The first table below looks at the demand for BusinessObjects XI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects XI over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
Rank 529 419 430
Rank change year-on-year
-110 +11
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 61 155 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.53% 1.41% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 99 88
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£416 £400 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% +9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.75
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11452 11008 11994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.96% 21.53% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7072 6722 7076
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 214 311
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £51.30 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

BusinessObjects XI
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects XI within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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 -79 54 £433 +2.97% 8
London -41 29 £438 +2.33% 3
City of London +6 11 £448 +5.29% 1
South East -15 8 £425 +70.00%
West Midlands -18 6 £325 +8.33% 3
Birmingham -3 5 £325 - 2
Surrey - 4 £400 -
South West -30 3 £350 +5.26%
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £500 +25.00%
Yorkshire 0 1 - -
Gloucestershire -16 1 £475 +26.66%
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Buckingham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Bedford - - - - 1
Salisbury - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Farnborough - - - -

BusinessObjects XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BusinessObjects XI also 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 that cited BusinessObjects XI.

1 145 (87.88%) Business Objects
2 104 (63.03%) SQL
3 86 (52.12%) Oracle
4 79 (47.88%) Business Intelligence
5 73 (44.24%) Data Warehouse
6 57 (34.55%) Finance
7 47 (28.48%) SQL Server
7 47 (28.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 45 (27.27%) ETL
9 43 (26.06%) Oracle Database
10 40 (24.24%) PL/SQL
11 36 (21.82%) BusinessObjects
12 29 (17.58%) SAP
12 29 (17.58%) Banking
12 29 (17.58%) Relational Database
13 28 (16.97%) Informatica
14 26 (15.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 24 (14.55%) RDBMS
16 23 (13.94%) Data Modelling
16 23 (13.94%) Analytics
17 21 (12.73%) MS Excel
17 21 (12.73%) PowerCenter
17 21 (12.73%) Migration
18 17 (10.30%) XML
19 16 (9.70%) T-SQL
19 16 (9.70%) Data Analysis
19 16 (9.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 15 (9.09%) Data Mart
20 15 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008

BusinessObjects XI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BusinessObjects XI also 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 that cited BusinessObjects XI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.88%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.82%) IIS
5 2 (1.21%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.85%) MS Office
3 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) SAP BPC
1 2 (1.21%) IntelliMatch
1 2 (1.21%) SAP SD
1 2 (1.21%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.21%) Intranet
2 1 (0.61%) LDAP
2 1 (0.61%) DHCP
2 1 (0.61%) SNMP
2 1 (0.61%) DNS
2 1 (0.61%) 2G
2 1 (0.61%) 3G
2 1 (0.61%) Telnet
2 1 (0.61%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.61%) LTE
2 1 (0.61%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (44.24%) Data Warehouse
2 47 (28.48%) SQL Server
2 47 (28.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 43 (26.06%) Oracle Database
4 36 (21.82%) BusinessObjects
5 29 (17.58%) Relational Database
6 26 (15.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (14.55%) RDBMS
8 21 (12.73%) PowerCenter
9 16 (9.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (9.09%) Data Mart
10 15 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (8.48%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (8.48%) MS Access
12 11 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (6.06%) QlikView
14 8 (4.85%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (4.24%) Oracle Database 12c
16 6 (3.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Toad
2 3 (1.82%) Subversion
2 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.21%) Rational Rose
3 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.61%) JIRA
4 1 (0.61%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.61%) Maven
4 1 (0.61%) JUnit
4 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.61%) ERwin
4 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.61%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 57 (34.55%) Finance
2 29 (17.58%) Banking
3 8 (4.85%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.24%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.42%) Retail
6 3 (1.82%) Marketing
7 2 (1.21%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 96 (58.18%) Developer
2 54 (32.73%) Business Developer
3 43 (26.06%) Business Objects Developer
4 32 (19.39%) Analyst
5 29 (17.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 14 (8.48%) Consultant
7 11 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 11 (6.67%) Informatica Developer
7 11 (6.67%) Report Developer
8 10 (6.06%) Business Objects Consultant
9 9 (5.45%) Business Consultant
9 9 (5.45%) Business Analyst
10 7 (4.24%) Integration Analyst
10 7 (4.24%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
10 7 (4.24%) ETL Developer
10 7 (4.24%) Business Objects Analyst
10 7 (4.24%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (3.64%) Informatica ETL Developer
11 6 (3.64%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.64%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.30%) XML
2 12 (7.27%) SAP XI
3 8 (4.85%) .NET
4 7 (4.24%) MDX
5 6 (3.64%) Velocity
6 4 (2.42%) HTML
6 4 (2.42%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.21%) Web Services
8 1 (0.61%) Spring
8 1 (0.61%) JSF
8 1 (0.61%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.61%) JDBC
8 1 (0.61%) JSP
8 1 (0.61%) Servlets
8 1 (0.61%) J2EE
8 1 (0.61%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.45%) Visualisation
2 7 (4.24%) Informatics
3 6 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.21%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.21%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.21%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.21%) Economics
5 2 (1.21%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.21%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.21%) Statistics
6 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.61%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.61%) Derivative
6 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.61%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.61%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.03%) UNIX
1 5 (3.03%) Linux
2 4 (2.42%) Windows
3 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.21%) HPUX
4 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (47.88%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (27.27%) ETL
3 23 (13.94%) Data Modelling
3 23 (13.94%) Analytics
4 21 (12.73%) Migration
5 16 (9.70%) Data Analysis
6 15 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (8.48%) Validation
8 11 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (6.67%) System Testing
8 11 (6.67%) Data Validation
8 11 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 10 (6.06%) Workflow
9 10 (6.06%) Data Cleansing
10 9 (5.45%) Data Management
10 9 (5.45%) Data Architecture
11 8 (4.85%) Master Data Management
11 8 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (4.24%) Fund Management
12 7 (4.24%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (63.03%) SQL
2 40 (24.24%) PL/SQL
3 16 (9.70%) T-SQL
4 11 (6.67%) VBA
5 7 (4.24%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.64%) C#
7 3 (1.82%) VB
7 3 (1.82%) Perl
8 2 (1.21%) R
8 2 (1.21%) C
8 2 (1.21%) ABAP
8 2 (1.21%) Java
8 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.21%) VB6
9 1 (0.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.42%) Degree
3 3 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.27%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.21%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 145 (87.88%) Business Objects
2 86 (52.12%) Oracle
3 29 (17.58%) SAP
4 28 (16.97%) Informatica
5 13 (7.88%) Microsoft
6 12 (7.27%) Hyperion
7 5 (3.03%) IBM
7 5 (3.03%) Cognos
8 3 (1.82%) Charles River
8 3 (1.82%) Jaspersoft
9 2 (1.21%) Tableau
9 2 (1.21%) Siebel
9 2 (1.21%) Teradata
9 2 (1.21%) Perforce
9 2 (1.21%) Greenplum
9 2 (1.21%) Northgate
10 1 (0.61%) Huawei
10 1 (0.61%) Kalido
10 1 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.61%) Ericsson
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