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (8.33%) OLAP
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Business Objects Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ETL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle ETL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SAP BW Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Business Objects Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Radio Planner
5 1 (8.33%) SAP BI Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) ETL
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Facilities Management
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) ABAP
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Amdocs
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft