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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 50 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 16 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.03% 0.50% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.60% 2.35% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 3
Median daily rate £415 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.89% -1.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.17 £22.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-41.48% +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
151 170 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.11% 21.14% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 122 92
Median daily rate £400 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £38.00 - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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 27 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 27 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 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 12 (52.17%) PL/SQL
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) Toad
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle Database
2 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle OWB
3 11 (47.83%) RDBMS
4 10 (43.48%) Unix
4 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (39.13%) SAP
5 9 (39.13%) ClearQuest
5 9 (39.13%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
5 9 (39.13%) JIRA
6 8 (34.78%) Spring
6 8 (34.78%) Hibernate
6 8 (34.78%) Eclipse
6 8 (34.78%) JSP
6 8 (34.78%) Servlets
6 8 (34.78%) J2EE
6 8 (34.78%) JUnit
6 8 (34.78%) WebLogic
6 8 (34.78%) VB
6 8 (34.78%) C++
6 8 (34.78%) HTML
6 8 (34.78%) Java
6 8 (34.78%) Web Services
6 8 (34.78%) XML

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 8 (34.78%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.04%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (8.70%) StreamServe
3 1 (4.35%) SAP GRC
3 1 (4.35%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle Database
1 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
2 11 (47.83%) Oracle OWB
2 11 (47.83%) RDBMS
3 10 (43.48%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (17.39%) SAP BW
6 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.04%) SAP BI
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (8.70%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (8.70%) SAP HANA
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Toad
2 9 (39.13%) ClearQuest
2 9 (39.13%) JIRA
3 8 (34.78%) Eclipse
3 8 (34.78%) JUnit
4 7 (30.43%) Ant
4 7 (30.43%) Artifactory
4 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
4 7 (30.43%) Maven
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (21.74%) PVCS
6 1 (4.35%) LSMW
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Business Objects Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Business Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
6 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (13.04%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) ABAP Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Business Objects Reports Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Report Developer
7 2 (8.70%) SAP BW Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) SAP Developer
7 2 (8.70%) SSRS Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Hibernate
1 8 (34.78%) HTML
1 8 (34.78%) J2EE
1 8 (34.78%) JSP
1 8 (34.78%) Servlets
1 8 (34.78%) Spring
1 8 (34.78%) Web Services
1 8 (34.78%) XML
2 7 (30.43%) Apache CXF
3 4 (17.39%) Struts
4 3 (13.04%) OC4J
4 3 (13.04%) SAP Business Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Unix
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Defect Tracking
2 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) ITSM
2 7 (30.43%) OO
2 7 (30.43%) OOP
2 7 (30.43%) Service Management
2 7 (30.43%) UML
3 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) Workflow
5 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) ETL
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) SDLC
7 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) PL/SQL
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) C++
2 8 (34.78%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) VB
3 3 (13.04%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 4 (17.39%) OCPJP
6 3 (13.04%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 9 (39.13%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) OpenText