The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Objects Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Objects Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects Developer
Rank 549 468 482
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Objects Developer 43 102 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 44 52
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£410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +6.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £316 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £534 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Business Objects Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Objects Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Objects Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Objects Developer within the UK.

Business Objects Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Objects Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Objects Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Business Objects Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Objects Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Objects Developer within the UK.

Business Objects Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Objects Developer
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Objects Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
England -86 40 £423 +5.62% 4
London -14 24 £425 - 3
City of London -7 6 £425 -19.04% 1
East Midlands +9 2 - -
Yorkshire -11 2 - -
South East -48 2 £423 +30.00%
Northampton - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Surrey -5 1 £425 -
Scotland -9 1 £335 -19.27% 2
East of England -12 1 £450 +36.36%
West Midlands - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 2
Leeds - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Witham - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -

Business Objects Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Objects Developer in their job title 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 with Business Objects Developer in their job title.

1 112 (95.73%) Business Objects
2 73 (62.39%) SQL
3 41 (35.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 39 (33.33%) Oracle
4 39 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (32.48%) BusinessObjects XI
6 36 (30.77%) Banking
7 34 (29.06%) Finance
8 32 (27.35%) ETL
9 30 (25.64%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (19.66%) SQL Server
11 22 (18.80%) BusinessObjects
12 19 (16.24%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (16.24%) Relational Database
13 18 (15.38%) SAP
14 14 (11.97%) Data Modelling
14 14 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (11.11%) PL/SQL
16 12 (10.26%) RDBMS
16 12 (10.26%) Oracle Database
17 11 (9.40%) Informatica
18 10 (8.55%) Business Analysis
18 10 (8.55%) Degree
18 10 (8.55%) Tableau
19 9 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
19 9 (7.69%) Microsoft
19 9 (7.69%) T-SQL
20 8 (6.84%) Oracle Reports
20 8 (6.84%) Xcelsius
21 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Business Objects Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Objects Developer in their job title 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 with Business Objects Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) CMS
2 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Project
1 1 (0.85%) MS Office
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.85%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.85%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (35.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 38 (32.48%) BusinessObjects XI
3 30 (25.64%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (19.66%) SQL Server
5 22 (18.80%) BusinessObjects
6 19 (16.24%) Relational Database
7 12 (10.26%) Oracle Database
7 12 (10.26%) RDBMS
8 9 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
9 8 (6.84%) Xcelsius
9 8 (6.84%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (5.13%) QlikView
11 6 (5.13%) SAP BW
11 6 (5.13%) OLAP
12 5 (4.27%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (3.42%) SAP BI
13 4 (3.42%) BODI
13 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Toad
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (30.77%) Banking
2 34 (29.06%) Finance
3 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.42%) Retail
3 4 (3.42%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) HTML
1 4 (3.42%) .NET
1 4 (3.42%) MDX
2 2 (1.71%) XML
2 2 (1.71%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) Credit Risk
2 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.42%) Market Risk
3 4 (3.42%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.56%) NHS
4 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.85%) Economics
6 1 (0.85%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.98%) UNIX
2 3 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (27.35%) ETL
3 19 (16.24%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (11.97%) Data Modelling
4 14 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.55%) Business Analysis
6 7 (5.98%) TDD
6 7 (5.98%) Scrum
7 6 (5.13%) Migration
7 6 (5.13%) CRM
7 6 (5.13%) Release Management
7 6 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.42%) System Testing
8 4 (3.42%) Data Architecture
8 4 (3.42%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.42%) Project Management
8 4 (3.42%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.56%) Software Engineering
9 3 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (62.39%) SQL
2 13 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 9 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.27%) ABAP
5 4 (3.42%) VBA
5 4 (3.42%) Java
6 1 (0.85%) C#
6 1 (0.85%) VB
6 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) Basel II
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.85%) Basel III
3 1 (0.85%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 112 (95.73%) Business Objects
2 39 (33.33%) Oracle
3 18 (15.38%) SAP
4 11 (9.40%) Informatica
5 10 (8.55%) Tableau
6 9 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.13%) Teradata
8 3 (2.56%) Sybase
9 1 (0.85%) Cognos
9 1 (0.85%) Siebel
City of London
CPS Group
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £395 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago