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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
Rank 257 230 213
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -17
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 405 505 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.99% 1.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.06% 4.33% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 294 335
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 £261 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 15
Median hourly rate £31.00 £24.63 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.88% -17.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £14.55 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £43.05 £38.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.33% +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
9964 11671 11133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.28% 22.94% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6662 7819 7287
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 224 161
Median hourly rate £35.50 £28.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £14.46 £15.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -16 369 £400 -5.88% 65
London +14 137 £450 -5.26% 29
South East -6 76 £366 +12.69% 8
West Midlands -36 32 £375 -16.66% 8
East of England +16 30 £375 -3.22% 3
Scotland +38 28 £375 +11.11%
City of London -2 28 £420 -11.34% 11
Essex +22 27 £400 -16.66%
Yorkshire +14 26 £269 -28.33% 6
Hampshire +17 20 £323 -5.42% 1
North West +13 20 £363 -17.37% 5
West Yorkshire +10 19 £310 -17.33% 6
West Sussex -6 17 £250 -16.66%
North East -14 17 £343 -31.50%
Tyne and Wear -17 17 £343 -31.50%
South West -19 17 £375 -7.40% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 17 £343 -31.50%
Berkshire +13 15 £396 -16.73%
Buckinghamshire -14 15 £375 - 2
Basildon - 15 £375 -
Milton Keynes +4 13 £344 -8.33% 1
Edinburgh +28 12 £350 -6.66%
Warwickshire +7 11 £330 - 2
Manchester +2 10 £350 -20.22% 2
Crawley +5 7 £250 -16.66%
Coventry - 7 £490 - 2
Surrey +14 6 £463 +37.44% 1
Glasgow +11 6 £269 +22.85%
Dundee - 6 £375 -
Bradford +16 5 £165 -60.59%

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 381 (46.69%) SQL
2 365 (44.73%) Business Intelligence
3 325 (39.83%) SAP
4 247 (30.27%) Oracle
5 213 (26.10%) ETL
6 206 (25.25%) Finance
7 201 (24.63%) Data Warehouse
8 165 (20.22%) SQL Server
9 139 (17.03%) SAP BW
10 131 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
11 124 (15.20%) Data Modelling
12 116 (14.22%) Analytics
13 100 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
14 95 (11.64%) PL/SQL
14 95 (11.64%) Java
15 88 (10.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 87 (10.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 86 (10.54%) Unix
18 82 (10.05%) Migration
18 82 (10.05%) QlikView
18 82 (10.05%) SAP Data Services
19 81 (9.93%) Banking
20 79 (9.68%) Microsoft
20 79 (9.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
21 75 (9.19%) Tableau
22 68 (8.33%) Data Analysis
23 66 (8.09%) MS Excel
24 65 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 63 (7.72%) Degree
26 62 (7.60%) Cognos

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 39 (4.78%) SAS
2 35 (4.29%) WebLogic
3 34 (4.17%) Apache Spark
4 22 (2.70%) JBoss
5 19 (2.33%) Apache Pig
6 14 (1.72%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (0.98%) Apache Solr
8 8 (0.98%) Confluence
8 8 (0.98%) FileNet
8 8 (0.98%) NetWeaver
8 8 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (0.98%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.25%) Apache
10 2 (0.25%) CMS
10 2 (0.25%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 66 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.82%) MS Office
3 13 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.59%) SPSS
4 9 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.49%) Open Workbench
5 4 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.37%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 36 (4.41%) SAP BPC
2 22 (2.70%) SAP FI
3 21 (2.57%) SAP ERP
4 14 (1.72%) Adobe Campaign
4 14 (1.72%) SAP PSCD
4 14 (1.72%) Unica
5 13 (1.59%) SAP MII
6 11 (1.35%) SAP CO
7 10 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
7 10 (1.23%) SAP GRC
7 10 (1.23%) SAP MM
8 8 (0.98%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 8 (0.98%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 7 (0.86%) SAP FSCM
10 5 (0.61%) SAP HCM
11 4 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (0.49%) SAP HR
11 4 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (0.37%) SAP SD
12 3 (0.37%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
4 6 (0.74%) IaaS
4 6 (0.74%) OpenShift
5 5 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (0.49%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (0.49%) PaaS
7 3 (0.37%) SaaS
7 3 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.25%) Taleo
9 1 (0.12%) Office 365
9 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.45%) SSL
2 15 (1.84%) Network Security
3 13 (1.59%) LDAP
4 9 (1.10%) SAN
5 8 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (0.86%) DNS
7 6 (0.74%) Firewall
7 6 (0.74%) NetScaler
7 6 (0.74%) Wireless
8 4 (0.49%) 2G
8 4 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.37%) Intranet
9 3 (0.37%) RFID
10 2 (0.25%) 3G
10 2 (0.25%) 4G
10 2 (0.25%) DHCP
10 2 (0.25%) HTTP
10 2 (0.25%) Internet
10 2 (0.25%) LTE
10 2 (0.25%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (24.63%) Data Warehouse
2 165 (20.22%) SQL Server
3 139 (17.03%) SAP BW
4 88 (10.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 87 (10.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 82 (10.05%) QlikView
6 82 (10.05%) SAP Data Services
7 79 (9.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 65 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 56 (6.86%) SAP HANA
10 55 (6.74%) Relational Database
11 54 (6.62%) Oracle Database
12 53 (6.50%) Crystal Reports
13 50 (6.13%) Hadoop
14 44 (5.39%) Big Data
15 34 (4.17%) BusinessObjects XI
16 32 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
16 32 (3.92%) Pentaho
17 30 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 29 (3.55%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (1.59%) NWDI
1 13 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
2 11 (1.35%) JIRA
3 9 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
4 8 (0.98%) ERwin
5 7 (0.86%) CA Gen
5 7 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.61%) Subversion
7 5 (0.61%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.37%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.37%) LSMW
8 3 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.25%) Ant
9 2 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.25%) Toad
10 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.12%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.12%) LoadRunner
General
1 206 (25.25%) Finance
2 81 (9.93%) Banking
3 35 (4.29%) Retail
4 33 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.19%) General Ledger
6 21 (2.57%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.33%) Marketing
8 9 (1.10%) Advertising
8 9 (1.10%) Automotive
9 8 (0.98%) Aerospace
9 8 (0.98%) Front Office
10 5 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.37%) Legal
12 3 (0.37%) Local Government
13 2 (0.25%) Back Office
13 2 (0.25%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.25%) Electronics
14 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 248 (30.39%) Developer
2 178 (21.81%) Analyst
3 124 (15.20%) Consultant
4 94 (11.52%) Architect
5 81 (9.93%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 65 (7.97%) SAP Consultant
7 61 (7.48%) Business Developer
8 41 (5.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 40 (4.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 37 (4.53%) Data Analyst
11 35 (4.29%) Data Architect
11 35 (4.29%) SQL Developer
12 34 (4.17%) Business Analyst
13 32 (3.92%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
14 27 (3.31%) Business Consultant
15 26 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 25 (3.06%) Oracle Developer
16 25 (3.06%) Report Analyst
16 25 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
16 25 (3.06%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.88%) XML
2 27 (3.31%) .NET
3 26 (3.19%) Web Services
4 20 (2.45%) HTML
5 18 (2.21%) CSS
6 17 (2.08%) SAP XI
7 14 (1.72%) JSON
7 14 (1.72%) SAP Basis
7 14 (1.72%) Software Packaging
8 10 (1.23%) REST
9 9 (1.10%) J2EE
9 9 (1.10%) XSLT
10 8 (0.98%) Apache Avro
10 8 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (0.86%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.86%) SAPUI5
12 6 (0.74%) D3.js
12 6 (0.74%) Regular Expression
13 5 (0.61%) Middleware
14 3 (0.37%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 100 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (7.48%) Management Information System
3 40 (4.90%) Data Integration
3 40 (4.90%) Visualisation
4 33 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.45%) Data Structures
6 15 (1.84%) Data Extraction
7 11 (1.35%) Credit Risk
8 9 (1.10%) Clustering
8 9 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
8 9 (1.10%) Replication
9 8 (0.98%) DataPower
9 8 (0.98%) Grid Computing
10 7 (0.86%) Market Risk
10 7 (0.86%) NHS
10 7 (0.86%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.74%) Statistics
12 5 (0.61%) Life Science
12 5 (0.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 86 (10.54%) Unix
2 52 (6.37%) Linux
3 51 (6.25%) Windows
4 21 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (2.57%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.84%) AIX
5 15 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.10%) Solaris
7 8 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.74%) HPUX
10 2 (0.25%) VME
11 1 (0.12%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (44.73%) Business Intelligence
2 213 (26.10%) ETL
3 131 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (15.20%) Data Modelling
5 116 (14.22%) Analytics
6 82 (10.05%) Migration
7 68 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 60 (7.35%) Data Management
9 57 (6.99%) Project Management
10 51 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 49 (6.00%) CRM
12 46 (5.64%) SDLC
13 45 (5.51%) Scrum
14 43 (5.27%) Data Migration
15 42 (5.15%) ERP
16 39 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
17 37 (4.53%) Configuration Management
18 35 (4.29%) SOA
18 35 (4.29%) Waterfall
19 34 (4.17%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 381 (46.69%) SQL
2 95 (11.64%) Java
2 95 (11.64%) PL/SQL
3 38 (4.66%) T-SQL
4 36 (4.41%) VBA
5 33 (4.04%) JavaScript
6 31 (3.80%) Shell Script
7 30 (3.68%) Perl
8 26 (3.19%) PowerShell
9 18 (2.21%) ABAP
9 18 (2.21%) PHP
9 18 (2.21%) Python
10 15 (1.84%) VB
11 14 (1.72%) C
12 13 (1.59%) C#
12 13 (1.59%) R
13 9 (1.10%) Scala
14 4 (0.49%) C++
14 4 (0.49%) XPath
14 4 (0.49%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 63 (7.72%) Degree
2 60 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 38 (4.66%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.08%) CCA
5 14 (1.72%) BC Cleared
6 7 (0.86%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.61%) ISEB
9 4 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.49%) HNC
9 4 (0.49%) HND
10 3 (0.37%) ACCA
10 3 (0.37%) CIMA
10 3 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.25%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.27%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.35%) QA
3 6 (0.74%) SLA
4 3 (0.37%) Basel II
4 3 (0.37%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.12%) EMIR
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.23%) Apache Flume
3 10 (1.23%) HDFS
4 9 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.86%) XenApp
5 7 (0.86%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.74%) vSphere
6 6 (0.74%) XenServer
7 5 (0.61%) Docker
8 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (1.84%) Oozie
2 13 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.59%) Puppet
3 9 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (0.86%) SCCM
5 3 (0.37%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.37%) vRealize
6 2 (0.25%) Ansible
6 2 (0.25%) Dollar Universe
6 2 (0.25%) MOM
6 2 (0.25%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.12%) Control-M
7 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.12%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 325 (39.83%) SAP
2 247 (30.27%) Oracle
3 79 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 75 (9.19%) Tableau
5 62 (7.60%) Cognos
6 58 (7.11%) Informatica
7 44 (5.39%) Teradata
8 29 (3.55%) MicroStrategy
9 28 (3.43%) IBM
10 27 (3.31%) Sybase
11 24 (2.94%) Red Hat
12 23 (2.82%) HP
13 20 (2.45%) webMethods
14 17 (2.08%) Sun
15 15 (1.84%) Adobe
15 15 (1.84%) VMware
16 14 (1.72%) Citrix
17 13 (1.59%) Talend
18 12 (1.47%) Cisco
19 11 (1.35%) Netezza
Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
AAP3
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: Up to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago