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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Objects Developer
Rank 538 534 448
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -86
Contract jobs requiring a Business Objects Developer 58 61 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 70
Average daily rate
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£419 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
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
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 25 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 29 May 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 -24 54 £419 +4.68% 13
London -5 29 £431 -4.16% 9
South East -2 10 £300 -17.80%
City of London -1 6 £425 -10.52% 3
East of England +6 5 £400 +66.66%
Kent - 4 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £406 -
South West +11 2 £425 +21.42%
Hampshire +1 2 £275 -
Scotland 0 2 - -
West Midlands -8 2 - - 2
Cheshire -8 2 £388 -
North West -16 2 £388 - 1
Yorkshire -18 2 £400 +171.18% 1
Middlesex - 2 £300 -
Walsall - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - -
Glasgow -2 1 - -
Hertfordshire -14 1 £350 +45.83%
Oxfordshire -20 1 £475 -
Wiltshire - 1 £450 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £275 -
Luton - 1 £400 -
Swindon - 1 £450 -

Business Objects Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 111 (95.69%) Business Objects
2 55 (47.41%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (39.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 45 (38.79%) SQL
5 44 (37.93%) Finance
6 42 (36.21%) SAP
7 38 (32.76%) BusinessObjects
8 32 (27.59%) Oracle
9 31 (26.72%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (22.41%) ETL
11 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
11 25 (21.55%) BusinessObjects XI
12 22 (18.97%) Banking
12 22 (18.97%) SAP Data Services
13 19 (16.38%) SAP BW
14 16 (13.79%) SAP BI
15 15 (12.93%) PL/SQL
16 12 (10.34%) VBA
16 12 (10.34%) UNIX
16 12 (10.34%) Relational Database
17 10 (8.62%) Migration
18 9 (7.76%) Investment Banking
18 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 9 (7.76%) Data Modelling
18 9 (7.76%) Crystal Reports
18 9 (7.76%) Dimensional Modelling
18 9 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008
19 8 (6.90%) CRM
19 8 (6.90%) .NET
20 7 (6.03%) Agile Software Development

Business Objects Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (3.45%) SAS
2 2 (1.72%) CMS
2 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Project
3 2 (1.72%) MS Office
4 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.86%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.86%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.86%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) LAN
1 1 (0.86%) WAN
1 1 (0.86%) Intranet
1 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (39.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 38 (32.76%) BusinessObjects
3 31 (26.72%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
4 25 (21.55%) BusinessObjects XI
5 22 (18.97%) SAP Data Services
6 19 (16.38%) SAP BW
7 16 (13.79%) SAP BI
8 12 (10.34%) Relational Database
9 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (7.76%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (6.03%) QlikView
11 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database
11 6 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (5.17%) BODI
12 5 (4.31%) OLAP
12 5 (4.31%) RDBMS
12 5 (4.31%) Data Mart
12 5 (4.31%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Toad
1 1 (0.86%) JIRA
1 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 44 (37.93%) Finance
2 22 (18.97%) Banking
3 9 (7.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Legal
4 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) .NET
2 4 (3.45%) Web Services
2 4 (3.45%) XML
3 3 (2.59%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.45%) Data Structures
2 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.72%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.86%) NHS
4 1 (0.86%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.86%) Equities
4 1 (0.86%) Derivative
4 1 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.86%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.86%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.34%) UNIX
2 5 (4.31%) Windows
3 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.41%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (22.41%) ETL
3 10 (8.62%) Migration
4 9 (7.76%) Data Modelling
4 9 (7.76%) Dimensional Modelling
5 8 (6.90%) CRM
6 7 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.03%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (5.17%) SDLC
8 5 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.31%) Change Data Capture
9 4 (3.45%) Data Migration
10 3 (2.59%) Test Strategy
10 3 (2.59%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (1.72%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (1.72%) Mentoring
11 2 (1.72%) Change Control
11 2 (1.72%) Analytics
11 2 (1.72%) Data Architecture
11 2 (1.72%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.79%) SQL
2 15 (12.93%) PL/SQL
3 12 (10.34%) VBA
4 6 (5.17%) VB
5 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.72%) Java
6 2 (1.72%) ABAP
7 1 (0.86%) C#
7 1 (0.86%) C++
7 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 111 (95.69%) Business Objects
2 42 (36.21%) SAP
3 32 (27.59%) Oracle
4 5 (4.31%) Cognos
4 5 (4.31%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.31%) Tableau
5 4 (3.45%) Sybase
6 2 (1.72%) IBM
7 1 (0.86%) Cerner
7 1 (0.86%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.86%) Teradata
7 1 (0.86%) Northgate
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