The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects XI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects XI over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
Rank 124 117 106
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.082% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.72% 0.41% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£363 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.00
BusinessObjects XI
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
559 487 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.29% 19.97% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 245 277
Average daily rate £387 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.91% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+245.45% -54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

BusinessObjects XI
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

BusinessObjects XI Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

BusinessObjects XI
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

BusinessObjects XI Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

BusinessObjects XI
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

BusinessObjects XI Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

BusinessObjects XI
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 4 £363 -
Glasgow - - - -
Stirling - - - -
BusinessObjects XI
UK

BusinessObjects XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing BusinessObjects XI 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 XI.

1 17 (94.44%) Business Objects
2 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 13 (72.22%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (66.67%) SQL
4 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (44.44%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (33.33%) BODI
6 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 5 (27.78%) SAP
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (27.78%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (27.78%) Informatica
7 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (27.78%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) SAP XI
8 4 (22.22%) ETL
9 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (16.67%) Tableau
9 3 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
10 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (11.11%) QlikView
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (11.11%) SAS
10 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
10 2 (11.11%) SAP BI

BusinessObjects XI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing BusinessObjects XI 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 XI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (44.44%) SAP Data Services
3 6 (33.33%) BODI
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (27.78%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (11.11%) QlikView
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (11.11%) SAP BI
7 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.56%) PerformancePoint
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Business Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Business Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Business Objects Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) SAP Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Designer
4 2 (11.11%) SAP BI Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Business Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Data Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) SAP XI
2 1 (5.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (22.22%) ETL
4 3 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) VCP4
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Business Objects
2 13 (72.22%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) SAP
3 5 (27.78%) Informatica
4 3 (16.67%) Tableau
5 1 (5.56%) Teradata
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Twitter