The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects XI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects XI over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
UK
Rank 563 574 531
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -43
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 28 44 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.086% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.28% 0.38% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 36
Median daily rate £475 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £331 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
9964 11671 11133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.28% 22.94% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6662 7819 7287
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 224 161
Median hourly rate £35.50 £28.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £14.46 £15.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

BusinessObjects XI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects XI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BusinessObjects XI
Daily Rate Trend

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

BusinessObjects XI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BusinessObjects XI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

BusinessObjects XI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BusinessObjects XI
Hourly Rate Trend

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

BusinessObjects XI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BusinessObjects XI
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 27 £475 +18.75% 5
London +25 18 £475 -9.52% 3
South East +15 4 - -
West Midlands -5 3 £288 -17.85%
Warwickshire - 3 £288 -
Buckinghamshire -8 2 - -
Warwick - 2 £289 -
Scotland +25 1 £375 -
South West +13 1 £238 -47.22%
East of England +7 1 - -
Gloucestershire +3 1 £238 -50.00%
Milton Keynes +2 1 - -
Hertfordshire -4 1 - -
City of London -9 1 £475 -19.14% 2
Dundee - 1 £375 -
Gloucester - 1 £238 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -

BusinessObjects XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects XI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BusinessObjects XI.

1 34 (72.34%) BusinessObjects
2 30 (63.83%) Oracle
3 26 (55.32%) SQL
4 22 (46.81%) ETL
5 18 (38.30%) PL/SQL
6 17 (36.17%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (36.17%) Finance
7 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
7 16 (34.04%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (23.40%) Dimensional Modelling
9 10 (21.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 10 (21.28%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
10 9 (19.15%) Banking
11 8 (17.02%) QlikView
11 8 (17.02%) Data Mart
11 8 (17.02%) Data Modelling
11 8 (17.02%) Sybase
12 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
12 7 (14.89%) Oracle Financials
12 7 (14.89%) Use Case
12 7 (14.89%) Retail
12 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
12 7 (14.89%) ETRM
13 6 (12.77%) Sybase IQ
13 6 (12.77%) Front Office
13 6 (12.77%) Reference Data
13 6 (12.77%) Unix
13 6 (12.77%) SAP
14 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management

BusinessObjects XI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (6.38%) Northgate Housing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) RFID
2 1 (2.13%) 2G
2 1 (2.13%) 3G
2 1 (2.13%) DHCP
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) LTE
2 1 (2.13%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.13%) SNMP
2 1 (2.13%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (72.34%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (34.04%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
3 10 (21.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
5 8 (17.02%) Data Mart
5 8 (17.02%) QlikView
6 6 (12.77%) Sybase IQ
7 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (8.51%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
8 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
10 2 (4.26%) DB2
10 2 (4.26%) OLAP
10 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (4.26%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (2.13%) BODI
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Subversion
1 3 (6.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Banking
3 7 (14.89%) Retail
4 6 (12.77%) Front Office
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 13 (27.66%) Business Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) DBA
4 7 (14.89%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (12.77%) Designer
5 6 (12.77%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) ICT Officer
8 3 (6.38%) ICT Support
8 3 (6.38%) ICT Support Officer
8 3 (6.38%) Report Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Support Officer
8 3 (6.38%) Systems Support
9 2 (4.26%) Data Architect
9 2 (4.26%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
1 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.26%) SAP XI
2 2 (4.26%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Reference Data
2 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Unix
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) ETL
2 17 (36.17%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (23.40%) Dimensional Modelling
4 10 (21.28%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (17.02%) Data Modelling
6 7 (14.89%) ETRM
6 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
6 7 (14.89%) Use Case
7 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.64%) SDLC
8 4 (8.51%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.38%) Quality Management
9 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.38%) Test Management
9 3 (6.38%) Validation
10 2 (4.26%) Data Architecture
10 2 (4.26%) Data Governance
10 2 (4.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) SQL
2 18 (38.30%) PL/SQL
3 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.26%) C#
6 2 (4.26%) VBA
7 1 (2.13%) C
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) Java
7 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.13%) Perl
7 1 (2.13%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) ISEB
1 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) ISO 9000
2 2 (4.26%) QA
3 1 (2.13%) Basel II
3 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) Sybase
3 6 (12.77%) SAP
4 3 (6.38%) Informatica
4 3 (6.38%) Northgate
4 3 (6.38%) Teradata
5 2 (4.26%) Cognos
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.13%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.13%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.13%) Huawei
6 1 (2.13%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (2.13%) Nortel
6 1 (2.13%) Orchard
6 1 (2.13%) Remedy
6 1 (2.13%) Samsung
6 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow