The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 186 197 148
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -49
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 664 572 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.23% 1.12% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.42% 5.16% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 351 440
Average daily rate
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£423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 17
Average hourly rate £15.20 £27.91 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.55% +59.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £17.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £33.94 £61.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.20 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-28.49% +21.42%
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
12247 11075 10792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.73% 21.64% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8179 6976 6810
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 156 195
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.41 £13.97 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.74 £50.05 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Histogram in England

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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 historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 303 £475 +5.55% 55
South East +21 156 £375 +2.73% 24
South West +2 55 £413 +6.79% 18
North West -6 41 £450 +5.88% 9
West Midlands +9 35 £375 -0.66% 10
East Midlands +6 23 £363 -6.38% 5
Yorkshire -31 23 £335 -27.56% 10
East of England -10 12 £295 -9.23% 4
Midlands +10 6 - -
North East -24 6 £319 +41.66% 1
BusinessObjects
UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 502 (42.65%) SQL
2 493 (41.89%) Business Intelligence
3 387 (32.88%) Finance
4 384 (32.63%) Data Warehouse
4 384 (32.63%) SAP
5 337 (28.63%) Oracle
6 246 (20.90%) ETL
7 218 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 203 (17.25%) Data Modelling
9 165 (14.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 165 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
10 149 (12.66%) Banking
11 144 (12.23%) Microsoft
12 129 (10.96%) SAP BW
13 128 (10.88%) SAS
14 126 (10.71%) MS Excel
15 123 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 121 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
17 115 (9.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 111 (9.43%) UNIX
19 110 (9.35%) BusinessObjects XI
20 105 (8.92%) PL/SQL
21 102 (8.67%) QlikView
22 101 (8.58%) Oracle Database
22 101 (8.58%) Migration
23 99 (8.41%) Informatica
24 98 (8.33%) Data Analysis
25 90 (7.65%) Java
26 88 (7.48%) Tableau
27 87 (7.39%) Analytics

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 128 (10.88%) SAS
2 46 (3.91%) SharePoint
3 29 (2.46%) WebLogic
4 17 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 14 (1.19%) Confluence
6 12 (1.02%) NetWeaver
7 10 (0.85%) JBoss
7 10 (0.85%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.76%) Documentum
8 9 (0.76%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.59%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.42%) IIS
10 5 (0.42%) FileNet
11 4 (0.34%) CMS
11 4 (0.34%) Lync
12 3 (0.25%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.17%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 126 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 54 (4.59%) MS Office
3 44 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (1.95%) SPSS
5 12 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.76%) MS Project
6 9 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.68%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.34%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.25%) HipChat
10 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (2.46%) SAP BPC
2 14 (1.19%) SAP FI
2 14 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
2 14 (1.19%) SAP CO
3 12 (1.02%) Adobe Campaign
4 10 (0.85%) WebTrends
5 9 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.76%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.68%) SAP SRM
6 8 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.59%) SAP MII
8 6 (0.51%) Eagle PACE
8 6 (0.51%) SimCorp Dimension
8 6 (0.51%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.34%) Global One
10 4 (0.34%) Summit
10 4 (0.34%) Agresso
10 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.34%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.93%) Google Analytics
2 10 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.34%) SaaS
4 4 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.085%) PaaS
5 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.10%) 3G
2 11 (0.93%) 4G
3 10 (0.85%) Intranet
4 8 (0.68%) 2G
5 7 (0.59%) WAN
5 7 (0.59%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (0.51%) LDAP
7 5 (0.42%) LAN
7 5 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (0.42%) RNC
7 5 (0.42%) SSL
7 5 (0.42%) SAN
7 5 (0.42%) Internet
8 4 (0.34%) NetScaler
8 4 (0.34%) GSM
8 4 (0.34%) Network Security
8 4 (0.34%) LTE
9 3 (0.25%) UMTS
10 2 (0.17%) SDH
10 2 (0.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (32.63%) Data Warehouse
2 218 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 165 (14.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 129 (10.96%) SAP BW
5 123 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 115 (9.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 110 (9.35%) BusinessObjects XI
8 102 (8.67%) QlikView
9 101 (8.58%) Oracle Database
10 83 (7.05%) SAP Data Services
11 75 (6.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 74 (6.29%) Oracle BI EE
13 65 (5.52%) SAP BI
14 62 (5.27%) Crystal Reports
14 62 (5.27%) Relational Database
15 59 (5.01%) Oracle Reports
16 45 (3.82%) OLAP
17 43 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
17 43 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
18 33 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (1.78%) JIRA
2 15 (1.27%) CA Gen
3 13 (1.10%) ERwin
4 12 (1.02%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.85%) Toad
6 8 (0.68%) Subversion
6 8 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.34%) Rational Rose
10 3 (0.25%) Zephyr
11 2 (0.17%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.17%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.17%) LSMW
11 2 (0.17%) ProC
11 2 (0.17%) Lombardi
12 1 (0.085%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 1 (0.085%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.085%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.085%) Introscope
General
1 387 (32.88%) Finance
2 149 (12.66%) Banking
3 58 (4.93%) Investment Banking
4 50 (4.25%) Retail
5 39 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 36 (3.06%) Marketing
7 27 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.95%) Legal
9 17 (1.44%) Publishing
10 16 (1.36%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.36%) Back Office
11 14 (1.19%) Front Office
12 10 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.76%) Automotive
14 8 (0.68%) Law
14 8 (0.68%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.59%) Local Government
15 7 (0.59%) Advertising
16 6 (0.51%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 433 (36.79%) Developer
2 350 (29.74%) Analyst
3 149 (12.66%) Business Developer
4 145 (12.32%) Business Objects Developer
5 140 (11.89%) Business Analyst
6 113 (9.60%) Consultant
7 102 (8.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 87 (7.39%) Data Analyst
9 79 (6.71%) SAP Consultant
10 55 (4.67%) Architect
11 52 (4.42%) SQL Developer
12 51 (4.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 42 (3.57%) SAP Developer
14 40 (3.40%) Project Manager
15 38 (3.23%) Business Objects Consultant
16 33 (2.80%) Oracle Developer
17 27 (2.29%) Business Consultant
17 27 (2.29%) Business Objects Analyst
18 25 (2.12%) Administrator
18 25 (2.12%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (7.22%) .NET
2 71 (6.03%) XML
3 42 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 35 (2.97%) Middleware
5 30 (2.55%) J2EE
6 25 (2.12%) SAP XI
6 25 (2.12%) MDX
7 22 (1.87%) HTML
8 16 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (0.85%) Web Services
9 10 (0.85%) Web Dynpro
10 9 (0.76%) .NET Framework
11 8 (0.68%) SAP PI
11 8 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (0.59%) Apache Avro
12 7 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (0.51%) Spring
13 6 (0.51%) REST
14 5 (0.42%) JSON
14 5 (0.42%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 165 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (5.61%) Management Information System
3 50 (4.25%) Visualisation
4 36 (3.06%) Data Integration
4 36 (3.06%) NHS
5 32 (2.72%) Statistics
6 20 (1.70%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.53%) Equities
8 17 (1.44%) Credit Risk
8 17 (1.44%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.27%) Derivative
9 15 (1.27%) Fixed Income
10 13 (1.10%) Informatics
10 13 (1.10%) Mathematics
11 12 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (1.02%) FMCG
12 10 (0.85%) Data Centre
12 10 (0.85%) Oracle Exalytics
12 10 (0.85%) Data Extraction
13 9 (0.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 111 (9.43%) UNIX
2 57 (4.84%) Windows
3 49 (4.16%) Linux
4 13 (1.10%) AIX
4 13 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (0.51%) Solaris
9 5 (0.42%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.25%) VMS
12 1 (0.085%) MVS
12 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.085%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.085%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (41.89%) Business Intelligence
2 246 (20.90%) ETL
3 203 (17.25%) Data Modelling
4 121 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (8.58%) Migration
6 98 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 87 (7.39%) Analytics
8 84 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 80 (6.80%) Project Management
10 71 (6.03%) Business Analysis
11 62 (5.27%) Kimball Methodology
12 57 (4.84%) Data Management
13 55 (4.67%) Data Migration
14 53 (4.50%) Dimensional Modelling
15 52 (4.42%) SDLC
16 45 (3.82%) Waterfall
17 43 (3.65%) Performance Tuning
18 42 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
18 42 (3.57%) Asset Management
19 39 (3.31%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 502 (42.65%) SQL
2 105 (8.92%) PL/SQL
3 90 (7.65%) Java
4 60 (5.10%) VBA
4 60 (5.10%) Shell Script
5 49 (4.16%) T-SQL
6 41 (3.48%) C#
7 33 (2.80%) VB.NET
8 31 (2.63%) ABAP
9 27 (2.29%) Perl
10 23 (1.95%) JavaScript
11 21 (1.78%) VB
12 20 (1.70%) VBScript
13 19 (1.61%) R
14 14 (1.19%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.68%) Scala
15 8 (0.68%) Korn
16 7 (0.59%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 7 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 75 (6.37%) Degree
2 54 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 39 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.59%) PMI Certification
5 6 (0.51%) ISEB
6 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.42%) SAP Certification
7 4 (0.34%) SAS Certification
7 4 (0.34%) HNC
7 4 (0.34%) HND
7 4 (0.34%) MBA
7 4 (0.34%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.17%) PMP
10 1 (0.085%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.085%) Siebel Certification
10 1 (0.085%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.085%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.085%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.65%) Data Quality
2 33 (2.80%) QA
3 12 (1.02%) SLA
4 11 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.68%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.51%) COREP
6 6 (0.51%) Basel II
7 5 (0.42%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.34%) Basel III
8 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.25%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.17%) EMIR
11 1 (0.085%) COBIT
11 1 (0.085%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.68%) HDFS
4 5 (0.42%) XenApp
5 4 (0.34%) XenServer
5 4 (0.34%) vSphere
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.17%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.17%) Xen
8 1 (0.085%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.76%) Control-M
3 7 (0.59%) Oozie
4 6 (0.51%) NSN NetAct
5 4 (0.34%) Puppet
6 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.17%) Nagios
7 2 (0.17%) SCCM
7 2 (0.17%) SCOM
7 2 (0.17%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.17%) yum
7 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.085%) Graphite
8 1 (0.085%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.085%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.085%) Netcool
Vendors
1 384 (32.63%) SAP
2 337 (28.63%) Oracle
3 144 (12.23%) Microsoft
4 99 (8.41%) Informatica
5 88 (7.48%) Tableau
6 67 (5.69%) Cognos
7 46 (3.91%) Teradata
8 29 (2.46%) IBM
9 25 (2.12%) MicroStrategy
10 21 (1.78%) Adobe
11 20 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (1.70%) Netezza
12 19 (1.61%) webMethods
13 18 (1.53%) Pega
14 15 (1.27%) Ab Initio
14 15 (1.27%) BEA
15 14 (1.19%) Sybase
16 13 (1.10%) Red Hat
17 12 (1.02%) VMware
17 12 (1.02%) Eloqua
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
HFG
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £415 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £525 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £560 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
ITF Solutions - Bristol
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cobham
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago