The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects 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 over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 111 96 80
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 20 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 1.02% 1.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.82% 4.62% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 13
Average daily rate £311 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.07% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £302 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.38 £21.75 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +24.46%
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
524 584 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.57% 22.08% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 340 244
Average daily rate £370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £273 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £47.50 £16.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -21 9 £300 -14.28% 5
Stirling - 5 - - 3
Glasgow +6 4 £219 -29.43% 4
South Ayrshire - 1 £350 -
BusinessObjects
UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 35 (89.74%) SQL
2 25 (64.10%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (56.41%) Oracle
4 16 (41.03%) PL/SQL
4 16 (41.03%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (35.90%) ETL
5 14 (35.90%) Oracle Database
6 13 (33.33%) Finance
7 10 (25.64%) SAP
8 9 (23.08%) SAS
9 8 (20.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (17.95%) SAP Data Services
11 6 (15.38%) Informatica
11 6 (15.38%) RDBMS
11 6 (15.38%) Java
11 6 (15.38%) Tableau
11 6 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
11 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
11 6 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (15.38%) BusinessObjects XI
11 6 (15.38%) SAS EBI
12 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (12.82%) Taleo
12 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
13 4 (10.26%) Quality Management
13 4 (10.26%) Unix
13 4 (10.26%) Linux
13 4 (10.26%) VBA

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (23.08%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Taleo
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (35.90%) Oracle Database
3 8 (20.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (17.95%) SAP Data Services
5 6 (15.38%) BusinessObjects XI
5 6 (15.38%) RDBMS
5 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 6 (15.38%) SAS EBI
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (10.26%) QlikView
8 3 (7.69%) MS Access
9 2 (5.13%) Data Mart
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (2.56%) Big Data
10 1 (2.56%) BODI
10 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.56%) ERwin
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.56%) Toad
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Business Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Business Objects Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Report Developer
5 3 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) ETL Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Report Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) SAP BI Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) SAP BI Developer
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Data Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Developer
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Ergonomics
3 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.56%) e-Health
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
1 4 (10.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (35.90%) ETL
3 6 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
3 6 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
4 4 (10.26%) Quality Management
5 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.69%) Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.13%) Change Control
6 2 (5.13%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.13%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (5.13%) SDLC
6 2 (5.13%) Service Management
6 2 (5.13%) Time Management
6 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) SQL
2 16 (41.03%) PL/SQL
3 6 (15.38%) Java
4 4 (10.26%) VBA
5 2 (5.13%) ABAP
5 2 (5.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Control-M
2 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Oracle
2 10 (25.64%) SAP
3 6 (15.38%) Informatica
3 6 (15.38%) Tableau
4 3 (7.69%) Cognos
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Omniture
5 2 (5.13%) Perforce
5 2 (5.13%) Sybase
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) InterSystems
6 1 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.56%) Netezza
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
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