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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 20 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.44% 2.74% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.93% 8.89% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £300 £175 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -58.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +38.46%
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
56 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 27.32% 30.82% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 10
Median daily rate £425 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -8.28%

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 6 May 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 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) QA
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) Product Management
3 3 (27.27%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) webMethods
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) VBA
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) MS Access
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) PowerPivot
4 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects XI

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 (9.09%) NetWeaver
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (18.18%) MS Access
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (18.18%) PowerPivot
3 1 (9.09%) SAP BI
3 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
3 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Business Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Business Objects Developer
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Excel Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Report Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) VBA Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Objects Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) Product Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) RUP
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) webMethods
3 1 (9.09%) BEA
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) Pega