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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 202 183 139
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -44
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 633 637 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 1.17% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.01% 5.50% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 380 473
Average daily rate
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£401 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £528 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 19
Average hourly rate £20.32 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.72% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £13.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £41.69 £60.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -

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
12636 11592 11138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.19% 21.21% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8233 7148 6794
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 180 218
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.18 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £53.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 572 £413 +2.86% 151
London -19 252 £450 -0.55% 68
South East -15 134 £389 +7.24% 19
City of London -25 66 £525 +10.52% 23
South West +3 47 £405 +8.00% 20
North West -13 47 £430 +7.50% 4
Berkshire +8 33 £401 +1.71% 4
Hampshire +15 32 £325 -10.95% 1
Manchester +12 32 £430 +22.85% 1
West Midlands +12 32 £400 +14.12% 5
Scotland -8 27 £363 -3.33% 4
Buckinghamshire -7 26 £365 +21.66% 2
Yorkshire -16 25 £375 -21.46% 16
Gloucestershire +13 24 £375 +5.63% 7
Surrey -13 21 £400 +10.34% 8
Glasgow +6 19 £375 +66.66% 4
Milton Keynes +4 19 £403 +36.44% 2
West Yorkshire -19 18 £385 -21.62% 10
Leeds -5 17 £385 - 5
Gloucester +14 12 £375 -25.00% 4
Wiltshire +3 11 £413 -1.49% 1
East Midlands 0 11 £325 -18.75% 4
East of England -14 11 £308 -23.12% 6
Swindon +2 10 £413 -1.49% 1
Hook - 10 £340 -
South Wales +4 9 £318 +5.83% 2
Wales -1 9 £318 +5.83% 2
Merseyside - 9 £260 - 2
Cardiff +2 8 £318 +5.83% 1
Birmingham -3 8 £348 +9.44% 3

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 543 (42.69%) SQL
2 542 (42.61%) Business Intelligence
3 405 (31.84%) Data Warehouse
4 401 (31.53%) SAP
5 394 (30.97%) Finance
6 369 (29.01%) Oracle
7 273 (21.46%) ETL
8 239 (18.79%) SQL Server
9 200 (15.72%) Data Modelling
10 183 (14.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 161 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
12 160 (12.58%) Microsoft
13 150 (11.79%) Banking
14 141 (11.08%) MS Excel
15 131 (10.30%) SAP BW
16 128 (10.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 126 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
18 124 (9.75%) QlikView
19 122 (9.59%) SAS
20 120 (9.43%) Migration
20 120 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 119 (9.36%) UNIX
22 118 (9.28%) BusinessObjects XI
23 115 (9.04%) PL/SQL
24 114 (8.96%) Data Analysis
25 108 (8.49%) Java
26 105 (8.25%) Tableau
27 101 (7.94%) Informatica
28 100 (7.86%) SAP Data Services
29 97 (7.63%) Oracle Database

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 122 (9.59%) SAS
2 46 (3.62%) SharePoint
3 36 (2.83%) WebLogic
4 20 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 17 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (1.10%) NetWeaver
7 9 (0.71%) Confluence
7 9 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.63%) IIS
8 8 (0.63%) Documentum
9 6 (0.47%) WildFly
10 5 (0.39%) Lync
10 5 (0.39%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.39%) JBoss
10 5 (0.39%) FileNet
11 4 (0.31%) CMS
12 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.24%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 141 (11.08%) MS Excel
2 76 (5.97%) MS Office
3 43 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.10%) SPSS
6 12 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.79%) MS Project
8 9 (0.71%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.39%) Open Workbench
10 3 (0.24%) HipChat
11 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.079%) Weka
Business Applications
1 32 (2.52%) SAP BPC
2 17 (1.34%) SAP FI
2 17 (1.34%) SAP FI/CO
2 17 (1.34%) SAP CO
3 12 (0.94%) Adobe Campaign
4 10 (0.79%) WebTrends
5 9 (0.71%) SAP ERP
5 9 (0.71%) SAP MII
5 9 (0.71%) SAP SRM
6 8 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.55%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.47%) Maximo
8 6 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
8 6 (0.47%) SAP HR
8 6 (0.47%) Eagle PACE
9 5 (0.39%) SAP MDM
9 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.39%) Summit
10 4 (0.31%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.94%) Google Analytics
2 11 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
3 5 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.39%) SaaS
3 5 (0.39%) PaaS
4 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.42%) 3G
1 18 (1.42%) 4G
2 16 (1.26%) Radio Access Network
3 13 (1.02%) 2G
4 9 (0.71%) LTE
4 9 (0.71%) Intranet
4 9 (0.71%) Internet
5 7 (0.55%) GSM
6 5 (0.39%) LDAP
6 5 (0.39%) SSL
6 5 (0.39%) GPRS
6 5 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.31%) NetScaler
7 4 (0.31%) Network Security
7 4 (0.31%) HSPA
7 4 (0.31%) SAN
7 4 (0.31%) LAN
7 4 (0.31%) WAN
7 4 (0.31%) WCDMA
8 3 (0.24%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (31.84%) Data Warehouse
2 239 (18.79%) SQL Server
3 183 (14.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 131 (10.30%) SAP BW
5 128 (10.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 124 (9.75%) QlikView
7 120 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 118 (9.28%) BusinessObjects XI
9 100 (7.86%) SAP Data Services
10 97 (7.63%) Oracle Database
11 69 (5.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 69 (5.42%) SAP BI
12 67 (5.27%) Crystal Reports
13 64 (5.03%) Relational Database
14 63 (4.95%) Oracle Reports
15 55 (4.32%) Oracle BI EE
16 54 (4.25%) SQL Server 2008
17 44 (3.46%) OLAP
18 41 (3.22%) SAP HANA
19 40 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (1.18%) CA Gen
2 14 (1.10%) ERwin
2 14 (1.10%) JIRA
3 13 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 11 (0.86%) Toad
5 7 (0.55%) Subversion
5 7 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (0.47%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.39%) Rational Rose
8 3 (0.24%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.16%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.16%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.16%) ProC
9 2 (0.16%) Lombardi
10 1 (0.079%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.079%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.079%) TeamCity
General
1 394 (30.97%) Finance
2 150 (11.79%) Banking
3 62 (4.87%) Investment Banking
4 51 (4.01%) Retail
5 49 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.91%) Marketing
7 22 (1.73%) Back Office
8 21 (1.65%) Legal
8 21 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.57%) Publishing
10 14 (1.10%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.94%) Front Office
12 9 (0.71%) Advertising
13 8 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.63%) Automotive
14 7 (0.55%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.55%) Local Government
15 5 (0.39%) Electronics
16 4 (0.31%) Billing
16 4 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 445 (34.98%) Developer
2 336 (26.42%) Analyst
3 151 (11.87%) Business Objects Developer
4 147 (11.56%) Business Developer
5 142 (11.16%) Consultant
6 141 (11.08%) Business Analyst
7 96 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 93 (7.31%) SAP Consultant
9 72 (5.66%) Data Analyst
10 68 (5.35%) Architect
11 50 (3.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 49 (3.85%) SAP Developer
13 48 (3.77%) Project Manager
13 48 (3.77%) SQL Developer
14 41 (3.22%) Business Objects Consultant
15 36 (2.83%) Oracle Developer
16 31 (2.44%) Business Consultant
17 28 (2.20%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 27 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
19 25 (1.97%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (7.39%) .NET
2 78 (6.13%) XML
3 48 (3.77%) ASP.NET
4 40 (3.14%) Web Services
5 29 (2.28%) HTML
5 29 (2.28%) J2EE
6 26 (2.04%) Middleware
7 21 (1.65%) SAP XI
8 18 (1.42%) MDX
9 13 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (0.94%) JSON
11 11 (0.86%) Web Dynpro
11 11 (0.86%) SAP PI
12 10 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (0.79%) SAP Basis
12 10 (0.79%) .NET Framework
12 10 (0.79%) SOAP
13 8 (0.63%) BAPI
13 8 (0.63%) JMS
13 8 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 161 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (6.13%) Management Information System
3 46 (3.62%) NHS
4 32 (2.52%) Data Integration
5 28 (2.20%) Visualisation
5 28 (2.20%) Data Structures
6 24 (1.89%) Data Extraction
6 24 (1.89%) Statistics
7 23 (1.81%) Equities
8 19 (1.49%) Fixed Income
8 19 (1.49%) Credit Risk
9 17 (1.34%) Derivative
10 15 (1.18%) Computer Science
11 13 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (0.86%) Informatics
12 11 (0.86%) Wiki
12 11 (0.86%) Oracle Exalytics
13 9 (0.71%) FMCG
13 9 (0.71%) Mathematics
13 9 (0.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 119 (9.36%) UNIX
2 65 (5.11%) Windows
3 55 (4.32%) Linux
4 19 (1.49%) Solaris
5 17 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.86%) AIX
8 10 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (0.47%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.24%) VMS
13 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.079%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.079%) SUSE
14 1 (0.079%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (42.61%) Business Intelligence
2 273 (21.46%) ETL
3 200 (15.72%) Data Modelling
4 126 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
5 120 (9.43%) Migration
6 114 (8.96%) Data Analysis
7 94 (7.39%) Project Management
8 92 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 79 (6.21%) Business Analysis
9 79 (6.21%) Analytics
10 71 (5.58%) Data Management
11 59 (4.64%) Dimensional Modelling
12 55 (4.32%) Data Migration
13 52 (4.09%) Kimball Methodology
14 50 (3.93%) Performance Tuning
14 50 (3.93%) SDLC
15 46 (3.62%) Waterfall
16 43 (3.38%) User Acceptance Testing
16 43 (3.38%) Scrum
17 41 (3.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 543 (42.69%) SQL
2 115 (9.04%) PL/SQL
3 108 (8.49%) Java
4 63 (4.95%) VBA
5 55 (4.32%) Shell Script
6 54 (4.25%) T-SQL
7 46 (3.62%) C#
8 42 (3.30%) ABAP
9 32 (2.52%) Perl
9 32 (2.52%) VB.NET
10 27 (2.12%) JavaScript
11 21 (1.65%) VB
12 20 (1.57%) VBScript
13 19 (1.49%) R
14 11 (0.86%) PowerShell
15 10 (0.79%) Python
16 9 (0.71%) SAPscript
17 8 (0.63%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.63%) Korn
18 7 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 72 (5.66%) Degree
2 44 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.55%) ISEB
5 6 (0.47%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.39%) SAP Certification
7 4 (0.31%) HNC
7 4 (0.31%) HND
7 4 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.31%) MBA
7 4 (0.31%) CIPD
8 3 (0.24%) PMP
9 2 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.079%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.079%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.54%) Data Quality
2 42 (3.30%) QA
3 11 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.71%) SLA
5 7 (0.55%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.47%) COREP
6 6 (0.47%) Basel II
7 5 (0.39%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.31%) HL7
9 3 (0.24%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.16%) Basel III
11 1 (0.079%) COBIT
11 1 (0.079%) EMIR
11 1 (0.079%) FINREP
System Software
1 15 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.39%) XenApp
3 5 (0.39%) HDFS
4 4 (0.31%) XenServer
4 4 (0.31%) vSphere
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.16%) Xen
7 1 (0.079%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 23 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.55%) Control-M
3 5 (0.39%) Graphite
4 4 (0.31%) Puppet
4 4 (0.31%) Oozie
5 3 (0.24%) SCCM
5 3 (0.24%) SCOM
6 2 (0.16%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.16%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (0.16%) Nagios
6 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.16%) yum
7 1 (0.079%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.079%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.079%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.079%) Netcool
7 1 (0.079%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 401 (31.53%) SAP
2 369 (29.01%) Oracle
3 160 (12.58%) Microsoft
4 105 (8.25%) Tableau
5 101 (7.94%) Informatica
6 84 (6.60%) Cognos
7 45 (3.54%) Teradata
8 31 (2.44%) IBM
9 27 (2.12%) Netezza
10 26 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
11 20 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (1.57%) Adobe
11 20 (1.57%) Pega
12 19 (1.49%) webMethods
13 17 (1.34%) Ab Initio
14 14 (1.10%) BEA
14 14 (1.10%) Sybase
15 13 (1.02%) Red Hat
16 12 (0.94%) Remedy
16 12 (0.94%) Aprimo
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