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 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 188 193 148
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -45
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 655 587 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.24% 1.15% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.43% 5.33% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 367 437
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.82 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.33% +76.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £17.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.16 £35.05 £60.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.20 £30.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-49.39% +71.57%
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
12070 11022 11000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.78% 21.54% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8052 6954 6930
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £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 174 160 199
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.91 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% +1.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.61 £17.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 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 3 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 3 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 -4 297 £475 +8.57% 58
South East +31 152 £375 +2.73% 21
South West -2 54 £413 +7.84% 19
West Midlands +16 40 £381 +0.32% 11
North West -16 39 £440 +3.52% 9
East Midlands +3 23 £363 -6.38% 7
Yorkshire -28 22 £335 -25.55% 13
East of England -10 12 £295 -9.23% 2
Midlands +11 6 - -
North East -25 6 £319 -5.55% 1
BusinessObjects
UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 (42.47%) SQL
2 497 (42.05%) Business Intelligence
3 389 (32.91%) Data Warehouse
4 388 (32.83%) Finance
5 383 (32.40%) SAP
6 338 (28.60%) Oracle
7 251 (21.24%) ETL
8 223 (18.87%) SQL Server
9 205 (17.34%) Data Modelling
10 168 (14.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 166 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
12 147 (12.44%) Banking
13 144 (12.18%) Microsoft
14 129 (10.91%) SAP BW
15 128 (10.83%) MS Excel
16 125 (10.58%) SAS
16 125 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
17 124 (10.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 115 (9.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 113 (9.56%) BusinessObjects XI
20 109 (9.22%) UNIX
21 107 (9.05%) PL/SQL
22 104 (8.80%) Oracle Database
23 101 (8.54%) QlikView
24 100 (8.46%) Data Analysis
24 100 (8.46%) Migration
25 97 (8.21%) Informatica
26 90 (7.61%) Java
27 89 (7.53%) Tableau
28 86 (7.28%) Analytics

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 125 (10.58%) SAS
2 45 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 29 (2.45%) WebLogic
4 17 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 14 (1.18%) 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
1 128 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 55 (4.65%) MS Office
3 45 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (2.03%) SPSS
5 14 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.93%) MS Project
7 9 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.68%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.42%) Open Workbench
10 3 (0.25%) HipChat
11 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (2.45%) SAP BPC
2 14 (1.18%) SAP FI
2 14 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
2 14 (1.18%) 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
8 4 (0.34%) GSM
8 4 (0.34%) Network Security
8 4 (0.34%) LTE
8 4 (0.34%) NetScaler
8 4 (0.34%) Internet
9 3 (0.25%) UMTS
10 2 (0.17%) SDH
10 2 (0.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (32.91%) Data Warehouse
2 223 (18.87%) SQL Server
3 168 (14.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 129 (10.91%) SAP BW
5 124 (10.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 115 (9.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 113 (9.56%) BusinessObjects XI
8 104 (8.80%) Oracle Database
9 101 (8.54%) QlikView
10 85 (7.19%) SAP Data Services
11 74 (6.26%) Oracle BI EE
11 74 (6.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 66 (5.58%) SAP BI
13 64 (5.41%) Relational Database
14 63 (5.33%) Crystal Reports
15 59 (4.99%) Oracle Reports
16 46 (3.89%) Oracle Database 11g
17 44 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
17 44 (3.72%) OLAP
18 34 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (1.78%) JIRA
2 15 (1.27%) CA Gen
3 14 (1.18%) ERwin
4 13 (1.10%) Toad
5 12 (1.02%) Visual Studio
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 5 (0.42%) 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
1 388 (32.83%) Finance
2 147 (12.44%) Banking
3 58 (4.91%) Investment Banking
4 50 (4.23%) Retail
5 39 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 36 (3.05%) Marketing
7 27 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.95%) Legal
9 17 (1.44%) Publishing
10 16 (1.35%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.35%) Back Office
11 14 (1.18%) Front Office
12 10 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.76%) Automotive
13 9 (0.76%) 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
1 434 (36.72%) Developer
2 351 (29.70%) Analyst
3 150 (12.69%) Business Developer
4 146 (12.35%) Business Objects Developer
5 140 (11.84%) Business Analyst
6 113 (9.56%) Consultant
7 101 (8.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 89 (7.53%) Data Analyst
9 80 (6.77%) SAP Consultant
10 56 (4.74%) Architect
11 52 (4.40%) SQL Developer
12 51 (4.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 42 (3.55%) SAP Developer
14 41 (3.47%) Project Manager
15 39 (3.30%) Business Objects Consultant
16 35 (2.96%) Oracle Developer
17 27 (2.28%) Business Consultant
18 26 (2.20%) Business Objects Analyst
19 25 (2.12%) SAP BW Consultant
19 25 (2.12%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (7.28%) .NET
2 71 (6.01%) XML
3 42 (3.55%) ASP.NET
4 35 (2.96%) Middleware
5 30 (2.54%) J2EE
6 25 (2.12%) MDX
7 24 (2.03%) SAP XI
8 22 (1.86%) HTML
9 16 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (0.85%) Web Services
10 10 (0.85%) Web Dynpro
11 9 (0.76%) .NET Framework
12 8 (0.68%) SAP PI
12 8 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
13 7 (0.59%) Apache Avro
13 7 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (0.51%) Spring
14 6 (0.51%) REST
15 5 (0.42%) JSON
15 5 (0.42%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 166 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (5.58%) Management Information System
3 50 (4.23%) Visualisation
4 36 (3.05%) Data Integration
4 36 (3.05%) NHS
5 32 (2.71%) Statistics
6 20 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.52%) Equities
7 18 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 17 (1.44%) Credit Risk
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%) Oracle Exalytics
12 10 (0.85%) Data Extraction
13 9 (0.76%) Clustering
13 9 (0.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 109 (9.22%) UNIX
2 57 (4.82%) Windows
3 49 (4.15%) Linux
4 13 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (1.02%) AIX
6 11 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (0.51%) Solaris
10 5 (0.42%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.25%) VMS
13 1 (0.085%) MVS
13 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.085%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.085%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (42.05%) Business Intelligence
2 251 (21.24%) ETL
3 205 (17.34%) Data Modelling
4 125 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (8.46%) Migration
5 100 (8.46%) Data Analysis
6 86 (7.28%) Analytics
7 85 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 81 (6.85%) Project Management
9 71 (6.01%) Business Analysis
10 64 (5.41%) Kimball Methodology
11 59 (4.99%) Data Management
12 54 (4.57%) Data Migration
12 54 (4.57%) Dimensional Modelling
13 52 (4.40%) SDLC
14 45 (3.81%) Waterfall
15 44 (3.72%) User Acceptance Testing
16 42 (3.55%) Asset Management
17 41 (3.47%) Performance Tuning
18 39 (3.30%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 502 (42.47%) SQL
2 107 (9.05%) PL/SQL
3 90 (7.61%) Java
4 59 (4.99%) VBA
4 59 (4.99%) Shell Script
5 50 (4.23%) T-SQL
6 41 (3.47%) C#
7 33 (2.79%) VB.NET
8 31 (2.62%) ABAP
9 26 (2.20%) Perl
10 23 (1.95%) JavaScript
11 21 (1.78%) VB
12 20 (1.69%) VBScript
13 19 (1.61%) R
14 14 (1.18%) 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 74 (6.26%) Degree
2 54 (4.57%) Security Cleared
3 39 (3.30%) 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 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 35 (2.96%) 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 (1.35%) 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
1 383 (32.40%) SAP
2 338 (28.60%) Oracle
3 144 (12.18%) Microsoft
4 97 (8.21%) Informatica
5 89 (7.53%) Tableau
6 66 (5.58%) Cognos
7 47 (3.98%) Teradata
8 30 (2.54%) IBM
9 25 (2.12%) MicroStrategy
10 21 (1.78%) Adobe
11 20 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (1.69%) Netezza
12 19 (1.61%) webMethods
13 18 (1.52%) Pega
14 15 (1.27%) Ab Initio
14 15 (1.27%) BEA
15 14 (1.18%) Sybase
16 13 (1.10%) Red Hat
17 12 (1.02%) VMware
17 12 (1.02%) Eloqua
West Midlands
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: US$300.00 - US$350.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450. - £550.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Montash
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £415 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £525 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £560 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
ITF Solutions - Bristol
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago