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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Objects Developer
Rank 566 478 475
Rank change year-on-year
-88 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Objects Developer 63 103 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 52 65
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£438 £409 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% +6.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 -

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
52873 48864 52221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.73% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32949 29518 29383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2105 2573
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -66 62 £439 +8.00% 17
London -1 37 £475 -2.56% 2
South West -23 14 £350 -16.66% 8
City of London +13 11 £475 -5.00%
East of England -18 8 £375 -6.25%
Bristol -26 5 £375 -10.71% 3
Scotland -8 1 £400 -3.61% 1
North West -12 1 £525 +110.00% 1
West Midlands -16 1 - - 1
South East -37 1 £325 -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Haywards Heath - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Docklands, London - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Witham - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 4

Business Objects Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 139 (97.89%) Business Objects
2 80 (56.34%) SQL
3 56 (39.44%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (33.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 45 (31.69%) Oracle
5 45 (31.69%) Finance
6 44 (30.99%) BusinessObjects XI
7 41 (28.87%) Banking
8 32 (22.54%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (21.83%) SQL Server
10 28 (19.72%) ETL
11 27 (19.01%) BusinessObjects
12 22 (15.49%) SAP
12 22 (15.49%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (11.27%) Oracle Database
13 16 (11.27%) Relational Database
14 15 (10.56%) Data Modelling
14 15 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (9.86%) PL/SQL
16 11 (7.75%) Business Analysis
16 11 (7.75%) SAP BW
17 10 (7.04%) Informatica
17 10 (7.04%) RDBMS
17 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
17 10 (7.04%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (7.04%) T-SQL
17 10 (7.04%) Degree
17 10 (7.04%) MDX
17 10 (7.04%) Tableau
18 9 (6.34%) SAP Data Services

Business Objects Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.11%) MS Project
3 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.11%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.41%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (0.70%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.70%) SAP ECC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (33.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 44 (30.99%) BusinessObjects XI
3 32 (22.54%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (21.83%) SQL Server
5 27 (19.01%) BusinessObjects
6 16 (11.27%) Oracle Database
6 16 (11.27%) Relational Database
7 11 (7.75%) SAP BW
8 10 (7.04%) RDBMS
8 10 (7.04%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (6.34%) SAP Data Services
10 8 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (4.93%) QlikView
12 6 (4.23%) Xcelsius
12 6 (4.23%) SAP HANA
12 6 (4.23%) OLAP
13 5 (3.52%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Toad
2 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 45 (31.69%) Finance
2 41 (28.87%) Banking
3 7 (4.93%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.52%) Retail
5 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.41%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Local Government
8 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.04%) MDX
2 4 (2.82%) HTML
3 3 (2.11%) .NET
4 2 (1.41%) XML
4 2 (1.41%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.23%) Credit Risk
2 5 (3.52%) Market Risk
2 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.11%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.11%) NHS
5 2 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.41%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.41%) Economics
5 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.41%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.70%) Derivative
6 1 (0.70%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.70%) FMCG
6 1 (0.70%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.70%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.34%) UNIX
2 1 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.44%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (19.72%) ETL
3 22 (15.49%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (10.56%) Data Modelling
4 15 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.75%) Business Analysis
6 7 (4.93%) Migration
6 7 (4.93%) Scrum
6 7 (4.93%) TDD
7 6 (4.23%) Release Management
7 6 (4.23%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (3.52%) CRM
9 4 (2.82%) Project Management
9 4 (2.82%) Software Engineering
9 4 (2.82%) System Testing
9 4 (2.82%) Analytics
9 4 (2.82%) Data Architecture
10 3 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (56.34%) SQL
2 14 (9.86%) PL/SQL
3 10 (7.04%) T-SQL
4 8 (5.63%) ABAP
5 5 (3.52%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.82%) Java
7 3 (2.11%) VBA
8 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.70%) R
9 1 (0.70%) C#
9 1 (0.70%) VB
9 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (7.04%) Degree
2 3 (2.11%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) Basel II
2 2 (1.41%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.70%) Basel III
Vendors
1 139 (97.89%) Business Objects
2 45 (31.69%) Oracle
3 22 (15.49%) SAP
4 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.04%) Informatica
4 10 (7.04%) Tableau
5 7 (4.93%) Teradata
6 4 (2.82%) Siebel
7 3 (2.11%) Sybase
7 3 (2.11%) Northgate
8 1 (0.70%) JDA
8 1 (0.70%) IBM
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