The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 15 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.03% 2.22% 2.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 10.34% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate £375 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £175 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £175 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £19.88 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +13.73%
BusinessObjects
England

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 Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
24 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.11% 21.48% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 9
Average daily rate £375 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BusinessObjects across the Midlands region.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects across the Midlands region.

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) SAP
3 8 (53.33%) PL/SQL
4 7 (46.67%) Unix
4 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
5 6 (40.00%) SAP HANA
5 6 (40.00%) ETL
5 6 (40.00%) Perl
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) Teradata
6 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
6 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) Python
6 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 5 (33.33%) SAS
6 5 (33.33%) SPSS
6 5 (33.33%) IBM
6 5 (33.33%) Big Data
6 5 (33.33%) Analytics
6 5 (33.33%) Apache Hive
6 5 (33.33%) MapReduce
6 5 (33.33%) Tableau
6 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
7 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (33.33%) SAS
1 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP xRPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (40.00%) SAP HANA
3 5 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 5 (33.33%) Big Data
3 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (13.33%) SAP BW
5 2 (13.33%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Crystal Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Business Architect
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Report Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Report Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Social Media
2 2 (13.33%) Statistics
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (40.00%) ETL
3 5 (33.33%) Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (13.33%) Data Management
6 2 (13.33%) Information Management
6 2 (13.33%) Master Data Management
6 2 (13.33%) Predictive Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) PL/SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Perl
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
5 2 (13.33%) R
5 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
1 9 (60.00%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) Tableau
2 5 (33.33%) Teradata
3 2 (13.33%) webMethods
4 1 (6.67%) BEA
4 1 (6.67%) EXTOL
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) Pega