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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
Rank 533 480 389
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -91
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 66 90 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.58% 0.80% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 55 92
Average daily rate
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£419 £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £442 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -16.12%
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
11399 11231 10176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 21.64% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7336 6967 6200
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 £280 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 184 207
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 60 £425 +30.76% 15
London -15 28 £465 +26.10% 7
South East -32 15 £325 -12.16% 1
City of London +8 9 £430 +48.27% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 9 £325 +8.33% 1
South West -1 9 £355 +29.09% 4
Milton Keynes 0 6 £319 +6.25% 1
Scotland -4 6 £281 -
East of England +3 5 £406 +69.27%
Edinburgh -6 3 £363 -
Wiltshire +4 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire -4 1 £350 +45.83%
Berkshire -18 1 £500 +26.58%
Yorkshire -22 1 - - 3
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Bracknell - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Northamptonshire - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 1
Goole - - - -
Kettering - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Salisbury - - - - 2
Stirling - - - -
York - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

BusinessObjects XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 124 (88.57%) Business Objects
2 80 (57.14%) SQL
3 60 (42.86%) Finance
4 50 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 40 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
5 40 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (28.57%) Oracle
6 38 (27.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 34 (24.29%) SAP
8 33 (23.57%) ETL
9 28 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 26 (18.57%) SQL Server
11 21 (15.00%) Banking
11 21 (15.00%) QlikView
12 18 (12.86%) Informatica
13 17 (12.14%) PL/SQL
14 16 (11.43%) Tableau
14 16 (11.43%) Relational Database
15 15 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
15 15 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (10.71%) SAP XI
16 14 (10.00%) UNIX
17 12 (8.57%) ISO 9001
17 12 (8.57%) .NET
17 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (7.86%) SAP Data Services
18 11 (7.86%) Oracle Reports
18 11 (7.86%) Migration
18 11 (7.86%) Data Mart
18 11 (7.86%) Business Analysis

BusinessObjects XI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (4.29%) SAS
2 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.14%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.29%) MS Office
3 3 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.71%) MS Project
5 1 (0.71%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (5.00%) CODA-Financials
2 3 (2.14%) SAP MDM
2 3 (2.14%) Summit
2 3 (2.14%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (1.43%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.71%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) DNS
2 1 (0.71%) SAN
2 1 (0.71%) 3G
2 1 (0.71%) 2G
2 1 (0.71%) 4G
2 1 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.71%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 40 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 38 (27.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 26 (18.57%) SQL Server
4 21 (15.00%) QlikView
5 16 (11.43%) Relational Database
6 15 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (7.86%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (7.86%) Data Mart
7 11 (7.86%) SAP Data Services
8 10 (7.14%) RDBMS
8 10 (7.14%) SAP BW
9 9 (6.43%) Star Schema
10 8 (5.71%) SAP BI
10 8 (5.71%) BODI
10 8 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (5.71%) Oracle Database
11 7 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (5.00%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.14%) JIRA
2 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 60 (42.86%) Finance
2 21 (15.00%) Banking
3 5 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.14%) Retail
6 2 (1.43%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (44.29%) Developer
2 38 (27.14%) Analyst
3 32 (22.86%) Business Developer
4 28 (20.00%) Business Objects Developer
5 24 (17.14%) Consultant
6 16 (11.43%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.43%) Data Analyst
7 9 (6.43%) SAP Developer
8 8 (5.71%) Data Consultant
9 7 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (5.00%) Architect
9 7 (5.00%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (4.29%) MI Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) Business Consultant
10 6 (4.29%) Business Objects Consultant
10 6 (4.29%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) Master Data Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) Master Data Consultant
11 5 (3.57%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.71%) SAP XI
2 12 (8.57%) .NET
3 3 (2.14%) SAP ALE
3 3 (2.14%) SAP PI
3 3 (2.14%) Web Dynpro
3 3 (2.14%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (2.14%) BAPI
4 2 (1.43%) MDX
4 2 (1.43%) XML
5 1 (0.71%) ODBC
5 1 (0.71%) JMS
5 1 (0.71%) J2EE
5 1 (0.71%) Web Services
5 1 (0.71%) WPF
5 1 (0.71%) HTML
5 1 (0.71%) HTML5
5 1 (0.71%) REST
5 1 (0.71%) Akka
5 1 (0.71%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.43%) Data Integration
3 7 (5.00%) Data Extraction
3 7 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.29%) Derivative
4 6 (4.29%) Fixed Income
4 6 (4.29%) Equities
5 5 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (3.57%) NHS
5 5 (3.57%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.86%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.86%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.43%) Open Source
7 2 (1.43%) Online Games
7 2 (1.43%) Replication
7 2 (1.43%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.43%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.71%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.71%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.00%) UNIX
2 8 (5.71%) Linux
3 6 (4.29%) Windows
4 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (23.57%) ETL
3 28 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 11 (7.86%) Migration
4 11 (7.86%) Business Analysis
5 10 (7.14%) Data Management
6 9 (6.43%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.29%) Data Analysis
8 6 (4.29%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.29%) Analytics
9 5 (3.57%) Performance Management
9 5 (3.57%) OO
10 4 (2.86%) ITIL
10 4 (2.86%) Workflow
10 4 (2.86%) Project Management
10 4 (2.86%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.86%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (57.14%) SQL
2 17 (12.14%) PL/SQL
3 10 (7.14%) Java
3 10 (7.14%) VB
4 9 (6.43%) Perl
5 7 (5.00%) VB6
6 6 (4.29%) VBA
6 6 (4.29%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.57%) C
8 4 (2.86%) ABAP
9 3 (2.14%) SAPscript
9 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.43%) Python
11 1 (0.71%) XPath
11 1 (0.71%) Scala
11 1 (0.71%) C#
11 1 (0.71%) C++
11 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.57%) ISO 9001
2 8 (5.71%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.57%) QA
4 4 (2.86%) SLA
4 4 (2.86%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.71%) Basel III
5 1 (0.71%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 124 (88.57%) Business Objects
2 40 (28.57%) Oracle
3 34 (24.29%) SAP
4 18 (12.86%) Informatica
5 16 (11.43%) Tableau
6 9 (6.43%) Sybase
7 8 (5.71%) Greenplum
8 7 (5.00%) CODA
8 7 (5.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (4.29%) Actuate
10 3 (2.14%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (2.14%) Altiris
11 2 (1.43%) Teradata
11 2 (1.43%) Cognos
11 2 (1.43%) Twitter
12 1 (0.71%) IBM
12 1 (0.71%) Ericsson
12 1 (0.71%) Netezza
12 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.71%) TIBCO
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