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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 224 203 168
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -35
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 491 526 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.04% 1.13% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.66% 5.17% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 336 353
Average daily rate £415 £414 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £242 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £15.74 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £37.40 £38.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £19.88 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +13.73%
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
10529 10175 10377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.27% 21.85% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7188 6709 6397
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 153 206
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £30.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -48 149 £463 +8.82% 67
South East -1 95 £350 -12.50% 26
West Midlands +20 70 £450 +35.84% 15
South West 0 48 £410 +4.79% 9
North West -8 33 £434 -8.73% 15
Yorkshire -3 32 £375 - 11
East of England -23 21 £356 -16.17% 1
North East - 18 £500 - 1
East Midlands -5 14 £275 -37.14% 3
Midlands +2 6 £375 +114.28% 1
BusinessObjects
UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 533 (47.93%) SQL
2 465 (41.82%) Business Intelligence
3 405 (36.42%) SAP
4 378 (33.99%) Oracle
5 317 (28.51%) Finance
6 301 (27.07%) Data Warehouse
7 216 (19.42%) SQL Server
8 211 (18.97%) ETL
9 199 (17.90%) Data Modelling
10 164 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
11 159 (14.30%) Microsoft
12 148 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
13 145 (13.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 142 (12.77%) Unix
15 131 (11.78%) MS Excel
16 127 (11.42%) Informatica
17 121 (10.88%) Analytics
18 117 (10.52%) SAS
18 117 (10.52%) Banking
19 112 (10.07%) SAP BW
20 110 (9.89%) BusinessObjects XI
21 108 (9.71%) Java
21 108 (9.71%) PL/SQL
22 103 (9.26%) Oracle Database
23 95 (8.54%) Windows
24 93 (8.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 91 (8.18%) Tableau
26 87 (7.82%) Shell Script
27 84 (7.55%) Data Analysis
28 81 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 117 (10.52%) SAS
2 54 (4.86%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.25%) IIS
3 25 (2.25%) WebLogic
4 17 (1.53%) Confluence
4 17 (1.53%) Tomcat
5 16 (1.44%) NetWeaver
5 16 (1.44%) WebSphere
6 15 (1.35%) Apache
7 13 (1.17%) Apache Spark
7 13 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (1.08%) Jetty
8 12 (1.08%) nginx
8 12 (1.08%) Oracle 10gAS
8 12 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
8 12 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 12 (1.08%) PowerExchange
9 9 (0.81%) Apache Pig
10 8 (0.72%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.54%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 131 (11.78%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.42%) MS Office
3 34 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (2.16%) SPSS
5 14 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.90%) SOLIDWORKS
7 9 (0.81%) MS Project
8 5 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.27%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 19 (1.71%) SAP BPC
2 17 (1.53%) Maximo
2 17 (1.53%) SAP ERP
3 15 (1.35%) SAP SRM
4 14 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.81%) SAP GRC
6 7 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.45%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.36%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.36%) SAP HCM
9 4 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.27%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
1 10 (0.90%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.27%) Taleo
3 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.090%) IaaS
4 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.090%) Office 365
4 1 (0.090%) PaaS
4 1 (0.090%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.17%) DNS
1 13 (1.17%) HTTP
1 13 (1.17%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.08%) SSL
3 11 (0.99%) DHCP
3 11 (0.99%) FTP
3 11 (0.99%) IPsec
4 9 (0.81%) WAN
5 8 (0.72%) NetScaler
6 7 (0.63%) LAN
7 6 (0.54%) 2G
7 6 (0.54%) 3G
7 6 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (0.45%) Intranet
8 5 (0.45%) SAN
9 4 (0.36%) GSM
10 3 (0.27%) 4G
10 3 (0.27%) Internet
10 3 (0.27%) RNC
10 3 (0.27%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (27.07%) Data Warehouse
2 216 (19.42%) SQL Server
3 145 (13.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 112 (10.07%) SAP BW
5 110 (9.89%) BusinessObjects XI
6 103 (9.26%) Oracle Database
7 93 (8.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 81 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 80 (7.19%) Relational Database
10 77 (6.92%) SAP Data Services
11 76 (6.83%) QlikView
12 65 (5.85%) SAP BI
13 61 (5.49%) Oracle Reports
14 57 (5.13%) SAP HANA
15 53 (4.77%) Hadoop
16 52 (4.68%) Oracle BI EE
17 49 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
18 44 (3.96%) Big Data
19 43 (3.87%) MS Access
20 42 (3.78%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 23 (2.07%) JIRA
2 16 (1.44%) Jenkins
3 15 (1.35%) Toad
4 12 (1.08%) Log4j
5 11 (0.99%) ClearCase
6 10 (0.90%) Eclipse
7 8 (0.72%) CA Gen
7 8 (0.72%) ERwin
8 7 (0.63%) Rational Rose
9 5 (0.45%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.36%) Android Studio
10 4 (0.36%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.36%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.36%) LSMW
10 4 (0.36%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.27%) PVCS
11 3 (0.27%) Subversion
12 2 (0.18%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.18%) JUnit
General
1 317 (28.51%) Finance
2 117 (10.52%) Banking
3 49 (4.41%) Retail
4 34 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 33 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 27 (2.43%) Investment Banking
7 25 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (1.44%) Aerospace
9 14 (1.26%) Marketing
10 13 (1.17%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.99%) Law
11 11 (0.99%) Legal
12 10 (0.90%) Back Office
13 7 (0.63%) Advertising
13 7 (0.63%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.45%) French Language
14 5 (0.45%) Publishing
14 5 (0.45%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.36%) Front Office
15 4 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 373 (33.54%) Developer
2 310 (27.88%) Analyst
3 149 (13.40%) Consultant
4 136 (12.23%) Business Objects Developer
5 133 (11.96%) Business Developer
6 98 (8.81%) Data Analyst
7 74 (6.65%) SAP Consultant
8 73 (6.56%) Architect
9 71 (6.38%) Business Analyst
10 70 (6.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 58 (5.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 52 (4.68%) Report Analyst
13 45 (4.05%) Business Objects Consultant
13 45 (4.05%) SQL Developer
14 37 (3.33%) Business Consultant
14 37 (3.33%) SAP Analyst
15 34 (3.06%) SAP Developer
16 32 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 31 (2.79%) Applications Support
17 31 (2.79%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (5.31%) .NET
2 56 (5.04%) J2EE
3 30 (2.70%) SAP XI
4 28 (2.52%) CSS
5 27 (2.43%) XML
6 20 (1.80%) jQuery
7 19 (1.71%) HTML
7 19 (1.71%) Web Services
8 12 (1.08%) EDI
9 11 (0.99%) HTML5
9 11 (0.99%) Servlets
10 10 (0.90%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.63%) SAP Basis
12 6 (0.54%) MDX
12 6 (0.54%) RESTful
13 4 (0.36%) Android SDK
13 4 (0.36%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.36%) iOS SDK
13 4 (0.36%) JSON
13 4 (0.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 164 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 63 (5.67%) Visualisation
4 34 (3.06%) NHS
5 30 (2.70%) Data Integration
6 25 (2.25%) Statistics
7 18 (1.62%) Credit Risk
8 17 (1.53%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.26%) Computer Science
10 10 (0.90%) Data Extraction
10 10 (0.90%) Economics
11 9 (0.81%) Data Centre
12 8 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (0.54%) Equities
13 6 (0.54%) FMCG
13 6 (0.54%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.54%) User Experience
14 5 (0.45%) CMDB
14 5 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 142 (12.77%) Unix
2 95 (8.54%) Windows
3 70 (6.29%) Linux
4 33 (2.97%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.80%) Solaris
6 19 (1.71%) AIX
7 16 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.36%) Android
11 4 (0.36%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.36%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.090%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.090%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (41.82%) Business Intelligence
2 211 (18.97%) ETL
3 199 (17.90%) Data Modelling
4 148 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
5 121 (10.88%) Analytics
6 84 (7.55%) Data Analysis
7 78 (7.01%) Migration
8 74 (6.65%) Project Management
9 65 (5.85%) OO
10 58 (5.22%) Data Management
11 55 (4.95%) ERP
12 54 (4.86%) Test Strategy
13 53 (4.77%) Scrum
14 52 (4.68%) CRM
15 51 (4.59%) Dimensional Modelling
16 49 (4.41%) Waterfall
17 47 (4.23%) Configuration Management
18 44 (3.96%) SDLC
18 44 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
19 43 (3.87%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 533 (47.93%) SQL
2 108 (9.71%) Java
2 108 (9.71%) PL/SQL
3 87 (7.82%) Shell Script
4 59 (5.31%) VBA
5 54 (4.86%) JavaScript
6 41 (3.69%) Perl
7 39 (3.51%) T-SQL
8 38 (3.42%) PowerShell
9 33 (2.97%) R
10 29 (2.61%) ABAP
11 25 (2.25%) Python
12 20 (1.80%) C#
13 10 (0.90%) VB
14 9 (0.81%) C++
15 7 (0.63%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.36%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.36%) Scala
17 3 (0.27%) COBOL
17 3 (0.27%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 69 (6.21%) Security Cleared
2 58 (5.22%) SC Cleared
3 48 (4.32%) Degree
4 12 (1.08%) ISEB
5 11 (0.99%) SAS Certification
6 8 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.54%) MBA
8 5 (0.45%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.36%) CISA
9 4 (0.36%) CISM
9 4 (0.36%) CRISC
9 4 (0.36%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.27%) ACCA
10 3 (0.27%) CCA
10 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.27%) PMP
11 2 (0.18%) HNC
11 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.47%) Data Quality
2 32 (2.88%) QA
3 19 (1.71%) SLA
4 6 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.36%) COBIT
6 4 (0.36%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.27%) Basel II
7 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.18%) Basel III
8 2 (0.18%) EMIR
8 2 (0.18%) MiFID
8 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.090%) COREP
9 1 (0.090%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.090%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.090%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.17%) Xen
4 12 (1.08%) XenApp
5 11 (0.99%) vSphere
5 11 (0.99%) XenServer
6 7 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.45%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.36%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.27%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.18%) HDFS
11 1 (0.090%) LXC
11 1 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (1.53%) Tivoli
2 9 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.45%) Control-M
3 5 (0.45%) NSN NetAct
4 4 (0.36%) SCCM
5 3 (0.27%) SCOM
5 3 (0.27%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.27%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.18%) DameWare
6 2 (0.18%) Oozie
7 1 (0.090%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.090%) Nagios
7 1 (0.090%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.090%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.090%) OPNET
7 1 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 405 (36.42%) SAP
2 378 (33.99%) Oracle
3 159 (14.30%) Microsoft
4 127 (11.42%) Informatica
5 91 (8.18%) Tableau
6 67 (6.03%) Cognos
7 66 (5.94%) Teradata
8 47 (4.23%) IBM
9 40 (3.60%) VMware
10 35 (3.15%) Pega
11 22 (1.98%) webMethods
12 19 (1.71%) Hyperion
13 16 (1.44%) Ariba
14 15 (1.35%) BEA
14 15 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
14 15 (1.35%) Red Hat
15 13 (1.17%) Baan
15 13 (1.17%) Citrix
15 13 (1.17%) EXTOL
16 12 (1.08%) Sybase
Telford, Shropshire
J & C Associates Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + on call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Venn Group
Rate: £20 - £25 Per Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £500 - £520 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £451 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 - £30,000 pro rata (9 Month
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 per day + day rate negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £475.00 - £503.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £370 - 380 per day + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Derbyshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - 575 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £250 - 500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £250 - 500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago