The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK / England
Rank 279 230 200
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -30
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 336 497 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 1.04% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.58% 4.65% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 322 359
Median daily rate £443 £410 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.92% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 17
Median hourly rate £29.00 £17.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.42% -35.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £16.30 £18.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £57.40 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+34.88% +8.17%

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
9387 10682 10612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.41% 22.40% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6406 7284 6954
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 179 157
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £60.62 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in England

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in England

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in England

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in England

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 128 £475 +5.55% 30
South East -25 53 £350 -6.66% 12
West Midlands -26 36 £435 -4.39% 3
North East -10 25 £475 -5.00% 7
North West +18 24 £375 +7.14% 3
East of England +10 24 £400 +28.00% 2
Yorkshire +1 17 £368 -2.00% 4
South West -18 14 £363 -11.04% 2
East Midlands -4 7 £400 +45.45% 4
BusinessObjects
UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 335 (43.56%) SQL
2 322 (41.87%) Business Intelligence
3 294 (38.23%) SAP
4 217 (28.22%) Oracle
5 184 (23.93%) Finance
6 176 (22.89%) ETL
7 175 (22.76%) Data Warehouse
8 144 (18.73%) SQL Server
9 135 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
10 130 (16.91%) Analytics
11 127 (16.51%) SAP BW
12 119 (15.47%) Data Modelling
13 111 (14.43%) Unix
14 105 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
15 104 (13.52%) Java
16 87 (11.31%) QlikView
17 84 (10.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 76 (9.88%) Microsoft
18 76 (9.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
19 74 (9.62%) Linux
20 73 (9.49%) Windows
20 73 (9.49%) Banking
21 71 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 68 (8.84%) Security Cleared
23 67 (8.71%) SAP Data Services
23 67 (8.71%) Migration
24 66 (8.58%) SAP HANA
25 65 (8.45%) Tableau
26 62 (8.06%) Degree
27 61 (7.93%) Hadoop

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 55 (7.15%) WebLogic
2 41 (5.33%) SAS
3 32 (4.16%) Apache Spark
4 23 (2.99%) Apache Pig
4 23 (2.99%) Confluence
5 22 (2.86%) JBoss
6 17 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.04%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.04%) FileNet
7 8 (1.04%) NetWeaver
7 8 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (1.04%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.52%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.39%) CMS
11 3 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Spatial
12 1 (0.13%) SAP EP
Applications
1 52 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.60%) MS Office
3 14 (1.82%) SPSS
4 11 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.52%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.39%) MS Project
8 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.26%) Weka
Business Applications
1 25 (3.25%) SAP BPC
2 23 (2.99%) SAP ERP
3 21 (2.73%) Adobe Campaign
3 21 (2.73%) Unica
4 20 (2.60%) SAP FI
5 13 (1.69%) SAP PSCD
6 11 (1.43%) SAP CO
7 10 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
8 9 (1.17%) SAP GRC
9 8 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (1.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 7 (0.91%) SAP FSCM
10 7 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
11 5 (0.65%) SAP HCM
11 5 (0.65%) SAP HR
12 4 (0.52%) SAP MII
12 4 (0.52%) SAP MM
12 4 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
13 3 (0.39%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.95%) Trello
4 13 (1.69%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (0.78%) IaaS
5 6 (0.78%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.52%) Office 365
7 4 (0.52%) PaaS
7 4 (0.52%) Yammer
8 3 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.39%) SaaS
8 3 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.60%) SSL
2 15 (1.95%) Network Security
3 14 (1.82%) LDAP
4 9 (1.17%) SAN
5 8 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (0.91%) DNS
7 6 (0.78%) Firewall
7 6 (0.78%) NetScaler
7 6 (0.78%) Wireless
8 3 (0.39%) Internet
8 3 (0.39%) RFID
9 2 (0.26%) 2G
9 2 (0.26%) 3G
9 2 (0.26%) FTP
9 2 (0.26%) LTE
9 2 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.13%) Intranet
10 1 (0.13%) SNMP
10 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.13%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (22.76%) Data Warehouse
2 144 (18.73%) SQL Server
3 127 (16.51%) SAP BW
4 87 (11.31%) QlikView
5 84 (10.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 76 (9.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 71 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 67 (8.71%) SAP Data Services
9 66 (8.58%) SAP HANA
10 61 (7.93%) Hadoop
11 57 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 52 (6.76%) Relational Database
13 44 (5.72%) Oracle Database
14 41 (5.33%) Crystal Reports
15 38 (4.94%) Big Data
16 34 (4.42%) BusinessObjects XI
17 32 (4.16%) Apache Hive
18 30 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
18 30 (3.90%) Pentaho
19 25 (3.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 31 (4.03%) Git (software)
2 28 (3.64%) JIRA
3 26 (3.38%) Jenkins
4 24 (3.12%) Sonatype Nexus
5 15 (1.95%) GitLab
6 11 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (0.91%) CA Gen
7 7 (0.91%) ERwin
7 7 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.78%) Subversion
9 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.52%) NWDI
10 4 (0.52%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.26%) Ant
12 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.26%) Toad
13 1 (0.13%) FitNesse
13 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
General
1 184 (23.93%) Finance
2 73 (9.49%) Banking
3 43 (5.59%) Retail
4 28 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.86%) General Ledger
6 20 (2.60%) Marketing
7 17 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.17%) Advertising
9 8 (1.04%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.91%) Automotive
10 7 (0.91%) Front Office
11 6 (0.78%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.26%) Back Office
14 2 (0.26%) Electronics
14 2 (0.26%) Local Government
15 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Publishing
15 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 233 (30.30%) Developer
2 182 (23.67%) Analyst
3 110 (14.30%) Consultant
4 81 (10.53%) Architect
5 78 (10.14%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 57 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
7 55 (7.15%) Business Developer
8 38 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 38 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 37 (4.81%) Data Analyst
9 37 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
10 36 (4.68%) Business Analyst
11 33 (4.29%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
12 29 (3.77%) SQL Developer
13 27 (3.51%) SQL Analyst
14 26 (3.38%) Report Analyst
14 26 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
15 24 (3.12%) Oracle Developer
16 23 (2.99%) Java Developer
17 22 (2.86%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (6.37%) XML
2 34 (4.42%) Software Packaging
3 28 (3.64%) HTML
4 27 (3.51%) Web Services
5 25 (3.25%) CSS
6 22 (2.86%) .NET
7 21 (2.73%) JSON
8 15 (1.95%) SAP XI
9 11 (1.43%) REST
10 10 (1.30%) J2EE
11 9 (1.17%) XSLT
12 8 (1.04%) Apache Avro
12 8 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (0.78%) D3.js
13 6 (0.78%) Regular Expression
13 6 (0.78%) SAP Basis
14 5 (0.65%) ASP.NET
14 5 (0.65%) MDX
14 5 (0.65%) Middleware
14 5 (0.65%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 105 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (6.89%) Management Information System
3 29 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 22 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 12 (1.56%) Credit Risk
6 9 (1.17%) Clustering
7 8 (1.04%) DataPower
7 8 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (1.04%) Grid Computing
7 8 (1.04%) NHS
8 7 (0.91%) Market Risk
8 7 (0.91%) Private Cloud
9 6 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.65%) Life Science
10 5 (0.65%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.65%) Replication
10 5 (0.65%) User Experience
11 4 (0.52%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.52%) FMCG
12 3 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 111 (14.43%) Unix
2 74 (9.62%) Linux
3 73 (9.49%) Windows
4 42 (5.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (5.33%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.82%) AIX
6 14 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.04%) Solaris
8 7 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.78%) HPUX
10 2 (0.26%) VME
11 1 (0.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (41.87%) Business Intelligence
2 176 (22.89%) ETL
3 135 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (16.91%) Analytics
5 119 (15.47%) Data Modelling
6 67 (8.71%) Migration
7 56 (7.28%) CRM
7 56 (7.28%) Project Management
8 54 (7.02%) Data Management
9 51 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 48 (6.24%) DevOps
11 47 (6.11%) Configuration Management
11 47 (6.11%) Data Analysis
12 44 (5.72%) ERP
12 44 (5.72%) SDLC
13 40 (5.20%) Scrum
14 38 (4.94%) Change Control
15 34 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
15 34 (4.42%) Visualisation
15 34 (4.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 335 (43.56%) SQL
2 104 (13.52%) Java
3 59 (7.67%) PL/SQL
4 47 (6.11%) PowerShell
5 36 (4.68%) T-SQL
6 35 (4.55%) VBA
7 34 (4.42%) JavaScript
8 31 (4.03%) Perl
8 31 (4.03%) Shell Script
9 26 (3.38%) PHP
10 21 (2.73%) Python
11 19 (2.47%) R
12 15 (1.95%) ABAP
12 15 (1.95%) Scala
13 11 (1.43%) C#
13 11 (1.43%) VB
14 9 (1.17%) C
15 5 (0.65%) C++
16 4 (0.52%) COBOL
17 3 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (8.84%) Security Cleared
2 62 (8.06%) Degree
3 50 (6.50%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.69%) CCA
5 11 (1.43%) BC Cleared
6 8 (1.04%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.78%) ISEB
8 5 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.39%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.13%) MBA
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.81%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.17%) QA
3 8 (1.04%) IFRS
3 8 (1.04%) IFRS 9
4 4 (0.52%) Basel II
4 4 (0.52%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (4.81%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.82%) Apache Flume
3 12 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.43%) HDFS
5 9 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.91%) XenApp
6 7 (0.91%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.78%) vSphere
7 6 (0.78%) XenServer
8 5 (0.65%) Docker
9 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 25 (3.25%) Ansible
2 24 (3.12%) Dollar Universe
3 16 (2.08%) Oozie
4 14 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (1.69%) Puppet
6 9 (1.17%) Failover Clustering
7 8 (1.04%) Forum Sentry
8 7 (0.91%) SCCM
9 3 (0.39%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.26%) Control-M
11 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.13%) MOM
11 1 (0.13%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 294 (38.23%) SAP
2 217 (28.22%) Oracle
3 76 (9.88%) Microsoft
4 65 (8.45%) Tableau
5 49 (6.37%) Cognos
6 47 (6.11%) Informatica
7 45 (5.85%) Red Hat
8 40 (5.20%) Teradata
9 30 (3.90%) HP
9 30 (3.90%) TIBCO
10 25 (3.25%) IBM
11 23 (2.99%) Adobe
11 23 (2.99%) MicroStrategy
12 21 (2.73%) Atlassian
13 19 (2.47%) webMethods
14 18 (2.34%) Sybase
15 16 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
16 15 (1.95%) Sun
17 14 (1.82%) Citrix
18 12 (1.56%) Cisco
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