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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 114 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 26 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 1.20% 1.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.32% 6.24% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 19
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £261 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -
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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
602 529 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.87% 19.17% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 259 250
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.62% -39.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £11.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £61.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Glasgow +9 18 £375 +25.00% 6
Edinburgh -16 6 £320 -14.66% 2
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
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BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 38 (56.72%) Finance
2 30 (44.78%) SQL
3 23 (34.33%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
4 20 (29.85%) SAP
5 18 (26.87%) Oracle
5 18 (26.87%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (25.37%) QlikView
7 16 (23.88%) Banking
8 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (19.40%) SAS
9 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
10 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
11 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
11 10 (14.93%) ETL
11 10 (14.93%) ABAP
11 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (14.93%) SAP HANA
12 9 (13.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
13 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (10.45%) Data Extraction
13 7 (10.45%) Cognos
13 7 (10.45%) SAP Data Services
14 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (8.96%) NetWeaver
14 6 (8.96%) Java
14 6 (8.96%) Windows

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (19.40%) SAS
2 6 (8.96%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) DNS
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
1 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (26.87%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (25.37%) QlikView
4 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (14.93%) SAP HANA
6 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (13.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 7 (10.45%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (8.96%) BusinessObjects XI
10 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
10 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (7.46%) SAP BW
11 3 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.99%) BODI
12 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.99%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.49%) Toad
1 1 (1.49%) ERwin
General
1 38 (56.72%) Finance
2 16 (23.88%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Retail
5 2 (2.99%) Back Office
6 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.49%) Law
6 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) Analyst
2 21 (31.34%) Developer
3 15 (22.39%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Test Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) MI Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Tester
8 4 (5.97%) SAP Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (4.48%) SAP BW Developer
9 3 (4.48%) MI Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Business Objects Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) SAP Basis
2 3 (4.48%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (4.48%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Data Extraction
3 6 (8.96%) Credit Risk
4 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.48%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.48%) Equities
6 2 (2.99%) Data Conversion
6 2 (2.99%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.49%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
1 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
2 10 (14.93%) ETL
3 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
4 6 (8.96%) SAP Implementation
5 5 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (7.46%) SDLC
6 4 (5.97%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (5.97%) Waterfall
6 4 (5.97%) Metadata Management
6 4 (5.97%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.48%) Project Management
7 3 (4.48%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.48%) Time Management
8 2 (2.99%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (2.99%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) SQL
2 10 (14.93%) ABAP
3 6 (8.96%) Java
4 5 (7.46%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.48%) VBA
6 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) SAP
2 18 (26.87%) Oracle
3 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.45%) Cognos
5 4 (5.97%) Tableau
6 1 (1.49%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) Informatica
6 1 (1.49%) Sophos
6 1 (1.49%) Omniture
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