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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 260 207 182
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -25
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 504 635 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 1.14% 1.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.17% 4.96% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 360 379
Median daily rate £400 £415 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 15
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £18.83 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £24.90 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +38.46%

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 12815 12386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.77% 22.97% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8207 8281 7826
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 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 172 215
Median hourly rate £33.50 £32.10 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £15.51 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

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 5 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
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 5 May 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 5 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 -52 468 £413 -1.78% 105
London -109 124 £450 +5.88% 51
South East +17 118 £345 -13.75% 14
West Midlands +27 81 £441 +3.70% 7
Yorkshire +22 40 £700 +94.44% 8
Shropshire -4 37 £460 -13.20%
Telford -9 37 £460 -13.20%
Hampshire +22 28 £321 -28.61% 3
South Yorkshire +13 28 £735 +83.75%
Sheffield - 28 £735 -
Surrey +7 24 £350 -3.97% 2
Berkshire -1 23 £375 -26.10% 5
North West -20 22 £325 -23.52% 7
North East -17 21 £320 +20.75%
South West -33 21 £420 +8.38% 6
Tyne and Wear -17 20 £323 +21.69%
East of England -3 19 £436 +7.38% 3
City of London -8 19 £450 - 9
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 19 £320 +20.75%
Scotland -39 19 £331 -7.01% 7
Buckinghamshire +6 17 £325 +6.12% 1
East Midlands +14 14 £325 -7.14% 5
Birmingham +11 13 £375 -11.76% 1
West Sussex -14 12 £441 -23.92% 1
Crawley - 10 £388 -
Milton Keynes 0 9 £315 +5.00% 1
Manchester -11 9 £450 +28.57% 6
Slough +14 8 £319 -20.31% 2
Swindon +5 8 £420 -13.84%
Wiltshire -2 8 £420 -1.17%

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 511 (48.90%) SQL
2 480 (45.93%) Business Intelligence
3 385 (36.84%) Oracle
4 335 (32.06%) SAP
5 292 (27.94%) Finance
6 282 (26.99%) Data Warehouse
7 194 (18.56%) Data Modelling
8 183 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
9 181 (17.32%) ETL
10 179 (17.13%) SQL Server
11 160 (15.31%) Informatica
12 157 (15.02%) Unix
12 157 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
13 139 (13.30%) Microsoft
14 117 (11.20%) Java
15 114 (10.91%) Tableau
16 108 (10.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 105 (10.05%) MS Excel
18 101 (9.67%) PL/SQL
18 101 (9.67%) Shell Script
18 101 (9.67%) Analytics
19 100 (9.57%) SAS
20 89 (8.52%) Windows
21 88 (8.42%) Security Cleared
22 85 (8.13%) Hadoop
22 85 (8.13%) SAP BW
23 83 (7.94%) Management Information System
23 83 (7.94%) Visualisation
24 79 (7.56%) Migration
24 79 (7.56%) Banking

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 (9.57%) SAS
2 45 (4.31%) WebLogic
3 38 (3.64%) Confluence
4 35 (3.35%) IIS
5 30 (2.87%) SharePoint
6 25 (2.39%) Tomcat
7 23 (2.20%) WebSphere
8 22 (2.11%) Apache
9 19 (1.82%) JBoss
9 19 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (1.15%) Jetty
10 12 (1.15%) nginx
10 12 (1.15%) Oracle 10gAS
10 12 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
10 12 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 11 (1.05%) FileNet
11 11 (1.05%) PowerExchange
12 8 (0.77%) NetWeaver
12 8 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (0.67%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 105 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.35%) MS Office
3 16 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.05%) MS Project
6 9 (0.86%) SPSS
7 7 (0.67%) Gliffy
8 4 (0.38%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.15%) SAP BPC
2 10 (0.96%) SAP ERP
3 8 (0.77%) Maximo
3 8 (0.77%) SAP CRM
3 8 (0.77%) SAP SRM
4 7 (0.67%) Global One
4 7 (0.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 7 (0.67%) Northgate Housing
4 7 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (0.67%) SAP CO
4 7 (0.67%) SAP IS-U
5 6 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.57%) ResourceLink
5 6 (0.57%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.48%) SAP hybris
6 5 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.38%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (0.67%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.38%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.19%) SaaS
4 2 (0.19%) Taleo
5 1 (0.096%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.096%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.096%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.49%) SSL
2 19 (1.82%) DNS
3 13 (1.24%) DHCP
3 13 (1.24%) HTTP
3 13 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.15%) Firewall
5 11 (1.05%) FTP
5 11 (1.05%) IPsec
6 10 (0.96%) NetScaler
7 9 (0.86%) LAN
7 9 (0.86%) WAN
8 8 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (0.77%) LDAP
8 8 (0.77%) Network Security
9 5 (0.48%) GSM
9 5 (0.48%) UMTS
10 4 (0.38%) LTE
10 4 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (0.38%) SAN
11 3 (0.29%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (26.99%) Data Warehouse
2 179 (17.13%) SQL Server
3 108 (10.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 85 (8.13%) Hadoop
4 85 (8.13%) SAP BW
5 76 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 75 (7.18%) SAP Data Services
7 72 (6.89%) BusinessObjects XI
7 72 (6.89%) Relational Database
8 70 (6.70%) Pentaho
9 68 (6.51%) Oracle Database
10 65 (6.22%) QlikView
10 65 (6.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 59 (5.65%) SAP HANA
12 58 (5.55%) Oracle Reports
13 56 (5.36%) SAP BI
14 52 (4.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 49 (4.69%) Crystal Reports
16 47 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
17 44 (4.21%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 54 (5.17%) JIRA
2 40 (3.83%) ERwin
3 22 (2.11%) Toad
4 21 (2.01%) Eclipse
4 21 (2.01%) Jenkins
5 19 (1.82%) JUnit
6 17 (1.63%) ClearCase
7 15 (1.44%) PVCS
8 14 (1.34%) Git (software)
8 14 (1.34%) Log4j
8 14 (1.34%) Maven
8 14 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 12 (1.15%) Ant
9 12 (1.15%) Travis CI
10 11 (1.05%) ClearQuest
11 10 (0.96%) Selenium
11 10 (0.96%) Subversion
12 9 (0.86%) Visual Studio
13 8 (0.77%) DbUnit
14 7 (0.67%) Hudson
General
1 292 (27.94%) Finance
2 79 (7.56%) Banking
3 42 (4.02%) Retail
4 27 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 23 (2.20%) Investment Banking
5 23 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 22 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 9 (0.86%) Advertising
7 9 (0.86%) Legal
7 9 (0.86%) Marketing
8 7 (0.67%) Front Office
8 7 (0.67%) Law
9 6 (0.57%) Back Office
9 6 (0.57%) General Ledger
9 6 (0.57%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.48%) Local Government
11 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.38%) Military
12 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.29%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 356 (34.07%) Developer
2 253 (24.21%) Analyst
3 145 (13.88%) Business Objects Developer
4 133 (12.73%) Business Developer
5 128 (12.25%) Consultant
6 97 (9.28%) Architect
7 69 (6.60%) Data Analyst
8 61 (5.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 61 (5.84%) SAP Consultant
9 58 (5.55%) Business Analyst
10 53 (5.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 43 (4.11%) Data Architect
12 39 (3.73%) Business Objects Consultant
13 37 (3.54%) SAP Developer
14 36 (3.44%) Business Consultant
14 36 (3.44%) SQL Developer
15 33 (3.16%) Enterprise Architect
15 33 (3.16%) Lead Developer
16 32 (3.06%) Report Analyst
17 28 (2.68%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (5.84%) J2EE
2 52 (4.98%) .NET
3 38 (3.64%) XML
4 24 (2.30%) HTML
5 22 (2.11%) Web Services
6 19 (1.82%) Servlets
7 16 (1.53%) CSS
8 15 (1.44%) Hibernate
8 15 (1.44%) jQuery
9 14 (1.34%) Spring
10 12 (1.15%) SAP XI
11 9 (0.86%) ASP.NET
11 9 (0.86%) REST
12 8 (0.77%) JSF
12 8 (0.77%) JSP
12 8 (0.77%) SOAP
12 8 (0.77%) Software Packaging
13 7 (0.67%) SAP Basis
13 7 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
13 7 (0.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 183 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (7.94%) Management Information System
2 83 (7.94%) Visualisation
3 33 (3.16%) Data Integration
4 28 (2.68%) NHS
5 17 (1.63%) Algorithms
5 17 (1.63%) Data Structures
6 13 (1.24%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.05%) Clustering
7 11 (1.05%) Replication
7 11 (1.05%) Statistics
8 10 (0.96%) Data Extraction
8 10 (0.96%) User Experience
9 8 (0.77%) DataPower
9 8 (0.77%) Equities
10 7 (0.67%) Life Science
11 6 (0.57%) CMDB
11 6 (0.57%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.57%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 157 (15.02%) Unix
2 89 (8.52%) Windows
3 54 (5.17%) Linux
4 30 (2.87%) Windows Server
5 24 (2.30%) AIX
6 22 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.63%) Solaris
8 15 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.77%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.38%) Android
12 4 (0.38%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.29%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.096%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (45.93%) Business Intelligence
2 194 (18.56%) Data Modelling
3 181 (17.32%) ETL
4 157 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (9.67%) Analytics
6 79 (7.56%) Migration
7 77 (7.37%) Project Management
8 73 (6.99%) Data Analysis
9 68 (6.51%) OO
10 63 (6.03%) Scrum
11 60 (5.74%) Data Management
12 56 (5.36%) Data Architecture
13 52 (4.98%) Business Analysis
13 52 (4.98%) Data Visualisation
14 50 (4.78%) Configuration Management
14 50 (4.78%) Waterfall
15 48 (4.59%) Open Source
16 45 (4.31%) Information Management
16 45 (4.31%) Test Strategy
17 44 (4.21%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 511 (48.90%) SQL
2 117 (11.20%) Java
3 101 (9.67%) PL/SQL
3 101 (9.67%) Shell Script
4 52 (4.98%) JavaScript
5 46 (4.40%) VBA
6 43 (4.11%) T-SQL
7 42 (4.02%) Perl
8 34 (3.25%) ABAP
9 28 (2.68%) Python
10 26 (2.49%) C++
11 23 (2.20%) C#
11 23 (2.20%) PowerShell
12 18 (1.72%) VB
13 6 (0.57%) R
14 4 (0.38%) C
14 4 (0.38%) RPG
14 4 (0.38%) RPG IV
15 3 (0.29%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.096%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 88 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 67 (6.41%) SC Cleared
3 33 (3.16%) Degree
4 17 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (0.77%) ISEB
6 6 (0.57%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.48%) DBS Check
7 5 (0.48%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.38%) MCDBA
9 3 (0.29%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.29%) CCA
10 2 (0.19%) ACCA
10 2 (0.19%) CIMA
10 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.096%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.74%) Data Quality
2 35 (3.35%) QA
3 11 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (1.05%) SLA
4 4 (0.38%) COBIT
4 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.38%) ISO27002
5 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.096%) Basel II
6 1 (0.096%) Basel III
6 1 (0.096%) COREP
6 1 (0.096%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.096%) EMIR
6 1 (0.096%) GCP
6 1 (0.096%) HL7
6 1 (0.096%) MiFID
6 1 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.15%) Xen
4 11 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (1.05%) XenApp
5 10 (0.96%) vSphere
5 10 (0.96%) XenServer
6 7 (0.67%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.48%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.38%) Docker
9 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.096%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.096%) Samba
10 1 (0.096%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 14 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.67%) Control-M
2 7 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.67%) Puppet
3 4 (0.38%) NSN NetAct
3 4 (0.38%) Perfmon
3 4 (0.38%) SCCM
4 3 (0.29%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.29%) SCOM
4 3 (0.29%) SCOrch
4 3 (0.29%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.19%) Netcool
5 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.096%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.096%) DameWare
6 1 (0.096%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 385 (36.84%) Oracle
2 335 (32.06%) SAP
3 160 (15.31%) Informatica
4 139 (13.30%) Microsoft
5 114 (10.91%) Tableau
6 64 (6.12%) Cognos
7 40 (3.83%) CA
8 38 (3.64%) VMware
9 34 (3.25%) Pega
10 32 (3.06%) Teradata
11 31 (2.97%) Red Hat
12 29 (2.78%) IBM
13 26 (2.49%) HP
14 22 (2.11%) Citrix
15 20 (1.91%) Sybase
16 19 (1.82%) Axway
16 19 (1.82%) Siebel
17 15 (1.44%) Sun
18 14 (1.34%) webMethods
19 13 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom
Volt
Rate: £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
England
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0000 - £1000.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
England
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
England
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £150 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £230 - £260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £675 - £775 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 7 days ago
Hull
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £150 - 170 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 13 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Exeter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
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