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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 196 187 137
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -50
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 574 572 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.16% 1.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.97% 5.35% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 357 447
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 17
Average hourly rate £20.32 £30.82 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.06% +76.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £16.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £83.00 £61.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -
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
11540 10686 10247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.40% 21.65% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7664 6734 6396
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 163 205
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.08 £13.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.80 £51.30
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 31 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 31 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 31 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 -26 248 £450 -2.01% 73
South East +4 133 £389 +7.24% 22
South West +5 54 £403 +7.33% 22
North West -11 49 £428 +6.87% 6
West Midlands +8 31 £394 +12.33% 5
Yorkshire -14 24 £375 -21.46% 15
East of England -8 11 £308 -23.12% 5
East Midlands +3 10 £325 -7.14% 5
Midlands +5 5 £450 -18.18% 1
North East -26 3 - - 1
BusinessObjects
UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 494 (42.96%) Business Intelligence
2 483 (42.00%) SQL
3 370 (32.17%) Data Warehouse
4 362 (31.48%) SAP
5 344 (29.91%) Finance
6 340 (29.57%) Oracle
7 243 (21.13%) ETL
8 204 (17.74%) SQL Server
9 185 (16.09%) Data Modelling
10 160 (13.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 143 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
12 142 (12.35%) Microsoft
13 122 (10.61%) Banking
14 119 (10.35%) MS Excel
15 118 (10.26%) SAP BW
16 114 (9.91%) Migration
17 113 (9.83%) UNIX
17 113 (9.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 112 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
19 110 (9.57%) PL/SQL
20 109 (9.48%) SAS
21 108 (9.39%) BusinessObjects XI
22 105 (9.13%) QlikView
23 104 (9.04%) Data Analysis
24 99 (8.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 97 (8.43%) Java
26 96 (8.35%) Tableau
27 93 (8.09%) Informatica
28 90 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
28 90 (7.83%) Oracle Database

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 109 (9.48%) SAS
2 48 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 37 (3.22%) WebLogic
4 22 (1.91%) Oracle Workflow
5 17 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (0.87%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.78%) Confluence
8 8 (0.70%) NetWeaver
8 8 (0.70%) Documentum
9 7 (0.61%) IIS
10 6 (0.52%) WildFly
11 5 (0.43%) Lync
11 5 (0.43%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.43%) JBoss
11 5 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.43%) FileNet
12 4 (0.35%) CMS
12 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 119 (10.35%) MS Excel
2 65 (5.65%) MS Office
3 43 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.13%) SPSS
5 10 (0.87%) MS Project
5 10 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.78%) PowerPivot
7 5 (0.43%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.26%) HipChat
9 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.087%) Weka
Business Applications
1 32 (2.78%) SAP BPC
2 16 (1.39%) SAP FI
2 16 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
2 16 (1.39%) SAP CO
3 12 (1.04%) Adobe Campaign
4 10 (0.87%) WebTrends
5 9 (0.78%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.70%) SAP SRM
7 7 (0.61%) SAP MII
7 7 (0.61%) SAP HR
7 7 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.52%) SimCorp Dimension
8 6 (0.52%) Eagle PACE
8 6 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.52%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.43%) ResourceLink
9 5 (0.43%) Summit
9 5 (0.43%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.04%) Google Analytics
2 10 (0.87%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (0.43%) IBM Blueworks
3 5 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.43%) SaaS
3 5 (0.43%) PaaS
4 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.13%) 3G
1 13 (1.13%) 4G
2 10 (0.87%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (0.78%) LTE
3 9 (0.78%) Intranet
4 8 (0.70%) Internet
4 8 (0.70%) 2G
5 7 (0.61%) GSM
6 5 (0.43%) LDAP
6 5 (0.43%) GPRS
6 5 (0.43%) SSL
6 5 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.35%) Network Security
7 4 (0.35%) HSPA
7 4 (0.35%) NetScaler
7 4 (0.35%) SAN
7 4 (0.35%) LAN
7 4 (0.35%) WAN
7 4 (0.35%) WCDMA
8 3 (0.26%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (32.17%) Data Warehouse
2 204 (17.74%) SQL Server
3 160 (13.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 118 (10.26%) SAP BW
5 113 (9.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 108 (9.39%) BusinessObjects XI
7 105 (9.13%) QlikView
8 99 (8.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 90 (7.83%) Oracle Database
10 89 (7.74%) SAP Data Services
11 67 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 67 (5.83%) Crystal Reports
12 61 (5.30%) SAP BI
13 60 (5.22%) Oracle Reports
13 60 (5.22%) Relational Database
14 55 (4.78%) Oracle BI EE
15 44 (3.83%) OLAP
16 43 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
17 38 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
18 37 (3.22%) BODI
Development Applications
1 15 (1.30%) CA Gen
2 13 (1.13%) ERwin
2 13 (1.13%) JIRA
3 12 (1.04%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.87%) Toad
5 7 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (0.61%) Subversion
5 7 (0.61%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (0.52%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.43%) Rational Rose
8 3 (0.26%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.17%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.17%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.17%) ProC
9 2 (0.17%) Lombardi
10 1 (0.087%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.087%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.087%) TeamCity
General
1 344 (29.91%) Finance
2 122 (10.61%) Banking
3 54 (4.70%) Investment Banking
4 46 (4.00%) Retail
5 38 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 37 (3.22%) Marketing
7 22 (1.91%) Legal
8 20 (1.74%) Back Office
9 19 (1.65%) Publishing
10 18 (1.57%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.87%) Front Office
12 10 (0.87%) Advertising
13 9 (0.78%) General Ledger
13 9 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.70%) Automotive
15 7 (0.61%) Local Government
16 5 (0.43%) Electronics
17 4 (0.35%) Billing
18 3 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 394 (34.26%) Developer
2 302 (26.26%) Analyst
3 138 (12.00%) Business Developer
4 137 (11.91%) Business Objects Developer
5 127 (11.04%) Consultant
6 121 (10.52%) Business Analyst
7 84 (7.30%) SAP Consultant
7 84 (7.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 71 (6.17%) Data Analyst
9 68 (5.91%) Architect
10 47 (4.09%) SQL Developer
10 47 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 41 (3.57%) Project Manager
12 40 (3.48%) Business Objects Consultant
13 36 (3.13%) SAP Developer
14 34 (2.96%) Oracle Developer
15 30 (2.61%) Business Consultant
16 27 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
17 25 (2.17%) ETL Developer
18 24 (2.09%) Business Objects Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (7.74%) .NET
2 70 (6.09%) XML
3 41 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 30 (2.61%) J2EE
4 30 (2.61%) Web Services
5 29 (2.52%) HTML
6 25 (2.17%) Middleware
7 18 (1.57%) MDX
8 17 (1.48%) SAP XI
9 12 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (0.96%) SAP PI
10 11 (0.96%) Web Dynpro
10 11 (0.96%) JSON
11 10 (0.87%) .NET Framework
12 8 (0.70%) BAPI
12 8 (0.70%) JMS
12 8 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
13 7 (0.61%) HTML5
13 7 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (0.52%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 143 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (6.61%) Management Information System
3 41 (3.57%) NHS
4 30 (2.61%) Data Integration
5 27 (2.35%) Data Structures
6 24 (2.09%) Visualisation
6 24 (2.09%) Statistics
7 19 (1.65%) Data Extraction
8 17 (1.48%) Derivative
9 16 (1.39%) Equities
10 14 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (1.22%) Computer Science
11 13 (1.13%) Fixed Income
12 11 (0.96%) Informatics
13 10 (0.87%) FMCG
13 10 (0.87%) Oracle Exalytics
14 9 (0.78%) Mathematics
14 9 (0.78%) Clustering
15 8 (0.70%) Credit Risk
15 8 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 113 (9.83%) UNIX
2 54 (4.70%) Windows
3 50 (4.35%) Linux
4 18 (1.57%) Solaris
5 13 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (0.96%) AIX
7 10 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (0.52%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.26%) VMS
12 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.087%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.087%) SUSE
13 1 (0.087%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (42.96%) Business Intelligence
2 243 (21.13%) ETL
3 185 (16.09%) Data Modelling
4 114 (9.91%) Migration
5 112 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
6 104 (9.04%) Data Analysis
7 90 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 85 (7.39%) Project Management
9 74 (6.43%) Analytics
10 70 (6.09%) Business Analysis
11 67 (5.83%) Data Management
12 51 (4.43%) Dimensional Modelling
13 49 (4.26%) Data Migration
14 46 (4.00%) Kimball Methodology
15 44 (3.83%) Waterfall
16 43 (3.74%) Scrum
17 42 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
17 42 (3.65%) SDLC
18 40 (3.48%) Configuration Management
18 40 (3.48%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 483 (42.00%) SQL
2 110 (9.57%) PL/SQL
3 97 (8.43%) Java
4 58 (5.04%) VBA
5 52 (4.52%) Shell Script
6 45 (3.91%) T-SQL
7 39 (3.39%) C#
8 32 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 31 (2.70%) ABAP
10 30 (2.61%) Perl
11 27 (2.35%) JavaScript
12 20 (1.74%) VBScript
13 19 (1.65%) VB
14 17 (1.48%) R
15 11 (0.96%) PowerShell
15 11 (0.96%) Python
16 8 (0.70%) SAPscript
16 8 (0.70%) Korn
17 7 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 7 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 70 (6.09%) Degree
2 35 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.91%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.52%) PMI Certification
4 6 (0.52%) ISEB
5 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.43%) SAP Certification
5 5 (0.43%) CIPD
6 4 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.35%) HNC
6 4 (0.35%) HND
6 4 (0.35%) MBA
7 3 (0.26%) PMP
8 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.087%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.087%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.087%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.65%) Data Quality
2 38 (3.30%) QA
3 11 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.61%) SLA
4 7 (0.61%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.52%) COREP
5 6 (0.52%) Basel II
6 5 (0.43%) CRD IV
7 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.26%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.17%) Basel III
10 1 (0.087%) COBIT
10 1 (0.087%) EMIR
System Software
1 12 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.43%) XenApp
4 4 (0.35%) XenServer
4 4 (0.35%) vSphere
4 4 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.26%) HDFS
5 3 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.17%) Xen
7 1 (0.087%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 17 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.78%) Control-M
3 5 (0.43%) Graphite
4 4 (0.35%) Puppet
5 3 (0.26%) SCCM
5 3 (0.26%) SCOM
6 2 (0.17%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.17%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (0.17%) Nagios
6 2 (0.17%) Oozie
6 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.17%) yum
7 1 (0.087%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.087%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.087%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.087%) Netcool
7 1 (0.087%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 362 (31.48%) SAP
2 340 (29.57%) Oracle
3 142 (12.35%) Microsoft
4 96 (8.35%) Tableau
5 93 (8.09%) Informatica
6 68 (5.91%) Cognos
7 33 (2.87%) Teradata
8 29 (2.52%) IBM
9 26 (2.26%) Netezza
10 24 (2.09%) MicroStrategy
11 22 (1.91%) Pega
12 20 (1.74%) webMethods
13 19 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (1.65%) Adobe
14 16 (1.39%) Sybase
14 16 (1.39%) Ab Initio
15 15 (1.30%) BEA
16 13 (1.13%) Red Hat
17 12 (1.04%) Eloqua
17 12 (1.04%) Aprimo
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