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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 115 122 111
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 13 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.038% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.15% 0.18% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
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£425 - £271
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 - £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%
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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
604 570 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.27% 21.44% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 301 274
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £33.75 £18.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -64.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £15.38 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.35 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 28 April 2015.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 April 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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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
Glasgow +2 10 £425 -
Edinburgh -2 1 £363 -
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UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 28 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (53.57%) SAP Data Services
4 13 (46.43%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (46.43%) SQL
5 12 (42.86%) ABAP
5 12 (42.86%) Oracle
5 12 (42.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 11 (39.29%) PL/SQL
7 10 (35.71%) SAP HANA
8 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
9 8 (28.57%) Data Modelling
10 7 (25.00%) SAP BW
10 7 (25.00%) NetWeaver
10 7 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (21.43%) Tableau
11 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (21.43%) SAP BI
11 6 (21.43%) Windows
11 6 (21.43%) Java
11 6 (21.43%) SAP Basis
11 6 (21.43%) Dimensional Modelling
11 6 (21.43%) SAP Implementation
12 5 (17.86%) Data Extraction
12 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
12 5 (17.86%) ETL
13 4 (14.29%) SAP XI
13 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 7 (25.00%) NetWeaver
2 2 (7.14%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SAP Data Services
2 13 (46.43%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (42.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 10 (35.71%) SAP HANA
5 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
6 7 (25.00%) SAP BW
6 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (21.43%) SAP BI
8 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (7.14%) BODI
10 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
11 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (3.57%) QlikView
11 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Consultant
3 9 (32.14%) SAP Consultant
3 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (21.43%) SAP Developer
5 5 (17.86%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) SAP BW Developer
6 3 (10.71%) SAP BI Developer
7 2 (7.14%) SAP Business Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) SAP BI Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Business Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Business Objects Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Business Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Tester
8 1 (3.57%) SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) SAP Basis
2 4 (14.29%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
1 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 7 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (21.43%) SAP Implementation
4 6 (21.43%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (17.86%) ETL
6 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) Change Management
8 1 (3.57%) Migration
8 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) ABAP
3 11 (39.29%) PL/SQL
4 6 (21.43%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (21.43%) Tableau
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Informatica