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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 77 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 6 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 1.51% 2.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.41% 8.47% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 17
Average daily rate £425 £518 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.87% +88.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +38.46%
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
176 177 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.10% 17.82% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 111 116
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £9.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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 29 April 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Cognos
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) Legal
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) QlikView
5 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Xcelsius
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Informatica
5 1 (10.00%) PowerCenter
5 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) PowerCenter
2 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) Xcelsius
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Cognos Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Cognos Enterprise Planning Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Cognos Planning Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Cognos Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Informatica BI Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SAP BW Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) ERP
1 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cognos
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft