The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 29 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.00% 2.60% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.26% 16.13% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.39 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.53% -12.05%
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
39 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.50% 16.15% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 7
Median daily rate £475 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £278 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.76 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +32.00%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing BusinessObjects as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VBA
3 3 (37.50%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (25.00%) PowerPivot
4 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) MS Access
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Automotive
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Replication
5 1 (12.50%) PLM
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP MII
1 1 (12.50%) SAP PS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MS Access
1 2 (25.00%) PowerPivot
1 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
2 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Excel Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Report Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) VBA Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Lean Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) PLM
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft