The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
Rank 194 198 204
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 8 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.62% 1.43% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 11
Average daily rate
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£454 £494 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £410 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £363 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +16.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1298 1612 1556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.94% 22.60% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 1215 1153
Average daily rate £425 £434 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.07% -3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 20
Average hourly rate £44.50 £31.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.40% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.75%

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
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 2 October 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 25 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 12 (48.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (36.00%) Oracle
6 7 (28.00%) ETL
6 7 (28.00%) Banking
6 7 (28.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.00%) .NET
8 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
8 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
9 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (16.00%) Data Structures
9 4 (16.00%) VB6
9 4 (16.00%) Data Architecture
9 4 (16.00%) CODA-Financials
9 4 (16.00%) VB
9 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (16.00%) Informatica
9 4 (16.00%) CODA
9 4 (16.00%) Sybase
9 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (16.00%) XML
10 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
10 3 (12.00%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (28.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (8.00%) Big Data
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.00%) Star Schema
7 2 (8.00%) PowerCenter
8 1 (4.00%) DataStage
8 1 (4.00%) QualityStage
8 1 (4.00%) OLAP
8 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (4.00%) Data Mart
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (4.00%) QlikView
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Business Developer
3 12 (48.00%) Business Objects Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Informatica Developer
6 3 (12.00%) ETL Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Informatica ETL Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Business Objects Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Business Objects Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Applications Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.00%) Statistics
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (28.00%) ETL
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Data Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) Investment Management
5 3 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (12.00%) Fund Management
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) Line Management
6 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.00%) Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Inmon Methodology
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Workflow
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) VB6
2 4 (16.00%) VB
2 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
1 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) Informatica
3 4 (16.00%) CODA
3 4 (16.00%) Sybase
4 2 (8.00%) Teradata
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Siebel
5 1 (4.00%) Tableau
5 1 (4.00%) Greenplum