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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 136 142 114
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 27 63 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 1.08% 1.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.38% 4.24% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 47 70
Median daily rate £425 £475 £489
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £339 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £619 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
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
800 1487 1420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.07% 25.60% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 1182 1073
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Median hourly rate £17.88 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.41% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £17.30 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £102.00 £58.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 28 (65.12%) SQL
2 26 (60.47%) Finance
3 22 (51.16%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (39.53%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (37.21%) Banking
6 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
7 13 (30.23%) Oracle
8 12 (27.91%) ETL
9 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
10 10 (23.26%) Unix
10 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (20.93%) Derivative
11 9 (20.93%) QlikView
11 9 (20.93%) Tableau
11 9 (20.93%) Fixed Income
12 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
12 8 (18.60%) Business Analysis
13 7 (16.28%) SAP
13 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
13 7 (16.28%) Java
13 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
13 7 (16.28%) Investment Banking
14 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (13.95%) Data Analysis
14 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
14 6 (13.95%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (13.95%) Informatica
14 6 (13.95%) Python
14 6 (13.95%) Degree

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 4 (9.30%) Apache
1 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.65%) SAS
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.65%) MS Office
3 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) 3G
1 1 (2.33%) 4G
1 1 (2.33%) NAS
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
1 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
3 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (20.93%) QlikView
5 6 (13.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 6 (13.95%) BusinessObjects XI
5 6 (13.95%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (11.63%) OLAP
6 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
8 3 (6.98%) Big Data
8 3 (6.98%) BODI
8 3 (6.98%) MySQL
8 3 (6.98%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (4.65%) SAP BI
9 2 (4.65%) SAP BW
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (9.30%) ClearCase
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
General
1 26 (60.47%) Finance
2 16 (37.21%) Banking
3 7 (16.28%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (2.33%) Billing
5 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Analyst
2 13 (30.23%) Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Applications Support
4 6 (13.95%) Data Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Business Objects Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Applications Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Applications Support Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Informatica Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Support Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Business Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Excel Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
1 4 (9.30%) Django
1 4 (9.30%) Spring
1 4 (9.30%) Velocity
2 2 (4.65%) JMS
2 2 (4.65%) MDX
2 2 (4.65%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) ODBC
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Derivative
1 9 (20.93%) Fixed Income
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Equities
3 4 (9.30%) Visualisation
4 3 (6.98%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) FMCG
5 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Ontologies
5 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Unix
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (27.91%) ETL
3 8 (18.60%) Business Analysis
4 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
5 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.95%) Data Analysis
6 5 (11.63%) Data Management
7 4 (9.30%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (9.30%) Database Tuning
7 4 (9.30%) OO
7 4 (9.30%) OOP
7 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (9.30%) Project Management
7 4 (9.30%) Workflow
8 3 (6.98%) Analytics
8 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.98%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.98%) ITIL
8 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
3 7 (16.28%) Java
4 6 (13.95%) Python
4 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.63%) Perl
5 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
5 5 (11.63%) VBA
6 4 (9.30%) C
6 4 (9.30%) C++
6 4 (9.30%) VB
7 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) R
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby
7 1 (2.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CBAP
3 1 (2.33%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.33%) CITP
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) Basel III
2 1 (2.33%) COREP
2 1 (2.33%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) BladeLogic
1 4 (9.30%) Control-M
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Oracle
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.93%) Tableau
4 7 (16.28%) SAP
5 6 (13.95%) Informatica
6 5 (11.63%) Remedy
6 5 (11.63%) Sybase
7 4 (9.30%) Atlassian
8 3 (6.98%) Teradata
9 1 (2.33%) Alteryx
9 1 (2.33%) Cognos
9 1 (2.33%) Greenplum
9 1 (2.33%) IBM
9 1 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (2.33%) NetApp
9 1 (2.33%) Netezza
9 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (2.33%) Sun
9 1 (2.33%) Vertica
9 1 (2.33%) VMware