The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 83 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 6 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 1.09% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.41% 6.09% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Average daily rate
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£320 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £331 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £425 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -
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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 Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
249 230 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.48% 17.98% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 121 72
Average daily rate £363 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+286.36% -61.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing BusinessObjects 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.

1 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) SAS
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) Credit Risk
5 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (21.43%) Cognos
6 3 (21.43%) ETL
7 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (14.29%) Retail
8 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
8 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (7.14%) FINREP
8 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
8 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
8 1 (7.14%) ISEB
8 1 (7.14%) Internet
8 1 (7.14%) Sophos
8 1 (7.14%) DNS

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing BusinessObjects 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (57.14%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.14%) MS Access
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Business Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ETL
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Sophos
3 1 (7.14%) SAP