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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 72 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 4 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 1.26% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.14% 7.64% 4.52%
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 £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
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
187 144 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.98% 16.44% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 80 96
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 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 12 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%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP BW Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Cognos Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
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