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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 280 205 194
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -11
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 461 606 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 1.12% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.96% 4.87% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 351 380
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £541 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £15.82 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £27.50 £104.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +50.00%

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
11655 12454 12033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.77% 23.00% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7920 8087 7666
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 163 208
Median hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.91 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

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 24 May 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
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 24 May 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 -48 437 £400 -3.03% 131
London -123 117 £444 +4.41% 56
South East +4 109 £345 -20.23% 27
West Midlands +27 73 £400 -5.88% 9
Yorkshire +28 35 £725 +88.31% 5
Telford -10 26 £460 -
Shropshire -15 26 £460 -
Surrey +3 25 £350 -3.97%
Berkshire -7 25 £378 -26.87% 8
South Yorkshire +15 24 £750 +87.50%
Sheffield - 24 £750 -
Hampshire +9 21 £320 -14.66% 9
North West -14 21 £325 - 6
North East -34 21 £310 +16.98% 3
Tyne and Wear -32 20 £310 +16.98% 1
East of England +3 19 £379 +5.20% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 19 £300 +13.20% 1
South West -26 18 £420 +8.38% 7
City of London -12 16 £425 -5.55% 17
Buckinghamshire +6 15 £325 +1.96% 4
East Midlands +22 13 £375 -10.44% 9
Birmingham +9 12 £388 -7.46% 2
Scotland -46 12 £325 -7.14% 3
Manchester -5 9 £450 +42.85% 4
Slough +16 8 £319 - 2
Milton Keynes -1 8 £230 -24.89% 2
Warwickshire -4 8 £375 -11.76% 1
Edinburgh -12 8 £331 +2.71% 2
Warwick -8 7 £375 -11.76%
Solihull -9 7 £442 +96.22%

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 487 (48.12%) SQL
2 460 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 369 (36.46%) Oracle
4 336 (33.20%) SAP
5 286 (28.26%) Data Warehouse
6 277 (27.37%) Finance
7 194 (19.17%) Data Modelling
8 182 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
9 180 (17.79%) ETL
10 166 (16.40%) SQL Server
11 160 (15.81%) Informatica
12 148 (14.62%) Unix
12 148 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
13 144 (14.23%) Microsoft
14 112 (11.07%) Tableau
15 106 (10.47%) Java
16 100 (9.88%) PL/SQL
16 100 (9.88%) SAS
16 100 (9.88%) MS Excel
17 96 (9.49%) Shell Script
18 95 (9.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
19 94 (9.29%) Analytics
20 90 (8.89%) Security Cleared
21 85 (8.40%) SAP BW
22 83 (8.20%) Windows
22 83 (8.20%) Visualisation
23 82 (8.10%) Hadoop
24 79 (7.81%) Data Analysis
25 78 (7.71%) Banking
25 78 (7.71%) Migration

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
1 100 (9.88%) SAS
2 42 (4.15%) WebLogic
3 33 (3.26%) Confluence
3 33 (3.26%) IIS
4 31 (3.06%) SharePoint
5 23 (2.27%) Apache
5 23 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 22 (2.17%) WebSphere
7 19 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 17 (1.68%) JBoss
9 12 (1.19%) Jetty
9 12 (1.19%) nginx
9 12 (1.19%) Oracle 10gAS
9 12 (1.19%) Oracle Application Server
9 12 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 11 (1.09%) FileNet
10 11 (1.09%) PowerExchange
11 7 (0.69%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.69%) LiveCycle
11 7 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 100 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.46%) MS Office
3 21 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.19%) MS Project
4 12 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.79%) SPSS
6 7 (0.69%) Gliffy
7 5 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.099%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.09%) SAP BPC
1 11 (1.09%) SAP ERP
2 10 (0.99%) Maximo
3 9 (0.89%) SAP CRM
4 8 (0.79%) Northgate Housing
4 8 (0.79%) SAP SRM
5 7 (0.69%) Global One
5 7 (0.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 7 (0.69%) SAP IS-U
6 6 (0.59%) ResourceLink
6 6 (0.59%) SAP hybris
7 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.49%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.40%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.40%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.40%) Unica
9 3 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
2 6 (0.59%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.40%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.30%) SaaS
5 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.20%) Taleo
6 1 (0.099%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.099%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.57%) SSL
2 19 (1.88%) DNS
3 15 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.28%) DHCP
4 13 (1.28%) HTTP
5 12 (1.19%) Firewall
6 11 (1.09%) FTP
6 11 (1.09%) IPsec
7 8 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (0.79%) LDAP
7 8 (0.79%) Network Security
8 7 (0.69%) LAN
8 7 (0.69%) WAN
9 6 (0.59%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.49%) GSM
10 5 (0.49%) UMTS
11 4 (0.40%) LTE
11 4 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
11 4 (0.40%) SAN
12 3 (0.30%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (28.26%) Data Warehouse
2 166 (16.40%) SQL Server
3 95 (9.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 85 (8.40%) SAP BW
5 82 (8.10%) Hadoop
6 76 (7.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 72 (7.11%) BusinessObjects XI
8 70 (6.92%) Pentaho
8 70 (6.92%) SAP Data Services
8 70 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 69 (6.82%) Oracle Database
10 65 (6.42%) QlikView
10 65 (6.42%) Relational Database
11 61 (6.03%) SAP HANA
12 60 (5.93%) SAP BI
13 57 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
14 52 (5.14%) Crystal Reports
14 52 (5.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 46 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
16 44 (4.35%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 49 (4.84%) JIRA
2 40 (3.95%) ERwin
3 21 (2.08%) Toad
4 19 (1.88%) Eclipse
4 19 (1.88%) Jenkins
4 19 (1.88%) JUnit
5 15 (1.48%) ClearCase
5 15 (1.48%) PVCS
5 15 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 14 (1.38%) Log4j
6 14 (1.38%) Maven
7 12 (1.19%) Ant
7 12 (1.19%) Git (software)
7 12 (1.19%) Travis CI
8 11 (1.09%) ClearQuest
8 11 (1.09%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.89%) Selenium
10 8 (0.79%) DbUnit
10 8 (0.79%) LSMW
10 8 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 277 (27.37%) Finance
2 78 (7.71%) Banking
3 40 (3.95%) Retail
4 26 (2.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 23 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 21 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.09%) Marketing
9 10 (0.99%) Legal
10 9 (0.89%) Advertising
11 8 (0.79%) Law
12 7 (0.69%) Front Office
13 6 (0.59%) Back Office
14 5 (0.49%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.49%) Local Government
14 5 (0.49%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.40%) Military
16 3 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 344 (33.99%) Developer
2 256 (25.30%) Analyst
3 139 (13.74%) Business Objects Developer
4 127 (12.55%) Consultant
5 123 (12.15%) Business Developer
6 94 (9.29%) Architect
7 77 (7.61%) Data Analyst
8 66 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 66 (6.52%) SAP Consultant
9 58 (5.73%) Business Analyst
10 54 (5.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 45 (4.45%) Data Architect
12 43 (4.25%) SAP Developer
13 35 (3.46%) SQL Developer
14 34 (3.36%) Business Objects Consultant
15 33 (3.26%) Report Analyst
16 31 (3.06%) Enterprise Architect
17 30 (2.96%) Business Consultant
17 30 (2.96%) Lead Developer
18 29 (2.87%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (5.34%) J2EE
2 50 (4.94%) .NET
3 37 (3.66%) XML
4 23 (2.27%) HTML
5 19 (1.88%) Servlets
6 18 (1.78%) Web Services
7 15 (1.48%) Hibernate
8 14 (1.38%) jQuery
8 14 (1.38%) Spring
9 13 (1.28%) CSS
10 11 (1.09%) SAP XI
11 10 (0.99%) ASP.NET
12 9 (0.89%) MDX
13 8 (0.79%) JSF
13 8 (0.79%) JSP
13 8 (0.79%) REST
13 8 (0.79%) SOAP
13 8 (0.79%) Software Packaging
13 8 (0.79%) XSD
14 7 (0.69%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 182 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (8.20%) Visualisation
3 77 (7.61%) Management Information System
4 32 (3.16%) Data Integration
5 31 (3.06%) NHS
6 16 (1.58%) Algorithms
7 14 (1.38%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.38%) Data Structures
7 14 (1.38%) Replication
8 12 (1.19%) Clustering
8 12 (1.19%) Statistics
9 9 (0.89%) Credit Risk
9 9 (0.89%) Data Extraction
9 9 (0.89%) FMCG
10 8 (0.79%) DataPower
10 8 (0.79%) Equities
10 8 (0.79%) User Experience
11 6 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.59%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.59%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 148 (14.62%) Unix
2 83 (8.20%) Windows
3 50 (4.94%) Linux
4 24 (2.37%) AIX
4 24 (2.37%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (1.48%) Solaris
7 11 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.79%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.30%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.20%) Android
11 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.099%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.099%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 194 (19.17%) Data Modelling
3 180 (17.79%) ETL
4 148 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (9.29%) Analytics
6 79 (7.81%) Data Analysis
7 78 (7.71%) Migration
8 66 (6.52%) Project Management
9 63 (6.23%) Data Management
10 62 (6.13%) Scrum
11 60 (5.93%) OO
12 53 (5.24%) Data Architecture
13 52 (5.14%) Business Analysis
13 52 (5.14%) Data Visualisation
14 48 (4.74%) Waterfall
15 47 (4.64%) Open Source
16 44 (4.35%) Configuration Management
17 42 (4.15%) Test Strategy
18 41 (4.05%) Information Management
19 39 (3.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 487 (48.12%) SQL
2 106 (10.47%) Java
3 100 (9.88%) PL/SQL
4 96 (9.49%) Shell Script
5 49 (4.84%) JavaScript
6 45 (4.45%) T-SQL
7 44 (4.35%) VBA
8 40 (3.95%) Perl
9 27 (2.67%) C++
9 27 (2.67%) Python
10 25 (2.47%) ABAP
11 24 (2.37%) C#
11 24 (2.37%) VB
12 17 (1.68%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.59%) R
14 5 (0.49%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.40%) C
15 4 (0.40%) RPG
15 4 (0.40%) RPG IV
16 2 (0.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 90 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 71 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 35 (3.46%) Degree
4 16 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (0.79%) ISEB
6 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.59%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.49%) MCDBA
8 5 (0.49%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.30%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.30%) CCA
11 2 (0.20%) ACCA
11 2 (0.20%) CIMA
11 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.099%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.099%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.23%) Data Quality
2 25 (2.47%) QA
3 10 (0.99%) SLA
4 8 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.40%) COBIT
5 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.40%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.20%) GCP
7 1 (0.099%) Basel II
7 1 (0.099%) Basel III
7 1 (0.099%) COREP
7 1 (0.099%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.099%) EMIR
7 1 (0.099%) HL7
7 1 (0.099%) MiFID
7 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.19%) Xen
4 11 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.69%) vSphere
5 7 (0.69%) XenApp
5 7 (0.69%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.69%) XenServer
6 5 (0.49%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.40%) Docker
8 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.099%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.099%) Samba
9 1 (0.099%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.099%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 14 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.69%) Control-M
2 7 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.69%) Puppet
3 5 (0.49%) Perfmon
4 4 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
4 4 (0.40%) SCCM
5 3 (0.30%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.30%) SCOM
5 3 (0.30%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.30%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.20%) Netcool
7 1 (0.099%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.099%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.099%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 369 (36.46%) Oracle
2 336 (33.20%) SAP
3 160 (15.81%) Informatica
4 144 (14.23%) Microsoft
5 112 (11.07%) Tableau
6 65 (6.42%) Cognos
7 40 (3.95%) CA
8 34 (3.36%) VMware
9 31 (3.06%) Pega
9 31 (3.06%) Red Hat
10 25 (2.47%) HP
10 25 (2.47%) IBM
11 24 (2.37%) Teradata
12 21 (2.08%) Sybase
13 19 (1.88%) Axway
13 19 (1.88%) Siebel
14 18 (1.78%) Citrix
15 15 (1.48%) Sun
16 13 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
17 12 (1.19%) webMethods
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: £240 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £326.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum Circa £32,000
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500 - £700.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £11.16 - £13.00 per hour + highly attractive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Barnet
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £45,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £240 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Connectus
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £201 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 7 days ago
Lincoln
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 8 days ago
Wakefield
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 11 days ago
England
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + N/S
Posted: 18 days ago
Bournemouth
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 19 days ago
England
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0000 - £1000.00 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 21 days ago
England
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 22 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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West Midlands
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