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 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 446 425 350
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -75
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 141 131 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.27% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.23% 1.27% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 72 107
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£423 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £648 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.14 £55.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.01% +189.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £35.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.03 £111.00 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £42.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-57.31% +115.18%
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
11444 10303 9560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.58% 21.52% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7613 6509 5861
Average daily rate £400 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 157 215
Average hourly rate £27.78 £28.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.50 £51.00
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 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 -21 58 £485 +7.77% 19
South East 0 35 £426 +0.29% 9
West Midlands +8 16 £425 +13.25% 13
North West -14 16 £325 -7.14% 2
South West -11 5 £325 -8.77% 5
East Midlands -6 4 £313 -10.71% 1
East of England +3 2 £360 -20.00%
Midlands -2 1 £450 +7.14%
BusinessObjects
UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 309 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 297 (96.12%) SAP
3 157 (50.81%) Business Intelligence
4 95 (30.74%) SAP BW
5 89 (28.80%) Finance
6 77 (24.92%) SQL
7 64 (20.71%) Oracle
8 63 (20.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 61 (19.74%) Data Warehouse
10 51 (16.50%) SAP Data Services
11 46 (14.89%) ETL
12 45 (14.56%) SQL Server
13 44 (14.24%) Microsoft
14 43 (13.92%) SAP BI
15 40 (12.94%) MS Excel
16 32 (10.36%) Data Modelling
17 30 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (9.06%) Degree
18 28 (9.06%) ABAP
19 27 (8.74%) Migration
19 27 (8.74%) BusinessObjects XI
20 26 (8.41%) SAP HANA
20 26 (8.41%) Crystal Reports
21 25 (8.09%) Java
22 24 (7.77%) Analytics
22 24 (7.77%) QlikView
23 23 (7.44%) Project Management
23 23 (7.44%) IBM
24 22 (7.12%) Data Analysis
24 22 (7.12%) SAP BPC

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (4.85%) SAS
2 13 (4.21%) NetWeaver
3 8 (2.59%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.94%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.94%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.94%) WildFly
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.97%) Confluence
6 3 (0.97%) CMS
7 2 (0.65%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.32%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.32%) Documentum
8 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.80%) MS Office
3 5 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.97%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.65%) MS Project
5 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (7.12%) SAP BPC
2 18 (5.83%) SAP SRM
3 10 (3.24%) SAP FI
3 10 (3.24%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (3.24%) SAP CO
4 7 (2.27%) SAP HR
5 6 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (1.62%) ResourceLink
6 5 (1.62%) SAP ERP
6 5 (1.62%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.97%) Maximo
7 3 (0.97%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.32%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 1 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.32%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (0.32%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.32%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.29%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) PaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.62%) LAN
1 5 (1.62%) WAN
2 3 (0.97%) Intranet
2 3 (0.97%) Firewall
3 2 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (30.74%) SAP BW
2 63 (20.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 61 (19.74%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (16.50%) SAP Data Services
5 45 (14.56%) SQL Server
6 43 (13.92%) SAP BI
7 27 (8.74%) BusinessObjects XI
8 26 (8.41%) Crystal Reports
8 26 (8.41%) SAP HANA
9 24 (7.77%) QlikView
10 21 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (5.83%) OLAP
12 17 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (5.18%) BODI
14 15 (4.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (4.21%) Xcelsius
15 13 (4.21%) Oracle Database
16 11 (3.56%) Relational Database
16 11 (3.56%) DB2
17 9 (2.91%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.94%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.94%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.29%) ERwin
4 3 (0.97%) JIRA
5 2 (0.65%) Subversion
5 2 (0.65%) Toad
6 1 (0.32%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.32%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.32%) CA Gen
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 89 (28.80%) Finance
2 18 (5.83%) Banking
3 12 (3.88%) Retail
4 10 (3.24%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.91%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.91%) Marketing
6 7 (2.27%) Advertising
6 7 (2.27%) Legal
7 5 (1.62%) Electronics
8 4 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.65%) Back Office
9 2 (0.65%) Publishing
9 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) French Language
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Front Office
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 76 (24.60%) Developer
2 66 (21.36%) Analyst
3 62 (20.06%) Consultant
4 55 (17.80%) SAP Consultant
5 41 (13.27%) Business Developer
6 37 (11.97%) Business Objects Developer
7 34 (11.00%) Architect
8 31 (10.03%) Business Analyst
9 27 (8.74%) SAP Developer
10 24 (7.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 19 (6.15%) Business Objects Consultant
12 18 (5.83%) SAP BW Consultant
13 13 (4.21%) Business Consultant
13 13 (4.21%) Project Manager
13 13 (4.21%) SAP Analyst
14 12 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 12 (3.88%) Technical Architect
14 12 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (3.88%) Data Analyst
15 11 (3.56%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.50%) SAP XI
2 12 (3.88%) Web Services
3 9 (2.91%) Middleware
4 8 (2.59%) .NET
4 8 (2.59%) BAPI
5 7 (2.27%) MDX
6 6 (1.94%) SAP PI
6 6 (1.94%) JMS
6 6 (1.94%) SAP Smart Forms
6 6 (1.94%) SAP ALE
6 6 (1.94%) JSON
7 4 (1.29%) Web Dynpro
7 4 (1.29%) XML
8 2 (0.65%) Flash
8 2 (0.65%) HTML
8 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.65%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.85%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.88%) Data Integration
4 8 (2.59%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.27%) Clustering
6 6 (1.94%) Statistics
6 6 (1.94%) HP Storage
7 5 (1.62%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.62%) DTV
7 5 (1.62%) FMCG
7 5 (1.62%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.62%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.29%) NHS
9 3 (0.97%) Derivative
9 3 (0.97%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.97%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.97%) Replication
9 3 (0.97%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.97%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.80%) UNIX
2 14 (4.53%) Windows
3 11 (3.56%) Linux
4 9 (2.91%) AIX
5 6 (1.94%) Solaris
6 3 (0.97%) VMS
6 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.65%) zOS
7 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (50.81%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (14.89%) ETL
3 32 (10.36%) Data Modelling
4 27 (8.74%) Migration
5 24 (7.77%) Analytics
6 23 (7.44%) Project Management
7 22 (7.12%) Data Analysis
8 21 (6.80%) Data Management
9 19 (6.15%) Change Management
10 18 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (5.83%) ITIL
11 17 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (5.18%) Dimensional Modelling
13 15 (4.85%) Information Management
13 15 (4.85%) Data Governance
14 14 (4.53%) Scrum
14 14 (4.53%) ERP
15 13 (4.21%) Data Migration
15 13 (4.21%) Procure-to-pay
16 12 (3.88%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 77 (24.92%) SQL
2 28 (9.06%) ABAP
3 25 (8.09%) Java
4 10 (3.24%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.91%) Shell Script
6 8 (2.59%) SAPscript
6 8 (2.59%) VBA
7 6 (1.94%) C#
7 6 (1.94%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.29%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.29%) Python
8 4 (1.29%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.97%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.97%) Ruby
9 3 (0.97%) R
10 2 (0.65%) Clojure
10 2 (0.65%) C++
10 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.65%) Perl
11 1 (0.32%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 28 (9.06%) Degree
2 10 (3.24%) MBA
3 6 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.62%) CIPD
5 4 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.97%) SAP Certification
6 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.97%) PMP
6 3 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.32%) CIMA
8 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.94%) QA
3 2 (0.65%) COREP
3 2 (0.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) CRD IV
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.97%) Graphite
3 2 (0.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 309 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 297 (96.12%) SAP
3 64 (20.71%) Oracle
4 44 (14.24%) Microsoft
5 23 (7.44%) IBM
6 15 (4.85%) Cognos
6 15 (4.85%) Ariba
7 14 (4.53%) Informatica
8 11 (3.56%) Sybase
9 10 (3.24%) Tableau
10 9 (2.91%) HP
11 6 (1.94%) VMware
12 4 (1.29%) Adobe
13 3 (0.97%) Teradata
14 2 (0.65%) Twitter
14 2 (0.65%) Ab Initio
14 2 (0.65%) Splunk
14 2 (0.65%) Hyperion
14 2 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
14 2 (0.65%) TIBCO
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