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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects Developer
Rank 555 516 460
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -56
Contract jobs requiring a Business Objects Developer 58 76 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 59 59
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£413 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £255 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £358 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.39% -0.69%
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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 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 3 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
England -46 56 £413 +3.12% 9
London -25 31 £475 - 3
South East -11 14 £300 -17.80%
City of London -21 9 £450 -14.28% 1
Kent - 4 - -
Middlesex - 4 £300 -
Hampshire +4 3 £275 -
North West -16 3 £375 +7.14%
East of England +3 2 - - 1
West Midlands 0 2 £394 +21.15% 2
Cheshire -3 2 £388 -
South West -11 2 £406 +37.71% 2
Yorkshire -19 2 £413 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £413 - 1
Leeds - 2 £413 - 1
Berkshire +12 1 - -
Surrey -6 1 - -
Manchester -8 1 £238 -32.14%
Croydon -11 1 £388 +51.96%
Oxfordshire -24 1 £475 -
Wiltshire - 1 £413 - 2
Norfolk - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £275 -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
Swindon - 1 £413 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Hook - 1 - -

Business Objects Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 128 (96.24%) Business Objects
2 63 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (45.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 49 (36.84%) SQL
4 49 (36.84%) Finance
5 46 (34.59%) SAP
6 42 (31.58%) BusinessObjects
7 39 (29.32%) Oracle
8 38 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (22.56%) ETL
9 30 (22.56%) BusinessObjects XI
10 27 (20.30%) SQL Server
10 27 (20.30%) Banking
11 26 (19.55%) SAP Data Services
12 19 (14.29%) SAP BW
13 15 (11.28%) PL/SQL
14 14 (10.53%) VBA
14 14 (10.53%) ETL Development
15 13 (9.77%) SAP BI
16 12 (9.02%) Data Modelling
16 12 (9.02%) Crystal Reports
16 12 (9.02%) UNIX
17 11 (8.27%) Migration
17 11 (8.27%) Relational Database
17 11 (8.27%) Kimball Methodology
18 10 (7.52%) SQL Server 2008
18 10 (7.52%) Investment Banking
18 10 (7.52%) BODI
19 9 (6.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 9 (6.77%) .NET

Business Objects Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (3.76%) SAS
2 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.75%) CMS
3 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.26%) MS Project
3 2 (1.50%) MS Office
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.75%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.75%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) LAN
1 2 (1.50%) WAN
1 2 (1.50%) Intranet
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (45.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 42 (31.58%) BusinessObjects
3 38 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (22.56%) BusinessObjects XI
5 27 (20.30%) SQL Server
6 26 (19.55%) SAP Data Services
7 19 (14.29%) SAP BW
8 13 (9.77%) SAP BI
9 12 (9.02%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (8.27%) Relational Database
11 10 (7.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (7.52%) BODI
12 9 (6.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (6.02%) QlikView
13 8 (6.02%) Oracle Database
14 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (3.76%) Data Mart
15 5 (3.76%) OLAP
15 5 (3.76%) RDBMS
15 5 (3.76%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.75%) Toad
General
1 49 (36.84%) Finance
2 27 (20.30%) Banking
3 10 (7.52%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.26%) Legal
5 2 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.77%) .NET
2 7 (5.26%) XML
3 4 (3.01%) SAP XI
3 4 (3.01%) Web Services
4 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.75%) MDX
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.76%) Data Structures
2 5 (3.76%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.50%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.75%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.75%) Equities
4 1 (0.75%) Derivative
4 1 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.75%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.02%) UNIX
2 4 (3.01%) Windows
3 2 (1.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (22.56%) ETL
3 14 (10.53%) ETL Development
4 12 (9.02%) Data Modelling
5 11 (8.27%) Migration
5 11 (8.27%) Kimball Methodology
6 9 (6.77%) Dimensional Modelling
7 8 (6.02%) CRM
8 6 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (3.76%) Unit Testing
9 5 (3.76%) Business Analysis
9 5 (3.76%) Change Data Capture
9 5 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.01%) SDLC
10 4 (3.01%) Dashboard Development
10 4 (3.01%) Data Migration
11 3 (2.26%) Asset Management
11 3 (2.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (36.84%) SQL
2 15 (11.28%) PL/SQL
3 14 (10.53%) VBA
4 8 (6.02%) VB
5 6 (4.51%) Java
6 2 (1.50%) C#
6 2 (1.50%) C++
6 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.50%) ABAP
7 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 128 (96.24%) Business Objects
2 46 (34.59%) SAP
3 39 (29.32%) Oracle
4 6 (4.51%) Tableau
5 4 (3.01%) Sybase
5 4 (3.01%) Cognos
5 4 (3.01%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.50%) IBM
6 2 (1.50%) Netezza
7 1 (0.75%) Cerner
7 1 (0.75%) Informatica
7 1 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.75%) Northgate
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