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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 281 210 197
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -13
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 458 606 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 1.08% 1.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.91% 4.58% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 367 369
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £14.82 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £32.65 £83.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%

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
11715 13220 11998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.91% 23.55% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7900 8624 7476
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 194 202
Median hourly rate £31.27 £27.78 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.56% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £28.13 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.66%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -52 421 £389 -2.81% 103
London -102 136 £425 -2.85% 47
South East +3 106 £350 -8.19% 12
West Midlands -10 48 £400 -3.03% 11
Berkshire +11 32 £400 -14.66% 2
North West -15 29 £400 +23.07% 8
City of London -6 25 £425 -10.52% 14
North East -40 24 £285 +7.54%
Tyne and Wear -43 22 £285 +7.54%
Hampshire 0 21 £318 -3.70% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -49 21 £285 +7.54%
Yorkshire 0 20 £388 +3.33% 6
Surrey -2 19 £332 -17.12% 2
East Midlands +7 16 £433 +23.57% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 15 £425 +17.24%
South West -35 15 £400 -1.53% 10
Scotland -36 15 £308 -12.00% 2
East of England +15 13 £450 +50.00% 3
Manchester -10 13 £450 +24.13% 4
Reading +1 12 £410 -8.88%
Birmingham +1 12 £440 +25.71% 3
North Yorkshire - 12 £375 - 2
Warwickshire -5 10 £381 -10.29% 3
Kent +11 9 £328 -
Milton Keynes +7 9 £438 +20.68%
Edinburgh 0 9 £318 -0.78% 1
Swindon -4 9 £420 +1.81% 3
Wiltshire -5 9 £420 +1.81% 4
Warwick -5 7 £375 -11.76%
West Sussex -7 7 £369 -18.05% 1

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 514 (50.69%) SQL
2 453 (44.67%) Business Intelligence
3 385 (37.97%) Oracle
4 323 (31.85%) SAP
5 272 (26.82%) Data Warehouse
6 271 (26.73%) Finance
7 193 (19.03%) ETL
8 178 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
9 177 (17.46%) SQL Server
10 165 (16.27%) Data Modelling
11 152 (14.99%) Unix
12 150 (14.79%) Microsoft
13 149 (14.69%) Informatica
14 134 (13.21%) MS Excel
15 132 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
16 128 (12.62%) PL/SQL
17 108 (10.65%) Tableau
18 106 (10.45%) Security Cleared
19 105 (10.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
20 98 (9.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 94 (9.27%) Java
21 94 (9.27%) SAS
22 89 (8.78%) Shell Script
22 89 (8.78%) SC Cleared
23 85 (8.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 83 (8.19%) QlikView
25 82 (8.09%) SAP Data Services
25 82 (8.09%) Migration
26 81 (7.99%) Analytics
27 79 (7.79%) Visualisation

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 94 (9.27%) SAS
2 60 (5.92%) WebLogic
3 35 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 29 (2.86%) Confluence
5 22 (2.17%) IIS
6 19 (1.87%) JBoss
7 15 (1.48%) Apache
8 11 (1.08%) FileNet
9 10 (0.99%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.89%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.79%) NetWeaver
11 8 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 7 (0.69%) GeoServer
12 7 (0.69%) LiveCycle
12 7 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.49%) CMS
13 5 (0.49%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.49%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 134 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 48 (4.73%) MS Office
3 24 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.28%) MS Project
4 13 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.69%) Gliffy
6 7 (0.69%) SPSS
7 2 (0.20%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (0.99%) Maximo
1 10 (0.99%) SAP CRM
1 10 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.89%) SAP ERP
3 8 (0.79%) Northgate Housing
3 8 (0.79%) SAP BPC
3 8 (0.79%) SAP SRM
4 7 (0.69%) Global One
4 7 (0.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 7 (0.69%) ResourceLink
4 7 (0.69%) SAP IS-U
5 6 (0.59%) SAP hybris
6 5 (0.49%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.39%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.39%) Unica
8 3 (0.30%) Cognos Planning
8 3 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.30%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.39%) OpenShift
2 4 (0.39%) SaaS
3 3 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.20%) Taleo
5 1 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.099%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.099%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.099%) IaaS
5 1 (0.099%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.38%) SSL
2 11 (1.08%) Firewall
3 8 (0.79%) HTTP
3 8 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (0.79%) LDAP
3 8 (0.79%) Network Security
3 8 (0.79%) WAN
4 7 (0.69%) DNS
4 7 (0.69%) LAN
5 6 (0.59%) NetScaler
6 5 (0.49%) GSM
6 5 (0.49%) LTE
6 5 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (0.49%) SAN
6 5 (0.49%) UMTS
7 4 (0.39%) 3G
8 3 (0.30%) 4G
8 3 (0.30%) BGP
8 3 (0.30%) MPLS
8 3 (0.30%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (26.82%) Data Warehouse
2 177 (17.46%) SQL Server
3 105 (10.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 98 (9.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 85 (8.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 83 (8.19%) QlikView
7 82 (8.09%) SAP Data Services
8 77 (7.59%) Oracle Database
9 76 (7.50%) Hadoop
10 75 (7.40%) SAP BW
11 73 (7.20%) Relational Database
12 68 (6.71%) BusinessObjects XI
13 65 (6.41%) Oracle Reports
14 62 (6.11%) Pentaho
14 62 (6.11%) SAP HANA
15 60 (5.92%) Crystal Reports
16 55 (5.42%) SAP BI
17 43 (4.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 42 (4.14%) Apache Hive
18 42 (4.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 59 (5.82%) JIRA
2 35 (3.45%) ERwin
3 27 (2.66%) JUnit
3 27 (2.66%) Toad
4 22 (2.17%) Maven
4 22 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 20 (1.97%) Ant
5 20 (1.97%) Eclipse
6 18 (1.78%) ClearCase
6 18 (1.78%) ClearQuest
6 18 (1.78%) Visual Studio
7 16 (1.58%) PVCS
8 14 (1.38%) Jenkins
8 14 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
9 13 (1.28%) Artifactory
10 10 (0.99%) Git (software)
11 8 (0.79%) LSMW
11 8 (0.79%) Selenium
12 7 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 271 (26.73%) Finance
2 78 (7.69%) Banking
3 39 (3.85%) Retail
4 27 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.56%) Marketing
6 25 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.17%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.08%) Legal
10 10 (0.99%) Law
11 8 (0.79%) Military
12 7 (0.69%) Advertising
13 6 (0.59%) Front Office
14 5 (0.49%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.39%) Automotive
15 4 (0.39%) Electronics
15 4 (0.39%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.30%) Back Office
16 3 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 327 (32.25%) Developer
2 278 (27.42%) Analyst
3 118 (11.64%) Consultant
4 116 (11.44%) Business Objects Developer
5 102 (10.06%) Business Developer
6 88 (8.68%) Architect
7 74 (7.30%) Data Analyst
8 67 (6.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 62 (6.11%) SAP Consultant
10 57 (5.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 55 (5.42%) Business Analyst
12 45 (4.44%) Report Analyst
13 44 (4.34%) SQL Developer
14 42 (4.14%) Data Architect
15 34 (3.35%) SAP Developer
16 31 (3.06%) Business Objects Consultant
16 31 (3.06%) Oracle Developer
16 31 (3.06%) Test Analyst
17 30 (2.96%) Enterprise Architect
18 26 (2.56%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.44%) XML
2 40 (3.94%) J2EE
3 31 (3.06%) .NET
4 28 (2.76%) Spring
5 27 (2.66%) HTML
6 26 (2.56%) Web Services
7 24 (2.37%) Hibernate
8 16 (1.58%) JSP
8 16 (1.58%) Servlets
9 13 (1.28%) Apache CXF
10 11 (1.08%) AngularJS
10 11 (1.08%) ASP.NET
10 11 (1.08%) SAP XI
11 10 (0.99%) jQuery
11 10 (0.99%) MDX
11 10 (0.99%) SOAP
12 9 (0.89%) Struts
13 8 (0.79%) JSF
13 8 (0.79%) Software Packaging
13 8 (0.79%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 178 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (7.79%) Visualisation
3 75 (7.40%) Management Information System
4 30 (2.96%) Data Integration
5 23 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.17%) Data Structures
7 16 (1.58%) Replication
8 15 (1.48%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.48%) NHS
9 13 (1.28%) Clustering
9 13 (1.28%) Statistics
10 12 (1.18%) Credit Risk
10 12 (1.18%) Fixed Income
11 10 (0.99%) Derivative
12 9 (0.89%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.89%) Equities
12 9 (0.89%) FMCG
12 9 (0.89%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.79%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 152 (14.99%) Unix
2 77 (7.59%) Windows
3 36 (3.55%) Linux
4 16 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.08%) AIX
8 8 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.30%) Solaris
11 3 (0.30%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.099%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.099%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (44.67%) Business Intelligence
2 193 (19.03%) ETL
3 165 (16.27%) Data Modelling
4 132 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (8.09%) Migration
6 81 (7.99%) Analytics
7 76 (7.50%) Project Management
8 75 (7.40%) Data Analysis
9 68 (6.71%) Business Analysis
10 63 (6.21%) OO
11 62 (6.11%) Data Management
12 58 (5.72%) Scrum
13 54 (5.33%) ITIL
14 53 (5.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 47 (4.64%) CRM
15 47 (4.64%) Data Architecture
15 47 (4.64%) Data Visualisation
16 43 (4.24%) Waterfall
17 39 (3.85%) Open Source
18 38 (3.75%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 514 (50.69%) SQL
2 128 (12.62%) PL/SQL
3 94 (9.27%) Java
4 89 (8.78%) Shell Script
5 59 (5.82%) T-SQL
6 44 (4.34%) VBA
7 37 (3.65%) Perl
8 36 (3.55%) VB
9 32 (3.16%) C++
10 31 (3.06%) JavaScript
11 24 (2.37%) C#
11 24 (2.37%) Python
12 22 (2.17%) ABAP
13 13 (1.28%) PowerShell
14 10 (0.99%) C
15 7 (0.69%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.39%) R
16 4 (0.39%) RPG
16 4 (0.39%) RPG IV
17 3 (0.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 106 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 89 (8.78%) SC Cleared
3 47 (4.64%) Degree
4 17 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (0.99%) ISEB
5 10 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.79%) OCPJP
7 6 (0.59%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.59%) MCDBA
7 6 (0.59%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.30%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.30%) CCA
11 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.099%) ACCA
12 1 (0.099%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.099%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.11%) Data Quality
2 21 (2.07%) QA
3 9 (0.89%) SLA
4 8 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.30%) Basel II
7 2 (0.20%) Basel III
7 2 (0.20%) COREP
7 2 (0.20%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.20%) GCP
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.099%) HL7
8 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.099%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.49%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.39%) Docker
4 4 (0.39%) vSphere
4 4 (0.39%) XenApp
4 4 (0.39%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.39%) XenServer
5 3 (0.30%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.099%) HDFS
7 1 (0.099%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.099%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.08%) Control-M
3 8 (0.79%) vRealize
4 7 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.69%) Puppet
5 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (0.59%) Perfmon
6 5 (0.49%) BladeLogic
7 4 (0.39%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (0.30%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.20%) Netcool
9 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.099%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.099%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.099%) OpenSSO
10 1 (0.099%) SCCM
Vendors
1 385 (37.97%) Oracle
2 323 (31.85%) SAP
3 150 (14.79%) Microsoft
4 149 (14.69%) Informatica
5 108 (10.65%) Tableau
6 76 (7.50%) Cognos
7 37 (3.65%) CA
8 31 (3.06%) HP
9 28 (2.76%) VMware
10 26 (2.56%) Pega
11 25 (2.47%) Sybase
12 24 (2.37%) Red Hat
13 22 (2.17%) IBM
14 21 (2.07%) Teradata
15 15 (1.48%) Citrix
15 15 (1.48%) Northgate
15 15 (1.48%) Remedy
16 14 (1.38%) Siebel
17 13 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
18 11 (1.08%) hybris
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
York
Rural Payments Agency
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Annapurna HR
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rolls Royce
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
North West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago