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 1 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 258 219 189
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -30
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 437 504 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.89% 1.04% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.06% 4.49% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 312 364
Median daily rate £400 £413 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £278 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £550 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Median hourly rate £12.83 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.97% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £16.28 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £32.70 £113.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.83 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-42.97% +28.57%
BusinessObjects
UK

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
10755 11225 10827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.83% 23.16% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7422 7451 6981
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 163 185
Median hourly rate £32.66 £25.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.30 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £47.30 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £26.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+31.73% -18.75%

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 1 June 2016.

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 1 June 2016. 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
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statistics and trends)
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 -91 130 £425 -2.29% 48
South East -20 97 £345 -13.75% 24
West Midlands +22 76 £400 -5.88% 8
Yorkshire +25 33 £725 +88.31% 5
North East -34 21 £310 +16.98% 3
North West -24 20 £313 -3.84% 7
East of England +11 19 £475 +31.94% 6
South West -26 18 £420 +6.66% 7
East Midlands +9 14 £425 +17.24% 6
Midlands -5 3 £300 -33.33%
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UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 England region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 440 (47.26%) SQL
2 422 (45.33%) Business Intelligence
3 354 (38.02%) Oracle
4 312 (33.51%) SAP
5 263 (28.25%) Data Warehouse
6 249 (26.75%) Finance
7 177 (19.01%) Data Modelling
8 170 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
9 165 (17.72%) ETL
10 159 (17.08%) Informatica
11 152 (16.33%) Unix
12 149 (16.00%) Microsoft
13 141 (15.15%) SQL Server
14 131 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
15 111 (11.92%) Tableau
16 106 (11.39%) Java
17 100 (10.74%) PL/SQL
18 97 (10.42%) MS Excel
19 94 (10.10%) Shell Script
20 89 (9.56%) Analytics
20 89 (9.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
20 89 (9.56%) Security Cleared
21 88 (9.45%) Windows
22 82 (8.81%) Visualisation
23 80 (8.59%) Hadoop
24 79 (8.49%) SAS
24 79 (8.49%) SAP BW
25 75 (8.06%) Data Analysis
25 75 (8.06%) SC Cleared
26 70 (7.52%) Oracle Database

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 79 (8.49%) SAS
2 53 (5.69%) WebLogic
3 30 (3.22%) SharePoint
4 27 (2.90%) Apache
4 27 (2.90%) IIS
5 24 (2.58%) Confluence
6 22 (2.36%) WebSphere
7 19 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (1.72%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.29%) Jetty
9 12 (1.29%) nginx
9 12 (1.29%) Oracle 10gAS
9 12 (1.29%) Oracle Application Server
9 12 (1.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 11 (1.18%) JBoss
10 11 (1.18%) PowerExchange
11 8 (0.86%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.64%) Oracle Spatial
14 5 (0.54%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 97 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.87%) MS Office
3 20 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.40%) MS Project
5 9 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.07%) Maximo
1 10 (1.07%) SAP BPC
2 9 (0.97%) SAP CRM
2 9 (0.97%) SAP ERP
3 8 (0.86%) SAP SRM
4 7 (0.75%) Global One
4 7 (0.75%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 7 (0.75%) Northgate Housing
4 7 (0.75%) SAP IS-U
5 6 (0.64%) ResourceLink
5 6 (0.64%) SAP hybris
6 5 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.54%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.43%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.43%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.43%) Unica
8 3 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
1 6 (0.64%) Amazon S3
1 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.43%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.21%) SaaS
3 2 (0.21%) Taleo
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.58%) SSL
2 17 (1.83%) DNS
3 13 (1.40%) HTTP
3 13 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.29%) DHCP
5 11 (1.18%) FTP
5 11 (1.18%) IPsec
6 10 (1.07%) Firewall
7 8 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (0.86%) LDAP
7 8 (0.86%) Network Security
8 7 (0.75%) LAN
8 7 (0.75%) WAN
9 5 (0.54%) GSM
9 5 (0.54%) UMTS
10 4 (0.43%) LTE
10 4 (0.43%) NetScaler
10 4 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (0.43%) SAN
11 3 (0.32%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (28.25%) Data Warehouse
2 141 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 89 (9.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 80 (8.59%) Hadoop
5 79 (8.49%) SAP BW
6 70 (7.52%) Oracle Database
7 68 (7.30%) Pentaho
7 68 (7.30%) SAP Data Services
8 66 (7.09%) QlikView
9 63 (6.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 60 (6.44%) Oracle Reports
11 59 (6.34%) BusinessObjects XI
11 59 (6.34%) Relational Database
12 58 (6.23%) SAP HANA
13 57 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 54 (5.80%) SAP BI
15 52 (5.59%) Crystal Reports
16 48 (5.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 44 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
18 43 (4.62%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 50 (5.37%) JIRA
2 37 (3.97%) ERwin
3 26 (2.79%) Jenkins
3 26 (2.79%) Toad
4 20 (2.15%) Eclipse
4 20 (2.15%) JUnit
5 17 (1.83%) ClearCase
5 17 (1.83%) ClearQuest
6 15 (1.61%) PVCS
7 14 (1.50%) Log4j
7 14 (1.50%) Maven
8 13 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
9 12 (1.29%) Ant
9 12 (1.29%) Artifactory
9 12 (1.29%) Travis CI
10 9 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (0.64%) LSMW
12 5 (0.54%) HP UFT
12 5 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 249 (26.75%) Finance
2 65 (6.98%) Banking
3 37 (3.97%) Retail
4 22 (2.36%) Investment Banking
4 22 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 19 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.29%) Marketing
8 11 (1.18%) Legal
9 9 (0.97%) Law
10 8 (0.86%) Advertising
11 7 (0.75%) Military
12 6 (0.64%) Back Office
12 6 (0.64%) Front Office
13 5 (0.54%) Local Government
13 5 (0.54%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.43%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 299 (32.12%) Developer
2 241 (25.89%) Analyst
3 118 (12.67%) Consultant
4 110 (11.82%) Business Objects Developer
5 94 (10.10%) Business Developer
6 93 (9.99%) Architect
7 71 (7.63%) Data Analyst
8 60 (6.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 60 (6.44%) SAP Consultant
9 54 (5.80%) Business Analyst
10 50 (5.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 44 (4.73%) Data Architect
12 37 (3.97%) SAP Developer
13 36 (3.87%) Report Analyst
14 32 (3.44%) SQL Developer
15 31 (3.33%) Business Objects Consultant
16 30 (3.22%) Lead Developer
17 28 (3.01%) Enterprise Architect
17 28 (3.01%) ETL Developer
18 26 (2.79%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (6.02%) J2EE
2 43 (4.62%) .NET
3 35 (3.76%) XML
4 27 (2.90%) Servlets
5 25 (2.69%) Web Services
6 21 (2.26%) HTML
7 19 (2.04%) Spring
8 16 (1.72%) Hibernate
8 16 (1.72%) JSP
9 12 (1.29%) Apache CXF
9 12 (1.29%) CSS
10 11 (1.18%) SAP XI
11 10 (1.07%) ASP.NET
12 9 (0.97%) MDX
13 8 (0.86%) jQuery
13 8 (0.86%) Software Packaging
13 8 (0.86%) Struts
14 7 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
15 6 (0.64%) BAPI
15 6 (0.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 170 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (8.81%) Visualisation
3 68 (7.30%) Management Information System
4 27 (2.90%) Data Integration
5 22 (2.36%) NHS
6 21 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 16 (1.72%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.29%) Clustering
9 11 (1.18%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.18%) Statistics
10 10 (1.07%) Fixed Income
11 9 (0.97%) Data Extraction
11 9 (0.97%) Equities
11 9 (0.97%) FMCG
12 8 (0.86%) DataPower
12 8 (0.86%) Derivative
13 7 (0.75%) Driving Licence
13 7 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.75%) Replication
13 7 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 152 (16.33%) Unix
2 88 (9.45%) Windows
3 46 (4.94%) Linux
4 24 (2.58%) AIX
5 23 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (2.04%) Windows Server
8 16 (1.72%) Solaris
9 11 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.75%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.32%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.11%) Android
14 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (45.33%) Business Intelligence
2 177 (19.01%) Data Modelling
3 165 (17.72%) ETL
4 131 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (9.56%) Analytics
6 75 (8.06%) Data Analysis
7 69 (7.41%) Migration
8 68 (7.30%) OO
9 62 (6.66%) Data Management
10 61 (6.55%) Project Management
11 51 (5.48%) Data Visualisation
12 49 (5.26%) Data Architecture
13 47 (5.05%) Scrum
14 46 (4.94%) Waterfall
15 45 (4.83%) Business Analysis
16 44 (4.73%) Open Source
17 42 (4.51%) Configuration Management
18 40 (4.30%) Test Strategy
19 39 (4.19%) ITIL
20 38 (4.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 440 (47.26%) SQL
2 106 (11.39%) Java
3 100 (10.74%) PL/SQL
4 94 (10.10%) Shell Script
5 40 (4.30%) Perl
5 40 (4.30%) VBA
6 36 (3.87%) JavaScript
7 34 (3.65%) T-SQL
8 32 (3.44%) C++
9 28 (3.01%) VB
10 27 (2.90%) Python
11 21 (2.26%) C#
12 16 (1.72%) ABAP
12 16 (1.72%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.64%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.54%) C
14 5 (0.54%) R
15 4 (0.43%) RPG
15 4 (0.43%) RPG IV
16 2 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 89 (9.56%) Security Cleared
2 75 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 42 (4.51%) Degree
4 10 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (0.86%) ISEB
7 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.75%) OCPJP
8 6 (0.64%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.54%) MCDBA
10 4 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.32%) CCA
11 3 (0.32%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.11%) AAT
13 1 (0.11%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.11%) CITP
13 1 (0.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.23%) Data Quality
2 15 (1.61%) QA
3 10 (1.07%) SLA
4 7 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.43%) COBIT
5 4 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.43%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.21%) Basel III
6 2 (0.21%) COREP
6 2 (0.21%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.21%) GCP
7 1 (0.11%) Basel II
7 1 (0.11%) EMIR
7 1 (0.11%) MiFID
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (2.26%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.29%) Xen
4 11 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.75%) vSphere
5 7 (0.75%) XenApp
5 7 (0.75%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.75%) XenServer
6 5 (0.54%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.43%) Docker
8 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.11%) Samba
10 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (1.07%) Control-M
1 10 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.75%) Puppet
3 5 (0.54%) Perfmon
4 4 (0.43%) NSN NetAct
4 4 (0.43%) SCCM
5 3 (0.32%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.32%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.32%) SCOM
5 3 (0.32%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.32%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.21%) Netcool
6 2 (0.21%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 354 (38.02%) Oracle
2 312 (33.51%) SAP
3 159 (17.08%) Informatica
4 149 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 111 (11.92%) Tableau
6 60 (6.44%) Cognos
7 37 (3.97%) CA
8 34 (3.65%) VMware
9 31 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 29 (3.11%) Pega
11 24 (2.58%) Teradata
12 23 (2.47%) HP
12 23 (2.47%) IBM
12 23 (2.47%) Sybase
13 19 (2.04%) Axway
13 19 (2.04%) Siebel
14 17 (1.83%) Sun
15 16 (1.72%) Citrix
16 13 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
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