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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 229 204 159
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -45
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 493 509 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.04% 1.08% 1.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.68% 4.98% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 323 393
Average daily rate £420 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £550 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.75 £21.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +35.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £15.75 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £37.20 £37.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.25 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-4.93% +15.87%
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
10542 10230 10507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.33% 21.78% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7185 6706 6510
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 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 160 213
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

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 9 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 9 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 9 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 -38 154 £463 +8.82% 65
South East -16 97 £350 -12.50% 18
West Midlands +18 66 £450 +33.33% 11
South West +3 48 £408 +4.15% 7
Yorkshire -2 32 £375 - 11
North West -7 32 £434 -8.57% 15
East of England -17 23 £356 -16.17% 2
North East - 17 £500 - 2
East Midlands -7 13 £275 -27.86% 4
Midlands +3 6 £375 +114.28%
BusinessObjects
UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 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.

1 541 (47.21%) SQL
2 475 (41.45%) Business Intelligence
3 426 (37.17%) SAP
4 380 (33.16%) Oracle
5 336 (29.32%) Finance
6 314 (27.40%) Data Warehouse
7 225 (19.63%) SQL Server
8 223 (19.46%) ETL
9 208 (18.15%) Data Modelling
10 167 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
11 163 (14.22%) Microsoft
12 154 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
13 150 (13.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 145 (12.65%) Unix
15 138 (12.04%) MS Excel
16 131 (11.43%) Informatica
17 128 (11.17%) Analytics
18 125 (10.91%) Banking
19 122 (10.65%) SAS
20 118 (10.30%) SAP BW
21 116 (10.12%) PL/SQL
22 113 (9.86%) Java
23 112 (9.77%) BusinessObjects XI
24 105 (9.16%) Oracle Database
25 98 (8.55%) Windows
26 97 (8.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 95 (8.29%) Tableau
28 90 (7.85%) Shell Script
29 87 (7.59%) Data Analysis
30 82 (7.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 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
1 122 (10.65%) SAS
2 55 (4.80%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.36%) WebLogic
4 25 (2.18%) IIS
5 18 (1.57%) Confluence
5 18 (1.57%) NetWeaver
5 18 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 17 (1.48%) WebSphere
7 15 (1.31%) Apache
8 14 (1.22%) Apache Spark
9 13 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (1.05%) Jetty
10 12 (1.05%) nginx
10 12 (1.05%) Oracle 10gAS
10 12 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
10 12 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 12 (1.05%) PowerExchange
11 9 (0.79%) Apache Pig
11 9 (0.79%) JBoss
12 8 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 138 (12.04%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.32%) MS Office
2 38 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 30 (2.62%) SPSS
4 14 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.87%) SOLIDWORKS
6 9 (0.79%) MS Project
7 5 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.26%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 20 (1.75%) SAP BPC
2 17 (1.48%) Maximo
2 17 (1.48%) SAP ERP
3 15 (1.31%) SAP SRM
4 14 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.79%) SAP GRC
6 8 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.44%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.35%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.35%) SAP HCM
9 4 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (0.35%) SAP PSCD
9 4 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
1 10 (0.87%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.17%) Taleo
3 1 (0.087%) IaaS
3 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.087%) Office 365
3 1 (0.087%) PaaS
3 1 (0.087%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.13%) DNS
1 13 (1.13%) HTTP
1 13 (1.13%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.05%) SSL
3 11 (0.96%) DHCP
3 11 (0.96%) FTP
3 11 (0.96%) IPsec
4 8 (0.70%) NetScaler
4 8 (0.70%) WAN
5 6 (0.52%) 2G
5 6 (0.52%) 3G
5 6 (0.52%) LAN
5 6 (0.52%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (0.44%) Intranet
6 5 (0.44%) SAN
7 4 (0.35%) GSM
8 3 (0.26%) 4G
8 3 (0.26%) Internet
8 3 (0.26%) RNC
8 3 (0.26%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (27.40%) Data Warehouse
2 225 (19.63%) SQL Server
3 150 (13.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 118 (10.30%) SAP BW
5 112 (9.77%) BusinessObjects XI
6 105 (9.16%) Oracle Database
7 97 (8.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 82 (7.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 81 (7.07%) SAP Data Services
10 80 (6.98%) Relational Database
11 79 (6.89%) QlikView
12 67 (5.85%) SAP BI
13 62 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
14 58 (5.06%) SAP HANA
15 54 (4.71%) Hadoop
16 53 (4.62%) Oracle BI EE
17 48 (4.19%) Big Data
18 47 (4.10%) Crystal Reports
19 44 (3.84%) PowerCenter
20 43 (3.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (2.09%) JIRA
2 16 (1.40%) Jenkins
3 14 (1.22%) Toad
4 12 (1.05%) Log4j
5 10 (0.87%) ClearCase
5 10 (0.87%) Eclipse
6 9 (0.79%) CA Gen
7 8 (0.70%) ERwin
8 7 (0.61%) Rational Rose
9 5 (0.44%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.35%) Android Studio
10 4 (0.35%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.35%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.35%) LSMW
10 4 (0.35%) Subversion
10 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.26%) PVCS
12 2 (0.17%) JUnit
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 336 (29.32%) Finance
2 125 (10.91%) Banking
3 53 (4.62%) Retail
4 34 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 33 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 29 (2.53%) Investment Banking
7 25 (2.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (1.40%) Aerospace
9 15 (1.31%) Marketing
10 14 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.05%) Law
12 11 (0.96%) Legal
13 10 (0.87%) Back Office
14 7 (0.61%) Advertising
14 7 (0.61%) General Ledger
15 6 (0.52%) Front Office
15 6 (0.52%) Publishing
16 5 (0.44%) French Language
16 5 (0.44%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 395 (34.47%) Developer
2 321 (28.01%) Analyst
3 148 (12.91%) Consultant
4 138 (12.04%) Business Objects Developer
5 133 (11.61%) Business Developer
6 97 (8.46%) Data Analyst
7 79 (6.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 77 (6.72%) SAP Consultant
9 75 (6.54%) Architect
10 73 (6.37%) Business Analyst
11 56 (4.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 52 (4.54%) Report Analyst
12 52 (4.54%) SQL Developer
13 46 (4.01%) Business Objects Consultant
14 43 (3.75%) SAP Developer
15 37 (3.23%) SAP Analyst
16 35 (3.05%) Business Consultant
17 34 (2.97%) ETL Developer
18 33 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 33 (2.88%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (5.32%) .NET
2 57 (4.97%) J2EE
3 29 (2.53%) SAP XI
4 28 (2.44%) CSS
4 28 (2.44%) XML
5 20 (1.75%) jQuery
6 19 (1.66%) HTML
6 19 (1.66%) Web Services
7 12 (1.05%) ASP.NET
7 12 (1.05%) EDI
8 11 (0.96%) HTML5
8 11 (0.96%) Servlets
9 10 (0.87%) Middleware
10 9 (0.79%) MDX
11 7 (0.61%) SAP Basis
12 6 (0.52%) RESTful
13 5 (0.44%) SAPUI5
14 4 (0.35%) Android SDK
14 4 (0.35%) AngularJS
14 4 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 167 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (6.37%) Visualisation
3 70 (6.11%) Management Information System
4 34 (2.97%) NHS
5 30 (2.62%) Data Integration
6 29 (2.53%) Statistics
7 19 (1.66%) Credit Risk
8 17 (1.48%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.31%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.05%) Data Extraction
11 10 (0.87%) Economics
12 9 (0.79%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.70%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.61%) FMCG
15 6 (0.52%) Equities
15 6 (0.52%) User Experience
16 5 (0.44%) CMDB
16 5 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 145 (12.65%) Unix
2 98 (8.55%) Windows
3 75 (6.54%) Linux
4 32 (2.79%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.83%) Solaris
6 19 (1.66%) AIX
7 16 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.35%) Android
12 4 (0.35%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.087%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.087%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (41.45%) Business Intelligence
2 223 (19.46%) ETL
3 208 (18.15%) Data Modelling
4 154 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
5 128 (11.17%) Analytics
6 87 (7.59%) Data Analysis
7 78 (6.81%) Migration
8 73 (6.37%) Project Management
9 66 (5.76%) OO
10 59 (5.15%) Data Management
11 55 (4.80%) ERP
11 55 (4.80%) Test Strategy
12 53 (4.62%) CRM
12 53 (4.62%) Dimensional Modelling
12 53 (4.62%) Scrum
13 50 (4.36%) Waterfall
14 49 (4.28%) Stakeholder Management
15 48 (4.19%) Configuration Management
15 48 (4.19%) Kimball Methodology
15 48 (4.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 541 (47.21%) SQL
2 116 (10.12%) PL/SQL
3 113 (9.86%) Java
4 90 (7.85%) Shell Script
5 58 (5.06%) VBA
6 54 (4.71%) JavaScript
7 41 (3.58%) Perl
7 41 (3.58%) T-SQL
8 38 (3.32%) PowerShell
9 36 (3.14%) R
10 35 (3.05%) ABAP
11 26 (2.27%) Python
12 22 (1.92%) C#
13 13 (1.13%) VB
14 9 (0.79%) C++
15 8 (0.70%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.44%) Scala
17 4 (0.35%) MATLAB
18 3 (0.26%) COBOL
18 3 (0.26%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 66 (5.76%) Security Cleared
2 55 (4.80%) SC Cleared
3 49 (4.28%) Degree
4 12 (1.05%) ISEB
4 12 (1.05%) SAS Certification
5 8 (0.70%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.52%) MBA
7 5 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.44%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.35%) CISA
8 4 (0.35%) CISM
8 4 (0.35%) CRISC
8 4 (0.35%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.26%) ACCA
9 3 (0.26%) CCA
9 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.26%) PMP
10 2 (0.17%) CIMA
10 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.37%) Data Quality
2 34 (2.97%) QA
3 20 (1.75%) SLA
4 6 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.35%) COBIT
6 4 (0.35%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.26%) Basel II
7 3 (0.26%) Basel III
7 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.17%) EMIR
8 2 (0.17%) MiFID
8 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.087%) COREP
9 1 (0.087%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.087%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.087%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.13%) Xen
4 11 (0.96%) XenApp
5 10 (0.87%) vSphere
5 10 (0.87%) XenServer
6 7 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.44%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.26%) HDFS
8 3 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.26%) PowerHA
8 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.087%) LXC
9 1 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (1.48%) Tivoli
2 9 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.61%) Control-M
4 5 (0.44%) NSN NetAct
5 3 (0.26%) Oozie
5 3 (0.26%) SCCM
5 3 (0.26%) SCOM
5 3 (0.26%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.26%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.17%) DameWare
7 1 (0.087%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.087%) Nagios
7 1 (0.087%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.087%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.087%) OPNET
7 1 (0.087%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 426 (37.17%) SAP
2 380 (33.16%) Oracle
3 163 (14.22%) Microsoft
4 131 (11.43%) Informatica
5 95 (8.29%) Tableau
6 68 (5.93%) Cognos
7 66 (5.76%) Teradata
8 47 (4.10%) IBM
9 39 (3.40%) VMware
10 35 (3.05%) Pega
11 23 (2.01%) webMethods
12 19 (1.66%) Hyperion
13 16 (1.40%) Ariba
13 16 (1.40%) BEA
13 16 (1.40%) MicroStrategy
14 15 (1.31%) Red Hat
15 13 (1.13%) Baan
15 13 (1.13%) EXTOL
16 12 (1.05%) Axway
16 12 (1.05%) Citrix
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £475.00 - £503.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £45k - 49k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + on call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £370 - 380 per day + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
Derbyshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - 575 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £250 - 500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £250 - 500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago