The first table below looks at the demand for BusinessObjects XI skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects XI over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the City of London 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
Rank 182 181 185
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 13 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.52% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.99% 2.30% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 25
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £424 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1317 1607 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.00% 22.60% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 1178 1183
Average daily rate £450 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.03% +14.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £12.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.03 £51.30 £50.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
BusinessObjects XI
London

BusinessObjects XI
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects XI across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects XI Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BusinessObjects XI
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

BusinessObjects XI Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BusinessObjects XI
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

BusinessObjects XI Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

BusinessObjects XI
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

BusinessObjects XI Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

BusinessObjects XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BusinessObjects XI 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 XI.

1 31 (91.18%) Business Objects
2 26 (76.47%) SQL
3 20 (58.82%) Oracle
4 19 (55.88%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (41.18%) Oracle Database
6 12 (35.29%) PL/SQL
6 12 (35.29%) Relational Database
7 11 (32.35%) RDBMS
7 11 (32.35%) Finance
8 10 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
9 9 (26.47%) Data Analysis
10 8 (23.53%) Incident Management
10 8 (23.53%) Data Validation
10 8 (23.53%) Hyperion
10 8 (23.53%) Banking
10 8 (23.53%) Validation
11 7 (20.59%) ETL
11 7 (20.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 7 (20.59%) Analytics
12 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
12 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
13 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
13 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (11.76%) Release Management
14 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (11.76%) Data Architecture
14 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (11.76%) MS Access

BusinessObjects XI
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BusinessObjects XI 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 XI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle Database
2 12 (35.29%) Relational Database
3 11 (32.35%) RDBMS
4 10 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
6 7 (20.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (11.76%) MS Access
9 3 (8.82%) Star Schema
9 3 (8.82%) Big Data
10 2 (5.88%) QlikView
10 2 (5.88%) Data Mart
10 2 (5.88%) PowerCenter
10 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (5.88%) CorVu
11 1 (2.94%) DataStage
11 1 (2.94%) QualityStage
11 1 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) Analyst
2 13 (38.24%) Business Developer
3 11 (32.35%) Business Objects Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Integration Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Informatica Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Integration Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 3 (8.82%) ETL Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Business Objects Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Business Objects Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) XML Schema
2 1 (2.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Statistics
1 2 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
1 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.94%) Market Risk
2 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.94%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (26.47%) Data Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) Incident Management
3 8 (23.53%) Data Validation
3 8 (23.53%) Validation
4 7 (20.59%) ETL
4 7 (20.59%) Analytics
5 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Release Management
6 4 (11.76%) Data Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 3 (8.82%) Inmon Methodology
7 3 (8.82%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (8.82%) Fund Management
7 3 (8.82%) Investment Management
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) PL/SQL
3 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.76%) VBA
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
1 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 31 (91.18%) Business Objects
2 20 (58.82%) Oracle
3 8 (23.53%) Hyperion
4 4 (11.76%) Informatica
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) Siebel
5 2 (5.88%) Teradata
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Greenplum