The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 138 139 120
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 16 61 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 1.12% 1.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.01% 4.38% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 46 61
Median daily rate £421 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £323 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £581 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +50.00%
BusinessObjects
London

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
795 1394 1379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.00% 25.69% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 1119 1038
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% +63.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BusinessObjects
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 across the City of London region.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

BusinessObjects
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 across the City of London region.

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 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 City of London region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 25 (64.10%) SQL
2 22 (56.41%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (53.85%) Finance
4 18 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (35.90%) SAP
6 13 (33.33%) Banking
7 12 (30.77%) ETL
8 11 (28.21%) Oracle
9 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
9 8 (20.51%) Business Analysis
9 8 (20.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (17.95%) Investment Banking
10 7 (17.95%) Windows
11 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.38%) BusinessObjects XI
11 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (12.82%) Derivative
12 5 (12.82%) SAP Data Services
12 5 (12.82%) Tableau
12 5 (12.82%) Fixed Income
12 5 (12.82%) Equities
12 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (12.82%) Informatica
12 5 (12.82%) ITIL
12 5 (12.82%) Unix
12 5 (12.82%) Sybase
12 5 (12.82%) Java
12 5 (12.82%) Perl
12 5 (12.82%) T-SQL

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (2.56%) PeopleSoft CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) 3G
1 1 (2.56%) 4G
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (20.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (15.38%) BusinessObjects XI
5 5 (12.82%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (12.82%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
6 4 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (10.26%) QlikView
6 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
7 3 (7.69%) Big Data
7 3 (7.69%) MySQL
7 3 (7.69%) OLAP
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (7.69%) Pentaho
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (5.13%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 13 (33.33%) Banking
3 7 (17.95%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Back Office
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Billing
5 1 (2.56%) Front Office
5 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Business Objects Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Data Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Applications Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Applications Support
6 4 (10.26%) Applications Support Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) ETL Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Informatica Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Support Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Business Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Excel Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) SAP Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.13%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) CSS
1 3 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (2.56%) JMS
2 1 (2.56%) ODBC
2 1 (2.56%) SOAP
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Derivative
2 5 (12.82%) Equities
2 5 (12.82%) Fixed Income
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.69%) CMDB
4 3 (7.69%) User Experience
4 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) FMCG
5 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.56%) Ontologies
5 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Unix
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (30.77%) ETL
3 8 (20.51%) Business Analysis
4 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.82%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) Change Management
5 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) Data Management
5 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.26%) ITSM
5 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.26%) Project Management
5 4 (10.26%) Workflow
6 3 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (5.13%) Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.13%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) Perl
2 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.13%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) R
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) Tcl
6 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) CBAP
2 1 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.56%) CITP
2 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Basel III
1 1 (2.56%) COREP
1 1 (2.56%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) SAP
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.82%) Informatica
4 5 (12.82%) Sybase
4 5 (12.82%) Tableau
5 3 (7.69%) GoldenSource
5 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.13%) Cognos
7 1 (2.56%) Greenplum
7 1 (2.56%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (2.56%) Netezza
7 1 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.56%) Remedy
7 1 (2.56%) Sophos
7 1 (2.56%) Sun
7 1 (2.56%) Teradata
7 1 (2.56%) Vertica
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