The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 139 79 107
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +28
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 12 53 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 1.77% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.03% 8.45% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 12
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £229 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £448 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.17 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-41.48% +28.57%
BusinessObjects
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
591 627 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.38% 20.96% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 330 306
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +26.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £29.80 £19.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £36.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -17.46%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing BusinessObjects as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -9 8 £331 +2.71% 3
Glasgow -29 3 £300 -20.00% 2
Aberdeen +3 1 - -
BusinessObjects
UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 30 (73.17%) SQL
2 22 (53.66%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (53.66%) Finance
3 16 (39.02%) SAS
4 12 (29.27%) Banking
4 12 (29.27%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (29.27%) Oracle
5 11 (26.83%) BusinessObjects XI
6 10 (24.39%) ETL
7 9 (21.95%) RDBMS
7 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
7 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (14.63%) SAS EBI
8 6 (14.63%) Credit Risk
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
8 6 (14.63%) Java
8 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
9 5 (12.20%) SAP
10 4 (9.76%) MS Access
10 4 (9.76%) VBA
10 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (9.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (7.32%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (7.32%) Test Planning
11 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
11 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (7.32%) Quality Management

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 16 (39.02%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (26.83%) BusinessObjects XI
3 9 (21.95%) RDBMS
3 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
4 6 (14.63%) SAS EBI
4 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
5 4 (9.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (9.76%) MS Access
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (4.88%) QlikView
8 1 (2.44%) Big Data
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 22 (53.66%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Developer
2 17 (41.46%) Analyst
3 16 (39.02%) Business Developer
3 16 (39.02%) Business Objects Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Test Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Credit Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Programmer
7 2 (4.88%) Report Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.63%) Credit Risk
3 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) e-Health
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (24.39%) ETL
3 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Quality Management
5 3 (7.32%) Test Planning
6 2 (4.88%) ITIL
6 2 (4.88%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Analytics
7 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.44%) Data Governance
7 1 (2.44%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.44%) Information Exploitation
7 1 (2.44%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.44%) Presales
7 1 (2.44%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.44%) SDLC
7 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) VBA
4 2 (4.88%) ABAP
4 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) SAP
3 2 (4.88%) Sybase
4 1 (2.44%) Cognos
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Tableau