The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 73 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 4 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 1.26% 0.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.09% 7.64% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 6
Average daily rate £401 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £548 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.25 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-4.93% +15.87%
BusinessObjects
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
191 144 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.63% 16.49% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 79 101
Average daily rate £400 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £55.65 £9.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.92% +511.53%
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 Reading

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

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in Reading

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (53.85%) SAP
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) QlikView
4 3 (23.08%) VBA
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Informatica
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Retail
6 1 (7.69%) Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) Legal
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) FMCG

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (7.69%) PowerExchange
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) QlikView
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) Xcelsius
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Data Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Strategy Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos Enterprise Planning Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos Planning Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft BI Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Programme Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) RAD
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) VBA
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Informatica
4 1 (7.69%) Ariba
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Tableau