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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 320 207 202
Rank change year-on-year
-113 -5
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 345 633 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.70% 1.20% 1.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.05% 5.19% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 396 371
Median daily rate £400 £425 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 8
Median hourly rate £21.69 £14.25 £27.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.21% -48.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £13.15 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £22.00 £35.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.25 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-18.33% -40.00%
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
11294 12200 11279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.77% 23.13% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7544 8143 7270
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 181 175
Median hourly rate £39.20 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.77% +49.11%

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 29 September 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
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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 -110 134 £450 -5.26% 36
South East -71 60 £381 +1.66% 4
West Midlands -42 33 £410 +3.14% 11
South West +6 30 £350 -16.41% 8
East of England +24 26 £404 +18.71% 12
North West +7 25 £401 -11.49% 6
Yorkshire 0 10 £350 +7.69% 5
North East -25 10 £310 -11.42% 1
East Midlands -26 7 £525 +36.36% 3
Midlands -12 2 - -
BusinessObjects
UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 366 (47.53%) SQL
2 338 (43.90%) Business Intelligence
3 304 (39.48%) SAP
4 246 (31.95%) Oracle
5 203 (26.36%) ETL
6 198 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
7 167 (21.69%) Finance
8 159 (20.65%) SQL Server
9 123 (15.97%) Microsoft
9 123 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
10 115 (14.94%) PL/SQL
11 106 (13.77%) SAP Data Services
12 96 (12.47%) Data Modelling
13 95 (12.34%) MS Excel
14 94 (12.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 91 (11.82%) SAP BW
16 90 (11.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 88 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
17 88 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 81 (10.52%) Tableau
19 80 (10.39%) Data Analysis
20 75 (9.74%) Informatica
21 71 (9.22%) Analytics
22 70 (9.09%) Security Cleared
23 68 (8.83%) Unix
24 66 (8.57%) Java
25 65 (8.44%) Cognos
26 64 (8.31%) Migration
27 62 (8.05%) QlikView
28 60 (7.79%) SC Cleared

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 41 (5.32%) WebLogic
2 40 (5.19%) SAS
3 34 (4.42%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.21%) Apache
4 17 (2.21%) Apache Spark
5 14 (1.82%) JBoss
6 13 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 11 (1.43%) Apache Pig
8 10 (1.30%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (0.91%) FileNet
10 7 (0.91%) IIS
11 6 (0.78%) Confluence
12 4 (0.52%) CMS
12 4 (0.52%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.52%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.39%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.39%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 95 (12.34%) MS Excel
2 51 (6.62%) MS Office
3 20 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.43%) MS Project
5 9 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.04%) SPSS
7 6 (0.78%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (1.43%) SAP BPC
2 9 (1.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 9 (1.17%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.91%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 7 (0.91%) SAP MM
3 7 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.78%) SAP CRM
4 6 (0.78%) SAP hybris
5 5 (0.65%) Northgate Housing
6 4 (0.52%) Maximo
6 4 (0.52%) ResourceLink
6 4 (0.52%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.52%) SAP PSCD
6 4 (0.52%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.39%) Cognos Planning
7 3 (0.39%) SAP FI-GL
7 3 (0.39%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.39%) SAP MII
7 3 (0.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.26%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.69%) HTTP
2 11 (1.43%) Network Security
2 11 (1.43%) SAN
2 11 (1.43%) SSL
3 9 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (1.17%) LDAP
4 6 (0.78%) Firewall
5 5 (0.65%) WAN
6 4 (0.52%) LAN
6 4 (0.52%) LTE
6 4 (0.52%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.39%) ATM
7 3 (0.39%) BGP
7 3 (0.39%) IPv4
7 3 (0.39%) MegaStream
7 3 (0.39%) MPLS
7 3 (0.39%) SDH
7 3 (0.39%) UMTS
7 3 (0.39%) VoLTE
7 3 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
2 159 (20.65%) SQL Server
3 106 (13.77%) SAP Data Services
4 94 (12.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 91 (11.82%) SAP BW
6 90 (11.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 88 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 62 (8.05%) QlikView
9 59 (7.66%) SAP HANA
10 54 (7.01%) Crystal Reports
11 53 (6.88%) Oracle Database
12 50 (6.49%) SAP BI
13 42 (5.45%) Hadoop
13 42 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
14 39 (5.06%) Relational Database
15 34 (4.42%) Big Data
16 33 (4.29%) BusinessObjects XI
17 32 (4.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 30 (3.90%) OLAP
19 28 (3.64%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 28 (3.64%) JIRA
2 22 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 18 (2.34%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.69%) JUnit
4 13 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
5 11 (1.43%) Toad
6 10 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (1.17%) Ant
7 9 (1.17%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.17%) LSMW
7 9 (1.17%) Maven
8 8 (1.04%) Artifactory
8 8 (1.04%) ClearQuest
8 8 (1.04%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (0.91%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.65%) ERwin
10 5 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.39%) RIATest
General
1 167 (21.69%) Finance
2 43 (5.58%) Banking
3 31 (4.03%) Marketing
3 31 (4.03%) Retail
4 30 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.25%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.04%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.04%) General Ledger
8 7 (0.91%) Automotive
9 6 (0.78%) Legal
9 6 (0.78%) Military
10 5 (0.65%) Law
11 4 (0.52%) Electronics
11 4 (0.52%) Front Office
11 4 (0.52%) Local Government
11 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.39%) Publishing
13 2 (0.26%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 237 (30.78%) Developer
2 191 (24.81%) Analyst
3 96 (12.47%) Consultant
4 77 (10.00%) Business Objects Developer
5 60 (7.79%) Business Developer
6 56 (7.27%) SAP Consultant
7 53 (6.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 52 (6.75%) Architect
9 51 (6.62%) Data Analyst
10 50 (6.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 43 (5.58%) SQL Developer
12 30 (3.90%) Business Analyst
12 30 (3.90%) Report Analyst
13 28 (3.64%) Data Architect
13 28 (3.64%) SAP Developer
14 25 (3.25%) Oracle Developer
15 23 (2.99%) ETL Developer
16 22 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 21 (2.73%) Business Objects Consultant
17 21 (2.73%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.19%) XML
2 23 (2.99%) .NET
3 22 (2.86%) Web Services
4 17 (2.21%) Spring
5 12 (1.56%) J2EE
6 10 (1.30%) Hibernate
6 10 (1.30%) HTML
7 9 (1.17%) JSP
7 9 (1.17%) MDX
7 9 (1.17%) Servlets
7 9 (1.17%) Software Packaging
7 9 (1.17%) Struts
7 9 (1.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (1.04%) Apache CXF
8 8 (1.04%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.91%) SAP XI
9 7 (0.91%) XSLT
10 6 (0.78%) BAPI
10 6 (0.78%) JMS
10 6 (0.78%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 123 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 35 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 27 (3.51%) Data Structures
5 24 (3.12%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.86%) Data Integration
7 16 (2.08%) Clustering
8 12 (1.56%) Replication
9 10 (1.30%) FMCG
10 9 (1.17%) DataPower
10 9 (1.17%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.04%) NHS
12 7 (0.91%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.78%) Derivative
13 6 (0.78%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.78%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.65%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.65%) Data Extraction
14 5 (0.65%) Statistics
15 4 (0.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 68 (8.83%) Unix
2 46 (5.97%) Windows
3 33 (4.29%) Linux
4 9 (1.17%) AIX
4 9 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.04%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.52%) Solaris
7 4 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.26%) VME
8 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (43.90%) Business Intelligence
2 203 (26.36%) ETL
3 96 (12.47%) Data Modelling
4 88 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (10.39%) Data Analysis
6 71 (9.22%) Analytics
7 64 (8.31%) Migration
8 59 (7.66%) Project Management
9 51 (6.62%) Business Analysis
10 49 (6.36%) ITIL
10 49 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 45 (5.84%) Data Management
12 37 (4.81%) CRM
13 34 (4.42%) Data Migration
14 32 (4.16%) Scrum
15 31 (4.03%) Kimball Methodology
16 30 (3.90%) OO
17 29 (3.77%) Change Management
18 28 (3.64%) Service Management
19 26 (3.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 366 (47.53%) SQL
2 115 (14.94%) PL/SQL
3 66 (8.57%) Java
4 34 (4.42%) T-SQL
5 30 (3.90%) Shell Script
6 25 (3.25%) VB
7 24 (3.12%) VBA
8 23 (2.99%) C
8 23 (2.99%) Perl
9 19 (2.47%) Python
10 17 (2.21%) C++
11 16 (2.08%) ABAP
11 16 (2.08%) JavaScript
12 14 (1.82%) C#
13 12 (1.56%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.78%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.65%) XPath
15 5 (0.65%) XQuery
16 4 (0.52%) R
16 4 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 70 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 60 (7.79%) SC Cleared
3 48 (6.23%) Degree
4 12 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.04%) OCPJP
5 8 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
6 7 (0.91%) CCA
6 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.78%) MCDBA
8 5 (0.65%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.65%) ISEB
9 4 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.52%) HNC
9 4 (0.52%) HND
9 4 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.39%) ACCA
10 3 (0.39%) CIMA
10 3 (0.39%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.26%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.58%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.43%) QA
3 9 (1.17%) SLA
4 8 (1.04%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.26%) Basel II
7 1 (0.13%) Basel III
7 1 (0.13%) COREP
7 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.13%) EMIR
7 1 (0.13%) GCP
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.13%) MiFID
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.65%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.52%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.39%) HDFS
6 2 (0.26%) Docker
6 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.13%) Samba
7 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (1.43%) Control-M
2 9 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.17%) Puppet
3 7 (0.91%) BladeLogic
4 6 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (0.78%) Perfmon
5 5 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.39%) NSN NetAct
7 3 (0.39%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.13%) MOM
9 1 (0.13%) Netcool
9 1 (0.13%) Oozie
9 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 304 (39.48%) SAP
2 246 (31.95%) Oracle
3 123 (15.97%) Microsoft
4 81 (10.52%) Tableau
5 75 (9.74%) Informatica
6 65 (8.44%) Cognos
7 37 (4.81%) Teradata
8 31 (4.03%) HP
9 22 (2.86%) IBM
10 21 (2.73%) MicroStrategy
10 21 (2.73%) Remedy
11 14 (1.82%) Siebel
11 14 (1.82%) Sun
12 13 (1.69%) TIBCO
13 12 (1.56%) ServiceNow
13 12 (1.56%) Sybase
14 11 (1.43%) hybris
14 11 (1.43%) Red Hat
15 10 (1.30%) Atlassian
16 9 (1.17%) Axway
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