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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BusinessObjects Developer
Rank 542 537 497
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Business Objects Developer 83 79 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 68 60
Average daily rate
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£425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £500 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 30 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 28 August 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
England -11 79 £413 +5.76% 11
London +18 43 £475 +11.76% 6
South East -13 14 £300 -21.56%
City of London +3 10 £475 +4.10%
East of England +2 5 £250 -39.39%
South West -14 5 £370 +8.82% 1
Hertfordshire 0 4 £250 -39.39%
West Midlands 0 4 £381 -7.57% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £313 -
Gloucestershire -1 3 £365 -21.50% 1
Berkshire -5 3 £288 -32.35%
Yorkshire -27 3 £375 - 3
Midlands - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 3
Leeds - 3 £375 - 2
North West -33 2 £238 -32.14%
Wiltshire - 2 £413 -
Swindon - 2 £413 -
Hook - 2 £325 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £250 -
Middlesex - 2 £288 -
Surrey - 2 £425 -
Birmingham +4 1 £400 -3.03%
Manchester -20 1 £238 -32.14%
Croydon -22 1 £388 +51.96%
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £375 -
Merseyside - 1 - -

Business Objects Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 151 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 81 (53.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 70 (46.36%) Business Intelligence
4 51 (33.77%) SAP
5 50 (33.11%) SQL
6 47 (31.13%) Oracle
7 46 (30.46%) Finance
8 45 (29.80%) Data Warehouse
8 45 (29.80%) BusinessObjects XI
9 37 (24.50%) ETL
10 34 (22.52%) Banking
11 33 (21.85%) SQL Server
12 31 (20.53%) SAP Data Services
13 26 (17.22%) Data Modelling
14 19 (12.58%) Crystal Reports
15 18 (11.92%) Kimball Methodology
16 16 (10.60%) Investment Banking
17 15 (9.93%) Unit Testing
17 15 (9.93%) Migration
18 14 (9.27%) Business Analysis
18 14 (9.27%) Java
18 14 (9.27%) SAP BW
19 12 (7.95%) .NET
19 12 (7.95%) Oracle Reports
19 12 (7.95%) Credit Risk
19 12 (7.95%) Dimensional Modelling
19 12 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
19 12 (7.95%) ETL Development
20 11 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
20 11 (7.28%) Tableau

Business Objects Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (3.31%) SAS
2 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.66%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Global One
1 1 (0.66%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.65%) LAN
1 4 (2.65%) WAN
1 4 (2.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 81 (53.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 45 (29.80%) BusinessObjects XI
3 45 (29.80%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (21.85%) SQL Server
5 31 (20.53%) SAP Data Services
6 19 (12.58%) Crystal Reports
7 14 (9.27%) SAP BW
8 12 (7.95%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (7.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (7.28%) QlikView
10 10 (6.62%) SAP BI
10 10 (6.62%) Relational Database
11 9 (5.96%) Oracle Database
11 9 (5.96%) Lumira
12 8 (5.30%) Data Mart
12 8 (5.30%) Xcelsius
13 7 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (3.97%) BODI
Development Applications
1 7 (4.64%) JIRA
2 4 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 46 (30.46%) Finance
2 34 (22.52%) Banking
3 16 (10.60%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.97%) Retail
5 4 (2.65%) Publishing
6 2 (1.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.66%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.95%) .NET
2 10 (6.62%) XML
3 5 (3.31%) SAP XI
3 5 (3.31%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.99%) Web Services
6 2 (1.32%) JSON
6 2 (1.32%) MDX
7 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.95%) Credit Risk
2 11 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.96%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.31%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.99%) NHS
6 2 (1.32%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.30%) UNIX
2 5 (3.31%) Windows
3 4 (2.65%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (46.36%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (24.50%) ETL
3 26 (17.22%) Data Modelling
4 18 (11.92%) Kimball Methodology
5 15 (9.93%) Unit Testing
5 15 (9.93%) Migration
6 14 (9.27%) Business Analysis
7 12 (7.95%) Dimensional Modelling
7 12 (7.95%) ETL Development
8 11 (7.28%) Regression Testing
9 8 (5.30%) Dashboard Development
10 7 (4.64%) CRM
10 7 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.64%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.31%) Validation
11 5 (3.31%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (3.31%) Technical Analysis
12 4 (2.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (2.65%) Office Automation
12 4 (2.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (33.11%) SQL
2 14 (9.27%) Java
3 11 (7.28%) PL/SQL
4 10 (6.62%) VBA
5 5 (3.31%) VB
5 5 (3.31%) C#
6 4 (2.65%) C++
6 4 (2.65%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.32%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (3.97%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.99%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 51 (33.77%) SAP
2 47 (31.13%) Oracle
3 11 (7.28%) Tableau
4 5 (3.31%) Sybase
5 4 (2.65%) Netezza
6 3 (1.99%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.32%) IBM
7 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.32%) Datameer
8 1 (0.66%) Informatica
8 1 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.66%) Cognos
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