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 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
Rank 619 569 526
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -43
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 45 78 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.37% 0.60% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 65
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £562 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +9.23%
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
12175 12956 12418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.78% 22.84% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8239 8360 7823
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 170 218
Median hourly rate £32.75 £32.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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 1 May 2016.

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 25 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 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -38 37 £425 +13.33% 11
London -43 19 £450 +5.88% 6
Scotland -19 7 £500 +40.35% 1
City of London +33 6 £450 +2.85% 2
South East -21 6 £400 +23.07%
West Midlands - 6 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £400 +23.07%
Stirling - 5 - -
East of England +10 4 £265 -33.75% 2
Hertfordshire +13 3 £290 -17.14%
Milton Keynes +2 3 £375 +17.64%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £290 -
Worcester - 2 £313 -
Birmingham - 2 £350 -
Worcestershire - 2 £313 -
Glasgow +3 1 £500 +81.81%
West Sussex -13 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
North West - 1 £325 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £300 -
Liverpool - 1 £325 -
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £240 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £240 - 2

BusinessObjects XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 71 (86.59%) BusinessObjects
2 61 (74.39%) SQL
3 44 (53.66%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (45.12%) Oracle
4 37 (45.12%) ETL
5 35 (42.68%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (40.24%) Finance
7 28 (34.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 20 (24.39%) PL/SQL
9 19 (23.17%) Banking
10 18 (21.95%) Unix
11 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (19.51%) Informatica
13 15 (18.29%) SAP
14 13 (15.85%) SAS
14 13 (15.85%) Relational Database
15 12 (14.63%) Big Data
15 12 (14.63%) Analytics
15 12 (14.63%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
16 11 (13.41%) Sybase
16 11 (13.41%) Windows
16 11 (13.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (12.20%) Perl
17 10 (12.20%) Crystal Reports
17 10 (12.20%) Workflow
18 9 (10.98%) Shell Script
18 9 (10.98%) RDBMS
19 8 (9.76%) QlikView
20 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills

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 13 (15.85%) SAS
2 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.22%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (86.59%) BusinessObjects
2 35 (42.68%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (34.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 13 (15.85%) Relational Database
5 12 (14.63%) Big Data
5 12 (14.63%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
6 11 (13.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (12.20%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (10.98%) RDBMS
9 8 (9.76%) QlikView
10 6 (7.32%) Qlik Sense
11 4 (4.88%) OLAP
11 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
11 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (3.66%) Data Mart
12 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
13 2 (2.44%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Rational Rose
2 2 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.22%) Toad
General
1 33 (40.24%) Finance
2 19 (23.17%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.22%) Front Office
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (69.51%) Developer
2 40 (48.78%) Business Objects Developer
3 39 (47.56%) Business Developer
4 13 (15.85%) Consultant
5 12 (14.63%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (13.41%) Analyst
7 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 9 (10.98%) Report Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Analyst Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Business Objects Consultant
9 6 (7.32%) Business Objects Report Writer
9 6 (7.32%) ETL Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) ETL Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Informatica Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Informatica ETL Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Oracle Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) Oracle ETL Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Oracle Support Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) Report Writer
9 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) SAP XI
2 1 (1.22%) .NET
2 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.88%) Derivative
3 4 (4.88%) Equities
3 4 (4.88%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Unix
2 11 (13.41%) Windows
3 3 (3.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.66%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (45.12%) ETL
3 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.63%) Analytics
5 10 (12.20%) Workflow
6 7 (8.54%) Data Analysis
6 7 (8.54%) Migration
7 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
7 6 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (7.32%) Scrum
8 5 (6.10%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.10%) Data Architecture
8 5 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.88%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (4.88%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (3.66%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (3.66%) Project Management
10 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.66%) Validation
11 2 (2.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 61 (74.39%) SQL
2 20 (24.39%) PL/SQL
3 10 (12.20%) Perl
4 9 (10.98%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.44%) VB
6 2 (2.44%) VBA
7 1 (1.22%) C#
7 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.22%) R
7 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) Basel II
3 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 37 (45.12%) Oracle
2 16 (19.51%) Informatica
3 15 (18.29%) SAP
4 11 (13.41%) Sybase
5 5 (6.10%) Cognos
5 5 (6.10%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.88%) Tableau
7 2 (2.44%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.44%) Capita
7 2 (2.44%) Talend
8 1 (1.22%) Adobe
8 1 (1.22%) Remedy
8 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.22%) Teradata
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