The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 311 202 194
Rank change year-on-year
-109 -8
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 385 715 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 1.24% 1.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.18% 5.36% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 442 393
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £284 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 7
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £30.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -54.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.20 £16.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £21.00 £35.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.25 £14.50 £30.03
% change year-on-year
-15.51% -51.70%

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
12091 13328 12482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.69% 23.03% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8003 8832 7926
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 193 203
Median hourly rate £36.14 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BusinessObjects as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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 -123 342 £400 -5.88% 89
London -93 134 £450 -4.25% 35
South East -81 59 £381 +1.66% 4
West Midlands -41 32 £410 +7.18% 11
South West +9 29 £363 -12.12% 8
East of England +18 26 £404 +18.71% 12
North West +12 25 £425 -6.07% 6
Cambridgeshire +33 15 £404 - 3
Scotland +4 15 £401 +6.80% 5
City of London -38 14 £450 -5.26% 9
West Sussex +11 13 £413 -
Buckinghamshire -1 13 £400 +14.28% 2
Hampshire -19 13 £309 -13.19% 1
Gloucestershire -4 12 £375 -11.76%
Yorkshire +3 10 £350 +7.69% 5
County Antrim -8 10 £175 -35.48% 1
Northern Ireland -9 10 £175 -35.48% 1
North East -20 10 £310 -11.42% 2
Tyne and Wear -24 10 £310 -11.42% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 10 £310 -11.42% 1
Milton Keynes -1 9 £419 -4.82% 2
Berkshire -31 9 £373 -0.66%
Shropshire -34 9 - -
Belfast -10 8 £175 -35.48% 1
Manchester -18 8 £483 +1.57% 4
Telford -30 8 - -
Cumbria - 8 £491 -
Wiltshire +15 7 £250 -38.27% 2
Glasgow +2 7 £451 +20.26% 2
East Midlands -29 7 £525 +36.36% 2

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects 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.

1 412 (48.99%) SQL
2 372 (44.23%) Business Intelligence
3 320 (38.05%) SAP
4 273 (32.46%) Oracle
5 215 (25.56%) ETL
6 211 (25.09%) Data Warehouse
7 193 (22.95%) Finance
8 171 (20.33%) SQL Server
9 136 (16.17%) Analytical Skills
10 132 (15.70%) Microsoft
11 118 (14.03%) PL/SQL
12 107 (12.72%) SAP Data Services
13 106 (12.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 101 (12.01%) MS Excel
15 98 (11.65%) SAP BW
15 98 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
16 97 (11.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 96 (11.41%) Data Modelling
18 95 (11.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
19 93 (11.06%) Data Analysis
20 85 (10.11%) Cognos
20 85 (10.11%) Tableau
21 83 (9.87%) QlikView
22 77 (9.16%) Informatica
23 76 (9.04%) Analytics
24 71 (8.44%) Security Cleared
25 69 (8.20%) Unix
26 68 (8.09%) Java
27 66 (7.85%) Migration
27 66 (7.85%) Oracle Database

BusinessObjects
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 45 (5.35%) SAS
2 41 (4.88%) WebLogic
3 34 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 20 (2.38%) Apache Spark
5 17 (2.02%) Apache
6 14 (1.66%) JBoss
7 13 (1.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 12 (1.43%) Apache Pig
9 10 (1.19%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (0.95%) IIS
12 7 (0.83%) FileNet
12 7 (0.83%) NetWeaver
13 6 (0.71%) Confluence
14 4 (0.48%) CMS
14 4 (0.48%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.48%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.36%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.36%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 101 (12.01%) MS Excel
2 51 (6.06%) MS Office
3 22 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (1.31%) MS Project
6 8 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.95%) SPSS
7 6 (0.71%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (1.31%) SAP BPC
2 10 (1.19%) SAP ERP
3 9 (1.07%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 7 (0.83%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 7 (0.83%) SAP MM
4 7 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.71%) SAP CRM
5 6 (0.71%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.71%) SAP hybris
6 5 (0.59%) Northgate Housing
6 5 (0.59%) SAP PSCD
7 4 (0.48%) Maximo
7 4 (0.48%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (0.48%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.36%) Cognos Planning
8 3 (0.36%) Primavera
8 3 (0.36%) ResourceLink
8 3 (0.36%) SAP FI-GL
8 3 (0.36%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.36%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (0.48%) Amazon S3
2 4 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.24%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.24%) SaaS
5 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.55%) HTTP
2 11 (1.31%) Network Security
2 11 (1.31%) SAN
2 11 (1.31%) SSL
3 9 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (1.07%) LDAP
4 6 (0.71%) Firewall
5 5 (0.59%) WAN
6 4 (0.48%) LAN
6 4 (0.48%) LTE
6 4 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.36%) ATM
7 3 (0.36%) BGP
7 3 (0.36%) GSM
7 3 (0.36%) Intranet
7 3 (0.36%) MegaStream
7 3 (0.36%) MPLS
7 3 (0.36%) SDH
7 3 (0.36%) UMTS
7 3 (0.36%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (25.09%) Data Warehouse
2 171 (20.33%) SQL Server
3 107 (12.72%) SAP Data Services
4 106 (12.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 98 (11.65%) SAP BW
6 97 (11.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 95 (11.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 83 (9.87%) QlikView
9 66 (7.85%) Oracle Database
10 63 (7.49%) SAP HANA
11 60 (7.13%) Crystal Reports
12 53 (6.30%) SAP BI
13 47 (5.59%) Relational Database
14 44 (5.23%) Hadoop
14 44 (5.23%) Oracle Reports
15 40 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 37 (4.40%) Big Data
17 32 (3.80%) BusinessObjects XI
17 32 (3.80%) Star Schema
18 31 (3.69%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 28 (3.33%) JIRA
2 22 (2.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 18 (2.14%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.55%) JUnit
4 13 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
5 12 (1.43%) Toad
6 10 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (1.07%) Ant
7 9 (1.07%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.07%) LSMW
7 9 (1.07%) Maven
8 8 (0.95%) Artifactory
8 8 (0.95%) ClearQuest
8 8 (0.95%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (0.83%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.59%) ERwin
10 5 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.36%) RIATest
General
1 193 (22.95%) Finance
2 57 (6.78%) Banking
3 33 (3.92%) Marketing
4 31 (3.69%) Retail
4 31 (3.69%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.31%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.07%) General Ledger
8 8 (0.95%) Aerospace
8 8 (0.95%) Automotive
8 8 (0.95%) Legal
9 6 (0.71%) Military
10 5 (0.59%) Law
11 4 (0.48%) Electronics
11 4 (0.48%) Front Office
11 4 (0.48%) Local Government
12 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.36%) Publishing
13 2 (0.24%) Billing
13 2 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 262 (31.15%) Developer
2 207 (24.61%) Analyst
3 103 (12.25%) Consultant
4 84 (9.99%) Business Objects Developer
5 69 (8.20%) Business Developer
6 67 (7.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 60 (7.13%) SAP Consultant
8 57 (6.78%) Data Analyst
9 56 (6.66%) Architect
10 52 (6.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 51 (6.06%) SQL Developer
12 31 (3.69%) Data Architect
12 31 (3.69%) Report Analyst
13 28 (3.33%) Business Analyst
14 26 (3.09%) Oracle Developer
14 26 (3.09%) SAP Developer
15 25 (2.97%) ETL Developer
16 24 (2.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 24 (2.85%) Senior Analyst
17 21 (2.50%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.76%) XML
2 24 (2.85%) .NET
3 22 (2.62%) Web Services
4 17 (2.02%) Spring
5 12 (1.43%) J2EE
6 11 (1.31%) HTML
7 10 (1.19%) Hibernate
8 9 (1.07%) JSP
8 9 (1.07%) MDX
8 9 (1.07%) Servlets
8 9 (1.07%) Software Packaging
8 9 (1.07%) Struts
8 9 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (0.95%) Apache CXF
9 8 (0.95%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.95%) SAP XI
10 7 (0.83%) XSLT
11 6 (0.71%) BAPI
11 6 (0.71%) JMS
11 6 (0.71%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 136 (16.17%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 39 (4.64%) Visualisation
4 32 (3.80%) Data Structures
5 25 (2.97%) Data Integration
6 24 (2.85%) Computer Science
7 16 (1.90%) Clustering
8 12 (1.43%) Replication
9 10 (1.19%) Data Extraction
9 10 (1.19%) FMCG
10 9 (1.07%) Credit Risk
10 9 (1.07%) DataPower
10 9 (1.07%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.07%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.95%) NHS
12 7 (0.83%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.71%) Derivative
13 6 (0.71%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.71%) Statistics
14 5 (0.59%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 69 (8.20%) Unix
2 50 (5.95%) Windows
3 33 (3.92%) Linux
4 9 (1.07%) AIX
4 9 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (1.07%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.48%) Solaris
6 4 (0.48%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.36%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.24%) VME
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (44.23%) Business Intelligence
2 215 (25.56%) ETL
3 98 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (11.41%) Data Modelling
5 93 (11.06%) Data Analysis
6 76 (9.04%) Analytics
7 66 (7.85%) Migration
8 60 (7.13%) Project Management
9 54 (6.42%) ITIL
10 53 (6.30%) Business Analysis
11 52 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 49 (5.83%) Data Management
13 39 (4.64%) CRM
14 37 (4.40%) Scrum
15 36 (4.28%) Kimball Methodology
16 34 (4.04%) Data Migration
17 31 (3.69%) OO
18 30 (3.57%) Change Management
19 28 (3.33%) Service Management
20 26 (3.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 412 (48.99%) SQL
2 118 (14.03%) PL/SQL
3 68 (8.09%) Java
4 44 (5.23%) T-SQL
5 32 (3.80%) VB
6 30 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 26 (3.09%) VBA
8 24 (2.85%) C
9 23 (2.73%) Perl
10 20 (2.38%) Python
11 17 (2.02%) ABAP
11 17 (2.02%) C++
11 17 (2.02%) JavaScript
12 14 (1.66%) C#
13 12 (1.43%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.71%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.59%) R
15 5 (0.59%) XPath
15 5 (0.59%) XQuery
16 4 (0.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 71 (8.44%) Security Cleared
2 61 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 50 (5.95%) Degree
4 12 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (0.95%) CCA
5 8 (0.95%) OCPJP
5 8 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
6 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.71%) MCDBA
8 5 (0.59%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.59%) ISEB
9 4 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.48%) HNC
9 4 (0.48%) HND
9 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.36%) ACCA
10 3 (0.36%) CIMA
10 3 (0.36%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.24%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 14 (1.66%) QA
3 9 (1.07%) SLA
4 8 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.24%) Basel II
7 1 (0.12%) Basel III
7 1 (0.12%) COREP
7 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.12%) EMIR
7 1 (0.12%) GCP
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.12%) MiFID
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.59%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.48%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.36%) HDFS
5 3 (0.36%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.24%) Docker
6 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.12%) Samba
7 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (1.31%) Control-M
1 11 (1.31%) vRealize
2 9 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.07%) Puppet
3 7 (0.83%) BladeLogic
4 6 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.71%) Perfmon
5 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.36%) NSN NetAct
6 3 (0.36%) OpenSSO
7 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.12%) MOM
8 1 (0.12%) Netcool
8 1 (0.12%) Oozie
8 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 320 (38.05%) SAP
2 273 (32.46%) Oracle
3 132 (15.70%) Microsoft
4 85 (10.11%) Cognos
4 85 (10.11%) Tableau
5 77 (9.16%) Informatica
6 39 (4.64%) Teradata
7 31 (3.69%) HP
8 23 (2.73%) IBM
9 22 (2.62%) MicroStrategy
10 20 (2.38%) Remedy
11 16 (1.90%) VMware
12 14 (1.66%) Siebel
12 14 (1.66%) Sun
13 13 (1.55%) TIBCO
14 12 (1.43%) ServiceNow
14 12 (1.43%) Sybase
15 11 (1.31%) hybris
15 11 (1.31%) Red Hat
16 10 (1.19%) webMethods
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Manchester
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