The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects 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 over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 447 443 345
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -98
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 147 134 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.24% 1.20% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 79 110
Average daily rate
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£420 £430 £427
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £680 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
- -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.14 £55.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.01% +189.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £35.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.03 £111.00 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £42.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-57.31% +115.18%

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
11892 11138 9759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.19% 21.30% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7823 7060 5856
Average daily rate £400 £397 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 178 215
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +8.33%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK.

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

BusinessObjects
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 2 June 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 -4 126 £418 -6.17% 59
London -4 46 £475 -0.78% 35
South East -8 26 £420 -4.54% 3
Scotland +4 15 £425 - 1
North West -12 15 £350 -11.11% 8
West Midlands +1 14 £475 +18.75% 3
Glasgow +4 13 £425 - 1
City of London +15 11 £425 -5.55% 10
South West -3 9 £338 -43.75% 2
Cheshire -1 8 £375 - 2
East of England +4 6 £360 -15.78%
Berkshire -2 6 £475 +7.95% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 5 £288 +14.77%
Warwickshire +4 5 £425 +6.25%
Surrey - 5 £369 -
Warwick - 5 £425 -
Coventry - 5 - - 1
Milton Keynes +7 4 £288 +14.77%
Hampshire +2 4 £475 -38.70% 1
Manchester -9 4 £290 -33.71% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £405 -
Middlesex +7 3 £396 -20.87%
Bedfordshire +6 3 £406 +25.00%
Hertfordshire -4 3 £360 -20.00%
Midlands +4 2 £450 +7.14% 1
Wiltshire +2 2 £325 -31.93%
Reading -2 2 - -
Bristol -10 2 £363 -39.58% 1
Bracknell - 2 £469 -
Salisbury - 2 £325 -

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BusinessObjects 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.

1 321 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 309 (96.26%) SAP
3 160 (49.84%) Business Intelligence
4 101 (31.46%) SAP BW
5 89 (27.73%) SQL
6 84 (26.17%) Finance
7 75 (23.36%) Oracle
8 69 (21.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 64 (19.94%) SAP Data Services
10 62 (19.31%) Data Warehouse
11 59 (18.38%) SQL Server
12 54 (16.82%) Microsoft
13 53 (16.51%) ETL
14 52 (16.20%) SAP BI
15 43 (13.40%) MS Excel
16 38 (11.84%) Data Modelling
17 37 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
18 36 (11.21%) SAP HANA
18 36 (11.21%) ABAP
19 34 (10.59%) Migration
20 29 (9.03%) BusinessObjects XI
21 28 (8.72%) SAP SRM
21 28 (8.72%) Crystal Reports
22 27 (8.41%) Java
22 27 (8.41%) Degree
23 25 (7.79%) MS Office
23 25 (7.79%) NetWeaver
24 24 (7.48%) UNIX
24 24 (7.48%) QlikView
24 24 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BusinessObjects 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (7.79%) NetWeaver
2 15 (4.67%) SAS
3 8 (2.49%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.87%) WildFly
4 6 (1.87%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.93%) CMS
7 3 (0.93%) Confluence
8 2 (0.62%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.31%) Documentum
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.31%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 43 (13.40%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.79%) MS Office
3 6 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.93%) SPSS
5 2 (0.62%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (8.72%) SAP SRM
2 18 (5.61%) SAP BPC
3 6 (1.87%) SAP ERP
4 5 (1.56%) SAP MDM
4 5 (1.56%) SAP HR
4 5 (1.56%) ResourceLink
4 5 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.93%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.93%) Maximo
5 3 (0.93%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.31%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.31%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 1 (0.31%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.31%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) PaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.25%) LAN
1 4 (1.25%) WAN
2 3 (0.93%) Firewall
2 3 (0.93%) Internet
3 1 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (31.46%) SAP BW
2 69 (21.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 64 (19.94%) SAP Data Services
4 62 (19.31%) Data Warehouse
5 59 (18.38%) SQL Server
6 52 (16.20%) SAP BI
7 36 (11.21%) SAP HANA
8 29 (9.03%) BusinessObjects XI
9 28 (8.72%) Crystal Reports
10 24 (7.48%) QlikView
10 24 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (6.85%) BODI
12 20 (6.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (5.30%) Oracle Database
14 15 (4.67%) OLAP
14 15 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (4.05%) DB2
16 13 (4.05%) Xcelsius
17 12 (3.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (2.18%) Visual Studio
1 7 (2.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.87%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.93%) ERwin
4 3 (0.93%) Toad
4 3 (0.93%) JIRA
5 1 (0.31%) Subversion
5 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.31%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.31%) CA Gen
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 84 (26.17%) Finance
2 12 (3.74%) Banking
2 12 (3.74%) Retail
3 8 (2.49%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.18%) Legal
5 6 (1.87%) Marketing
5 6 (1.87%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.56%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.62%) Advertising
8 2 (0.62%) Publishing
8 2 (0.62%) Electronics
8 2 (0.62%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 78 (24.30%) Developer
2 66 (20.56%) Consultant
3 61 (19.00%) Analyst
4 57 (17.76%) SAP Consultant
5 37 (11.53%) Business Developer
5 37 (11.53%) Business Objects Developer
6 36 (11.21%) Architect
7 31 (9.66%) SAP Developer
8 29 (9.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 25 (7.79%) Business Analyst
10 16 (4.98%) SAP BW Consultant
11 15 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (4.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 14 (4.36%) Business Objects Consultant
13 13 (4.05%) Business Consultant
14 12 (3.74%) SAP Architect
14 12 (3.74%) SAP Manager
14 12 (3.74%) Technical Architect
14 12 (3.74%) Project Manager
15 11 (3.43%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.61%) SAP XI
2 11 (3.43%) Web Services
3 8 (2.49%) Middleware
3 8 (2.49%) SAP Basis
4 6 (1.87%) JSON
4 6 (1.87%) JMS
4 6 (1.87%) .NET
5 5 (1.56%) MDX
6 4 (1.25%) Web Dynpro
6 4 (1.25%) BAPI
7 3 (0.93%) SAP Smart Forms
7 3 (0.93%) HTML
7 3 (0.93%) Flash
7 3 (0.93%) HTML5
7 3 (0.93%) SAP ALE
7 3 (0.93%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (0.62%) XML
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.67%) Management Information System
2 15 (4.67%) Data Integration
3 7 (2.18%) Data Extraction
4 6 (1.87%) Clustering
5 5 (1.56%) Thin Client
5 5 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.25%) Data Conversion
6 4 (1.25%) Statistics
6 4 (1.25%) NHS
7 3 (0.93%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.93%) Replication
7 3 (0.93%) Equities
7 3 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.93%) Life Science
7 3 (0.93%) Derivative
7 3 (0.93%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.48%) UNIX
2 20 (6.23%) Windows
3 12 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (3.43%) Linux
5 10 (3.12%) AIX
6 9 (2.80%) Solaris
7 6 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.62%) zOS
9 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (49.84%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (16.51%) ETL
3 38 (11.84%) Data Modelling
4 34 (10.59%) Migration
5 24 (7.48%) Analytics
6 22 (6.85%) Change Management
7 21 (6.54%) Data Analysis
8 20 (6.23%) Data Migration
8 20 (6.23%) Data Governance
9 19 (5.92%) Project Management
10 18 (5.61%) Data Management
10 18 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (5.30%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (5.30%) Procure-to-pay
11 17 (5.30%) SAP Implementation
12 16 (4.98%) ERP
12 16 (4.98%) Information Management
13 15 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (4.36%) Dimensional Modelling
15 13 (4.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 89 (27.73%) SQL
2 36 (11.21%) ABAP
3 27 (8.41%) Java
4 10 (3.12%) PL/SQL
4 10 (3.12%) Shell Script
5 9 (2.80%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.80%) VBA
6 4 (1.25%) Python
6 4 (1.25%) C#
6 4 (1.25%) SAPscript
7 3 (0.93%) MATLAB
7 3 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.93%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.93%) R
7 3 (0.93%) Ruby
7 3 (0.93%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.62%) Clojure
9 1 (0.31%) VB
9 1 (0.31%) Perl
9 1 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (8.41%) Degree
2 13 (4.05%) MBA
3 12 (3.74%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.18%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.56%) CIPD
6 4 (1.25%) PMP
6 4 (1.25%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.31%) CIMA
9 1 (0.31%) ISEB
9 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.18%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.87%) QA
3 3 (0.93%) SLA
4 2 (0.62%) COREP
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.31%) CRD IV
System Software
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.93%) Graphite
3 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 321 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 309 (96.26%) SAP
3 75 (23.36%) Oracle
4 54 (16.82%) Microsoft
5 22 (6.85%) IBM
6 18 (5.61%) Cognos
7 17 (5.30%) Ariba
8 15 (4.67%) Informatica
9 14 (4.36%) Sybase
10 11 (3.43%) Tableau
11 9 (2.80%) HP
12 6 (1.87%) VMware
13 3 (0.93%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.93%) Teradata
14 2 (0.62%) Twitter
14 2 (0.62%) Splunk
14 2 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
14 2 (0.62%) SunGard
14 2 (0.62%) Hyperion
14 2 (0.62%) TIBCO
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