The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
Rank 539 433 467
Rank change year-on-year
-106 +34
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 56 145 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.47% 1.24% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 95 76
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£400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.50

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
11973 11668 12148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 21.89% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7383 7211 7091
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £251 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 198 311
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £27.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% +10.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £17.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 22 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 22 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 -99 49 £416 +4.06% 17
London -29 24 £400 -5.88% 4
City of London +10 8 £433 -3.88% 1
South East -10 8 £425 +54.54% 4
Birmingham +3 6 £325 - 3
West Midlands -24 6 £325 +8.33% 3
South West -31 6 £465 +20.00% 6
Surrey - 5 £425 - 1
Gloucestershire -19 4 £465 +24.00% 5
Yorkshire +3 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -8 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Haywards Heath - - - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 1
Bedford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Salisbury - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -

BusinessObjects XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 139 (88.54%) Business Objects
2 97 (61.78%) SQL
3 77 (49.04%) Oracle
4 71 (45.22%) Data Warehouse
5 70 (44.59%) Business Intelligence
6 53 (33.76%) Finance
7 48 (30.57%) SQL Server
8 45 (28.66%) ETL
8 45 (28.66%) Oracle Database
9 43 (27.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 37 (23.57%) PL/SQL
11 34 (21.66%) BusinessObjects
12 30 (19.11%) Relational Database
13 29 (18.47%) Informatica
14 28 (17.83%) SAP
15 27 (17.20%) Banking
16 25 (15.92%) RDBMS
17 24 (15.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 23 (14.65%) Analytics
19 22 (14.01%) PowerCenter
20 21 (13.38%) Data Modelling
21 20 (12.74%) MS Excel
22 19 (12.10%) XML
23 17 (10.83%) T-SQL
24 16 (10.19%) Data Analysis
24 16 (10.19%) Migration
24 16 (10.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 16 (10.19%) Data Mart
25 15 (9.55%) Oracle Database 11g
25 15 (9.55%) Agile Software Development

BusinessObjects XI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (3.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.91%) IIS
4 3 (1.91%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.27%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.64%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (12.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.10%) MS Office
3 3 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.27%) MS Project
5 1 (0.64%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) IntelliMatch
1 2 (1.27%) SAP BPC
1 2 (1.27%) SAP SD
1 2 (1.27%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) Intranet
2 1 (0.64%) DHCP
2 1 (0.64%) SNMP
2 1 (0.64%) DNS
2 1 (0.64%) LDAP
2 1 (0.64%) 3G
2 1 (0.64%) Telnet
2 1 (0.64%) SAN
2 1 (0.64%) 2G
2 1 (0.64%) LTE
2 1 (0.64%) 4G
2 1 (0.64%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (45.22%) Data Warehouse
2 48 (30.57%) SQL Server
3 45 (28.66%) Oracle Database
4 43 (27.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 34 (21.66%) BusinessObjects
6 30 (19.11%) Relational Database
7 25 (15.92%) RDBMS
8 24 (15.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (14.01%) PowerCenter
10 16 (10.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (10.19%) Data Mart
11 15 (9.55%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (8.92%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (7.64%) MS Access
14 8 (5.10%) QlikView
15 7 (4.46%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (4.46%) Oracle Database 12c
16 6 (3.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Toad
2 3 (1.91%) Subversion
2 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.27%) Rational Rose
3 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.64%) JUnit
4 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.64%) ERwin
4 1 (0.64%) Maven
4 1 (0.64%) JIRA
4 1 (0.64%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.64%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 53 (33.76%) Finance
2 27 (17.20%) Banking
3 8 (5.10%) Retail
3 8 (5.10%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.18%) Marketing
6 3 (1.91%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Electronics
8 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 87 (55.41%) Developer
2 52 (33.12%) Business Developer
3 41 (26.11%) Business Objects Developer
4 30 (19.11%) Analyst
5 21 (13.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 14 (8.92%) Consultant
7 12 (7.64%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 11 (7.01%) Informatica Developer
9 10 (6.37%) Business Objects Consultant
10 9 (5.73%) Business Analyst
10 9 (5.73%) Business Consultant
11 8 (5.10%) ETL Developer
12 7 (4.46%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
12 7 (4.46%) Business Objects Analyst
12 7 (4.46%) Oracle Developer
12 7 (4.46%) Integration Analyst
13 6 (3.82%) Informatica ETL Developer
13 6 (3.82%) SAP Developer
13 6 (3.82%) Systems Analyst
14 5 (3.18%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.10%) XML
2 14 (8.92%) SAP XI
3 7 (4.46%) .NET
4 6 (3.82%) MDX
4 6 (3.82%) Velocity
5 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.27%) Web Services
6 2 (1.27%) HTML
7 1 (0.64%) J2EE
7 1 (0.64%) JDBC
7 1 (0.64%) JSP
7 1 (0.64%) Servlets
7 1 (0.64%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.64%) Spring
7 1 (0.64%) JSF
7 1 (0.64%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.73%) Visualisation
2 7 (4.46%) Informatics
3 6 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.27%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.27%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.27%) Statistics
5 2 (1.27%) Economics
6 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.64%) DTV
6 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.64%) NHS
6 1 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.64%) Replication
6 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.64%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.64%) Derivative
6 1 (0.64%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.18%) UNIX
1 5 (3.18%) Linux
2 4 (2.55%) Windows
3 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.27%) HPUX
4 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (44.59%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (28.66%) ETL
3 23 (14.65%) Analytics
4 21 (13.38%) Data Modelling
5 16 (10.19%) Data Analysis
5 16 (10.19%) Migration
6 15 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (8.28%) Validation
8 11 (7.01%) System Testing
8 11 (7.01%) Data Validation
8 11 (7.01%) Incident Management
9 10 (6.37%) Data Cleansing
9 10 (6.37%) Workflow
10 9 (5.73%) Data Management
10 9 (5.73%) Business Analysis
10 9 (5.73%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (5.73%) Data Architecture
11 8 (5.10%) Master Data Management
11 8 (5.10%) Kimball Methodology
11 8 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (61.78%) SQL
2 37 (23.57%) PL/SQL
3 17 (10.83%) T-SQL
4 9 (5.73%) VBA
5 7 (4.46%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.82%) C#
7 4 (2.55%) Perl
8 3 (1.91%) Java
9 2 (1.27%) R
9 2 (1.27%) C++
9 2 (1.27%) VB
9 2 (1.27%) ABAP
10 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.64%) VBScript
10 1 (0.64%) VB6
10 1 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (3.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.55%) Degree
3 3 (1.91%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.64%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 139 (88.54%) Business Objects
2 77 (49.04%) Oracle
3 29 (18.47%) Informatica
4 28 (17.83%) SAP
5 13 (8.28%) Microsoft
6 12 (7.64%) Hyperion
7 5 (3.18%) Cognos
7 5 (3.18%) Teradata
8 4 (2.55%) IBM
9 3 (1.91%) Siebel
9 3 (1.91%) Charles River
9 3 (1.91%) Jaspersoft
10 2 (1.27%) Tableau
10 2 (1.27%) Greenplum
10 2 (1.27%) Northgate
10 2 (1.27%) Perforce
11 1 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.64%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.64%) Nortel
11 1 (0.64%) Sun
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