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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 189 185 153
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -32
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 721 651 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.24% 1.15% 1.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.46% 5.37% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 388 462
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.82 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.33% +76.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £17.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.16 £35.05 £60.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.20 £30.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-49.39% +71.57%

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
13194 12124 11888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.60% 21.45% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8683 7513 7343
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 186 208
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.91 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% +1.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £13.27 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 +5 655 £420 +5.00% 145
London -4 297 £475 +8.57% 60
South East +31 152 £375 +2.73% 22
City of London +7 70 £500 +14.94% 16
South West -2 54 £413 +7.84% 19
West Midlands +16 40 £381 +0.32% 10
Hampshire +27 39 £350 -2.09% 5
Berkshire +13 39 £375 +1.69% 8
North West -16 39 £440 +3.52% 7
Buckinghamshire 0 31 £440 +35.38%
Gloucestershire +7 28 £400 -3.03% 5
Surrey -6 27 £425 +13.33% 2
Manchester 0 26 £440 +25.71% 6
East Midlands +3 23 £363 -6.38% 7
Milton Keynes +8 22 £440 +14.28%
Yorkshire -28 22 £335 -25.55% 12
Scotland -23 21 £375 - 7
Gloucester +12 17 £400 +14.28% 2
Glasgow +10 14 £369 +47.50% 6
Wiltshire +3 13 £413 -9.58% 1
Swindon +1 12 £413 -9.58% 1
East of England -10 12 £295 -9.23% 2
West Yorkshire -26 11 £375 -21.05% 11
Shropshire - 11 £425 -
South Wales -1 10 £325 -
Wales -7 10 £325 -
South Yorkshire -14 10 £335 +21.26% 1
Telford - 10 £425 -
Reading -2 9 £375 +13.63% 6
Birmingham -2 9 £350 -0.70% 5

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 575 (43.56%) SQL
2 551 (41.74%) Business Intelligence
3 440 (33.33%) Finance
4 429 (32.50%) SAP
5 427 (32.35%) Data Warehouse
6 379 (28.71%) Oracle
7 287 (21.74%) ETL
8 256 (19.39%) SQL Server
9 226 (17.12%) Data Modelling
10 196 (14.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 185 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
12 171 (12.95%) Banking
13 162 (12.27%) Microsoft
14 147 (11.14%) MS Excel
15 142 (10.76%) SAP BW
16 137 (10.38%) SAS
17 136 (10.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 136 (10.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 133 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
19 127 (9.62%) PL/SQL
20 125 (9.47%) BusinessObjects XI
21 122 (9.24%) QlikView
22 119 (9.02%) UNIX
23 116 (8.79%) Oracle Database
24 109 (8.26%) Informatica
25 108 (8.18%) Data Analysis
25 108 (8.18%) Migration
26 104 (7.88%) Java
27 103 (7.80%) Tableau
28 101 (7.65%) SAP Data Services

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 137 (10.38%) SAS
2 45 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 29 (2.20%) WebLogic
4 20 (1.52%) NetWeaver
5 17 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 14 (1.06%) Confluence
7 10 (0.76%) WebSphere
7 10 (0.76%) JBoss
8 9 (0.68%) Documentum
8 9 (0.68%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.53%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.38%) FileNet
10 5 (0.38%) IIS
11 4 (0.30%) CMS
11 4 (0.30%) Lync
12 3 (0.23%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.15%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 147 (11.14%) MS Excel
2 65 (4.92%) MS Office
3 45 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.89%) SPSS
5 20 (1.52%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.83%) MS Project
6 11 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.61%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.38%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.23%) HipChat
10 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (2.35%) SAP BPC
2 15 (1.14%) SAP FI
2 15 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 15 (1.14%) SAP CO
3 12 (0.91%) Adobe Campaign
4 10 (0.76%) SAP ERP
4 10 (0.76%) WebTrends
5 9 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.68%) SAP MII
5 9 (0.68%) SAP SRM
6 8 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.53%) Markit EDM
8 6 (0.45%) SimCorp Dimension
8 6 (0.45%) Eagle PACE
8 6 (0.45%) Maximo
9 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.30%) Summit
10 4 (0.30%) Global One
10 4 (0.30%) Agresso
10 4 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.83%) Google Analytics
1 11 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
2 6 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.30%) SaaS
3 4 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
4 3 (0.23%) Taleo
5 1 (0.076%) PaaS
5 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.29%) 3G
2 15 (1.14%) 4G
3 13 (0.98%) Radio Access Network
4 12 (0.91%) 2G
5 10 (0.76%) Intranet
6 7 (0.53%) WAN
7 6 (0.45%) LDAP
7 6 (0.45%) RNC
8 5 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (0.38%) LAN
8 5 (0.38%) SSL
8 5 (0.38%) SAN
9 4 (0.30%) GSM
9 4 (0.30%) Internet
9 4 (0.30%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.30%) Network Security
9 4 (0.30%) LTE
10 3 (0.23%) UMTS
10 3 (0.23%) ATM
11 2 (0.15%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (32.35%) Data Warehouse
2 256 (19.39%) SQL Server
3 196 (14.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 142 (10.76%) SAP BW
5 136 (10.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 136 (10.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 125 (9.47%) BusinessObjects XI
7 122 (9.24%) QlikView
8 116 (8.79%) Oracle Database
9 101 (7.65%) SAP Data Services
10 78 (5.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 75 (5.68%) Oracle BI EE
12 74 (5.61%) SAP BI
13 67 (5.08%) Relational Database
14 65 (4.92%) Crystal Reports
15 62 (4.70%) Oracle Reports
16 53 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
17 47 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
17 47 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
18 46 (3.48%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (1.59%) JIRA
2 16 (1.21%) ERwin
3 15 (1.14%) Toad
3 15 (1.14%) CA Gen
4 13 (0.98%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.61%) Subversion
5 8 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (0.38%) Rational Rose
9 3 (0.23%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.23%) LSMW
9 3 (0.23%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.15%) ProC
10 2 (0.15%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.15%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.15%) Lombardi
11 1 (0.076%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 1 (0.076%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.076%) Git (software)
General
1 440 (33.33%) Finance
2 171 (12.95%) Banking
3 67 (5.08%) Investment Banking
4 52 (3.94%) Retail
5 47 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 36 (2.73%) Marketing
7 31 (2.35%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.74%) Legal
9 17 (1.29%) Publishing
9 17 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.29%) Back Office
10 14 (1.06%) Front Office
11 10 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.68%) Automotive
12 9 (0.68%) Law
13 8 (0.61%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.53%) Local Government
14 7 (0.53%) Advertising
15 6 (0.45%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 488 (36.97%) Developer
2 390 (29.55%) Analyst
3 160 (12.12%) Business Developer
4 157 (11.89%) Business Analyst
5 155 (11.74%) Business Objects Developer
6 129 (9.77%) Consultant
7 113 (8.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 95 (7.20%) Data Analyst
9 90 (6.82%) SAP Consultant
10 57 (4.32%) Architect
11 54 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 52 (3.94%) SQL Developer
13 50 (3.79%) SAP Developer
14 48 (3.64%) Project Manager
15 41 (3.11%) Oracle Developer
16 40 (3.03%) Business Objects Consultant
17 30 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 28 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
18 28 (2.12%) Business Consultant
19 27 (2.05%) Business Objects Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (7.05%) .NET
2 79 (5.98%) XML
3 49 (3.71%) ASP.NET
4 35 (2.65%) Middleware
5 30 (2.27%) J2EE
6 27 (2.05%) SAP XI
7 25 (1.89%) MDX
8 22 (1.67%) HTML
9 17 (1.29%) Web Services
10 16 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (0.83%) SAP Basis
12 10 (0.76%) Web Dynpro
12 10 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (0.68%) SAP PI
13 9 (0.68%) SOAP
13 9 (0.68%) .NET Framework
14 8 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
15 7 (0.53%) RESTful
15 7 (0.53%) Apache Avro
15 7 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 185 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 51 (3.86%) Visualisation
4 40 (3.03%) Data Integration
4 40 (3.03%) NHS
5 32 (2.42%) Statistics
6 28 (2.12%) Credit Risk
7 23 (1.74%) Equities
8 20 (1.52%) Fixed Income
8 20 (1.52%) Computer Science
9 18 (1.36%) Data Structures
10 17 (1.29%) Data Extraction
11 15 (1.14%) Derivative
12 13 (0.98%) Informatics
12 13 (0.98%) Mathematics
13 12 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (0.91%) FMCG
14 11 (0.83%) Oracle Exalytics
15 10 (0.76%) Wiki
16 9 (0.68%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 119 (9.02%) UNIX
2 65 (4.92%) Windows
3 55 (4.17%) Linux
4 17 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (0.91%) AIX
7 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (0.45%) Solaris
10 5 (0.38%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.23%) VMS
13 1 (0.076%) MVS
13 1 (0.076%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.076%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.076%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (41.74%) Business Intelligence
2 287 (21.74%) ETL
3 226 (17.12%) Data Modelling
4 133 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (8.18%) Migration
5 108 (8.18%) Data Analysis
6 94 (7.12%) Project Management
7 90 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 90 (6.82%) Analytics
8 81 (6.14%) Business Analysis
9 76 (5.76%) Kimball Methodology
10 63 (4.77%) Data Management
10 63 (4.77%) Dimensional Modelling
11 61 (4.62%) SDLC
12 59 (4.47%) Data Migration
13 51 (3.86%) Performance Tuning
14 49 (3.71%) User Acceptance Testing
15 48 (3.64%) Waterfall
16 43 (3.26%) Asset Management
17 41 (3.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 575 (43.56%) SQL
2 127 (9.62%) PL/SQL
3 104 (7.88%) Java
4 62 (4.70%) VBA
5 60 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 59 (4.47%) T-SQL
7 48 (3.64%) C#
8 43 (3.26%) ABAP
9 33 (2.50%) VB.NET
10 32 (2.42%) Perl
11 23 (1.74%) JavaScript
11 23 (1.74%) VB
12 21 (1.59%) R
13 20 (1.52%) VBScript
14 14 (1.06%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.61%) Scala
15 8 (0.61%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.61%) Korn
16 7 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 7 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 75 (5.68%) Degree
2 62 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 41 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.53%) PMI Certification
4 7 (0.53%) ISEB
5 6 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.38%) SAP Certification
7 4 (0.30%) HNC
7 4 (0.30%) HND
7 4 (0.30%) MBA
7 4 (0.30%) SAS Certification
8 3 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.15%) PMP
9 2 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.076%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.076%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.076%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (0.076%) Siebel Certification
10 1 (0.076%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 40 (3.03%) QA
3 13 (0.98%) SLA
4 11 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.61%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.45%) COREP
6 6 (0.45%) Basel II
7 5 (0.38%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.30%) HL7
8 4 (0.30%) Basel III
8 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.23%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.15%) EMIR
11 1 (0.076%) FINREP
11 1 (0.076%) COBIT
11 1 (0.076%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.61%) HDFS
4 5 (0.38%) XenApp
5 4 (0.30%) XenServer
5 4 (0.30%) vSphere
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.15%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.15%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.15%) Xen
8 1 (0.076%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.076%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.83%) Control-M
3 7 (0.53%) Oozie
4 6 (0.45%) NSN NetAct
5 4 (0.30%) Puppet
6 3 (0.23%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.15%) Nagios
7 2 (0.15%) SCCM
7 2 (0.15%) SCOM
7 2 (0.15%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.15%) yum
7 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.076%) Graphite
8 1 (0.076%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.076%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.076%) Netcool
Vendors
1 429 (32.50%) SAP
2 379 (28.71%) Oracle
3 162 (12.27%) Microsoft
4 109 (8.26%) Informatica
5 103 (7.80%) Tableau
6 86 (6.52%) Cognos
7 58 (4.39%) Teradata
8 33 (2.50%) IBM
9 25 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
10 22 (1.67%) Adobe
11 21 (1.59%) Netezza
12 20 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (1.44%) webMethods
14 18 (1.36%) Pega
15 16 (1.21%) Ab Initio
16 15 (1.14%) BEA
17 14 (1.06%) Sybase
18 13 (0.98%) Red Hat
19 12 (0.91%) HP
19 12 (0.91%) VMware
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250 - £285 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450. - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £285 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Montash
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £415 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £560 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 10 days ago