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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
Rank 527 500 408
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -92
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 66 99 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.55% 0.81% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 66 100
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -28.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £678
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.24
UK excluding London average 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
12078 12215 10565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.61% 21.67% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7817 7646 6449
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 196 206
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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 -36 59 £425 +25.92% 12
London -14 28 £525 +36.18% 6
South East -22 15 £356 -3.06%
Buckinghamshire +11 10 £325 +8.33%
South West +9 10 £355 +29.09% 5
City of London +9 10 £465 +21.56% 1
Scotland +3 7 £356 -10.93%
Milton Keynes -1 6 £319 +6.25%
East of England +16 5 £406 +69.27%
Edinburgh -4 2 £363 -
Wiltshire +5 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire +2 1 £350 +45.83%
Berkshire -2 1 £500 +26.58%
Yorkshire -24 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Bracknell - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 2
Kettering - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Stirling - - - -
York - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 4
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -

BusinessObjects XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 111 (87.40%) Business Objects
2 72 (56.69%) SQL
3 50 (39.37%) Finance
4 43 (33.86%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (30.71%) Oracle
6 38 (29.92%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (28.35%) BusinessObjects
8 31 (24.41%) ETL
8 31 (24.41%) SAP
8 31 (24.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 27 (21.26%) Data Modelling
10 26 (20.47%) SQL Server
11 20 (15.75%) Informatica
12 19 (14.96%) Banking
12 19 (14.96%) QlikView
13 17 (13.39%) PL/SQL
14 15 (11.81%) SAP XI
14 15 (11.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (11.81%) Tableau
15 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (11.02%) UNIX
16 13 (10.24%) Relational Database
17 12 (9.45%) Crystal Reports
17 12 (9.45%) Data Management
18 11 (8.66%) Data Mart
18 11 (8.66%) ISO 9001
18 11 (8.66%) SAP Data Services
19 10 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
19 10 (7.87%) RDBMS
19 10 (7.87%) Star Schema

BusinessObjects XI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 7 (5.51%) SAS
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.72%) MS Office
3 3 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.79%) MS Project
5 1 (0.79%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Summit
2 3 (2.36%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (2.36%) CODA-Financials
2 3 (2.36%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.79%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) DNS
2 1 (0.79%) SAN
2 1 (0.79%) Intranet
2 1 (0.79%) 3G
2 1 (0.79%) 2G
2 1 (0.79%) 4G
2 1 (0.79%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.79%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (29.92%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (28.35%) BusinessObjects
3 31 (24.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 26 (20.47%) SQL Server
5 19 (14.96%) QlikView
6 15 (11.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (10.24%) Relational Database
8 12 (9.45%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (8.66%) Data Mart
9 11 (8.66%) SAP Data Services
10 10 (7.87%) RDBMS
10 10 (7.87%) Star Schema
10 10 (7.87%) SAP BW
11 9 (7.09%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (7.09%) BODI
12 8 (6.30%) DB2
13 7 (5.51%) SAP BI
13 7 (5.51%) DB2 UDB
13 7 (5.51%) Oracle Database
14 6 (4.72%) KDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.36%) JIRA
2 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 50 (39.37%) Finance
2 19 (14.96%) Banking
3 6 (4.72%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.36%) Retail
6 2 (1.57%) Games
6 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (45.67%) Developer
2 31 (24.41%) Analyst
3 28 (22.05%) Business Developer
4 25 (19.69%) Business Objects Developer
5 22 (17.32%) Consultant
6 14 (11.02%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) Data Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) SAP Developer
8 8 (6.30%) Data Consultant
9 6 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (4.72%) Business Objects Consultant
9 6 (4.72%) Business Consultant
9 6 (4.72%) Master Data Analyst
9 6 (4.72%) Master Data Consultant
10 5 (3.94%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (3.94%) SAP Consultant
10 5 (3.94%) Architect
10 5 (3.94%) Report Developer
11 4 (3.15%) MI Analyst
11 4 (3.15%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.81%) SAP XI
2 7 (5.51%) .NET
3 3 (2.36%) SAP ALE
3 3 (2.36%) SAP PI
3 3 (2.36%) Web Dynpro
3 3 (2.36%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (2.36%) BAPI
4 2 (1.57%) XML
5 1 (0.79%) ODBC
5 1 (0.79%) JMS
5 1 (0.79%) Web Services
5 1 (0.79%) MDX
5 1 (0.79%) WPF
5 1 (0.79%) HTML
5 1 (0.79%) HTML5
5 1 (0.79%) REST
5 1 (0.79%) Akka
5 1 (0.79%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.09%) Data Integration
3 8 (6.30%) Data Extraction
3 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.72%) Fixed Income
4 6 (4.72%) Equities
4 6 (4.72%) Derivative
5 5 (3.94%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (3.94%) NHS
6 4 (3.15%) Reference Data
6 4 (3.15%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.36%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.57%) Open Source
8 2 (1.57%) Online Games
8 2 (1.57%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.57%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.57%) Replication
9 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.79%) Statistics
9 1 (0.79%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.02%) UNIX
2 9 (7.09%) Linux
3 5 (3.94%) Windows
4 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.86%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (24.41%) ETL
3 27 (21.26%) Data Modelling
4 12 (9.45%) Data Management
5 10 (7.87%) Business Analysis
5 10 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (7.09%) Migration
7 8 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.30%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (5.51%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.72%) Analytics
10 5 (3.94%) Performance Management
10 5 (3.94%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (3.94%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.94%) OO
11 4 (3.15%) ITIL
11 4 (3.15%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.15%) Workflow
11 4 (3.15%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (56.69%) SQL
2 17 (13.39%) PL/SQL
3 9 (7.09%) Perl
4 7 (5.51%) Shell Script
5 6 (4.72%) Java
5 6 (4.72%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.72%) VB
6 5 (3.94%) C
6 5 (3.94%) VBA
7 4 (3.15%) ABAP
8 3 (2.36%) VB6
8 3 (2.36%) SAPscript
9 2 (1.57%) Python
9 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.79%) VBScript
10 1 (0.79%) C#
10 1 (0.79%) C++
10 1 (0.79%) XPath
10 1 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (6.30%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) ISO 9001
2 8 (6.30%) Data Quality
3 7 (5.51%) QA
4 5 (3.94%) ISO 14001
5 4 (3.15%) SLA
6 1 (0.79%) Basel III
6 1 (0.79%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 111 (87.40%) Business Objects
2 39 (30.71%) Oracle
3 31 (24.41%) SAP
4 20 (15.75%) Informatica
5 15 (11.81%) Tableau
6 8 (6.30%) Greenplum
7 7 (5.51%) Actuate
8 6 (4.72%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.15%) Sybase
10 3 (2.36%) Altiris
10 3 (2.36%) CODA
11 2 (1.57%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (1.57%) Cognos
11 2 (1.57%) Twitter
12 1 (0.79%) Actian
12 1 (0.79%) IBM
12 1 (0.79%) Ericsson
12 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.79%) Symantec
12 1 (0.79%) Remedy
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